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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nazanin Shahrokni Despite Iran’s geopolitical importance and mounting global concerns over its domestic and international practices, the state and its diverse mechanisms of rule have been largely neglected in mainstream sociology. To understand the state’s shifting modality of power between its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Çakılar Cüneyt and Delice Serkan , 391 – 426 . Istanbul : Metis . Foucault Michel . 1980 . The History of Sexuality . Vol. 1 , An Introduction, translated by Hurley Robert . New York : Vintage . Foucault Michel . 1982 . “ The Subject and Power: An Afterword .” In...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 November 2007
... psychology, anthropology, history, and Middle Eastern cultures will find this book an intriguing and challenging exploration of a subject that merits more academic attention. Veiled Empire: Gender & Power in Stalinist Central Asia Douglas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
... has? For sure, it has to. —Latife Tekin ( 2013 , 69) Following the Gezi Uprising in 2013, we felt the need to learn from grassroots struggles, ongoing since 1998, against the construction of small hydroelectric power plants (SHPs) on rivers in numerous valleys of Anatolia. The attempt by the...
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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): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
... concomitantly anchored in real practices, in perceptions of difference among their practices by members of Ghagar communities, and in external discourse. Egyptian media tend to project an image of the Ghagar as a society in which women are more powerful than men—which has a negative connotation. The article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 326–328.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Sara Rahnama Decorative Arts of the Tunisian École: Fabrications of Modernism, Gender, and Power . Jessica Gerschultz . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2019 . 272 pages. isbn 9780271082186 . Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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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 A...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
... SARAH S. WILLEN  55 BIRTHING “INVISIBLE” CHILDREN: STATE POWER, NGO ACTIVISM, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AMONG “ILLEGAL MIGRANT” WORKERS IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL SARAH S. WILLEN...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
...-established discipline of women and Islam. Th e breadth of themes included in the book, as well as the expertise and cultural diversity of the contributors are impressive. Both make the book a truly worthwhile contribution. Women and the Media in the Middle East: Power through...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Nadia Yaqub This article examines the role of the wedding in three Palestinian movies, Wedding in Galilee, Rana’s Wedding , and Paradise Now . It describes how filmmakers Michel Khleifi and Hany Abu-Assad harness the power of the wedding to construct Palestinian selves (and especially gendered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that interrogates power and privilege in the American academy, as well as in Sudanese society. anita FÁbos and Emily Haddad  mn  53 TOWARD A FEMINIST ANALYSIS OF “IMPACT” SONDRA HALE’S SCHOLARSHIP AND ACTIVISM IN...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... powers through which ideals of women’s citizenship in Egypt after the revolution are produced and to problematize Hale’s notion of citizenship to better understand the role that Islamism plays in shaping these gendered political subjectivities. Sherine Hafez is Associate Professor of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and language to bring out the autobiographical subject’s struggle to identify with and against authority figures while forging her own voice. It highlights Abouzeid’s mother’s powerful presence voicing indigenous and traditional perspectives and the father’s silent (and silenced) voice, despite his...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in the media, this article draws on Mohja Kahf’s three categories, which typify how Muslim women, Arab women, or both are perceived by the Anglophone reading and viewing public: the first is victims; the second, escapees; and the third, pawns of patriarchy and male power. While this typology helps in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... patriarchal power and cooperating through storytelling. Both narratives reflect their own forms of “multiple critique.” Tomorrow confronts the exploitation of the working class in postcolonial Morocco but does so in a way that disguises a frontal challenge to the masculinist context of the 1960s and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... sociopolitical change and denounced injustices, abuses of power, and political violence. Yet, women like Salima Ghezali, Louisa Hanoune and Messaoudi Khalida developed different definitions and visions of sociopolitical progress, and those differences led to conflict. Paradoxically, these divisions multiplied...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sedef Arat-Koç This paper proposes that regional feminisms would be productive in avoiding some of the problems of “global feminism” or the co-opted shapes feminist transnationalism might take when it serves the priorities of international organizations or imperial powers. While Middle Eastern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ordinary women across the country? (2) How have some sociopolitically marked and wounded women perceived the state and responded to its violence through the identity of motherhood? (3) To what extent can the power of motherhood activism, which derives from the sharing of personal experiences in the public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
... a context in which only men or European women were considered legitimate writers in a range of genres, creates anxiety and ambivalence. In spite of this anxiety and the limitations imposed on her by Egyptian and British colonial authorities, Musa appropriates the pen—the symbol of male power—to...