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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sarah A. Kaiksow This paper explores imperial masculinity from the perspective of a British soldier who fought against the Dhofar revolution from 1968 to 1970 while serving in the British-led Army of the Sultan of Oman. Previous writings on masculinity in the context of empire have largely focused...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... parties except the leftist/Kurdish HDP and attended by millions, and its explicit and excessive emphasis on ghazi (wounded) warriors and martyrdom serve as a reminder of that. While justifying violence against soldiers, the political fantasy of the terrorist-soldier also shielded the generic soldier...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Dana Olmert Abstract This article addresses the national-political functions of mainstream Hebrew literature, focusing on three questions: What are soldiers’ mothers in the canonical literature “allowed” to think, feel, and do, and what is considered transgressive? How has the presence of soldiers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Stephanie , 146 – 54 . London : Routledge . Bostock Frances , and Jones Geoffrey . 1989 . Planning and Power in Iran: Ebtehaj and Economic Development under the Shah . London : Routledge . Brown Ian . 1990 . Khomeini’s Forgotten Sons: The Story of Iran’s Boy Soldiers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Senem Kaptan Abstract Despite being exempt from compulsory military service, women have been indispensable in their roles as mothers of conscripted soldiers in the conflict between the Turkish military and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Based on in-depth interviews conducted with twenty women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
...) fighters. Interviews with the mothers of soldiers will also be part of the final analysis. Focusing on these three organizations, the article answers the following questions: (1) How has the conflict between the military/paramilitary forces and oppositional organizations transformed the lives of some...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Seçil Yılmaz Abstract Late Ottoman physicians used medical advice literature to impact syphilis transmission and treatment by cultivating men’s rather than women’s hygiene, self-care, and sexual practices. Soldiers and migrant workers were understood to be the main vectors of syphilis beginning in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2017
... d’état. Modern Turkey’s history has been marred by a series of coups, from the bloody to the “postmodern,” in 1960, 1971, 1980, and 1997. Military tanks rolled into the cities, fighter jets and helicopters fired ammunition. Soldiers blocked key nodes in transportation networks and attacked central state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
...: humiliation of the detained soldiers stripped to their underwear, packed on top of each other, and held in large spaces is a sexual torture as punishment to produce docile bodies of the heteronormative nation-state (see Puar and Rai 2002 ). Within the rhetoric of unity and democracy, the embodied...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2006
... army: the insistence upon justice at any price, as if there really were equality in the world” (110). The story follows the compulsory two-year army period of an un- named female soldier who serves as a clerk during the 1980s at the Induc- tion Center in Tel-Hashomer. Until recently, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
... lead, Gal Gadot. Heated debates transpired over whether Gadot was a feminist icon (Gibson 2017 ; Macnab 2017 ; Williams 2017 ), her pay compared to that of male counterparts (Whitten 2017 ), her status as a former Israeli soldier (Barrows-Friedman 2017 ; Dabashi 2017 ), and whether, as an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... be foiled by peace. Women are against war” ( fig. 4 ). They were carrying posters drawing attention to the war crimes committed by soldiers against the Kurdish populations of southeastern Turkey—the very soldiers now arrested as coup plotters. The purple color of the banner split the red color of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Muslims/Arabs. Through close readings of a novel by David Grossman, Olmert asks a broader question: how do mothers of dead Israeli soldiers grieve? Irving compares an Iraqi novel about the doomed love of a Jewish girl for a Muslim narrator in 1940s Mosul with a Yemeni novel about an impossible romance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 July 2017
... with whether Mousa still loves her, by the end she comes into her own, taking charge of her life and her destiny without male protection. Israeli masculinity provides a foil to Mousa’s search for manhood. The Israeli soldier Avi (Riyad Sliman) whom he mistakenly captures appears to be Mousa’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2008
... passport while she herself struggles for seven years merely to obtain a legal ID card; her 91-year-old mother-in-law insists on packing her dresses before fl eeing the occupying forces; she stares down a young Israeli soldier, defying her husband’s pleas to stop—they also illustrate some of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... tension employed by the US media, military, and government. For example, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal exposed American soldiers’ abuse of Iraqi men but did not publicly mention the soldiers’ consistent sexualized violence against and sadistic torture of the female inmates. In a briefing paper presented...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 430–432.
Published: 01 November 2019
... wooden adventure with only each other to hang onto. While closer to earth, painted at the floor of the frame, sit three souls who look inward. And, they’re always all of us from “Her Story Is.” Sometimes I see Lillie at the center, weeping for Yazidi women soldiers—Nadia and Dina around her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
... satellite dishes; the music and ballet school enclosed by barbed wire and bordered by an endless line of Iraqi soldiers waiting for their pay from American Marines; barefoot children leading looted race horses through traffic jams; and the mural of 26-year-old Esam Pasha painted over a portrait of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... slice of the discourse about the film. While most critics sanction the film’s male partisans under a general moral code of battle, they indict the women as depraved killers, rather than soldiers at war. This essay explores the depictions of Algerian women’s resistance to French rule and how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2016
... connection between legitimacy and language was sharpened greatly, a feature mirrored in one of Djebar’s narratives describing the fall of Algiers in 1830. A French army captain recounts the event through letters, indicating frustration at the lack of regard given to the victorious soldiers by the...