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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... as secularism, piety, agency, subjectivity, body, sexuality, and gender performativity in women and gender studies, we are left with the lingering problem of how to make sense of the lives of women throughout the Middle East and North Africa entangled with incongruities, ambiguities, and conflicts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... I argue that GMA became a space for publicly playing with cultural norms, political participation, and the politics of piety at some distance from the pressures that make publicly living difference so challenging. 11. Comment on Ermia’s Facebook Page by Amylee Eternal, April 19, 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Carla Jones The recent and highly visible rise of Islamic consumer culture in contemporary urban Indonesia is a source of both pleasure and anxiety for many Indonesians, figuring in debates about the appeal of a new piety there in the past decade. At the center of these debates is the image of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... experience agency in acts of submission rather than in resistance and that the association of agency with emancipatory desire and action is an expression of a patently Western tradition that celebrates the fiction of the autonomous individual. I find that women activists’ interpretations of agency in piety...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contexts of a growing Muslim German public sphere, Muslim German cultural production, and the public sphere at large. Kandemir’s transformation unfolds in Germany in the middle of an often young and visible larger movement of Muslim piety. Her narrative and experience transcend her individual life and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... content that meets the needs of modesty and fashion in a context where Muslim women’s dress is accorded hypervisibility by majoritarian cultures. The study raises questions about the relationship between marketability, fashion, and piety in the ongoing development of faith-based consumer cultures...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argue that “Muslim marriages” constitute transnational forms that are not simply marked by the extension or diffusion of kinship networks, ethnonational forms, and religious piety movements across borders. They reveal how transnationalism constitutes a dynamic field in which kinship, ethnonationalism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 March 2013
... at its strongest in showing how piety and prayer are woven into these distinctly modern lives, depicting the gleeful raucousness of teenage girls alongside their devout silence in night prayers and joyful tears at receiving their first hijab. The absence of a voiceover foregrounds these young...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... each movement for conscious choice and reflection concerning one’s piety. Instead of blind submission on the part of women activists, the case studies reveal openings in these movements for members to debate and challenge the parameters of their piety. Ben Shitrit contends that the activism within...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... creation, labeling, and advertising of the objects, narratives, representations, and performances of Muslim womanhood that combine Islamic teachings and practices with new (and old) conceptions of piety, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, motherhood, professionalism, and citizenship. Muslim...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . Turam Berna . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 . 250 pages. isbn 9780804794480. New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth . Ozyegin Gul . New York : New York University Press , 2015 . 369 pages. isbn 9781479853816. Copyright © 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
... York University Press, 2011. 191 pages. ISBN 978-0-8147-7303. Laura Bier, Georgia Institute of Technology After the publication and reception of Saba Mahmood’s pathbreaking work, The Politics of Piety (Princeton University Press, 2005), one might be forgiven...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 256–264.
Published: 01 July 2021
... ). Rather than take up questions of agency, as Saba Mahmood’s seminal work Politics of Piety did, Sylvia Chan-Malik’s Being Muslim charts an “insurgent genealogy” of Islamic commitments in the face of colonial racisms, as protest or liberation theology. In so doing, her work moves beyond questions of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2008
... WOMEN’S STUDIES 4:3 authoritative relationship to scriptural interpretation and “Islamic” bodily practices. How do these women mobilize, act, vote, or aff ect the course of politics, since, despite their piety or quietism, no subject can pursue a particular kind of desirable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., extends the conversation about the “politics of piety” and “Islamic feminism” beyond the hijab (veil). Jansen’s manuscript draws from in-depth interviews with Moroccan fashion designers and observation fieldwork that complements her scholarly readings of Moroccan historians, anthropologists of dress...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Professor of Anthropology at Scripps Col- lege. She is also a member of the editorial committee for Middle East Report and the editorial board for the International Journal of Middle East Studies. Deeb is the author of An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 November 2015
... society. In contrast to Saba Mahmood’s arguments, Ghannam notes that piety is not central to being considered a “real man” and rarely allows men to transcend class. Suad Joseph’s emphasis on the subordination of sister to elder brother neglects the extent to which men depend on sisters to protect, provide...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a daring gesture that confronts the political establishment and the religious institutions affiliated with the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party). He distinguishes these developments from those that have been articulated around what has become known as the women’s piety...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Iranian modernity. Chapter 3, “The Cold War and the Economies of Desire and Domesticity,” and chapter 4, “Selling and Saving Piety in Modern Dwellings,” most directly address Iranian politics. They demonstrate an increased emphasis on Westernization by the Pahlavi monarchy and rising class divisions in...