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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... am attentive to interiority and psychology in A Mountainous Journey , which I read to examine the writing of self in relation to intimates in Tuqan’s life. I examine Tuqan’s writing of life-as-journey and the protagonist’s struggle to articulate a self in a traumatic family context the author...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the individualist con- struct of self and attuned to theorizing a more relational subject, or at least a relational female subject (Chodorow 1978; Flax 1993), relationality has given way to autonomy in discussions of desire. Cultural feminists, the most com- mitted of feminist scholars of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and Arabic literature. 2 My goal is to expose the relational qualities of her coming to self and voice against the backdrop of the Moroccan nationalist struggle for independence and subsequent nation building and patriarchal family dynamics. Abouzeid articulates the nuances of finding her place as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... examination of how these identities are gendered, relating to questions of morals and class. In this regard Lara Deeb and Mona Harb’s Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shiʿite South Beirut (2013) shows how modes of leisure are a new locus for moral, class, and political sectarian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Christa Salamandra Women and the Media in the Middle East: Power through Self-Expression , Sakr Naomi , editor. London : I. B. Tauris , 2004 . viii + 248 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. £45.00 hardback, £15.99 paperback. Copyright © 2006 Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... regime to Israel’s. Exhibiting the liberated self would be just as effective for highlighting Westernness among Poles, but because their gender relations do not attract the same attention, they can consider other strategies as well. Many arrived in Israel as refugees from the Holocaust and wanted to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... characteristics they emphasized; then positioning of the “self” in relation to a collective history of expulsion, repression, and resistance; third, metaphors of collective situation; and finally, stance toward the researcher and the outside world. Colleagues from milieus close to the camps listened to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 149–163.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sondra Hale Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 sondra hale  mn  149 A PROPENSITY FOR SELF-SUBVERSION AND A TASTE FOR LIBERATION AN A FT ERWOR D Sondra Hale...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... tensions between cosmopolitan Islamic feminism and secular nationalism. This essay describes how memoir (whether an actual memoir, such as The Turkish Ordeal , or a fictional memoir, such as The Shirt of Flame ) constructs the object of its knowledge (the feminist self), and furthermore, how the feminist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
... discussion of Kenneth J. Gergen’s Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community (Oxford University Press, 2009). Third, I review some of the standing tropes through which Arab women as subjects are viewed. Fourth, I explore what these inquiries could mean for the study of Arab women’s subjectivity and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Center of the City University of New York. Her dissertation, titled “Race against Time: Governing Femininity and Reproducing the Future in Revolutionary Iraq, 1945-63,” looks at family and gender reform in Iraq in relation to secular and Islamic pedagogies of self-formation and to new productions of time...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
...’ impact does not imply that they should be interpreted as resistance. In fact, transgressive acts are embedded in shifting power relations in the context of reform. In the third section, I show how transgressions have long-term implications for shaping groupings, identifications, and exclusions. Some...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and technologies of the self. If, as Henrietta Moore suggests, “self-other relations are always acts of imaginative identification” (75), then creating the Mère Célibataire also involves an imaginative reconfiguration of the relationship between woman (self) and fetus (other) that can exceed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... between estranged partners over the right to have their fertilized eggs implanted in a surrogate mother's womb. The paper probes the political repercussions of the case in terms of the impact on the pronatalist local order and gender relations. It shows that certain subjects, mostly those of a more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... gender are conegotiated in football in Turkey. In addition, this article critiques the mission the TFF ascribes to women fans, delineating them as naturally polite guardians of an imposed sense of fair play. I show that women fans have a complex relation with “hegemonic masculinity” whereby they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to veiling, gender relations, marriage, and sexuality. This paper examines this particular segment of titles in order to determine how they present a set of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that we would recognize as erotic in nature—that is, pertaining to sexual desire and its expression, romantic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... “asynchronization,” namely, feeling as if they are lagging behind or deviating from the normal masculine life trajectory. At the community level, men vary greatly in their disclosure practices, but all are preoccupied with monitoring the flow of infertility-related information. We attribute the centrality of this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and responsibility in terms of relations of patronage and fictive kin. For example, Arab women in service, after they left the employing family, continued to claim patronage and resources for themselves and sometimes for their children as well. The outbreak of the civil war in 1975, however, marked a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
... self-consciously gay in terms of both lifestyles and politics. Performing a gay identity and an associated gay lifestyle allows for everyday interactions and fosters community relations across virtual and material places. The construction and performance of gay identities on the basis of everyday...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
...). The trajectory of this discussion animates the connections within GayRomeo.com between queer practices, self-description, and local identity politics and social relations. With each section, I discuss how these connections are mobilized in various ways, beginning with the productive...