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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Mona Russell This paper examines the development of advertising for soap and clothing in Egypt between the late nineteenth century and 1936, when women’s bodies evolved from non-representation to mobilized political figures to highly sexualized objects used to market commodities. In many respects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
... enthusiasts have generally treated it as a universal dance for women. I examine the interplay between these claims through performances in Syrian-Lebanese country clubs, a Brazilian belly dance festival, and the Brazilian Orientalist soap opera, O Clone (The Clone). As contractors, folk dancers, or spectators...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... media; fashion and design; movies, TV/radio shows, and soap operas—that critically engage questions of gender in the region. In the present issue we feature a statement about the cover art concept and two essays that concern themselves with two examples of women’s activism in the Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
... an accurate refl ection of the massive undertaking of such a project. Contributor Lila Abu-Lughod discusses women’s views about the participation of Muslim women in the media in her essay, “On- and Off - Camera in Egyptian Soap Operas: Women, Television, and the Public Sphere.” She highlights...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... visible women in Indonesian media and entertainment frequently glossed as selebriti, peragawati, dan artis, or celebrities, models, and artists (typically singers). This class of performer is notable for its combination of female form and public desire. Actresses in soap operas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
... culture by female audiences more generally. Women’s magazines, romance novels, soap operas, and commercial pop music that appear to reproduce or even celebrate dominant gender norms, identities, and relations may “speak to very real problems and tensions in women’s lives” (Modleski 1982 : 14) and help...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in Egypt, Malaysia, and Palestine; television soap operas and mosque study groups; model marriage contracts developed in North Africa and popular memoirs sold in airport bookstores and instantly recognizable by the veiled women stamped on their covers, we are confronted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-century Egypt opens the issue with a critical historical per- spective. Russell explores how gendered—and racialized—images were used to market soap and beauty products, modesty garments and inti- mate apparel in women’s journals of the period. She charts the rise of a Europeanized “Modern Egyptian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
... carries Brazilian and Mexican soap operas and American and French nightly dramas; the Internet connects young and old all over the world to the market of ideas; social media text messages a young woman in Iraq with a counterpart—who may be a relative—in London, or Paris, or Washington, DC...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... introduced Euro-American lesbian and gay identities through imported foreign programs such as Melrose Place, an American soap opera, set in Los Angeles, California that featured an openly gay character. As viewers were exposed to Western lesbian and gay culture through such programming...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... dissolved half a gram of the tablet in a glass of water before having sex. Afterward he washed his penis ( zeker ) with soap and rinsed it well. Then he sterilized his penis in the mercuric chloride solution for a few minutes and rinsed it a second time to avoid swelling or irritation. Nur nevertheless...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
... suggested that Iraq emulate nations like the United States which incorporated home economics in the public school curriculum (Gharib 1938). Images of Western women managing their household oft en appeared in the print culture. Commercials for soap, home appliances, Western clothing, or shoes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010