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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the army on the basis of tours that lasted four to five years (Zürcher 1999 , 81). Concerns about syphilis overlapped with efforts to efficiently implement universal conscription after the Crimean War. The standardization of the modern Ottoman army took a long time in practice, with the Crimean War...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 423–426.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Ozlem Goner ozlem.goner@csi.cuny.edu The Kurdish Women’s Movement: History, Theory, Practice . Dilar Dirik . London : Pluto , 2022 . 384 pages. isbn 9780745341941. Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 With careful attention...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Karen G. Ruffle The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India , Abbas Shemeem Burney . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2002 . Pp. xxx + 209 . $45.00 Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Roberta Micallef We Have No Microbes Here: Healing Practices in a Turkish Black Sea Village , Önder Sylvia Wing . Durham, NC : Carolina Academic Press , 2007 . Pp. xxv, 304 . ISBN 978-0-89089-573-3 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 108...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 July 2015
.../gendered citizenship. I focus on two phenomena. One is the Lebanese state’s regulation of religious conversion, a practice the state and its courts consider proof of their secularity. The state actively protects the rights of citizens to change their religions or their sects, often to the consternation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., and performative embodied and creative practices as sites for the intervention, reinterpretation, and transformation of the dystopian reality in Iraq. My encounters during ʿAshura with the women in my family and community in Baghdad and Karbala brought me closer to an embodied practice for coping with the violence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Frances S. Hasso Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life , Sonneveld Nadia . Cairo; New York : The American University in Cairo Press , 2012 . 229 pages. ISBN: 978-977-416-484-12 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Published: 01 November 2021
in practice; a score of 2, that they were guaranteed in law but moderately prohibited in practice; a score of 3, that they were guaranteed in both law and practice. Women’s political rights include a number of internationally recognized rights: the right to vote, to run for office, to hold elective More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
... that the event’s performative and affective characteristics cater to a range of individual framings of the shared ritual and allow for complex and multilayered modes of engaging with the practice of faith. Further, it argues that vernacular Islamic practices in the diaspora are not always tied to individuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the sexualized meanings and queer desires within GayRomeo.com with local politics and practices affords new forms of self-description and embodied practice online as a queer Lebanese subject. Using context analysis to explore manifestations of selfhood within GayRomeo.com, as well as secondary literature about...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., thieves, or fortune-tellers, and they are expected to carry on the trade, which, instead of being presented as restrictive in terms of career prospects, is explained as a way to capitalize on the special gift transmitted from one generation of females to the next. Mahr is a practice that seems...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., it is unusual for Saudi women not to 118  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  9:3 wear headscarves in public spaces, though the scene that is described here has become more and more common since I began my fieldwork in 2005. The punishment for such a practice in shopping malls seems...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
... (de Regt 2007, 57). Th ese educational and occupational changes impacted religious practice in Yemen. As elsewhere, religion is a contested issue in Yemen, which has a population of approximately 23 million people, and is located to the south of Saudi Arabia.3 While Yemen...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Rosa Cristina . 2012 . “ Playing, Fighting, and Dancing: Unpacking the Significance of Ginga within the Practice of Capoeira Angola .” TDR: The Drama Review 56 , no. 3 : 141 – 66 . Rubin Gayle . 2011 . Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... reformist and even revolutionary transforma- tion politics, advocate non-egalitarian gender agendas. On the level of religious belief and practice, these movements commonly promote pa- triarchal religious interpretations and structures of religious practice in which women hold subordinate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
... practice will not be surprised by the frequency of women claiming their rights and seeking justice before the courts (Sonbol 1996 , 2000 ; Tucker 2000 ) or by the importance of minority opinions in judicial practice (Serrano-Ruano 2007 ). Though risky and costly, going to modern courts has proved...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... forms of religious practice as- sociated with “popular, folk Islam” and with Sufism (mystical Islam).4 These practices are especially prevalent among older, illiterate women who have had little access to textual forms of religion, although one may argue that they receive exposure through Yemen’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Nahda Shehada Based on 14 months of fieldwork, this paper examines the influence of social norms, individual agency, and historical contingency on the practice of House of Obedience ( bayt al-ta‘a ) in the shari‘a courts of the Gaza Strip. It argues that the text of Islamic family law is only one...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and individual lives are produced in its name? Who enables that work and is in turn enabled by it? What new paths of power and channels of capital, fi nancial and cultural, does it open up? Anthropologists who study rights have urged us to take the “social practice of rights as an object...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... masters. Nevertheless, one can rarely associate a female master with an extant piece of calligraphy. This article provides an introduction to the person and work of Hilal Kazan, a Turkish female master calligrapher who holds traditional authorizations to practice. Such authorizations accord a prestige...