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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 November 2019
... includes restrictions on discussions around virginity. The movies A Madonna in Laleli ( Azize: Bir Laleli Hikayesi , 1999) and Secret ( Saklı , 2015) have a special place in the Turkish film archive because of their focus on revirginization practices. Revirginization is the set of methods women use to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., COFFEEHOUSES, AND “SECRET GARDENS” OF CONTEMPORARY TUNIS Rodney Collins mn Abstract This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tuni- sia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... concludes that women’s writings, used as primary sources by Turkish historians, provided an insider’s point of view on the secretive life of the harem and its inhabitants and attracted a popular readership, thus exposing wider audiences to an Ottoman-centered historical discourse, and ultimately played an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
... states pre-codification; in contrast, judges have less flexibility in their rulings and women have less agency today. Providing a Foucaultian framework for the emergence of secret marriages, Hasso characterizes state codification of family law and re- sponse to unconventional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
... call for trials of torturers at Derb Moulay Cherif, Casablanca’s secret detention center, especially a trial for the head of operations, Youssfi Kaddour, considered responsible for their deaths (Moussadak 1999:np). Although the Moroccan state has imprisoned tens of thousands...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 November 2018
... archive, resulting in her arrest for treason. Through Kam’s example Azoulay critiques Derrida’s characterization of the sentries, or agents of the state, who guard the archive and its secrets from the public. Instead of upholding an unjust law by assuming the singular power to interpret its secret archive...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-going, co-authored work in progress, which is to document the Moroccan state project to transform Casablanca’s notorious former secret prison, Derb Moulay Cherif, into a museum and community center. Morocco is currently engaged in a variety of communal reparation projects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 July 2016
... receives a love letter from a boy, a classmate, she realizes the significance of language. First, it is written in French; second, her father destroys it. Through this incident she discovers a secret: love is a trespassing action, and its vehicle is the second language. This is the moment of her awakening...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Etel . 2010 [1977]. Sitt Marie Rose . Beirut : Tamyras . Amyuni Mona Takieddine . 1998 . “ The Secret of Being a Woman: On Etel Adnan’s Quest .” Al-Jadid 4 , no. 25 . www.aljadid.com/content/%E2%80%98-secret-being-woman-etel-adnans-quest . Anzaldúa Gloria . 2012 [1987...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 168–172.
Published: 01 March 2017
... you know, they are underage. Another specialist and I try to see their parents, we try to bring them closer. We are not saying that marriages are successful 100 percent of the time, but we see the partner as one who protects her, keeps her secret ( yistir ʿalayha ). They referred her to us because...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
... citizens to join. Afkhami sees this as her major political mistake. She insists that she never wrote a direct report for the Shah, nor had direct orders from the Shah. This may very well have been the case, but in a nation where the dreaded SAVAK secret police infiltrated all institutions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 93–96.
Published: 01 July 2009
... despair at seeing her blood spilled. In the Lebanese story “Th e Language of the Secret,” by Najwa Barakat, a young boy runs away from the burdens of responsibility as a provider for his mother during the war, to embark on a mysterious religious quest. We fi nd stories like “Chat,” by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nadine naber  mn  129 recently, some strands of anthropology have aligned more explicitly with the military and intelligence agencies of the post-September 11 War on Terror—from embedded, militarized research teams to new secretive Central Intelligence Agency-linked fellowship programs that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 133–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Typol- ogy of author (“Author and Self and of theoretical approach (“The Politics of Time and Space: A Fractured Modernity she then moves to issues of gender (“Voyages in Manistan: the Female Traveller and the Secret Woman”) and religion (“Islam: Return Journeys What Gemie gains...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
... interesting contrast to the way ‘urfi mar- riages are usually secret, perhaps optimistically alluding to the potential for change and how attitudes are already shifting. There has been a great deal of change occurring in the Middle East since Hasso published Consuming Desires, and it is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 217–220.
Published: 01 July 2018
... genocide as an open secret, something discussed in private and passed down from generation to generation between women through one-on-one confessions that compel each woman confidant to silence. In other words, women pass on familial accounts of genocide privately to other women so that memories are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
... secret class of women in her home. When Nafi si tries to uncover the ideological contradictions to her earlier students in the university, many refuse to see. In a symbolic act of condemnation, they try and convict Gatsby of immorality, com- pletely overlooking the fact that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... desert, Nicola learns from the tribes how to survive in the desert and becomes acquainted with its secrets. As for dealing with the city bureaucracy, Nicola leaves that to Antun Bey, his Cairo partner. When his now grown daughter, Ilya, joins him from Italy, Nicola leaves her with the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... interview. For most men, according to their self-reports, the interview was the fi rst time they had shared such detailed information about their experiences of infertility. In this respect, the interviews appeared to play a cathartic role in relieving men of a secret burden. Maybe owing to this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Murtiza . 1988 . Pulis-i Khafi-i Iran, Mururi bar Rukhdadha-i Siasi va Tarikhchih-i Shahrbani (1299–1320) ( Secret Police in Iran: A Study of Political Events and History of Law Enforcement in Iran, 1921–1942 ). Tehran : Ghughnus . Sedghi Hamideh . 2007 . Women and Politics in Iran...