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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., and Morocco Mounira M. Charrad. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. xviii + 341 pp. Bibliography, index. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN 0-520-07323-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 0-520-22576-7. Reviewed by I. Okwuje, Department of Political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Despite their recent dismissal as distractions from “real” politics, issues of gender, sexuality, reproduction, and family are undeniably political. They are political not just because of their politicization by a neoconservative politics of intimacy but also because of a long-standing tradition of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the sahra are almost the same. Both start with verses from the Qur’an, and both are occasions for highly politicized speeches on the struggle, the resistance, and current political issues. In both versions, women and men are sepa- rated; women do not participate in dancing or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Shayna M. Silverstein The Politics of Love: Sexuality, Gender, and Marriage in Syrian Television Drama Joubin Rebecca Lanham, MD : Lexington , 2013 486 pages. isbn 978-0-7391-8429-5 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In this compendium...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2015
... on the Arab Spring has dealt. There is no discussion of why crowd theory has more explanatory power, given that it tends to preclude an analysis of social classes or politicized social strata. Khalil refutes the role of intellectuals and trade unions in the political protests (28) and writes of North...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
... binaries of good/bad, family/outside, honored/fallen in her late 1970s and 1980s movies, a period of rising feminist sensibilities and increased visibility of sexual and ethnic identity politics. Yalur points to the ambivalence of Ar’s characters, which subverted and affirmed dominant fiction. Shaping...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sherene Seikaly The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism Amar Paul Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2013 . 328 pages. isbn 9780822353843 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mariz Tadros Abstract This article examines incidents of politically motivated sexual violence against men in protest spaces at a distinct juncture in Egypt’s history, after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak (2011–13). The article examines the reified conceptions of masculinities in relation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Susan MacDougall Modernizing Patriarchy: The Politics of Women’s Rights in Morocco . Elliott Katja Zvan . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . 233 pages. isbn 9781477302446 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Despite a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... affective and sentimental ties of domesticity to the zones of desire, sex, and sexuality, scholars have drawn widely on the involvement of the state in the so-called private sphere of its subjects, charging this with a political content (Aretxaga 2003 ; Berlant 1997 ; Povinelli 2006 ; Stoler 2002...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... contributions to the continuing debate about Arab women and their affective engagement with Islam. The two overlapping themes in these publications are, first, the appeal and perspective of a post-Islamist political society in Muslim majority contexts, primarily using Egypt as an example, and, second, probing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sarah Ihmoud Security Theology, Surveillance, and the Politics of Fear . Shalhoub-Kevorkian Nadera . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 208 pages. isbn 9781107097353 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 In the summer of 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” (Washburn and Reinhart 2007 , xiii). 4 Conversion is often political or strategic or even a form of cultural criticism for nondominant groups who convert to acquire the social or political benefits of affiliation with the dominant group. In this sense, conversion is often tied to “worldly” rights more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Joubin Abstract Syrian miniseries engage in multifaceted discourses of fatherhood inherently linked with the rise and fall of the qabaday (tough man). Before the uprising, while the avowed focus was on gender constructions, in truth, politics lay at the heart of the messages. With the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Politics of Survival . Fiddian-Qasmiyeh Elena . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2014 . 329 pages. isbn 9780815633266 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 If North Africa is understudied by academics of the Middle East, the Maghreb is more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... efforts to replace gender-progressive measures with family-centered conservative policies (Bianet 2016 ; Duman Bilge 2011 ; Evrensel 2016b ; T24 2016 ). I argue that the castration law and its peculiar timing reveals not only the centrality of neoconservative gender politics to the AKP’s hegemony...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... causes from mainstream politics. I would like to point out the necessity of handling the visual and political exclusions of different groups of women together, by bringing forward the politics of gender at democracy vigils. I analyze two snapshots from the vigils that alter the conventions of women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... are economically, racially, and politically privileged as predominantly lower middle-class to middle-class Ashkenazis 2 in a context of Ashkenazi political, economic, and cultural hegemony in Israel. Rather than being “extreme,” Women for the Temple activists are successful because they enact...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Vivian Solana Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network . Campbell Madeline Otis . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2016 . 240 pages. isbn 9780815634379. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jane Bristol-Rhys Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes , González Alessandra L. . New York : Palgrave , 2013 . 254 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-30473-5 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 book...