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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... University in 2012. Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 katja Žvan elliott  mn  1 MOROCCO AND ITS WOMEN’S RIGHTS STRUGGLE A FAILURE TO LIVE UP TO ITS PROGRESSIVE IMAGE Katja...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Nada Elia This Is Not Living , Arasoughly Alia . Women Make Movies , 2001 . 42 minutes. Women in Struggle , Khoury Buthina Canaan . Women Make Movies , 2004 . 56 minutes. Soraida, A Woman of Palestine , Rached Tahani . Women Make Movies , 2004 . 52 minutes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... BIRENBAUM-CARMELI & MARCIA C. IHORN  23 MASCULINITY AND MARGINALITY: Palestinian Men’s Struggles with Infertility in Israel and Lebanon Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli and Marcia C. Inhorn  ABSTRACT Male...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... IN KURDISTAN-IRAQ STRUGGLING FOR AGENCY AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Karin Mlodoch mn ABSTRACT This article focuses on Kurdish women in Iraq who survived the Iraqi army’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the ethnographic agenda. She argued that ethnography, particularly when addressing controversial practices, creates cultural difference rather than the generating solidarity for the struggles of women, such as the Sudanese struggles she studied. Hale recognized that the issue of female circumcision...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and language to bring out the autobiographical subject’s struggle to identify with and against authority figures while forging her own voice. It highlights Abouzeid’s mother’s powerful presence voicing indigenous and traditional perspectives and the father’s silent (and silenced) voice, despite his...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... am attentive to interiority and psychology in A Mountainous Journey , which I read to examine the writing of self in relation to intimates in Tuqan’s life. I examine Tuqan’s writing of life-as-journey and the protagonist’s struggle to articulate a self in a traumatic family context the author...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Berlin in 2015–16, we show that Kurdish activists have struggled to make the eradication of gender-based inequalities and violence central to the wider Kurdish peace movement, while Turkish women’s rights activists have increasingly recognized that the war against the Kurds, “like a blanket,” often...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 30–59.
Published: 01 July 2008
... women’s different forms of political activism in the national struggle and/or peace-building initiatives, this paper critically discusses a variety of gendered conflict resolution approaches and concludes that, contrary to such charges, contextualized culturally specific gender norms might in fact prove...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East. We very much value your impressive pioneering and important work on medical anthropology, science and reproductive technologies, the anthropology of gender, and religion in the Middle East. Your thick ethnographic accounts of the lives of men and women who struggle with infertility and how they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Following the Gezi Uprising, my friend Fatma Belkis and I felt the need to learn from the grassroots struggle against the construction of run-of-the-river-type hydroelectric power plants in various valleys in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 453–457.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Rania Jawad Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Barbara Harlow’s commitment to struggles for liberation and justice was always at the same time a commitment to academic inquiry. She entwined the two and located emancipatory potential in both even as both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
... literature can preserve such immediacy despite the datedness of the revolutionary struggle. Th e theme is relevant partly because the struggles of occupied people nowadays—whether in Palestine, Lebanon, or Iraq—raise the same issues and tensions, and partly because—inde- pendent of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... enriched by the unresolved entanglement of contested identities, sites of accountability, and political struggles. Structured around two events and the moments that precede and follow them, the book opens with “Before” (introd.)—that is, before “Awareness” (chap. 1)—and thereafter leads to “Understanding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Fatma Belkis; İz Öztat Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Do you think a tree knows how many leaves it has? For sure, it has to. —Latife Tekin ( 2013 , 69) Following the Gezi Uprising in 2013, we felt the need to learn from grassroots struggles...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 July 2015
... voluntarism. The personal and political questions in feminists’ lives in a socially conservative society are another challenge, especially when one realizes that building a genuinely feminist movement is an endless struggle. Our experiences make evident that consciousness is fluid and requires regular work...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in the subjection of humankind, and figures promi- nently in the genesis of those modern struggles that seek, in the face of that subjection, to reclaim their humanity for men and women (Guttman 1988, 118). INTRODUCTION his paper begins from a triple...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2008
... understanding Tof the “woman question” in modern Middle East history and dem- onstrate the complexity of the struggles women faced as they organized locally, regionally, and internationally for reforms to improve women’s status in society. Camron Amin, Kathryn Libal, and Orit Bashkin focus on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 March 2015
... issues and society in Palestine; has sponsored a weekly radio program with the same focus since 1996; and maintains partnership relations with regional and international women’s movements that share our political and social vision. We emphasize the importance of women in the national struggle (social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2015
... who had met during feminist campaigns at the end of the 1980s. Many women engage with Mor Çatı as volunteers every year. At Mor Çatı we believe that male violence is rooted in the inequality of men and women in our society. One of our aims is to increase women’s solidarity and help them struggle...