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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 mn  41 ARTS PUBLICATIONS AND CULTURAL PROJECTS BY SONDRA HALE mn ondra Hale studied Aesthetic Anthropology (mainly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Sara Salem Abstract This article explores the television adaptation of Sonallah Ibrahim’s novel Zaat , arguing that the series provides us with an interesting representation of the various ways in which national projects in Egypt are gendered. It adds to feminist debates around nationalism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., maker of museum-based memorials at Derb Moulay Cherif, once Casablanca’s torture center during the country’s colonial and post-independence era regimes. The museum project also focuses on Morocco’s largest urban agglomeration, Casablanca, and targets a sector of the city and its inhabitants’ rights as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Peter Drucker Abstract The project of the French Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU) in Morocco in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—to win social and political equality for Jews through European enlightenment—was intertwined with the French imperial project. Moroccan Jewish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 1979 establishment and 2009, this paper analyzes the development of women-only parks as a major site of gender segregation. Offering a thorough account of the formation of the first women-only park in Tehran—the Mothers’ Paradise—I contend that conceiving of gender segregation as a state project of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Bettina Dennerlein This paper focuses on competing appropriations of international women’s rights standards in the framework of the Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission (ERC) and its follow-up projects. I argue that, even if the ERC’s gender approach has been introduced as part of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
... years, signaling an absence of the Palestinian emancipatory project. Rita Giacaman is Professor of Public Health at the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University in the West Bank, occupied Palestinian territory. During the 1980s, she participated as a researcher and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Jewish nation. This project simultaneously empowers women and enables state violence against Palestinians on Haram ash-Sharif. Scholarship that has examined Israel’s messianic right-wing women’s activism has overlooked their Ashkenazi whiteness and their middle-class privileged status in Israel. The race...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Marlene Schäfers Abstract Women’s rights and human rights projects in Turkey and elsewhere routinely construe and celebrate subaltern voice as an index of individual and collective empowerment. Through an ethnographic study of Kurdish women singers’ ( dengbêj s) efforts to engage in their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
... concomitantly anchored in real practices, in perceptions of difference among their practices by members of Ghagar communities, and in external discourse. Egyptian media tend to project an image of the Ghagar as a society in which women are more powerful than men—which has a negative connotation. The article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 103–123.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Alborz Ghandehari Abstract This article argues that Mahmoud Dowlatabadi’s Missing Soluch and Parinoush Saniee’s My Share are landmark works of feminist historical writing in Iran that disrupt official narratives in the country regarding the revolutionary project. Despite the different positions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., blurring lines between liberal and Islamic feminism. The article analyzes the use of digital platforms to construct both a hijabi support group and an influencer platform, arguing that this two-pronged project signified hijab as an ethical and performance practice. As a symbol of self-discipline that moved...
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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 for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Soheila Alirezanejad As a microfinance project, an association of women in central Iran began to keep bees for honey in 2000. Initially they made money, which transformed some skeptical family members’ expectations, but, by 2004, most of the women had lost their bees and thus their source of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... attached 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...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 4. Ahmad Hegazi, “Liberation, Victory, Return,” 1978. Published by al-Fatah . Palestine Poster Project Digital Archives. Figure 4. Ahmad Hegazi, “Liberation, Victory, Return,” 1978. Published by al-Fatah. Palestine Poster Project Digital Archives. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2009
... involved in the project (the Dutch development workers, Yemeni state offi cials, and especially, the changing cohorts of urban women trained in preventative and primary healthcare), de Regt is able to off er a nuanced look at the exigencies, contingencies, and even per- sonalities that shape and defi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... between women’s agency and structural barriers. This use of intersectionality in particular, and the focus on ethnography in a highly unequal context, may be of interest to Middle East women’s studies. A more extended discussion of how neoliberalism in Israel is connected to its settler-colonial project...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 1–10.
Published: 01 November 2009
... authors of the essays in this volume, as well as the other researchers in the Arab Families Working Group (AFWG), have been engaged in an intellectual project to under- stand how the site of “Arab families”—whether as social institution or social imaginary, or statist project, discourse, trope of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 4–5.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and women’s activism variously negotiate (a) crisis-ridden statist projects and their disenchanted national forms and (b) transnation- al gender regimes ranging from theoretical productions of conceptual vo- cabulary to gender-inclusive developmentalist imperatives. The essays are...