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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Karen G. Ruffle The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India , Abbas Shemeem Burney . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2002 . Pp. xxx + 209 . $45.00 Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
... : Princeton University Press , 2006 . Pp. ix, 263 . ISBN 9780691124216 Performing Islam: Gender and Ritual in Iran , Torab Azam . Boston : Brill Academic Publishers , 2006 . Pp. xvii, 300 . ISBN 9789004152953 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... selves): communal, ethnic, and national identities; and as a site for control and resistance. I demonstrate how, by exploring the intersection between public and private domains that is crucial to the power of the wedding ritual itself, these filmmakers both depict the dialogic relationship between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... become a site of conflict between the two main political rivals, Hamas and Fateh, and they also have implications for gender relations. Women are not passive observers of the conflict between the two parties and the new traditions and rituals these parties are inventing. Women are actively involved in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Dena Al-Adeeb Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 I returned to Iraq in March 2004 during ʿAshura, the commemoration rituals of the martyrdom of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, Imam Husayn, in the seventh century. It was a year after the US...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 112–115.
Published: 01 July 2007
... publications that refl ect the ambiguous and complex nature of women’s participation in Muslim and/or Sufi rituals. Among these are Elizabeth Fernea’s Guests of the Sheik (1965) in Iraq, Marjo Buitelaar’s Fasting and Feasting in Morocco (1993), Shakina Reinhertz’s Women Called to the Path of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... In chapter 2, which addresses textual representations of women’s lamentation and death rituals, the use of female figures to delimit boundaries between Islam and jahiliyya is further explored. Pre-Islamic Arabian mourning practices are condemned in a number of hadiths (which often associate them...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... collection, popular religiosity, theatricalized rituals, and satirical social practices opposing the military-modernist state are seen as more interesting cyphers for dis- sident masculinity than “sexuality.” Intersectional figurations of the spir- itual-erotic-political stand in for subjects of desire...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Chicago In this groundbreaking ethnography, Anne K. Rasmussen describes the contemporary role of women in the expressive and ritual culture of Indonesian Islam. Her compelling work broadens understandings of Muslim practices in the Islamicate world by considering how orality and aurality are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., too, uses to refer to the village women who participate in the zar— speaks through local culture. There are many other examples of women’s culture in the form of rituals and ceremonies that are also outside the frame of conventional Sudanese cul- ture, as well as outside party/state ideologies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., such as masturbation or lesbianism, is viewed negatively. This contrasts with Jewish feminist writing that challenges the obsession with women’s modesty in male produced ritual laws. Ritual laws assume that men cannot control their passions. Male rabbis tirelessly discuss women’s anatomy, arguing in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
... an issue in the discussion of diff erent types of hospitals and nurses. Chapter 4 deals with women’s ritual and social lives which ties into how information is transmitted. Rituals that eff ect wellness are covered here. Chapter 5, which is focused on faith, religion, and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ritual holiday observances with members. I also attended one month of classes in a Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem that trained women to become pilgrimage guides ( madrikhot ), an initiative that began in September 2014. This project aimed to recruit and train guides already fluent in multiple...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
... gay nor conflate their sexual encounters with homoerotic desire similar to what Huseyin Tapinc’s ( 1992 ) research revealed in Turkey. Rather, they perform their sexualities in a ritualized manner to prove their maleness or abilities at penetrating. Hence rather than ascribing to a sexual orientation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... contemporary religious leaders. A mosque, in contrast, is the site of communal Muslim ritual prayer. A ma’tam is also a community center for the Shi‘i community, who have suff ered from economic disadvantages and political repression, and a venue for communal support and services...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... (Princeton University Press 2006), as well as of a number of articles on the transformation of Shi‘i religious ritual, Islamist women’s participation in the public sphere, and Hezbollah in Lebanon. She is currently working on a co-authored book project with Mona Harb, tentatively titled...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ), cultural norms around privacy and intimacy (Şehlikoğlu 2015 ) continue to shape mobility and visibility for many conservative women in Turkey. 3 Women’s presence is also shaped by temporal frames, such as night and day, or periodic ritual services, which regiment space and stipulate where and when...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., showing that both options were affordable. Rather, such harassment was an expression of male dominance over women on streets, at workplaces, and in homes. Her analysis contextualizes how sexual harassment became coded and ritualized during this period of industrial urbanization. In chapter 6 and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
... social and cultural symbols, as well as to practices and rituals that have always buttressed functions of the state (Laroui 1977 , 82). 2. The first Amazigh association, the Association Marocaine de la Recherche et d’Échange Culturel (Moroccan Association for Research and Cultural Exchange), was...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2006
... feminisms in Morocco (including lib- eral feminism and religious feminism), the importance of ritual in the construction of feminine subjectivity, the rich oral culture of women, the issue of illiteracy, and the political economy of multilingualism wherein varying fluencies in Berber, Moroccan Arabic...