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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Mervat F. Hatem This paper examines the work of Egyptian ‘A’isha Abdel Rahman (who acquired the pen name of Bint al-Shati’ in the 1930s) on the tarajim (biographies) of women of the prophetic households published in the 1950s and the 1960s. It begins by shedding light on personal and intellectual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 318–320.
Published: 01 July 2017
... religious and secular notions. Only chapter 4 considers the dialectic between Islamic texts and public reception. Although Gadelrab makes passing reference to ʿAbd al-Rahman Ismaʾil’s Tibb al-rukkah ( Popular Medicine ), which criticized female healers (who were often chastised for their practices by male...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 89–111.
Published: 01 July 2005
... banned as “unlawful circumcision” in 1946, that law was politically resisted by Su- danese, who saw it as a British colonial imposition and largely ignored it (Gruenbaum 2001:206-7; Abusharaf 2001:119; see also Toubia and Rahman 2000). Later, even that law was deleted under the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... licentiousness, and Najat Rahman analyzes the masculinities of the Prophet Abraham as narrated by Naguib Mahfouz. Jumping to the genre of popular film in the “Holy Land,” Rob K. Baum interrogates popular narratives in Israeli films that trouble the cliché trope of Palestinians and Israelis finding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
... certain image of lo- cal women. The figure of the Oriental woman—the downtrodden veiled wife or eroticized harem slave—gives the colonial power its civilizing mission, its justifying purpose. Raniya Abd al-Rahman (2001, 116, 117) 22  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  9:2 discusses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
... government position of Amna Abdel Rahman Hassan et al. (1986) did not take a negative position toward elements of “women’s culture.” Samira Amin Ahmed et al., taking a liberal-to-moderate position, more openly criticized circumcision, the zar, and other customs: Another set of constraints on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... notations of the above information. Aramco staff photographer (public affairs department). The ferocious capitalist modernization of Saudi Arabia was largely due to the development of the oil industry. Abdel Rahman Munif’s ( 1989 ) novel Cities of Salt exquisitely renders the impact of US oil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as the archetype for that period (Abouzeid 1999 , 25). Its protagonist, ʿAbd al-Rahman, an intellectual, mentors factory workers ( ummal ) while they are imprisoned together protesting the colonial regime. Tomorrow similarly contains a character who is a woman intellectual leading women workers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... quantitatively and qualitatively, that of their male counterparts.” The women writers’ dominance catalyzed the growth of the New Age feminist writing. ʿAbd al-Rahman Abu ʿUf ( 2012 ) points out that “creative works of the 1990s both reflected and inverted reality; they attempted to articulate and explain the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
... responsible for “the original sin” (Abdul-Rahman 1999 , 199). This has no basis in the Islamic texts, wherein evil is never associated with a serpent and “woman is never singled out as the initiator or temptress of evil” (Wadud 1999 , 25). The “ancients” of al-Tahawy’s local Bedouin culture “saw the snake...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... – 94. Panjaitan-Drioadisuryo, D. M. Rosintan, and Kathleen Cloud 1999  Gender, Self-Employment and Microcredit Programs: An Indonesian   Case Study. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 39: 767 – 79. Rahman, Aminur 1999  Micro-Credit Initiatives for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... collective belonging, it is attached to experiences with men: “During the days I spent with Dr Abd al-Rahman Shuqair and Kamal Nasir in their hide-outs, I discovered the difference between a person’s feelings and thoughts when acting alone and those when working with a group. I tasted the joy of collective...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 6–28.
Published: 01 March 2005
... unaddressed complexities and contra- dictions. From the middle decades of the twentieth century, a new set of inter- preting women educated in secular universities began to appear on the scene. In Egypt, fiAisha fiAbd al-Rahman (widely known by the pen name, Bint al- Shati’) was also the daughter of a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., and variants of it are used in printing most books in languages that use Arabic type-faces and fonts. At the head of the composition she placed a large basmala, the phrase b’ism Allah al-rahman al-rahim (Ar., in the name of God the Merciful, the Benefi cent). Th is part, however, she rendered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 8–39.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-Sayyida Lalla Fatna bint Sidi Muhammad bin ‘Abd al-Rahman wrote to the sultan to report their capture and their conditions, no doubt to seek his help with a ransom arrangement. She gave a graphic narration of her plight: judith E. Tucker  mn  21...