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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 writings...
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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 VALENTINE M. MOGHADAM & FATIMA SADIQI  1 WOMEN’S ACTIVISM AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE: An Introduction and Overview Valentine M. Moghadam and Fatima Sadiqi...
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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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
... on 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 (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in the 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... in 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...
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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 (2021) 17 (3): 366–394.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Mona L. Russell Abstract The creation of a hybrid beauty in the cartoon sphere and in advertising intersected with popular and consumer culture at a moment when women’s roles in the public sphere were changing. Politically the nation was at a crossroads: the Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936 removed...
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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 is a doctoral student in Middle East history at the Graduate Center...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 visibility...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to be studied. The articles examine microlevel contact zones, in which women’s agency shaped and was shaped by colonial and postcolonial encounters, decolonization, and the formation of national professions. They reveal tensions within the medical sphere, between men and women, foreign and local, colonizer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and the 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...
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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 (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 (2021) 17 (2): 287–293.
Published: 01 July 2021
... by its relegation to the so-called private sphere, and offers ecofeminism as a way of rethinking violence against women through the public-private divide. 1 Mokded was born in 1988 in Gabès, Tunisia, and lives and works in Paris. She is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts, Tunis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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 “Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere,” can assist in giving a detailed description of this ideal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2006
... 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, resulting in constant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... minority of women to a social 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to choose their leaders, to make gov- ernment accountable, to articulate and debate ideas in the public sphere, and to associate freely with one another, protected by civil rights. While these ac- counts are not wrong about endemic authoritarian, entrenched military-secu- rity states, and monarchical...