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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 291–316.
Published: 01 November 2023
...—studied Eliza Everett’s Principles of Astronomy: For Use in Schools . These texts appeared at the height of a cross-cultural encounter between American Protestants and the inhabitants of Beirut and Mount Lebanon that added new meanings to the Arabic concept of science ( ʿilm ). Historians have analyzed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., and Morocco Mounira M. Charrad. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. xviii + 341 pp. Bibliography, index. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN 0-520-07323-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 0-520-22576-7. Reviewed by I. Okwuje, Department of Political Science...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., science, and scientific experts. They also suggest the influence of non-Islamic religious constituencies on Muslim interpretations of reproductive health technologies. Many of these websites offer different fatwas in different languages because they aggregate the labor of multiple experts under...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Maryam Rutner Abstract This article sheds light on the most influential woman religious scholar in twentieth-century Iran, Nusrat Amin (1886–1983). Contemporaneous prominent men religious scholars recognized Amin’s religious authority and expertise in Islamic sciences despite her gender. Amin’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East. We very much value your impressive pioneering and important work on medical anthropology, science and reproductive technologies, the anthropology of gender, and religion in the Middle East. Your thick ethnographic accounts of the lives of men and women who struggle with infertility and how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... in Algeria. Equally, he acknowledged the rise of active women who have been fighting to make their voices heard and to break into the public sphere, which has so often been judged as men’s sphere. Armed with professional expertise, social science data, and political commitment, these women campaigned...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 July 2009
... cultural studies. It adds a signifi cant case study to the growing body of work on the history of the human sciences. Many among those who study the picture of modernity sketched by Michel Foucault seek such case studies ostensibly because they fi ll in its missing colonial and postcolonial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 151–153.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Shitrit’s research centers on the intersections of gender, religion, and politics in the Middle East. Marie Duboc is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Tübingen in Germany. She is a political sociologist studying Middle East politics through the lens of social movements...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... University of Beirut. His research interests include the history of biomedical and social sciences and of social transformations in modern Iran, as well as the history of smuggling and state and border formations in Mandatory Lebanon and Palestine. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2007
... studies, women’s studies, and gender studies through interdisciplinary contributions in the social sciences and humanities. The journal en- courages research that uses innovative theoretical, epistemological, and methodological approaches. It invites original scholarship, including research...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 I am a cross-disciplinary artist and a researcher, and my work explores the collaborative potential between art and the biological sciences. My conceptual work Saltwater Heart (2015), installed on the deck...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 132–133.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel. Her research interest is the domain of women’s health, with a focus on issues related to reproduction: new procreative technologies, reproductive policy, and gender power relations. Central to her work is the linking of cultural and political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... at the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel. Her primary research domain is medical technologies and gender, with a focus on procreative and genetic technologies. Professor Birenbaum- Carmeli has published extensively on these subjects in a wide...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in Middle Eastern gender and health issues, Dr. Inhorn has conducted Fulbright and National Science Foundation– funded research on the social impact of infertility, assisted reproductive technologies, and fertility tourism in Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Arab America over...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 July 2020
... interested in what got you into the social sciences, what led you to make that shift, and whether your background in the natural sciences or the physical sciences influenced some of your thinking or approach toward some of the topics that you study? AN: The short answer is clichéd: it was the sixties...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 A new cycle has begun for JMEWS , the primary publication venue in English for interdisciplinary scholarship in the field of Middle East gender, sexuality, and women’s studies in the interpretive social sciences...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... with the religious sciences and education in one form another (Kahhala 1977, 3:181–2; Bewley 2004, 8). In fact, brief accounts of female masters exist; occasionally they also taught men, in- cluding some who became masters themselves. Although the circum- stances of their practice were possibly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 69–71.
Published: 01 March 2020
... disciplinarity. The volume almost exclusively engages with social-science literature, which in certain cases seems lacking. Because the studies employ an explicitly feminist analysis, it may have been productive to expand the disciplinary framework of the volume and include first-person narratives, memoirs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in association with the Law and Political Science Faculty of the University of Tehran. Th e conference provided a fascinating example of “ijtihad iinn aaction”ction” ((InhornInhorn 22006c),006c), oorr tthehe kkindind of rigorous debate that is the norm in Shia jurisprudence. Some Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 126–127.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 126  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  7:2 contributors mn Mervat F. Hatem is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Howard University...