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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., “orthodox” Islam. The past few decades in Sanaa, however, have witnessed a rise in socially-restrictive forms of Salafi Islam, especially among the younger generations, which has had consequences for Yemeni women and their ability to carry out roles in the public sector. On the other hand, the Salafis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., maker of museum-based memorials at Derb Moulay Cherif, once Casablanca’s torture center during the country’s colonial and post-independence era regimes. The museum project also focuses on Morocco’s largest urban agglomeration, Casablanca, and targets a sector of the city and its inhabitants’ rights as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... disadvantaged by neoliberalism and a demographic youth bulge. They were economically excluded by high unemployment and insecure jobs in the informal sector; they were politically excluded by authoritarianism and state repression; and they were socially excluded by the limbo of “waithood,” or prolonged...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 110–146.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Valentine M. Moghadam VALENTINE MOGHADAM is currently with UNESCO in Paris, working as chief of the section on gender equality and development, in the social and human sciences sector. She is on leave from Illinois State University, where she is Director of Women’s Studies and Professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the public and visible economic activities of women in Egypt’s globalized textile sector. Drawing on fieldwork conducted in 2004—almost the peak of neoliberalism—Leila Zaki Chakravarti scrutinizes the economic environment within which the firm competes; the ways factory management manipulates the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 99–102.
Published: 01 November 2007
... sector employment. 4. Gender-specific roles. 5. Social laws, customs, and practices that are anti-women. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women indicates that in Pakistan at present there is less than 10 per cent par- ticipation of women in the working-age group (15...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 July 2009
... rough an analysis of her interviews, al-Jawaheri reveals how sanctions largely devalued women’s formal-sector work. In particular, decreasing job opportunities in the public sector, the withdrawal of benefi ts such as workplace childcare facilities, and the falling value of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... Assaad emphasizes a point that is echoed elsewhere in the book— for many social reasons, the public sector constitutes the main em- ployment venue for educated MENA women. Thus, SAP measures of reducing the size of the public sector have left women unemployed rather than directing them...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2013
... abuses experienced by individuals and groups across many sectors, Mahdavi points to how traf- ficking discourses focus almost exclusively on transnational sex workers in the UAE. These discourses are predicated on gendered, racialized, and Orientalist assumptions—where women, mostly young and from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
... subject of gossip for too long. Eileen Kuttab’s fi nal chapter investigates the signifi cance of the work of women, “whose participation rate in the labor market [most in the service sector] has never exceeded 12 percent since the Israeli occupation of 1967” (234), in sustaining...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
... sector and the structure of the formal safety net. The term safety net generally refers to the types of economic support available to “protect people from the worst aspects of … poverty” (World Bank nd b). It is im- portant to emphasize that while the focus is generally on state policies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Duboc received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the School of Advanced Social Science Studies in France. She is now working on the publication of her Ph.D. dissertation, an ethnographic study of labor strikes in the Egyptian textile sector. Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-sector decision-making positions. Tounissiet is an apolitical organization that aims to promote the roles of Tunisian women without distinction among them. Our slogan is “Tounissiet pour les Tounissiets” (Tounissiet for all Tunisian women). The mission and focus of the association today are to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 151–153.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sector. Rita Giacaman is Professor of Public Health at the Institute of Com- munity and Public Health at Birzeit University in the West Bank, oc- cupied Palestinian territory. During the 1980s, she participated as a researcher and practitioner in the Palestinian social action movement, which led...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 156–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... equality and development, in the social and human sciences sector. Dr. Moghadam is the author of three books and many articles on the Middle East. Carol Malt, PhD is a museologist specializing in museums and women’s empowerment in the MENA countries. She is an independent scholar who has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 2003 by the European Centre for Kurdish Studies in Berlin. Her monograph, Brave men, pretty women? Gender and symbolic violence in Kurdish urban so- ciety (2009) was translated into Kurdish and published in Sulaimaniya in 2011. In Iraqi Kurdistan, Fischer-Tahir worked in the sector...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 2001:230).1 Meanwhile, working- class women worked inside and outside their homes within the agricul- tural and industrial sectors and under much harsher conditions. While peasant women were seldom paid for work because it was considered to be part of family labor, urban women workers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... labor and resources to the needs of the occupying force, and undermining the public sector and institutions of the occupied. This perfectly describes the relationship of Palestinians citizens and Israel, according to Azmi Bishara (1998, 218). But to appreciate the complexity of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... (especially education and health sectors), and increased their level of segregation from men. Th e record of Islah’s second national party congress (2000), in which the purpose and duties of the “women’s sector” of the party were laid out in detail, is instructive (and, by my reading, refl ective of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of the nation’s total work force (MONE 2010). However, Omani women are only 27 percent of the total native workforce, and their relative composi- tion is lower in the private sector (19 percent) than in the government 138  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  10:2 sector (37...