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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Liat Kozma; Benny Nuriely Abstract The article analyzes the gendered experience at Hebrew University Medical School in its first two decades, 1950–70. Contrary to earlier studies on women in medicine, which focused on immigrant doctors to late Ottoman and mandatory Palestine, gendering the future...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 1. Total Hebrew University Medical School graduates compared to female graduates, 1952–79. Hebrew University Archives, graduation ceremony, 1952–79. The year 1971 is missing from the archival data. More
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 3. The first class to graduate from the government nursing school in Mashhad, ca. 1939. The students are dressed up as nursing “heroes,” such as Florence Nightingale (portrayed by the student in the middle holding a lamp) and a Catholic nun. Rolla Hoffman, Nurses Shah Reza Hosp More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi This article sketches a history of Iran’s early girls’ school movement and examines its origins, goals, curricular content, and relationship to the state. It revises the tendency in the existing scholarship on modern education and reform to credit the Pahlavi state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 36–58.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Figure 3. The first class to graduate from the government nursing school in Mashhad, ca. 1939. The students are dressed up as nursing “heroes,” such as Florence Nightingale (portrayed by the student in the middle holding a lamp) and a Catholic nun. Rolla Hoffman, Nurses Shah Reza Hosp...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Nadine Sinno Abstract Directed by Saudi Arabian filmmaker Faiza Ambah, Mariam (2015) portrays the struggles of Mariam, a Muslim French teenager who decides to wear the hijab but must contend with her school’s enforcement of a 2004 French law banning religious symbols from public institutions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 291–316.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Susanna Ferguson Abstract In 1874–75 American Protestant missionaries in Beirut published two astronomy textbooks in Arabic. While male students at the Syrian Protestant College studied Cornelius Van Dyck’s Foundations of Astronomy , girls at secondary schools—the highest level of female education...
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 1. The Sun’s Daily Motion (Everett 1875 : 66). Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections, Near East School of Theology, Beirut. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and School of Public Policy, University of Michigan. In parts of the Islamic world, fundamental in discussions of women’s rights are personal status codes or family law (concerning marital duties and re- sponsibilities, divorce and repudiation, inheritance, child...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 102–104.
Published: 01 November 2006
... BOOK REVIEWS  Women’s Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform Lynn Welchman, ed. London & New York: Zed Books Ltd, 2004. 300 pp. $26.95 Reviewed by Louise Halper, Washington & Lee University School of Law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... provide Qur’anic school education, including literacy training, for older, often illiterate, women for whom there are few other educational opportunities. The Salafis disapprove of Sufism and folk Islam, and in Yemen these activities have often been forced underground. Here I analyze the types of benefits...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and in France that impact Muslim women, i.e., the Personal Status Code (moudawana) reform in Morocco, the ban on wearing “overt” religious insignia in public schools in France, and personal and professional goals and challenges. The data analysis shows that the greatest similarities occur among samples...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... were assigned, as mothers and wives, a special role in the AIU’s efforts: to help Jewish boys and men pursue commercial or professional careers in French-dominated society. The AIU schools set out to win Moroccan Jews away from despised Muslim gender and sexual norms by Europeanizing Jews’ marriage...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 14. Fadia Basrawi (first row center), the only Arab in her Aramco graduating school class, is strategically placed at the center of the frame in the formal graduating class photograph in 1965. More
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 8. Fahmi Basrawi often turned the lens of his Rolleicord camera on himself and his intimates, using the camera to document his narrative and compile an archive as both an Aramco employee and a family man. In this picture he poses for his own camera at his desk in the Jabal School More
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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 More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2014
... by Marta Pietrobelli, University of London book reviews  mn  129 As the reader is invited into the very specific context of al-Khatwa Secondary High School for Girls, a public school located in Bawadi al- Naseem in Jordan, the author starts off...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... through socialization (Harrison et al. 1997). The recognition of two gender worlds influences the education pro- cess in school. Studies have indicated that assignment of a teacher of a particular gender to a class influences pupils’ level of achievements and motivation to study...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Just as Mizrahi boys were channeled into the pre-vocational program on the basis of their country of origin—a prelude to their assignment to post-elementary vocational schools—one would expect that Mizrahi girls would undergo an identical experience. However, despite the par- ticularistic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and their place in the national middle class (e.g., Lo 2002 ; Patton 1996 ). The Middle East is no exception. Histories of the medical profession in the Middle East have addressed medical schools, study missions to Europe, and the production of male physicians. They have also studied these men’s employment...