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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Loubna H. Skalli This paper discusses the public sphere in the Middle East and North Africa from the perspective of women’s uses of information and communication technologies. I argue that the sociopolitical transformations unfolding in many countries in the Middle East and North Africa are not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... VALENTINE M. MOGHADAM & FATIMA SADIQI  1 WOMEN’S ACTIVISM AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE: An Introduction and Overview Valentine M. Moghadam and Fatima Sadiqi  he articles in this special issue were among those presented at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
... museums and women of the Maghrib. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 CAROL MALT  115 WOMEN, MUSEUMS, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE Carol Malt...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... important role in the writing of Ottoman women’s history. RUTH BARZILAI-LUMBROSO  53 TURKISH MEN AND THE HISTORY OF OTTOMAN WOMEN: Studying the History of the Ottoman Dynasty’s Private Sphere through Women’s Writings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contexts of a growing Muslim German public sphere, Muslim German cultural production, and the public sphere at large. Kandemir’s transformation unfolds in Germany in the middle of an often young and visible larger movement of Muslim piety. Her narrative and experience transcend her individual life and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Algeria. Equally, he acknowledged the rise of active women who have been fighting to make their voices heard and to break into the public sphere, which has so often been judged as men’s sphere. Armed with professional expertise, social science data, and political commitment, these women campaigned for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Fatima Sadiqi; Moha Ennaji The Moroccan feminist movement has greatly feminized and democratized the public sphere in this country. An example of such a feminization is the recent 2004 Family Law reforms, which constitute the culmination of a long trajectory during which decisionmakers, political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... concludes by arguing for the need to move beyond the Islamic versus secular divide and to denaturalize and dehomogenize the role of religion in the public sphere. References Acar Feride , and Altunok Gülbanu . 2013 . “ The ‘Politics of Intimate’ at the Intersection of Neo-liberalism and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Carolina Bracco Abstract The appearance of the character of a femme fatale in Egyptian cinema in the mid-1950s is deeply intertwined with the new social and moral imprint made by the Nasserist regime. At a time when women’s participation in the public sphere was regulated, the portrayal of the evil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., capitalism, and gender. In particular, the focus on the intimate in Zaat reveals how political projects are depicted in the domestic sphere through the lens of women’s work. The article explores two themes: one, the increasing financial pressure and its effects on constructs of masculinity and femininity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... this ambivalence in relation to the texts’ interpellation of a homosocial public of female Muslim readers in order to raise questions about certain theoretical conceptions of the modern “public” and “private” spheres. sara pursley  mn  51 DAUGHTERS OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... transgression of gender relations for both men and women, and broadly reflects the impact of economic change on the domestic and work spheres. The factory materializes changing gender roles and narratives through policing and surveillance of workers’ behaviors, gendered logics of social control, and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... public sphere and women’s appropriation of public space. Figure 3. Women’s exercise often begins with a fast walk followed by a workout on the equipment. There are only two men in this photo: one is walking against the stream (Zeki, in the front, facing away from the camera), and another...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 July 2015
... cultural revolution must take place in Lebanon before political sectarianism as a system of rule is ended, and they strive to saturate the public sphere with expressions of this culture. They seek to shift the moral and cultural landscape of the Lebanese public sphere—and the political and affective...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Gili Hammer My dissertation research focuses on blind women’s gender identity and the cultural representations of sight and blindness in the Israeli public sphere. Arguing for the ways blindness as a social, cultural, and physical phenomenon offers the opportunity to challenge social binaries...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2006
... processes of institutionalization, rationalization, indi- vidualization, and commercialization have permeated all of these aspects of Iranian life. While some of the changes occur primarily in the private or the public sphere, Adelkhah asserts that the effects bleed into one an- other...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... espoused a massive expansion of women’s public roles within vaguely defined “Islamic” bounds, sweeping away traditional restrictions on women’s involvement in the public sphere that had previously been expressed through religious discourse. A revolutionary religiosity that defended Iranian women’s right to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:2 their standpoint and which voices are hijacked? If we think of the Mus- lim umma as a self-preserving, self-determining public sphere that feeds a Muslim political order, Jürgen Habermas’s (2002) theory of the public sphere, elaborated in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... She argues that women’s voices embody that which is biasa saja, or unremarkable, rather than index loci that may be de- creed aurat (shameful) according to certain Islamic edicts. Qari’as therefore shape a gendered sphere of public discourse that contributes to the egalitarianism...