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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the History of the Ottoman Dynasty’s Private Sphere through Women’s Writings Ruth Barzilai-Lumbroso  ABSTRACT Th is paper discusses the study of Ottoman dynastic history through women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 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 is a doctoral student in Middle East history at the Graduate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (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 July 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. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 reproductive rights religion Turkey Islam versus secular...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... mahremiyet operates as an institution of intimacy that provides a metacultural intelligibility for heteronormativity based on sexual scripts, normative spaces, and gendered acts. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 intimacy sexuality Turkey public sphere Islam...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Gili Hammer Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... norm and an “Islamic” right for the majority. Today most of the students in Iranian universities are women, and women’s access to the public sphere has expanded tremendously in every field. This essay is based on oral histories of twenty-one Iranian women who in the late 1980s and early 1990s were the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 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 associated with Indonesian Islam. Yet the final section...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 100–103.
Published: 01 July 2008
... illiberal, authoritarian features of the regime. Among Islamic actors, there was a growing conviction that the system-challeng- ing tactics of the pro-Islamic Refah Party were leading to a narrowing of opportunities for Islamic social actors to participate in the public sphere. Supporters...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the middle classes to draw important differ- ences in world views and the difference in emphasizing (or not) foreign languages and women’s participation in the public sphere. However, Russell’s conclusion is that education reinforced class divisions in society, much like textbooks...