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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Women’s Studies 2009 NADINE NABER ./ 145 TRANSNATIONAL FAMILIES UNDER SIEGE: Lebanese Shi‘a in DEarborn, MICHIGAN, and the 2006 War on Lebanon Nadine Naber...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... their ma’atim for purposes other than religious and social (however, it is likely that Bah- raini women have always had some infl uence in political and economic aff airs, albeit indirectly). A ma’tam is not the same thing as a mosque, but rather primarily a place for Shi‘a to eulogize...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 147.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Families under Siege: Lebanese Shi‘a in Dear- born, Michigan, and the 2006 War on Lebanon,” in the last issue of JMEWS (5:3), page 147, following line 1, in planning solidarity events with Lebanese people I show that the transnational character of southern Lebanese fami- lies connected these...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
... fatwas by leading Shi‘a clerics, such as Ayatollah Khamenei of Iran, who gave permission for the use of donor technologies, many Muslim men are opening new doors to manhood. While Sunni clerics appear to continue their rejection of donor reproductive assistance, many men (Muslim and Christian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
...- ality and reproduction are valued not only for individual fulfillment and family formation, but communal rules regulating them are seen as safeguards to maintaining the social order. One main objective of the book is to contrast Sunni and Shi‘a perspectives on these questions, ex...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 112–115.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Rumi (2001) in Turkey, and Mary Elaine Hegland’s essay on “Shi’a Women’s Rituals in Northwest Pakistan” (2003). In Th e Book and the Roses, Raudvere assumes the reader has prior knowledge of Sufi sm, Islam’s mystical tradition. Th e key words in the title refer to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., Shi‘a villagers replaced a declining Maronite workforce. Chapter 5 lays bare the state’s own gender bias regarding women’s “suitability for mechanized labor” (117) and the policies it pursued as a result well into the 1990s. Abisaab shows the ways that women harnessed crucial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... Refusing to relinquish their own expectations and those of their society, many men, with their wives, are turning to assisted reproductive technology. Supported by fatwas by leading Shi‘a clerics, such as Ayatollah Khamenei of Iran, who gave permission for the use of donor technologies, many Muslim...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of Middle East women’s studies  8:2 that coincided with its further gendering as displaced, mostly female, Shi‘a villagers replaced a declining Maronite workforce. Chapter 5 lays bare the state’s own gender bias regarding women’s “suitability for mechanized labor” (117) and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2013
... reproduction are valued not only for individual fulfillment and family formation, but communal rules regulating them are seen as safeguards to maintaining the social order. One main objective of the book is to contrast Sunni and Shi‘a perspectives on these questions, ex- amining not only...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... previous customs. Located south of Saudi Arabia, Yemen is a politically unstable, impoverished, relatively conservative Muslim country comprised chiefly of Shafi‘i Sunnis and Zaydi Shi‘a, and the ways in which Islam manifests in Yemen are diverse.3 Many Yemenis, both Shafi‘i and Zaydi, carry out...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
...; Inhorn 1996; 2003a; Serour 1996; Meirow and Schenker 1997). Th e exceptions are the Shi‘a-dominant countries of Iran (Abbasi-Shavazi et al. 2008; Tremayne 2009) and Lebanon (Inhorn 2006a; 2006b; Clarke 2009), where sperm donation is practiced in some clinics under Shi‘a religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 8, No. 1 (Winter 2012) © 2012 63 64  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  8:1 Anfal operations in the North, Shi‘a survivors of massacres and mass deportations in the South, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
... movement of the early Pahlavi years did not diminish her popular appeal or significance for the Iranian Shi'a. Rather, journals with an Islamic focus such as A'in-i Islam wasted no time in recalling the example of Fatima as one to be emulated by modern Iranian women and as a way to al- leviate social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Western countries. A significant number of Southern Lebanese Shi‘a have migrated to the countries of West Africa, including Senegal, Sierra Le- one, and Cote d’Ivoire, where fortunes have been made in diamond mining and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
... representation and voice in official and rec- ognized forums has been repeated by a number of the Islamist partici- pants in the conference in other forums. For example, the Shi‘a scholar and former Hizballah leader Shaykh Muhammad Hussayn Fadlallah (b. 1935) notes that “it is true at this stage that in most...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... interviews suggested a preference by Druze families to employ Druze (mainly from the Druze mountains), and by Shi‘ite families to employ Shi‘a from the South, perhaps mainly because of proximity to the household. Christian and Sunni employers did not seem to favor any particular religion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... also Catholic and Protestant).5 About another forty percent was Lebanese Shi’a. The remaining twenty per- cent was Maronite, Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Greek Catholic, Arab Protestant, Syrian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Sunni, Druze, and ‘Alawite. Camp Trad experienced a high degree of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008