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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
... other sexual and gender hierarchies, pointing to the need for texts revolving around queer feminist discourse in the Arab world. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 decolonization Mohamed Leftah queer analysis pensée-autre masculinities Expanding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... traditions. My analysis is underwritten by four central concepts: queer spectatorship, queer space and time, homoerotic triangulation, and queer containment. Queer spectatorship or queer reading is first about locating homoeroticism onscreen that may be explicitly integrated into the story as a comedic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Grant Walsh-Haines This work attempts to answer the following question: What do Egyptian blogs tell us about how queer liberation can be achieved in Egypt? Through qualitative research and content and discourse analysis, I explore queer blogs and attempt to untangle their meaning. I begin...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the sexualized meanings and queer desires within GayRomeo.com with local politics and practices affords new forms of self-description and embodied practice online as a queer Lebanese subject. Using context analysis to explore manifestations of selfhood within GayRomeo.com, as well as secondary literature about...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Pelle Valentin Olsen Abstract This article uses a queer lens to examine two short stories by the Iraqi communist, teacher, and prose writer Dhu al-Nun Ayyub (1908–88), “The Eagles’ Anthem” and “How I Found a Guy,” published in his collection Sadiqi (1938). Scholars have avoided analysis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Spring field. Yet, this much-needed analysis does not emerge in a vacuum. Rather, it draws on the long scholarly legacy of queering Middle Eastern studies on one hand and queer cy- bercultures on the other. Queering Middle Eastern Studies What does it mean...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 72–95.
Published: 01 March 2023
... that the benefits of representing marginalized groups may not always outweigh their related harms. Ultimately, a methodology of “productive disengagement” is advanced for researchers who seek to forego representation rather than pursue it. References Abraham Ibrahim . 2009 . “ ‘Out to Get Us’: Queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... In this reading queer Palestinians become a “category of analysis” and an essentialized romanticized constellation of images and narratives used to make claims about the space of Israel-Palestine and the bodies and lives of Palestinian queers. The category ultimately allows, he argued, some North American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
... construction of the post-revolutionary Iranian diasporic queer subjectivities through an analysis of cultural production that included eighteen issues of the Iranian gay and lesbian magazine, Homan. I have participated in the editing and production of Iranian queer publications, HASH414 and Homan,15...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., approaches queer Lebanese life by centering the social spaces where such identities and expressions take shape. These sites become central to his analysis because they “enable [manifold sexual] encounters in the first place” (172). In a city marked by war, commercial development, and reconstruction, Merabet...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 2021
... consensus that academics were more deeply invested in cultivating their own platforms—in which queer Palestinian solidarity organizing was merely an object of analysis for Western audiences—than in contributing to the empowerment of queer Palestinians in Palestine” (200). Atshan also points out...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 122–131.
Published: 01 March 2024
... broadly interpreted by the authorities, the courts, and police to target queer people, even though since 2009 several lower courts (and the high appellate court of Mount Lebanon) have rejected prosecution cases based on this colonial-era law. Nevertheless, the number of arrests under this article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Masculinity studies achieved prominence in the academy of the global North during the 1990s, emerging alongside efforts within feminism and queer theory to move the spotlight of deconstructive analysis away from subordinated groups and toward the construction of normative identities...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Industries at Kings College, London. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, globalization; postcolonial and queer studies; Middle Eastern cultural studies; and theories of assemblage and affect. Previously Al-Qasimi held a research fellowship at the Center for the Study of Gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Serkan Gorkemli This article focuses on the Internet as a “digital closet” in the context of Turkish lesbian and gay activism in the 1990s and early 2000s. In its analysis of media and sexual discourse, the article first discusses traditional media, such as the printing press and television. While...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Haktan Ural; Fatma Umut Beşpınar Abstract This article examines how gay men engage with masculine respectability in urban Turkey. Our analysis of twenty-four in-depth interviews in Ankara shows that gay men’s self-presentation generally conforms to the expectations of masculine appearance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and critical theory, as well as abstract psychoanalysis, postcolonial critique, literary and political appropriations of psychoanalysis, colonial law and manipulations of kinship structures, postcolonial Islam, feminist, gender and queer theory, and fin-de-siècle culture. Al-Kassim is the author of On Pain...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” 2012 ). Furthermore, disregarding feminist and queer critique limits our capacities for political analysis and action, because it ignores the fact that the exercise of political power is gendered and the politics of intimacy is central to economic and political governance. For all the forces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
... rupture and recognizing heterogeneity. Differences within and across societies are often glossed over by macro formulations of empire and “peripheries,” East and West. An analysis beyond these constructs reveals many complicities informed by the hegemony of structures of power. For instance, in 2017...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to be PAUL AMAR  mn  45 relatively new, emerging to apply the lessons of feminist and queer stud- ies to the analysis of maleness and heterosexuality. But masculinity stud- ies can better be understood when recognized as a legacy of the oldest of social science fields. Eighteenth-century police...