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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
... © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 fashionable veiling zeena beautification concealment satr There are so many nice styles of veiling available now. There are trendy veils, nice veil accessories, and so on. Before, there were few options available, but now you...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2017
... gender norms (see also Gökarıksel 2016 ). In “Disreputable by Definition” Hanan Hammad explains how interwar Egyptian women participated in theft. Poverty placed women in an antagonistic relationship with the elite ideal of satr , a concept of Egyptian respectability that emphasizes “sexual, moral...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... gendered notions of reputation in urban contexts of dislocation, vulnerability, and economic insecurity. Petty theft offered the possibility of material gain without great loss to social status for women with few material or social protections in urban Egypt. The popular term satr (feminine adj. mastura...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... khuntha mushkil should follow female dress requirements because a woman’s state of ritual purity is based in all circumstances on satr al-ʿawra , or “covering the nakedness,” whereas if the khuntha became a man, his earlier failure to wear seamless clothes could be excused as an exceptional circumstance...