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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 July 2015
... current historical moment. Seven entries were published in issue 11:1, and a final set of entries will be published in issue 11:3.—The Editors Editors’ note: A number of activists in Saudi Arabia declined to write about specific “feminist formations” they were involved in. The editors asked Al...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Neha Vora A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia Le Renard Amélie Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 224 pages. isbn 9780804785440 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 There is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sanna Dhahir Abstract Saudi fiction written by women reflects the rapid changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia as a result of oil wealth and globalization. Increased education and work opportunities, exposure to the outside world, and a better awareness of the cultural and political dynamics at work in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Zahia Smail Salhi Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia , Yamani Maha A. Z. . Reading : Ithaca Press , 2008 . Pp. xii, 275 . ISBN 978-0-86372-326-1 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 134  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 of such...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 131–133.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Annemarie van Geel A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia , Al-Rasheed Madawi . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . 333 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-12252-8 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Madawi Al-Rasheed Modern Woman in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Rights, Challenges, and Achievements . Hend T. Al-Sudairy . Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars , 2017 147 pages. isbn 1443872814. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Academic...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a Saudi Arabian Girl Scout. This photograph of young Fadia reading the Scout’s Pledge appeared in a story in the April 1961 issue of Aramco World . Photograph by Fahmi Basrawi. Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a Saudi Arabian Girl Scout. This photograph of young Fadia reading the Scout’s Pledge appeared in a story in the April 1961 issue of Aramco World . Photograph by Fahmi Basrawi. Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
... critique of the Saudi system. Paratextual framing of the marketed book and translational choices emphasized the fiction as a writing of “experience,” bringing it closer to the memoir genre and linking it to a tradition of what I call Orientalist ethnographicism. These effects produce a work and author...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 236–241.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Saffaa Hassanein Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 In November 2012 I published in a photo-essay a body of artworks titled I Am My Own Guardian to criticize the discriminatory laws requiring male guardianship of adult women in Saudi Arabia (Muftah...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 6. Fahmi Basrawi stands front and center with his students in Dhahran in 1946. Behind them is the newly established Aramco Jabal School. Ali al-Nuʿaymi, later the first Saudi CEO of Aramco, stands in the front row right holding a baseball. The back of the photograph is stamped “Velox” in More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 450–452.
Published: 01 November 2016
... coexisting masculinities. If we agree that the authenticity and reach of neologisms depends on their grounding in Arab sociocultural life, then the potential for marjala is vast. The word is commonly used in daily language and Arabic cultural productions from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Activism in Saudi Arabia takes many forms, most of which are not formal or recognized as activism. The Sunday Women Group (SWG) was established in Riyadh in January 1994 by a group of academics from King Saud...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 362.
Published: 01 November 2018
... living room evokes the domestic intimacy of an upper-middle-class abode in Medina on January 24, 1937, five years after the founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It portrays a family world that preexisted such national entities and a lifeworld bound to others before the cultural reconfigurations and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ethnographic material. A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia Madawi Al-Rasheed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 333 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-12252-8. Reviewed by Annemarie van Geel, Radboud University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Rima Dunn; Adam George Dunn Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Some Islamic countries, such as Saudi Arabia and Iran, prohibit sales of the Barbie doll, because she promotes “degenerate values,” leaving them to the black market. The Saudi religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Nancy L. Stockdale Films screened at Arab Film Festival Texas ,, Wadjda . Al Mansour Haifaa , director (Saudi Arabia/Germany, 2012) Nesma’s Birds . Ali Najwan and Ali Medoo , directors (Iraq/United Kingdom/Netherlands, 2013) Om Amira . Ismail Naji...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 133–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-Rasheed’s focus lies solely on Islamist and liberal women, therewith foregoing the perhaps slightly more complex diversity of Saudi women. Also, while one of Al-Rasheed’s sources seems to be a wealth of interviews with Saudi women, their voices do not resound much throughout her work. Furthermore...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Alliances: Institutionalizing Gender and Women’s Studies in the Arab Region; Paths Forward,” on August 29–30, 2012, at the University of Jordan in Amman. Fourteen scholars engaged in teaching or research in gender and women’s studies or both from universities in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia...