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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 (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 (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 (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
.... Both the brutality of the military against civilians and the collective violence targeting soldier bodies have created deep if transitory fractures in this relationship. One of the daunting tasks that awaits the ruling bloc in Turkey in the postcoup era will be the restoration of the military’s...
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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
...Begüm Başdaş Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On July 15, 2016, there was a failed coup attempt where more than 260 civilians and soldiers were killed. The president called on people to go out to the streets and stand against the coup. Mosques...
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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 as a...
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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
... coup: the woman who yelled at the soldiers on tanks on the Bosphorus Bridge, a woman shot in the leg, another woman who carried groups of men to Taksim Square with her small truck, and yet another who drove people in her minibus to the democracy vigil in Bursa. These images bring the whole...
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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
... its continuous war on Iraq. The transparent silhouettes symbolize this visible-invisible 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...
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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
... killers, rather than soldiers at war. This essay explores the depictions of Algerian women’s resistance to French rule and how their depiction plays a central role in analyses of the aesthetic merits of the film. Among the myriad journal articles, reviews, scholarly books, and Internet buzz...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 115-139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... reflections on the war. Other examples of self-representations 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...