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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 November 2017
... procedures for all nonnationals have already been tightened and restructured. As with the definition of kulaks in Stalin’s Russia or of “undesirables” in eugenics-inspired early twentieth-century legislations curtailing migration, there is no stable content to the president’s targets. Such a ban can be...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... which, strengthened by the transnational Islamist dynamic, was calling for a referendum on the PSC, its promulgator, President Habib Bourguiba, was deposed. The second Republic chose to continue the policy of the first, and brought the women’s movement into association with other Tunisian political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
... movement, undermining women’s efforts and paving the way for religious conservative victories in the 2004 parliamentary elections and President Ahmadinejad’s election in 2005 on a platform of economic justice. The irony is that economic problems led to the victory of a religious conservatism unfavorable to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... The coup was against a regime that, according to half its citizens, had staged a civil coup. The president had practically shelved the Constitution and established a de facto presidential rule without any checks and balances. He had unprecedented control over the judiciary, the legislature, and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 354–358.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... The second cartoon, The Finalists , represents Moncef Marzouki (Tunisian president from 2011 to 2014) and Béji Caïd Essebsi, the two finalists in the Tunisian presidential election of December 2014, each with a thought bubble indicating that he believes he will win ( fig. 2 ). 2 They both wear...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2017
... refugees caged inside the island’s detention center. The refugees express their dreams and desires, even as they encounter an ever-diminishing welcome. 2 Embarking on a similar trajectory of closure and inhospitableness, on January 25, 2017, the US president signed an executive order (EO) that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Kurdistan. This historic gathering of approximately 450 people was hosted by Dr. Saman Shali, President of the Kurdish National Congress of America, and chaired by Soraya Fallah, a well respected Kurdish human rights activist. The conference was sponsored by the President of the Kurdistan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... September 1, 2014 President, Rafidayn Women’s Coalition Association Hanaʾa Hammoud ʿAbbas Our second challenge is the formation of an Iraqi government. Iraq is gravitating toward creating a government ruled by political deals and sectarian quotas. In contrast to the promises the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2018
... women? Who could “speak for/about” Middle Eastern women? These and other questions sometimes became both personalized and politicized—and highly charged. In the 1990s I thought AMEWS was at risk of falling apart. This is where miriam cooke walked in. She was elected president of AMEWS in 2000 at a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... feminist formations in the region (March, July, and November 2015), the implications of the Turkish military coup attempt (March 2017), and feminist reactions to the Trump presidency (November 2017). Third Space also provides a site for interviews, such as the one published in this issue between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 132–133.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and Health Education, School of Public Health, the Program in Women’s Studies, and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Michi- gan, where she has also directed the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies. She is President of the Society for Medical Anthropology...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amaney A. Jamal Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On March 6, 2017, the president of the United States issued a second executive order that targets Muslims. This Muslim ban has already had a variety of negative outcomes, including limiting basic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hanadi Al-Samman Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order (EO) banning citizens of seven Muslim countries—Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen—from entering the United States...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Act, instituted by the Islamist government that took power in 1989, led by President Omar al-Bashir. Soon after coming to power, the president highlighted the need for Sudanese woman to be “ideal Muslim women” and made wearing the veil mandatory in all government institutions. The POP (now called...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2008
... 2006. She is past-president of the Society for Medical Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association, and founding editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. A medical anthropologist specializing in Middle Eastern gender and health issues, Dr. Inhorn has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2018
... feminist stand, and groundbreaking examination of the diverse forms of Arab women’s creative dissidence. The committee was unanimous in its decision to award the prize to Professor Mehta” (Soraya Mekerta, Spelman College, past president [2013–14] of the African Literature Association). Dissident...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 123–124.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies at the University of California, Davis and founding Director of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program. She also served as President of the Middle East Studies Association and serves as Associ- ate Editor and co-founder of the Journal of Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Heidi Morrison University of California, Santa Barbara In January 2007 President Mubarak sent 34 proposed constitutional amendments to Parliament for review, an executive decision received with enthusiasm by the Egyptian public, despite a parallel frustration that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... racialization of Muslims and the mainstreaming of anti-Muslim sentiment have profound ethical and political implications for those of us who work on or with Muslims and Muslim-majority societies. For this reason the Middle East Studies Association joined a lawsuit against the EO. As Beth Baron, president of the...