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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 81–86.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Azza Basarudin Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 AZZA BASARUDIN  81 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  Tracing Our Research Trajectories: Th e Study of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Anita Fábos; Emily Haddad Feminist activist and scholar Sondra Hale has made significant contributions to Sudan studies and politics through her research and her participation in Sudanese women’s rights advocacy and other progressive political movements. An analysis of Hale’s professional record as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... opportunities for women. Primary sources include major Persian-language biographies that have appeared in Iran over the last thirty years and research from two fieldwork trips. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 female religious authority mujtahida Islam...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Aymon Kreil Abstract This article addresses multiple paths of desire in Egypt. To date, research has mainly focused on the family as the realm of intimacy. To understand desire, it is important to take into account other contexts that contribute to shaping experience. Conversations about sex among...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Claudia Liebelt Abstract Based on research in Istanbul in 2013–14, the article describes a changing urban geography of beauty, which has multiple repercussions on women’s spatialized notions of femininity, intimate bodily grooming, and aesthetics. Beauty salons in two neighborhoods typically placed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nadje Al-Ali; Latif Tas Abstract Despite the recent outbreak of violence and conflict, peace continues to be high on the agenda of the Kurdish political movement and many progressive Turkish intellectuals and activists. Based on qualitative research we conducted in Diyarbakır, Istanbul, London, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Farrah Jafari Recent scholarly research on the Iranian transsexual raises significant issues about the position of Islam toward members of the transsexual community and about the challenges facing sexual lifestyles that are aberrant to heteronormative behavior in Iran. In 1967, the exiled Ayatollah...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... attached to important restrictions and foreclosures. The article conceptually and theoretically expands on my research on family law projects in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2011). Its title is inspired...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Yossi Yonah; Ishak Saporta This research study is a development of our previous study about the pre-vocational training program introduced to the Israeli education system in the 1950s. However, while in the previous study we examined the role this program played in making Israel’s ethnoworking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Hoda Elsadda The emergence of the New Woman in Egypt as a central trope in the nationalist narrative of nation-building and modernity has been the subject of scholarly interest for more than a decade, yet there has been little research on her logical counterpart: the New Man. Although...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Kaltham Ali Al-Ghanim This study is the first of its kind using field and documentary research sources. While official sources on the subject have proven the limitations of such data, the study uses a field survey of a sample of 2,787 women students at Qatar University representing 4.4% of Qatari...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... married or engaged. Qualitative research conducted from 2000 to 2007 reveals that while increasing numbers of young Iranian women engage in unprotected premarital sex, most have little information or concern about contracting HIV/STIs. Rather, many women are more afraid of the social risks of sexual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that there is room for women to advance in this traditional Islamic discipline and that further research is merited. David Simonowitz is Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He has taught Arabic language, “Islam in America,” “Art of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 89–102.
Published: 01 July 2011
... ideas and concepts, creative problem solving, and application. The researcher introduced role-playing to encourage more active learning among the students and to assess gender differences in their reactions to a method that requires a great deal of open-mindedness and risk-taking. Results indicated a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 with a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... venues of research regarding sexuality and the Arab Spring in the Middle East. Serkan Gorkemli is an assistant professor of English at the University of Connecticut. Before joining UConn, he taught at Purdue University, where he received a Ph.D. in English, and at Stanford University’s Program in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rodney Collins This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tunisia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men who have sex with men” (MSMs). Theoretically, the essay focuses on the politics of identity categories, how these categories travel, and the intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Amélie Le Renard This article deals with young urban Saudi women’s transgressions of rules regulating dress and public conduct in Riyadh. Many researchers on Middle Eastern societies interpret as resistance the silent practices adopted by subalterns such as women or youth. The existence of such...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... left unrealized. Women cope with stressors by praying, smoking, and taking sedatives. Further research and policy-related implications are discussed. Jihad Makhoul received her doctorate in Public Health from the University of Wollongong, Australia, in 1999. She is Associate Professor and Chair...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...