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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kristin V. Monroe Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shiʿite South Beirut . Deeb Lara and Harb Mona . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2013 . 304 pages. isbn 9780691153667. Gaining Freedoms: Claiming Space in Istanbul and Berlin...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Iklim Goksel Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Grounded in everyday life, the practice of male same-sex relations is neither uncommon nor a dominant trend but rather a renegotiated space for many young men in Turkey today. This unnamed practice creates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Rachel Rothendler Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 This essay examines Assia Djebar’s approach to language as a temporal, physical, and imagined space. In L’amour, la fantasia ( 1995 ), the first volume of her “autobiographical quartet,” Djebar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... But in their focus on time they have overlooked the crucial role of space. According to Robert T. Tally Jr. ( 2011 , 8), “The ways in which we are situated in space determine the nature and quality of our existence in the world.” The French professor Bertrand Westphal ( 2011 , ix), the father of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Alexandra Jerome Why the French Don’t Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space , Bowen John R. . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2007 . Pp. x, 290 . ISBN 978-0-691-12506-0 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 100  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... STACEY PHILBRICK YADAV  1 SEGMENTED PUBLICS AND ISLAMIST WOMEN IN YEMEN: Rethinking Space and Activism Stacey Philbrick Yadav  ABSTRACT Th e gradual but marked Islamization of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Naazneen Diwan Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 NAAZNEEN DIWAN  115 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  Carving Out a Public Space for Multiple Interpretations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Nahrain Al-Mousawi Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa , Rieker Martina Ali Kamran Asdar , eds. New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 . Pp. vi, 239 . ISBN 978-1-4039-7523-2 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 140...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
... et Développement (2004, editor). Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 86  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES THE FEMINIZATION OF PUBLIC SPACE: WOMEN’S ACTIVISM, THE FAMILY LAW, AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN MOROCCO...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
... article of clothing in many government and public spaces. In other spaces, secularists maligned and marginalized women who wore it. From 1996 to 2013 I heard many accounts of how women’s practice of wearing the headscarf had initiated encounters and experiences that made them aware of the dominance of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Susana Galán; Angie Abdelmonem Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 “Third Space” came into being in 2015, with issue 11:1 of JMEWS . Coeditors Frances Hasso, miriam cooke, and Banu Gökarıksel launched this project to create a new section within JMEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... October 2017 to address concerns pertaining to women’s use of prayer spaces in Turkey. Some of these concerns include lack of ablution rooms for women and their maintenance; lack of prayer space—especially in smaller mosques—for women to attend Friday prayers, when “women’s spaces” are allocated entirely...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 337–345.
Published: 01 July 2017
... existing parties, institutions, and nongovernmental organizations, and they “refuse any funds” from the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees: “We raise money, ask for donations in kind of space and food, and do not pay most speakers. We do all the work.” When they sponsor “a tour, trip, journey, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Sertaç Sehlikoglu Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces , Booth Marilyn , ed. Durham; London : Duke University Press , 2010 . 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-8223-4869-6 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 148  mn  Journal of Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mariz Tadros Abstract This article examines incidents of politically motivated sexual violence against men in protest spaces at a distinct juncture in Egypt’s history, after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak (2011–13). The article examines the reified conceptions of masculinities in relation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... referring to women-only spaces in the culture of mahremiyet (intimacy, privacy). This article furthers the scholarship on Muslim sexualities by examining the diversity of women’s concerns regarding their public sexualities and the boundary-making dynamics in the culture of mahremiyet . I argue that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... political relevance, according to the women I interviewed it is only in the last few decades that women have used their ma’atim for purposes other than religious and social. In the past, Bahraini Shi‘i women used this space to grieve the martyrdom of figures from Shi‘i sacred history. Now they have begun to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... public spheres. In the past two decades, gradual transgressions of urf and sharia have become a sign of modernity and resistance for many women and young people who wish to generate changes in their situation. Since 2001, the trend of willfully neglected veiling (bad-hejabi) in physical space has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commission efforts to document a Casablanca working class district—simultaneously as a site targeted for communal reparations, as an urban and historical space of dissidence, and as the location of Morocco’s infamous space of incarceration and human rights abuses. Susan Slyomovics is Professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and translator in the North American mahjar (Arab diaspora). A discussion of Karam’s novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya ( Fatima the Bedouin ), published in New York City in 1909, explores the author’s engagement with gender politics within a hybridized cultural space. Such attention also reveals the...