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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Loubna H. Skalli This paper discusses the public sphere in the Middle East and North Africa from the perspective of women’s uses of information and communication technologies. I argue that the sociopolitical transformations unfolding in many countries in the Middle East and North Africa are not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... VALENTINE M. MOGHADAM & FATIMA SADIQI  1 WOMEN’S ACTIVISM AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE: An Introduction and Overview Valentine M. Moghadam and Fatima Sadiqi  he articles in this special issue were among those presented at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
... museums and women of the Maghrib. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 CAROL MALT  115 WOMEN, MUSEUMS, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE Carol Malt...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contexts of a growing Muslim German public sphere, Muslim German cultural production, and the public sphere at large. Kandemir’s transformation unfolds in Germany in the middle of an often young and visible larger movement of Muslim piety. Her narrative and experience transcend her individual life and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Fatima Sadiqi; Moha Ennaji The Moroccan feminist movement has greatly feminized and democratized the public sphere in this country. An example of such a feminization is the recent 2004 Family Law reforms, which constitute the culmination of a long trajectory during which decisionmakers, political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Algeria. Equally, he acknowledged the rise of active women who have been fighting to make their voices heard and to break into the public sphere, which has so often been judged as men’s sphere. Armed with professional expertise, social science data, and political commitment, these women campaigned for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... historical void produced by concentration on the public, visible, political, military history of the sultans and neglect of the infl uence of personal relationships, Giz lamented the fact that there was as yet no knowledge of the more private spheres, particularly with respect to matters...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... public spheres. In the past two decades, gradual transgressions of urf and sharia have become a sign of modernity and resistance for many women and young people who wish to generate changes in their situation. Since 2001, the trend of willfully neglected veiling (bad-hejabi) in physical space has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... concludes by arguing for the need to move beyond the Islamic versus secular divide and to denaturalize and dehomogenize the role of religion in the public sphere. References Acar Feride , and Altunok Gülbanu . 2013 . “ The ‘Politics of Intimate’ at the Intersection of Neo-liberalism and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Carolina Bracco Abstract The appearance of the character of a femme fatale in Egyptian cinema in the mid-1950s is deeply intertwined with the new social and moral imprint made by the Nasserist regime. At a time when women’s participation in the public sphere was regulated, the portrayal of the evil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... public sphere and women’s appropriation of public space. Figure 3. Women’s exercise often begins with a fast walk followed by a workout on the equipment. There are only two men in this photo: one is walking against the stream (Zeki, in the front, facing away from the camera), and another...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... this ambivalence in relation to the texts’ interpellation of a homosocial public of female Muslim readers in order to raise questions about certain theoretical conceptions of the modern “public” and “private” spheres. sara pursley  mn  51 DAUGHTERS OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:2 their standpoint and which voices are hijacked? If we think of the Mus- lim umma as a self-preserving, self-determining public sphere that feeds a Muslim political order, Jürgen Habermas’s (2002) theory of the public sphere, elaborated in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 2009
... anthropological and a historical scope. In the fi rst section of his book, Bowen introduces the reader to the concept of laïcité, the lynchpin of the debate on secularism and religion in the public sphere in France. Th is peculiarity of the French Republic, which emphasizes one’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
... studies  9:3 resenting such divorces as largely used by frivolous upper-class women against their henpecked de-masculinized men. More generally, the films, like other public sphere debates dominated by men and conservative voices, indicate a larger concern that these legal changes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... lives diff er from those of their mothers, young women are breaking new ground. Th e age of the women interviewed for this research ranges between eighteen and thirty-fi ve years. Educated: As agents of change, educated women play a larger part in the public sphere of their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
... IRAN’S MODERN GIRLS’ SCHOOLS: From Private/National to Public/State Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi  ABSTRACT Th is article sketches a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Istanbul .” In Public Istanbul—Spaces and Spheres of the Urban , edited by Eckardt Frank and Wildner Kathrin , 233 – 53 . Bielefeld : Transcript . Schick Irvin Cemil . 2011 . “ Print Capitalism and Women’s Sexual Agency in the Late Ottoman Empire .” Comparative Studies of South...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... society. Much of this problem stems from an approach that reproduces the public/private distinction and positions women’s activity firmly within the private sphere. Th is article considers whether such a treatment fairly captures the role of Islamist women activists in what I call...