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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nicola Pratt Women in Iraq: The Gender Impact of International Sanctions , Al-Jawaheri Yasmin Husein . London : I. B. Tauris , 2008 . Pp. xiv, 228 . ISBN: 978-1-84511-648-4 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
...-sanctioned medico-legal procedures regarding transsexuality as it has shifted from a method of reconciling one’s gender dysphoria to a medical, legal, and religious policing of sexuality. This paper examines the evolution of Khomeini’s original fatwa to argue that the Iranian ulama are manipulating...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2013
... hampers their efficacy as political agents. In this article I explore political commemoration in Syria as a socially sanctioned venue for apolitical political activity that allows women nonthreatening public visibility. I focus on the work of Dr. Nadia Khost in commemorative practices in Damascus to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
... (later Maryam) Mulkara’s effective lobbying of the religious-political establishment in Iran culminated in a fatwa by none other than Ayatollah Khomeini sanctioning sex reassignment surgery. Transsexuality, which had been a topic of curiosity and fascination approached through notions of natural...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
... perceptive, but she has clearly done her homework. The book is full of information that provides the reader with a historical context and insight into the human cost of sanctions and war. Yet it is not just a book about misery. Dancing in the No-Fly Zone is about people pursuing art...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 July 2009
... coursescourses across the critical social sciences and humanities. Women in Iraq: Th e Gender Impact of International Sanctions Yasmin Husein Al-Jawaheri. London: I. B. Tauris, 2008. Pp. xiv, 228. ISBN: 978-1-84511-648-4. Reviewed by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and culture. Equally important, it was countered by a force that bolstered and sanctioned aggressive, violent masculinities of the police and civilian men. The military, the police, and male civilians all performed masculine bravado though there were clear winners and losers. Gender, especially...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... organization Aswat-Palestinian Gay Women, and Sarah Schulman of the City University of New York, College of Staten Island, discussed the importance of academic participation in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Shafie argued that the BDS campaign integrates the demands of Palestinians in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with diaspora, persecution, and trauma but arrives at totally different conclusions is one of the significant contributions of her political journey and memoir. Schulman constructs a chronological account of her emergence as a supporter of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement, which is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... desire to police the boundary of the human. It “hypervisiblizes” raced, classed, and gendered bodies as sources of danger precisely to render the political nature of hierarchy invisible. In effect, the human-security state “queers” identity, sanctioning people as subjects of social and moral panic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... this collection presents a context-specific discussion of how legal, economic, and political regulations and practices promote a social environment in which certain intimate bonds are stigmatized, sanctioned, or dissolved while others are encouraged. We hope this volume will trigger further discussion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ideology and engagement (or struggle) with feminism. In addition to pursuing an agenda of greater religiosity among their communities, they have much in common concerning their gender frameworks, all expressing a commitment to a divinely sanctioned ideology supporting gender complementarity. Motherhood and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 88–90.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Western-imposed economic sanctions and the U.S. military air strikes upon Baghdad. Th e author has written the Introduction herself, in which she provides historical background for the literary tradition in Iraq leading up to the ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sanctioned and legitimized discourse and policy against Muslims. Thinly disguised as actions that would give the government time to review and strengthen already very stringent policies regarding visas of tourists, immigrants, and refugees, the EOs clearly target Muslims, cast them as security threats, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... The cross beats back and forth against her chest like an out-of-whack pendulum or fleeting prayer . . . and she whispers, ‘Always.’ There’s a collective gasp from the room” (5). Instead of providing the rote state-sanctioned answer, Leili surprises herself as well as her classmates with her bold...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... developed between fi ve Iraqi women living in exile in the city of London, UK. Set in the 1990s, the series of events takes place aft er the fi rst Gulf War, during the Western-imposed economic sanctions and the U.S. military air strikes upon Baghdad. Th e author has written the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...- munity support, which is absolutely vital in these times of crisis when no nation-state can provide social security or the protection of the law, families cannot risk defying the social sanction that might be provoked if a daughter works outside the home or remains unmarried and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 November 2010
... space, not covered by state regulations but subject to control and sanctions, transforms them into second-class citizens. Thus, their second coping strategy is community mobilization. Depending on the social and cultural backgrounds of the founders, they form different types of organization...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Islamization campaign, the National Faith Campaign (Bengio 1998 , 176–91; Rohde 2013 , 714–17). These efforts were widely understood as symbolic gestures aimed at appeasing religious forces and suppressing conspicuous consumption, given the severe UN sanctions; at the time most Iraqis could hardly afford to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... years through corruption and clientalism. The author sees this as a perpetuation of the worst attributes of a royal family (palace building, flaunting of wealth, immunity from legal sanction, use of family connections, and preparation of a hereditary dynasty). Kallander’s dynamic approach to the role of...