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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... same time, this redemptive narrative seeks to sever the link between masculinity and sectarian cultures that, still today, celebrate violence committed during the civil war. Sune Haugbolle is Assistant Professor in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Department for Cross-Cultural and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 July 2015
... political, legal, and sexual rights that are different from other sectarian communities. This social movement considers secularism to have its own “culture,” one that promotes religious and cultural tolerance, women’s rights, economic independence, gay rights, and free speech. The advocates believe that a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 November 2016
... seven literary tropes through which the city can be understood; the five content chapters then focus on how these tropes are used in a selection of novels about Beirut. Aghacy understands the city of Beirut to be a “multiple construct—urban and rural, sectarian and secular, liberal and conservative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2012
... culture within Lebanon’s sectarian system. Further, his study examines the material bases of patri- archy and the inextricability of patriarchy and neoliberalism by drawing book reviews  mn  109 on Peter Gran’s “ethnic-tribal” (i.e. sectarian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 July 2015
... sectarian conflict in Lebanon, and the alliance between comprador capitalism and the police state in Egypt. I argue that the emergence of gender as an active crucible of crisis—as opposed to a mere allegory of crisis—in Arabic literature is specific to the late modern period during which the selected texts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
...; when his image began to be presented in less condemnatory ways in the ninth century, attempts were also made to rehabilitate Hind, portraying her as more stereotypically feminine, chaste, and Muslim. Her image has thus been shaped by a number of political, sectarian, and theological considerations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... examination of how these identities are gendered, relating to questions of morals and class. In this regard Lara Deeb and Mona Harb’s Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shiʿite South Beirut (2013) shows how modes of leisure are a new locus for moral, class, and political sectarian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the policies it pursued as a result well into the 1990s. Abisaab shows the ways that women harnessed crucial kinship, village, and sectarian ties in order to strengthen their position within gendered hierarchies in the home and in the factory. Chapter 6 continues this theme by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... government. Iraq is gravitating toward creating a government ruled by political deals and sectarian quotas. In contrast to the promises the Iraqi state made to the international community, women are absent from the negotiations to form a government. The feminist movement has presented a memorandum to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 July 2015
... security, and sectarian control. Indeed, a large number of women’s groups independently work on a variety of “feminist” agendas but avoid the term activist ( nashita ) or identifying the work as activism. Using language strategically is an important way for groups to retain their independence from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
... European imperialism in the nineteenth century. The religious and sectarian estab- lishment acts as an interlocutor between citizens and the formal entity of the modern state. Officially, relationships in Lebanon are defined by heterosexual marriage, as they are everywhere else in the postcolonial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of successful career trajectories. Th e “retributive peace” of postwar Lebanon maintains and exac- erbates sectarian divisions and class hierarchies. Victoria Firmo-Fontan argues that women’s nongovernmental organizations in Lebanon tend to reinforce rather than challenge...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., political Islam, and growing sectarianism is implied, it remains to be explored. Th is important work will attract specialists in a range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Dissident Syria will appeal to those interested in Syrian, Arab, and Middle Eastern expressive culture...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., this view is problematic, both in lending support to sectarian narratives of the uprising and in failing to address the regime’s ambiguous but sig- nificant partnership with Sunni institutions and ulema like Hassoun, a film review  mn  139...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., what the author describes as a deteriorating period in post-invasion Iraq now appears to be the golden era, given the sectarian killings and tensions, the general chaos and lawlessness, and the systematic increase in violence by occupation forces, various Islamist militias...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2012
... masculinity at the intersec- tion of national discourses, sectarian models, and competing cultures of remembrance. He looks at how the public memory that depicts the 8  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  8:1 militiamen as the “ultimate culprits” of civil war may also be a way to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... expressions and pauses in conversation. Ultimately, the reader has or is given a vivid yet partial sense of Syrian artistic production and produc- ers; likewise, while the impact of economic liberalization, political Islam, and growing sectarianism is implied, it remains to be explored. Th is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
... first chapter, the most explicitly comparative in the book, compares and contrasts practices and policies (or the lack thereof) in Sunni Egypt, Catholic Italy, and multi-sectarian Lebanon. A major contribution of the book is that it brings together varied perspectives of social scientists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
... stories to be neither affirmed nor dismissed on the basis of sectarian claims. Allergic to orthodoxy (religious or secular) in her writing and her life, she knew it is the stories that matter: grounded in the lineage of the telling (in the evidence and the archive) but set free by the narrative skill of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... is evident that women have had to carry the brunt of the violence inflicted by the old regime, the Iraqi state, the US occupation, military forces, various extremist militias, and armed forces that cross sectarian lines. My interest in crafting the art installation and simulation of the pilgrimage...