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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jonathan Wyrtzen Global Women, Colonial Ports: Prostitution in the Interwar Middle East . Liat Kozma . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2017 . 250 pages. isbn 139781438462615. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Liat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 12–30.
Published: 01 November 2008
...A. Holly Shissler This paper discusses the views of Turkish journalist Sabiha Zekeriya Sertel (1895–1968) on prostitution and women’s participation in the paid labor force. By examining her ideas on these issues and on women’s legal rights as they appeared in her journal, Resimli Ay, the paper...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... performers who could claim foreignness and therefore artiste status in the French Mandate escaped being prostitutionalized and thus retained control of material and moral resources denied to women defined as prostitutes. Artiste was strategically deployed by women to rupture the binary oppositions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Maryam Zehtabi Sabeti Moqaddam Abstract In Iran—as never before in the history of the country—prostitutes gained notorious visibility in twentieth-century Persian literature. Fixation on the image of the prostitute created a wealth of literature beginning in 1924 with the first Persian urban social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 294–303.
Published: 01 July 2021
.../Stephanie___Saida_s_IDLO_paper_for_Morocco__April_2010.pdf . Dwyer Kayla . 2016 . “ Prostitution in Morocco? Shocked! Shocked! ” Newsweek , February 15 . www.newsweek.com/prostitution-morocco-sex-workers-426189 . El Masaiti Amira . 2017 . “ Minister of Family Wants Paternity DNA Test, Still Needs Courses in Family Law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 473–478.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Francesca . 2018 . Sex Work in Colonial Egypt: Women, Modernity, and the Global Economy . London : Tauris . Carminati Lucia . 2021 . “ ‘She Will Eat Your Shirt’: Prostitution as Business and Survival; Foreign Migrant Women as Brothel Keepers in Port Said and along the Suez Canal, 1880–1914...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Haytham Bahoora Abstract In the Iraqi literary production of the 1940s and 1950s, the figure of the woman prostitute appeared repeatedly, signaling a crisis in the ways Iraqi men imagined and articulated the contours of women’s liberation. Through an examination of works by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hanan Hammad Abstract Court records, police reports, and security statistics indicate that theft was the most frequent crime committed by imprisoned Egyptian women in the interwar period, although scholarship has largely focused on their involvement in prostitution. Theft by women was typically...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... patterns and family forms, combating prostitution, eliminating women’s traditional head coverings, and reining in what the AIU saw as men’s promiscuity and homosexual tendencies. Ultimately, the AIU helped further estrange Moroccan Jews from Muslims but failed to secure Moroccan Jews’ smooth integration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
... discourses on migration, trafficking, and prostitution in the Gulf countries. Pardis Mahdavi is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College. Her research interests include gendered labor, migration, sexuality, human rights, youth culture, transnational feminism and public health...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and Prostitution in Constantinople, 1854–1922 . Istanbul : Isis . Balsoy Gülhan . 2013 . The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838–1900 . London : Pickering and Chatto . Beşikçi Mehmet . 2014 . “ Mobilizing Military Labor in the Age of Total War: Ottoman Conscription before...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 318–320.
Published: 01 July 2017
... extrapolates fundamental shifts in the epistemology of gender, conceptions about sexual desire, and debates concerning homosexuality and prostitution, providing a nuanced overview of the evolution of Sunni jurisprudence, the integration of biomedical practices, and the formation of the modern Egyptian state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and practical management of a rapidly changing, modernizing society. PROSTITUTES AND OTHER VICTIMS: THE CRITIQUE OF MODERN LIFE’S DEBILITATING EFFECTS ON WOMEN Although a critique of modern eff ects, focused on its debilitating eff ects on women, picked up steam in the postwar decades, its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2018
... harassment cases, Hammad finds that charged men were usually working class, illustrating the state’s surveillance of their masculinity. She refutes the argument that street sexual harassment was an expression of sexual frustration by men who could not afford prostitution or marriage, showing that both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 119–121.
Published: 01 November 2011
... University In “Off the Straight Path”: Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo, Elyse Semerdjian looks at “moral deviancy” (xxiii) in this Syr- ian town in the early modern period. Framing her enquiry of zina, or “illicit sex,” broadly understood to include prostitution and rape as well...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... banned from school curricula but also banished from discussion in many homes. Instead, boys learn about sex and gender relations “on the streets, with playmates and classmates, and often in the context of prostitution” (28), with the recent addition of pornography. In contrast, girls learn about sex...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and by primary sources dealing with lost virginity, homosexuality, masturbation, and prostitution. “But it’s forbidden in Islam!” they cry out, as if that would close down 1930s brothels and make Rifaʿa Rafiʿ al-Tahtawi rephrase his implicit comment about Egyptian men’s attraction to young boys. I start...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 July 2017
... or sex work as artistes while local women were regulated as prostitutes. However, she argues, women actively destabilized these distinctions though regional and transnational mobility. Unlike the artistes ’, the bodies of registered prostitutes were constructed as sites of moral and medical infection...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and a note in her father’s handwriting ordering Hamidu to “wash the dishonor.” This might be the last straw to break Hamida away from any “morality” set up by the patriarchal system. She takes Hamidu’s money and becomes a prostitute. She is like Han Yuerong, the heroine of Lao She’s short story “Yue Yar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the field of opportunities. Furthermore, due to the flexible and illicit character of these practices, the beznessa are unable to seek something like a carte officielle that is in place for the femmes de nuit (literally “women of the night,” prostitutes) or the authorization to pro- vide...