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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Chaban Righteous Transgressions: Women’s Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right . Ben Shitrit Lihi . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 . 304 pages. isbn 9780691164571. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Sara Pursley This article discusses the writings of Amina bint Haydar al-Sadr, a prolific Shi‘i intellectual and novelist in Najaf during the 1960s and 1970s more commonly known by her pen name Bint al-Huda (“Daughter of the Right Path”). It examines the author’s ambivalence about marriage in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Palestinians should oppose abortion as part of steadfast support for the national cause. Criminalization of abortion in Palestine and other violations of women’s health rights are forms of gender-based violence legitimized by society and the Palestinian Authority and reinforced by Israeli colonial aggression...
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Published: 01 July 2017
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Bettina Dennerlein This paper focuses on competing appropriations of international women’s rights standards in the framework of the Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission (ERC) and its follow-up projects. I argue that, even if the ERC’s gender approach has been introduced as part of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Susan MacDougall Modernizing Patriarchy: The Politics of Women’s Rights in Morocco . Elliott Katja Zvan . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . 233 pages. isbn 9781477302446 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Despite a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Berlin in 2015–16, we show that Kurdish activists have struggled to make the eradication of gender-based inequalities and violence central to the wider Kurdish peace movement, while Turkish women’s rights activists have increasingly recognized that the war against the Kurds, “like a blanket,” often...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Katja Žvan Elliott This article examines the rarely talked about subtleties of Moroccan reform in the realm of women’s rights and its inadequate fulfillment of obligations to international human rights standards. The Preamble to Morocco’s post-Arab Spring 2011 constitution follows the example of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 November 2005
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES IN THE SHADOW OF THE STATE: Changing Defi nitions of Arab Women’s “Developmental” Citizenship Rights Mervat F. Hatem  he literature on citizenship and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 96–107.
Published: 01 November 2005
... currently working on a history of women’s human rights movements in Muslim societies. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 96  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 102–104.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Louise Halper Women’s Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform , Welchman Lynn , ed. London & New York : Zed Books Ltd , 2004 . 300 pp. $26.95 Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 102  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Hilary M. Fineman The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco , Slyomovics Susan . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2005 . Pp. 271. ISBN 0812238583 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 122  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Núria Silleras-Fernández Her Day in Court: Women’s Property Rights in Fifteenth-Century Granada , Shatzmiller Maya . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2007 . Pp. viii, 277 . ISBN 978-0-674-02501-1 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 116...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Lila Abu-Lughod Rather than arguing about whether “Muslim women” do or do not have rights, I suggest that we begin from the premise that the concept of, and the practices around, “Muslim women’s rights” have an active social life today that can and should be studied ethnographically. The kinds of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Islamic Law: A Look at the Conference on “Women’s Rights: Beyond Rhetoric” Naazneen Diwan, University of California, Los Angeles he Los Angeles Muslim community, positioned in a Western me- Ttropolis, thriving with intersectional views of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elham Gheytanchi The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran , Osanloo Arzoo . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2009 . 258 pages. ISBN 978-0-691-13547-2 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
... France with non-governmental organization workers and village girls, it demonstrates how humanitarian work is rendered meaningful by specific actors, its effects coexisting alongside, rather than supplanting, other forms of sociality. In tracing the ways in which a youth habitus based on rights is “made...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jessica Newman Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco , Salime Zakia . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2011 . 248 pages. ISBN 978-0-8166-5134-5 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 130  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
...I. Okwuje States and Women’s Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco , Charrad Mounira M. . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2001 . xviii + 341 pp. Bibliography, index. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN 0-520-07323-1 ; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 0-520-22576-7...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 148–150.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Zehra Arat The New Legal Status of Women in Turkey , Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) New Legal Status of Women in Turkey . April 2002 . Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 148  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES The New Legal...