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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Serkan Gorkemli This article focuses on the Internet as a “digital closet” in the context of Turkish lesbian and gay activism in the 1990s and early 2000s. In its analysis of media and sexual discourse, the article first discusses traditional media, such as the printing press and television. While...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to important restrictions and foreclosures. The article conceptually and theoretically expands on my research on family law projects in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2011). Its title is inspired by Deniz...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
... provide an example of women resisting, negotiating, and pressing for their rights, transforming their position while their employment increased. However, the forces of globalization and the impact of the national and international political economy played an important role in the defeat of the reform...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
... with a discussion of Kenneth J. Gergen’s Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community (Oxford University Press, 2009). Third, I review some of the standing tropes through which Arab women as subjects are viewed. Fourth, I explore what these inquiries could mean for the study of Arab women’s subjectivity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to Syrian workers. SLAS volunteers understood their efforts as mitigating the precarities imposed on Syrian workers by the global capitalist labor system. Theirs was both a women’s organization and a proletarian movement led by Syrian women. Drawing from SLAS records and the Syrian American press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... with former militiamen from the Lebanese press, an autobiographical novel, and a play about the war, this paper examines the link between debates about memory and responsibility on one hand, and contentions over norms of masculine behavior on the other. The texts suggest that some Lebanese artists privilege...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
... standards of equal rights feminism, the Women’s Party contributed to an enduring aspect of Iranian culture in which national conversations imagine a global audience. The thesis rests on two elements: 1) the use of recently published Iranian document sets and a previously unused press source to illustrate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 March 2008
... especially on the Twelfth Congress of the International Alliance of Women (IAW) held in Istanbul in 1935. Despite the renown of the Women’s Union, it was forced to disband shortly after the Istanbul Congress. Drawing upon popular press accounts, official records of the Istanbul Congress, and correspondence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., content, and organization of these schools. The study is based primarily on the memoirs of Iranian educators, the writings of foreign observers in Iran active in Iranian education circles, and Persian-language press sources. Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi is Assistant Professor of History at California State...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Banat al-Riyadh into English as a case study, I argue that revisions made by press and author to my translation assimilated it to chick-lit generic conventions in the anglophone marketplace, muting the gender politics and situatedness of multiple kinds of Arabic that acted, in the original novel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., and Arab America over the past thirty years. She is the author of four award-winning books on the subject, including her most recent, The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East (Princeton University Press , 2012). Her newest book, Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... ethnography, and gender/ race/postcolonial theory. Amar’s books include The Security Archipelago: ‘Human Security’ States, Sexuality Politics and the End of Neoliberalism (Duke University Press, 2011), Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East with Diane...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 256–264.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Ellen McLarney Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam . Sylvia Chan-Malik . New York : New York University Press , 2018 . 288 pages. isbn 9781479823420. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Recent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and English. With E. Frietsch, Dennerlein co-edited Identitäten in Bewegung. Migration im Film (transcript, 2011). With D. Reetz, she was guest editor of South-South Linkages in Islam, Compara- tive Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 27: 1 (Duke Uni- versity Press, 2007...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... This includes the print media, including the women’s press (e.g., women’s magazines and newspapers, women’s studies journals, novels and poetry produced by women, women-owned publishing houses) and films (the emergence of women filmmakers, as well as the growing importance of women’s issues in filmmaking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
...: University of Chicago Press. Adas, Emin Baki 2006 The Making of Entrepreneurial Islam and the Islamic Spirit of Capitalism. Journal for Cultural Research 10 (2): 113–37. Akou, Heather Marie 2007 Building a New “World Fashion”: Islamic Dress in the Twenty-First...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of California Press. Bayart, Jean-Francois 1986 Civil Society in Africa. In Political Domination in Africa. Patrick Chabal, ed. Pp. 109-25. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bayat, Asef 1997 Street Politics: Poor People’s Movements in Teheran. New York...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Wilson Chacko Jacob For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis that Made Modern Egypt , Kholoussy Hanan . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2010 . 188 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-6960-0 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 106  mn  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... : University of California Press . Joseph Suad . 1993 . “ Connectivity and Patriarchy among Urban Working-class Arab Families in Lebanon .” Ethos 21 , no. 4 : 452 – 84 . Kandiyoti Deniz . 1991 . Women, Islam, and the State . Philadelphia : Macmillan . Mahdavi Pardis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Babayan Kathryn , and Najmabadi Afsaneh , eds. 2008 . Islamicate Sexualities: Translations across Temporal Geographies of Desire . Cambridge, MA : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University . Bad Object-Choices , ed...