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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Katja Žvan Elliott Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex . Osire Glacier . Cham : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 . ix + 193 pages. isbn 9783319532851. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Osire...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 392–394.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Seçil Dağtaş Sex and Secularism . Joan Wallach Scott . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 . 256 pages. isbn 9780691160641 . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 It is commonplace in contemporary political discourses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Eirini Avramopoulou avrarini@gmail.com The Everyday Makings of Heteronormativity: Cross-Cultural Explorations of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality . Sertaç Sehlikoglu and Frank G. Karioris , eds. Lanham, MD : Lexington , 2020 . vii + 215 pages. isbn 9781793601247. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... East Women’s Studies 2013 54  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  9:1 SEX, MARRIAGE, AND EROTICISM IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC ADVICE LITERATURE Hina Azam mn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... with religion, but Islam comes in as a part of a multilayered explanatory framework, which includes the state—its legislation, the economic protection it provides, particularly for unmarried women, criminalization, and its enforcement; the place of NGOs and its relations to the state; policies on sex education...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 68–74.
Published: 01 March 2018
... confesses his outright ignorance about the nature of the emotional attachment between two homosexual men. He has always believed, he admits, that a relationship between two men means sex or, in his own terms, “asswork” (14). Rashid then begins to reflect on masculinity and manhood: masculinity is a mustache...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jarrod Hayes Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 When asked to write a preface for this themed issue, “Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality,” I thought right away of the Moroccan writer, thinker, and sociologist Abdelkebir Khatibi ( 1983 , 47), who in Maghreb...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of psychological and psychiatric approaches practiced at different centers and clinics. She also presents differing religious opinions that seek to justify the legalization of sex reassignment surgery. For instance, in chapter 5 Najmabadi recounts her fascinating discussion with Ayatollah Kariminia, one...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Asli Zengin Abstract This article is about how sex, gender, and sexuality are governed in Turkey at the intersection of intimate contact and mandated encounters with medicolegal institutions and the bodies of sex/gender transgressive people. To explore this question, it brings two institutional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 119–121.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Najwa al-Qattan “Off the Straight Path”: Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo , Semerdjian Elyse . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . 247 pages. ISBN 978-0-8156-3173-6 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Diego Garcia Rodriguez Diego.GarciaRodriguez@nottingham.ac.uk Sex and Desire in Muslim Cultures: Beyond Norms and Transgression from the Abbasids to the Present Day Aymon Kreil , Lucia Sorbera , and Serena Tolino , eds. London : Tauris , 2021 264 pages. isbn 9781838604080...
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Published: 01 March 2023
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and flexibility regarding nonbinary sex embodiments. This discourse widely recognized three to five sexual categories, including khuntha mushkil , a “medial sex” with intersex physical characteristics difficult to categorize as predominantly male or female. Jurists and physicians treated such persons...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rodney Collins This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tunisia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men who have sex with men” (MSMs). Theoretically, the essay focuses on the politics of identity categories, how these categories travel, and the intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conceptions of risk among urban Iranian women are not well understood. Due to the IRI’s strict ban on premarital sex, the distribution of educational information related to the health risks of sexual activity is extremely low, while the few existing sexual education programs are reserved for couples who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of this series, which on the one hand offers an affirmative portrait of a sex-positive and sociopolitically mobile trans world, and on the other hand exposes the reality of trans murders and the necropolitics as well as bare life politics in practice against the trans community in Turkey. The publication...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
... androgyny,” is both an innovation and a restoration. Many ancient religious and mystic texts from across the world held very similar views, before patriarchy prevailed and history became dominated by the voice of the few, turning sex/gender into a privilege or a limitation. The Saadawian androgyny...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to online fatwa sites were more concerned about whether EC would facilitate illicit sex and the health risks of contraceptives. Only English-language sites discussed the morality of pharmacists providing EC. These websites and fatwas reveal different visions of Muslims’ relationships with technology...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Ruhollah Khomeini published a fatwa declaring that there is no religious restriction on sex reassignment surgery for hermaphrodites. In 1985, he issued an appendage to this fatwa to include transsexuals suffering from gender dysphoria. This reissuance impelled the process that culminated in new state...