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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-level of the project strategy’s impact on the participants themselves. Stephanie Willman Bordat has served as director of Global Rights’ Morocco-based office since its creation in 2000 and, in 2003, designed and expanded it into a regional program. Prior to joining Global Rights, Bordat worked...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to attract viewers to the program. Yet in its final 2013 season a single contestant named Ermia inspired audience participation and debate as never before. Ermia had much in common with many of her fellow contestants: she grew up in Iran, moved to Germany as a young adult, was a longtime Googoosh fan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Kandiyoti’s influential article, “Bargaining with Patriarchy” ( Gender & Society, 1988), which I re-engage for analytical purposes. Frances S. Hasso is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Sociology, and Director of the Program in International Comparative Studies, at Duke University. She...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... College Faculty Research Grant, the Woodrow Wilson Women’s Health Fellowship, the Cordier Fellowship, the National Development and Research Institute Behavioral Science Training Fellowship, and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy Fellowship Program...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of this program by sending Siham Balqar, then-curator of the Archeological Museum at Amman’s citadel, to study at the Harvard Semitic Museum in Massachusetts (to date, there have been no IPAM professional exchanges from Morocco). Many embassies and consulates operate cultural centers (e.g...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
... the program benefited certain segments of society more than others. For instance, in 1961 a law was passed in Egypt guaranteeing all college graduates a government job. This guarantee was later extended to include high school graduates and military conscripts (World Bank 2004c:35). Although women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... change purported by many of the targeted women, on the other. This paradox can be found in much of the literature on women’s empowerment programs, as well as literature on gender and development more broadly. Although these programs claim to alleviate poverty, empower women, and contribute to economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 168–172.
Published: 01 March 2017
... or in the evening. During Ramadan we have an intensive program to deepen and consolidate worshipping in a proper way ( fig. 3 ). The police handle the prosecution and refer the case to the judge. We are the place where they send offenders, and we create a program specific to each case and put together...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of Sharjah remains the only such undergraduate program in the Persian Gulf region. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 March 2019
...; yet it inspired them to share their feelings among trusted friends. Over time, participants realized the importance of self-expression and wrote their pieces in an exciting narrative style that exceeded our expectations. The educational and training program helped them explore their strengths...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Azza’s interest in Sondra’s work on gender and feminist anthropol- ogy, women’s movements, and transnational and postcolonial theories deepened through these cyber conversations. She then applied to the Women’s Studies doctoral program at UCLA to study with Sondra. Khanum, on the other...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 University in Cairo, and later Programme Coordinator for the graduate program...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Studies. Suad Joseph is Professor of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies at the University of California, Davis, where she is the found- ing Director of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program. She has also served as Director of Women and Gender Studies. She received the UC–Davis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 prostitute outreach worker and a translator in political asylum proceedings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to prioritize her professional training over any financial concerns. Roquia’s emphasis on obtaining employment regardless of the personal or financial cost, and her support of Layla enrolling in yet another training program resonated with what Cruikshank ( 1999 , 35) characterizes as neoliberalism’s “new...