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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... identifications and in producing young urban Saudi women as a group. In the first section, I argue that transgressions have a public aspect that makes them transformative, as they are tacitly coordinated, reproduced among young women, and repeated every day. The second section states that the transgressions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 71–97.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jared McCormick This inquiry explores questions of movement and tourism in relation to sexuality within the context of Lebanon’s nascent gay travel industry. The first section examines how imagery of Arab men is mediatized and circulated, with (un)intended effects. Many of the images take form...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marcia C. Inhorn Marcia C. Inhorn is the recipient of the 2013 Middle East Distinguished Scholar Award, given by the Middle East Section (MES) of the American Anthropological Association. This biennial award was established in 2006 to recognize the efforts of “a senior scholar in Middle Eastern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... dominance. It unfolds the dynamics of “giving voice” to Abouzeid’s illiterate mother and grandmother while challenging the content and principles underlying their utterances. These dynamics are further complicated by her father’s formative yet problematic political stances. The final section discusses...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 6. Students of Sejong Institute participating in the 2018 QUIZONKOREA IN IRAN. Source: Snapshot from the Korean Embassy in Iran’s Cultural Section’s Official Page on Instagram. Figure 6. Students of Sejong Institute participating in the 2018 QUIZONKOREA IN IRAN. Source: Snapshot from More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 349.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of anatomical dissections. While doing research on anatomy, I came across a field called cross-sectional anatomical dissection. The visual inspiration was taken from Wilhelm Braune, who performed horizontal dissections on frozen cadavers and in 1877 published The Atlas of Topographical Anatomy . I found...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Kahraman has graciously provided work from her vast oeuvre, which has been exhibited around the world. In addition to the Book Reviews section, we added a Review Essays section for short pieces that examine film festivals, scholarly panels, workshops, and conferences related to the aims and scope...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
... arbitrary (the last two sections especially seem to stretch their self-proclaimed pa- rameters), the collection, as a whole, is successful in bringing disparate diasporic voices together into polyphonic concert. These two collections represent an important contribution to the relatively spare...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 102–104.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., is the editor and a contributor. With Penny Johnson, she co-edited the piece on Palestine and wrote a chapter of this section. Two of the other three pieces also have a country-specifi c location: one, by Essam Fawzy, focuses on Egypt and the other, co-authored by Asifa Quraishi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2006
... “barbarian” Muslims through the war on terror and the emancipation of Muslim women from their Islamic bondage. Th e second section, “Poetry,” includes poems refl ecting the pain, anguish, and fears about war, social injustice, and terrorism within the context of Zionism, imperialism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a connection with it. I then started researching residential structures in the Arab region, which are engineered to segregate the sexes and conceal the private from the public. These houses are also broken into successive hierarchal sections that herald increasing degrees of semiprivate and semipublic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and freedom, as her narrator finally musters up the courage to step across the threshold from total cultural and linguistic iso- lation to assertive engagement and confrontation with the outside world. The past in Taraghi’s narrative, as in other stories in this section, is no longer fetishized through...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... article sections, including on Egyptian women writers, militarization and war, gendered and sexual mobilities, everyday intimacies, and borders and margins. The Third Space section introduced in 2015 has opened a forum for timely initiatives focused on the contemporary challenges faced by autonomous...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 2009
... an anthropological and a historical scope. In the fi rst section of his book, Bowen introduces the reader to the concept of laïcité, the lynchpin of the debate on secularism and religion in the public sphere in France. Th is peculiarity of the French Republic, which emphasizes one’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
... seventh-century chronicles to the twentieth-century theatre, Baum is thorough in covering his sources. Th e slender book is divided into four sections titled “Persia in Late Antiquity,” “Chosroes II (590-628) and Shirin: Th e Persian Royal Couple,” “Th e Shirin Myth in Literature and Art...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- ing conditions of women in the banlieues. Some sections of the book are autobiographical, others quasi-sociological. Th e fi rst chapter of part 1 recounts Amara’s own life growing up in central France in a “rather typical North African family of ten children,” with an “authoritarian” father...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... for the sake of economic growth). Similar to abortion, caesarean births are a core problem in the AKP’s politics. In Turkey around 54 percent of all births occur by caesarean section. This figure has increased quickly in recent years, reaching 90 percent in some private hospitals (Sert 2012 ). 5...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the “East.” miriam cooke introduces a themed section of three articles on Egyptian women writers. While each author zooms in on a different literary work—Zimu Niu on Nawal El Saadawi’s Circling Song , Valerie Anishchenkova on Miral al-Tahawy’s Blue Aubergine , and Caroline Seymour-Jorn on al-Tahawy’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Susana Galán; Angie Abdelmonem Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 “Third Space” came into being in 2015, with issue 11:1 of JMEWS . Coeditors Frances Hasso, miriam cooke, and Banu Gökarıksel launched this project to create a new section within JMEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of a married female slave who combines aspects of the free wife and the enslaved concubine. The bride’s readiness for sex was a prerequisite for maintenance and continuous support was predicated on the wife’s continuing availability as a sexual partner (75 – 8). The final section provides divergent...