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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): 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
... accounts, and original oral history interviews. Editor’s Note: This article won the 2018 Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies Graduate Student Paper Prize. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Iran-Iraq War childhood boy soldiers Pahlavi Iran...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 body from...
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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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2006
... BOOK REVIEWS  135 in Sfinat habanot affirms, “That’s what’s so disgusting in this 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...
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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...
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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 (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 (2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... soldier, faints from the heat. To the consternation of her companions, she is whisked indoors by the Pal- estinian women of the household for rest and treatment. Meanwhile, in the wedding chamber, ‘Adil is overcome by shame at his father’s capitulation to the Israeli governor’s demand...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in Pontecorvo’s impression of the Algerian War and occupy a significant 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
... 26 . Amar Paul . 2011 . “ Middle East Masculinity Studies: Discourses of ‘Men in Crisis,’ Industries of Gender in Revolution .” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 7 , no. 3 : 36 – 70 . Barakat Roger . 2015 . “ Syria Soldiers Dance Dabke as FSA Opposition Outlaws Music...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 square painted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... include semi-biographical novels (Bazzi 2007, Hage 2006) and memoirs by former soldiers, among them two women (Beshara 2003, Sneifer 2006). In total, more than twenty books have been published by former militia personnel, most of them political leaders (Eddé 2010). In addi- tion, less...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
... transgressive actions even further, including leaving the airport against the soldiers’ threat to detain her. Regina Barreca (1994) asserts that women’s humor often transcends the function of being cathartic because it is almost always directed at authority and often achieves its purpose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., trauma, and resistance. My aunt Um ʿAli vowed and pleaded with Imam Husayn to rescue her brother, who was severely wounded by shrapnel from a bomb explosion in Basra during the Iraq-Iran War in the 1980s. A fellow soldier dragged him from the battlefield to a hospital in Basra. My aunt found his...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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 crucial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to the reinstatement of political rule in the Kurdish region and beyond (Üstündağ 2015 ). The more the government extends impunity to sexual violence against dissidents, Kurdish guerillas, soldiers accused of coup plotting, or unveiled women, the more it condemns sexual violence against veiled mothers and implements...