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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Paul Amar This article examines how everyday theories of masculinity and vernacular discourses of “masculinities in crisis” play crucial roles in misrecognizing, racializing, moralistically-depoliticizing, and class-displacing emergent social forces in the Middle East. Public discourses and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
... doing, also show the reproduction of the sexual and racial hierarchies in Brazilian nationalist ideology. 86  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:2 BELLY DANCING AND THE (EN)GENDERING OF ETHNIC SEXUALITY IN THE “MIXED...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
... engage in discourse on the Question of Palestine. Despite historical changes, the Ashkenazi-Mizrahi distinction is a racialized formation so resilient it manages to sustain itself through challenges rather than remain a frozen dichotomy. Smadar Lavie specializes in the anthropology of Egypt, Israel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., 2001, as a “turning point” rather than a starting point of Arab and Mus- lim American engagements with race and racialization, this important collection takes the fi eld of Arab American studies to the next level of theorizing by presenting a set of fresh, critical perspectives on the ra...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... openness and equality and the reality of exclusionary prac- tices that produce a racialized and ethnicized space, but that transna- tional concepts of openness such as “Enlightenment” and “civilization” have become gendered in the national imagination. Th e hyper-racialized space of the French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
... American Muslims, Karim provides insight into the complexities and tensions within the Muslim ummah, or com- munity. Th rough the diverse voices of the women she interviews, Karim constructs a compelling analysis of religion, class, racial identity, and gender in America. Karim writes for a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 219–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., but also to a practiced ignorance around geographic and racial difference, factors considered too anchored to an identity politics queer studies aims to move beyond. Genet, as is well known, delighted in the erotic draw of “abjection and evil” (3), dwelling in his novels and interviews on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2018
... works I analyze as Arab, Cheref offers genetic and racialized essentialisms as an alternative—for example, “Maghrebis are Imazighen (Berbers) and not Arab” and “Egyptians are not genetically Arab” (438). Cheref seems unaware of postcolonial and antiracialist contestations of genetic and other forms of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS  85 literary anthologies “ally themselves with various canons and also how they draw on discourses of racial identity” (173), in “Grandmothers, Grape Leaves, and Kahlil Gibran: Writing Race in Anthologies of Arab American Literature.” Moving toward an analysis of mainstream U.S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 July 2016
... over racialized bodies and lives, producing Israel’s “political economy of fear” (10)—an ideology that obscures and perpetuates violence and power inequities between colonizer and colonized, settler and native, sacred and profane. Shalhoub-Kevorkian pursues her theorization not through a distant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2013
... abuses experienced by individuals and groups across many sectors, Mahdavi points to how traf- ficking discourses focus almost exclusively on transnational sex workers in the UAE. These discourses are predicated on gendered, racialized, and Orientalist assumptions—where women, mostly young and from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 November 2017
... dual critique means excusing people of color from perpetuating abusive notions of power, an instinct that stems from a need to defend racialized Southwest Asian categories from being understood as inherently sexist, barbaric, and homophobic. Attention to how these power dynamics intersect and affect...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 July 2019
... racial and national Third World Struggles” rather than limit their political perspectives to an exceptionalized Palestinian/Israeli context (88). Further, at the Mizrahi Women’s conference, participants addressed the interrelations between Mizrahi and Palestinian feminist concerns, which had been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 July 2013
... areas are migration and diaspora, Orientalism and cross-cultural representation, and the ethno-racial and gender politics of literacy. Her current project centers on contemporary uses of Muslim Spain. Civantos has studied or conducted research in Spain, Argentina, Chile, Egypt, Syria...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 July 2016
... related expectation of joint women’s experiences and (potential for) solidarity. Instead, Wrapped demonstrates both the persistent Ashkenazi domination of most Israeli women’s nongovernmental organizations and the ways Ashkenazi Zionism and its deadly racial and national logic divide between groups of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of hate speech and incitements to racial hatred. Of particular interest for scholars working on the Middle East and its European diaspora is the criminalization of human rights viola- tions that contribute to incitement and which include religion, not only as a freedom of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
... include interventions from scholars, artists, public-health specialists, and feminist activists, most of whom would refuse these categorical distinctions since they operate from multiple positionalities. Tensions and conflicts are organized around class inequality, racialized demographic concerns...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Scholars and policy makers are increasingly conscious that multiple identities (religious, racial, ethnic, national, etc.) often operate simulta- neously and in a non-hierarchical fashion in a continuum of individual and communal allegiances. Recent scholarly literature has attempted to problematize...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... (Peter Lang, 2009) and the co-editor of Out of Place: Interrogat- contributors mn  157 ing Silences in Queerness/Raciality (with Esperanza Miyake, Raw Nerve Books, 2008) and Digital Cultures and the Politics of Emotion: Feelings, Affect and Technological...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Women’s Studies (www.aucegypt.edu/igws) at the American University in Cairo. Sedef Arat-Koç is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Her current research focuses on the racialization of Arabs and Muslims in...