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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... signifying elements of these positions into one unsettling figure. The article shows how Ermia’s case gathered political valence through the contentious transnational Iranian mediascape and the televised talent genre’s premise—representing “real,” “ordinary” contestants and fostering audience participation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
... are not taking place in the absence of women’s contribution and participation. Drawing on examples from different countries, I demonstrate how women are shaping, impacting, and redefining the public sphere by producing alternative discourses and images about womanhood, citizenship, and political participation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... debate on women’s political participation through such segmented public activism has provided Islamist women with the political leverage to begin undermining segmentation, further expanding the range of opportunities for women’s activism. Stacey Philbrick Yadav is Assistant Professor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Anita Fábos; Emily Haddad Feminist activist and scholar Sondra Hale has made significant contributions to Sudan studies and politics through her research and her participation in Sudanese women’s rights advocacy and other progressive political movements. An analysis of Hale’s professional record...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Restricting itself to politics given this standpoint, a study of Jewish women’s participation in the illegal Zionist and Communist movements of Iraq reveals that racializations, rather than a single racialization, occurred—a racial reality no other scholarship provides for Iraq’s Jewish community. Because...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... that wars and even small-scale armed conflicts seriously curtail their civic and political rights and subject them to new forms of hardship and gender-based violence (ICRC 2003; Mojab 2000a). If women in war-torn societies such as Iraq and Afghanistan are not allowed to actively participate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and mourning made weddings far more simple and inexpensive, as well as signaling solidarity and resistance. In the second intifada, marriage arrangements and wedding celebrations are very different. The changed political climate, with the hope and popular participation of the first intifada turned...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mathew Gagné This paper explores how the participation of men in Beirut within the exclusively gay-male dating web site GayRomeo.com is framed by identity politics and practices of national and ethnic membership, masculinity, and sexuality in post-civil war Beirut. Such intermingling...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 103–123.
Published: 01 July 2020
... critical participation in the 1979 Revolution. Dowlatabadi anticipates the tensions between gender politics and the postrevolutionary nation, while Saniee makes that tension explicit as part of a feminist critique of historical erasure. Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., religious, and political actors and, along with the Family Law, shows that women’s feminist ideas and as- sociations were inserting themselves in the public sphere, changing the terms of participation in this sphere, and making women and gender issues a matter...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Pardis Mahdavi; Christine Sargent This paper investigates interactions between issues of labor, gender, sexuality, migration, and statehood through the lens of Dubai’s unskilled foreign migrant workers. Using ethnographic research methods, including participant observation and in-depth interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Lihi Ben Shitrit Women’s activism in conservative religious-political movements poses a challenge to liberal feminism. Why do women participate in great numbers in political organizations that seem to limit women’s freedom and equality? My work with women activists in the Islamic Movement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... AMANEY JAMAL GH heories on gender and political engagement and participation have found Tthat women in general are less politically engaged than men (Verba, Burns, and Schlozman 1997; Burns, Schlozman, and Verba 2001). Scholars have attributed higher levels...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... on anti-colonialism, as well as the need for personal and political independence. In analyzing film critique from the last forty-five years, from the original release in France to contemporary screenings, this article demonstrates how the critics’ views of female characters as participants in irregular...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of such social groupings is scarcely questioned in these works, which focus mainly on the interpretation of practices as political or subversive. In this article, I emphasize the collective and public aspect of transgressions in order to show how transgressive acts participate in shaping collective...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
... emerging issues currently debated in the MENA, such as women’s education, violence, sex segregation, citizenship, and women’s political participation. In the introduction, Doumato and Posusney draw a sociological overview of gender and globalization in the modern Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... complicates any possibility of a true comparison. Lastly, women’s formal political participation, which is low to nonexistent in the movements, is addressed. While the movements never explicitly prohibit women’s political participation, role complementarity continues to be the focus and in some cases...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 261–282.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (NGOs) engaged in programs to improve women’s political participation and status. In this article I supplement material from interviews with other primary sources, including newspaper articles and written reports from local and international NGOs. 4 Semistructured, qualitative interviews generate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... (including men) active in peaceful initiatives. The RWC board and volunteers represent all religions and ethnicities, and our projects serve and include all without discrimination. Since 2004 we have worked to empower and activate Iraqi women in different aspects of life, including political participation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2015
... transition, women’s rights, youth leadership, security, women’s political and economic participation, constitutional reform, and education. The LWPP has grown into a network of over one hundred organizations and individuals. It has also been involved in creating platforms of dialogue with different Libyan...