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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 4. Naʿama Snitkoff-Lotan, That Place , 2013. Silk paper, 13 cm × 14 cm. Artist’s collection Figure 4. Naʿama Snitkoff-Lotan, That Place, 2013. Silk paper, 13 cm × 14 cm. Artist’s collection More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Neha Vora A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia Le Renard Amélie Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 224 pages. isbn 9780804785440 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces Marilyn Booth, ed. Durham; London: Duke University Press, 2010. 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-8223-4869-6. Reviewed by Sertaç Sehlikoglu, University of Cambridge Amid the dominating discussions about Muslim...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 14. Fadia Basrawi (first row center), the only Arab in her Aramco graduating school class, is strategically placed at the center of the frame in the formal graduating class photograph in 1965. Figure 14. Fadia Basrawi (first row center), the only Arab in her Aramco graduating school More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 286–306.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., placed side by side, suggest new avenues for our understanding of gender, literary genre, and the postcolonial dynamics of world literature. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Zhor Wanisi Ahlam Mosteghanemi first Arabic-language novel Nearly every...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., in doing so, they forge a sense of solidarity with other women and global fans. The fandom phenomenon of the Iranian Muslim women shows how youth can effect social change in Iran while demonstrating that it is possible to trace the cultural changes taking place in Iran. In fact, the internet has allowed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2020
... power that circulated in it, and the multiplicity of bodies that came into contact inside its physical boundaries, mark it as a historically specific and unique social place—one that stood in a liminal temporal and physical space—at the crux of Iran’s engagements with modernization and in the very city...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of this series and its place in the trajectory of LGBTQ+ life in Turkey. Turkey transgender crime fiction necropolitics Approaching the main urban center of Istanbul, Taksim Square, from the west, one passes along Tarlabaşı Boulevard. Constructed in the 1980s, this wide boulevard established...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., these transnational feminist works raise questions of authenticity and legitimacy. However, these authors emerge as activists from their position abroad, pushing back against the limits placed by the state on women’s bodies; in posing these challenges, they contribute to dissent from the mainstream narrative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 157–176.
Published: 01 July 2021
... welcome and appreciated yet not with much gratifying analysis of the literary and intellectual ventures invested in this first-time production. This article seeks to place this literary event among the feminist literature scholarship of the nineteenth century. For this initial venture to bring recognition...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 177–196.
Published: 01 July 2021
... melodramas. Three films— Kocan Kadar Konuş (dir. Kıvanç Baruönü, 2014), Hadi İnşallah (dir. Ali Taner Baltacı, 2014), and Aşk Nerede? (dir. Semra Dündar, 2015)—are analyzed from a postfeminist perspective, opening up a new scholarly discussion about the place of postfeminism in the Turkish cinema...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of imperfection and moral dilemma, as the demands of capitalism and consumerism place Muslim fashionistas in opposition to the teachings of their faith and traditional gender regimes. Drawing on practice theory, and on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Istanbul, this article explores Muslim fashionistas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli Though greatly routinized over the past two decades, assisted reproductive technologies still invoke an occasional public debate around a dilemma that is constituted as unprecedented. This paper examines one such case that took place in Israel—that of a legal dispute...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to place their agency in finer perspective, through elaborating the structural setting within which it is made possible. Amalia Sa‘ar (Ph.D., Boston University) is a cultural anthropologist. Her ongoing research concerns Israeli Palestinians, with a focus on gender politics and urban conditions. Her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) using donor gametes and embryos have been legitimized by religious authorities and passed into law. This has placed Iran, a Shia-dominant country, in a unique position vis-à-vis the Sunni Islamic world, where all forms of gamete donation are strictly prohibited...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... cost of treatment places it beyond the reach of many Palestinians, thus epitomizing their civil marginality and poverty. In Israel, where fertility treatment is state-funded, eligibility on the grounds of one’s Israeli citizenship comprises a relatively positive experience for Palestinian men, who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of questions that guide us then become: In what debates and institutions do “Muslim women’s rights” partake? How are they mediated? What work do the notion and the practices organized in its terms do in various places, for various kinds of women? What infrastructures support them? As an anthropologist, I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... to employ it for secular education of all kinds—legal, social, health—and even for political purposes. I focus on the ways in which education, and the Shi‘I Islamic resurgences that took place in Iran and Iraq, influenced Bahraini Shi‘i women in their interpretation of religion and their uses of religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... how both governmental and civil society actors have discussed and framed reproductive policies primarily in reference to religion since the ascension of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP), this article focuses on debates that took place in 2012 about abortion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... studied, championed, and curated. Studying Sudan and its artists may have begun in Khartoum during Hale’s first three-year period there from 1961 to 1964; however, this essay analyzes Hale’s subsequent writings based on the places where she encountered artists, residing abroad and in exile, in Cairo...