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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
...: Family, Law, and Politics Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xxviii+837. US$326 Reviewed by S. Margot Finn, Program in American Culture, University of Michigan The first two volumes of the six-volume Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) offer a guide to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Yossi Yonah; Ishak Saporta This research study is a development of our previous study about the pre-vocational training program introduced to the Israeli education system in the 1950s. However, while in the previous study we examined the role this program played in making Israel’s ethnoworking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... rights education programs and economic development initiatives are needed to attain such empowerment. This article describes several women-run grassroots-level non-governmental programs that address women’s legal and economic development. It illustrates the ways in which these programs can operate as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Beth Baron This article looks at the origins of the family planning program in Egypt as a case study in the history of relations between the emerging community of international donors, state officials, and local actors in the postwar period. The paper suggests that Americans and Egyptians were not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Persian-language television programs, articles and news reports, weblogs, and Facebook posts responding to Ermia reveals how a reality television contestant came to disturb simplistic but powerful binaries of modest/immodest, religious/secular, Iranian/Western, and national/diasporic as she combined...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Frances S. Hasso Since the 1980s, an explosion in state, international, and nongovernmental campaigns and programs propose to increase women’s rights and protections in Arab countries. Women and women’s rights activists often invite and appeal to male-dominated states to regulate, intervene, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conceptions of risk among urban Iranian women are not well understood. Due to the IRI’s strict ban on premarital sex, the distribution of educational information related to the health risks of sexual activity is extremely low, while the few existing sexual education programs are reserved for couples who are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Carol Malt As more women enter the museum profession in the MENA countries, they are using their influence as instruments of change to put forward issues of women’s equality in museum programs, displays, and publications and thus ultimately help shape the future image and status of women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Although the field of women’s studies has experienced phenomenal growth in many countries around the world, most universities in the Arab region do not offer programs or even courses in women’s studies. The process of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Palestinian citizens. Jadal is Mada’s online publication. Mada’s newest program, the Israel Studies Program, is the only one of its kind, as it provides Palestinians in Israel opportunities to produce critical research on Israeli state and society. Mada pays specific attention to the position of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 168–172.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and create a program in which we give them the center’s rules and regulations and inform them what is prohibited. A social worker and a psychologist study the case jointly. We then provide them with a room, meals, a whole life, because they will stay with us for three or four months, or as long as the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Ph.D. in anthropology from Boston University and has conducted research and outreach among refugees and other forced migrants in urban settings in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. As the Director of the Forced Migration and Refugee Stud- ies program at the American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
...; rather, those in existence need support and funding to carry out their programs. In fact, the KNC conference invitees visited one such facility and found it to be more than adequate in terms of capacity and construction. What was painfully obvious to anyone who acknowledges the ongoing war and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 110  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:2 contributors  Ruth Barzilai-Lumbroso is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Program in Gender Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 137–138.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Program on the Middle East and North Africa for her project, “Authority and Public Space in Iran” (2002–03). She was scientifi c and executive coordinator of the Atlas of Tehran Metropolis (2005). In 2006–07 she was a Keddie Balzan Fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles. Since 2002 she...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... previous editorial team, the JMEWS office has moved to Harvard University, where it will be hosted, for the next four years, by the Science, Religion and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School with additional support from Harvard’s Center for Middle East Studies; the Committee on Degrees in Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in the history of Shia Islam. I lived in Iran for fifteen months to explore the consequences for some of the howzevi (seminarian) women. I draw on their ethnography as students, mothers, daughters, wives, developers of social and educational programs for a postrevolution society, and vanguards of a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... since its creation in 2000 and, in 2003, designed and expanded it into a regional program. Prior to joining Global Rights, Bordat worked for NGOs in Pakistan, Egypt, and the Netherlands, where she conducted fieldwork and legal research on women’s human rights issues. She has volunteered as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... national committee that has proposed a plan to implement this resolution in Syria. The Making Changes through Art project works through three programs. (1) The Peace Choir, whose slogan is “Despite the war, we will sing,” comprises women of various ages and social and cultural backgrounds and gives...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
... research on Palestinian society in the areas of gender, ed- ucation, and vocational education; the family and the household; gender case studies on the Palestinian Ministry of Youth and Sports; women’s microcredit projects; community-based rehabilitation programs; gender integration into...