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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176482.
Published: 18 April 2024
...Demet Gülçiçek Demet.Gulcicek.1@warwick.ac.uk Copyright © 2024 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2024 THIRD SPACE An Article That I Am Not in the Mood to Write Anymore Motivations to Research about Popular Feminism DEMET GÜLÇIÇEK M y friends have grown bored of me...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 72–95.
Published: 01 March 2023
... on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans. Such measures are then used to survey scholarship produced about LGBTQ Iranians. Results show that scholarly interest in “LGBTQ Iran” has increased from 2001 on. The article demonstrates the complexity of balancing ethical measures in research and argues...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176365.
Published: 18 April 2024
...Golnesa Rezanezhad Pishkhani Abstract This article explores women’s agency in the production of handwoven rugs in both rural and urban areas of contemporary northern Iran. It examines research data through an intersectional lens to understand how various factors render subjects able or unable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 357–378.
Published: 01 November 2023
... activists and Kurdish activists in Turkey and the wider region have been subject to in-depth research over the past decade, Kurdish Islamist women have largely been overlooked in the literature. The article focuses on the complex relationship between ethnicity and religion in understanding Kurdish Islamist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Alexandra Parrs Abstract This article reflects on gender relations among Egyptian Dom/Ghagar. It is based on an examination of the representations of Dom women by European Orientalists in Egyptian movies, Egyptian media, and ethnographic research among Dom communities in Egypt, particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
... histories of female medical practitioners by looking at case studies spanning the twentieth century from Algeria, Palestine, Israel, Iran, and Iraq. The introduction to this issue offers an overview of existing scholarship and charts sources and directions for future research and historical actors yet...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
... or with complicity with the Islamic Republic’s conservative brand of Shiism. To examine the complexities of such practices in the United States, this research relies on the ethnography of a monthly domestic gathering in LA that offers a hybrid blend of multiple devotional and social genres. The article demonstrates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Mustafa Menshawy Abstract Research on the powers or roles of first ladies in authoritarian Arab states suffers from two gaps. First, there are always attempts to homogenize women under which the president’s spouse is simply subsumed within categories such as “Arab women,” “Muslim women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 Writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Researchers have assumed that religious zealotry was the primary inspiration for boys to enlist in the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, ignoring the ways in which class inflected boyhood. While religious fervor may have been a motivation for some of the poor and working-class Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... 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 by Deniz...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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. Increased gender challenges are typically attributed to the end of the Iran-Iraq War and the death of Khomeini, leader of the Islamic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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...