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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Dina Al-Kassim Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 DINA AL-KASSIM  117 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  Laughing Matters: Defamation and the Secular Subject in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
... emanate from such a vision requires the kind of historical understanding Ahmed offers us in this timely and engaging book. Working Out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870-1940 Wilson Chacko Jacob. Durham; London: Duke University Press, 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Suad Joseph SUAD JOSEPH GH 79 LEARNING DESIRE Relational Pedagogies and the Desiring Female Subject in Lebanon SUAD JOSEPH GH...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 July 2016
... from each other in terms of time and place, the Turkish Halide Edip (1882–1964) and the Algerian Assia Djebar (1936–2015) wrote in surprisingly similar ways. They share a multicultural and multilingual education and position as writing subjects. As Muslim women writers in the modern literary world...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 July 2008
... on cultural narratives, representational ideals, and intellectual debates. This paper shift s the emphasis to the subjectivity of imperial masculinity in order to identify how a notion of “superior” manhood is sustained and negotiated amidst the demands of everyday life. Interrogating a military...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Amira Jarmakani Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects , Jamal Amaney Naber Nadine , eds. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 378 . ISBN 978-0-8156-3177-4 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kavita Philip The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt , Shakry Omnia El . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2007 . Pp. xii, 328 . ISBN 978-0-8047-5567-2 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Suad Joseph Thus far, scholarship on subjectivity, relevant to Arab men as well as women, skirts the key issue of “intentionality.” Feminist scholars often conflate agency and intentionality. Agency, as it is approached, is attached to the subject in the aftermath of observing actions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... translated into many languages. She also has published short story collections, including Mutterzunge ( Mother Tongue , 1990) and Der Hof im Spiegel ( The Courtyard in the Mirror , 2001). Her works narrate “diasporic subjectivities” as gendered and sexualized, and they are historically and culturally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
... symbolic value of the pen in Musa’s memoirs in order to understand how literate women in Musa’s day were read and how they wrote to establish themselves as subjects authorized to participate in intellectual life. Confrontations with the pen reverberate throughout the memoirs, demonstrating that writing, in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Kaltham Ali Al-Ghanim This study is the first of its kind using field and documentary research sources. While official sources on the subject have proven the limitations of such data, the study uses a field survey of a sample of 2,787 women students at Qatar University representing 4.4% of Qatari...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... suicide. Based on Mahtab’s story and my ethnographic work with some of the surviving former women inmates, this paper engages with Sigmund Freud’s notions of survival, mourning, and melancholia in light of their intertwined relationship to the re-formation of the subject. I argue for the centrality of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sima Shakhsari In this essay, I argue that during the post-September 11 th “war on terror,” the Iranian homosexual became transferred from the position of the abject to the representable subject in transnational political realms. This shift involves Iranian opposition groups, transnational media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... sexualized meanings and queer desires within GayRomeo.com with local politics and practices affords new forms of self-description and embodied practice online as a queer Lebanese subject. Using context analysis to explore manifestations of selfhood within GayRomeo.com, as well as secondary literature about...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... powers through which ideals of women’s citizenship in Egypt after the revolution are produced and to problematize Hale’s notion of citizenship to better understand the role that Islamism plays in shaping these gendered political subjectivities. Sherine Hafez is Associate Professor of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... men in coffee shops are contrasted with family discourses as a symbolic locus for alternative modes shaping intimacy in homosocial circles. The hierarchy of truth whereby confessions are supposed to give insight into subjects’ core feelings are reassessed, allowing the sketching of a geography of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Rosemary Sayigh This paper examines representations of “self” embodied in the life histories of women members of a Palestinian refugee camp community in Lebanon. Stereotypes of “self” are inherently ambivalent (Guttman 1988) as sites of both subjection and resistance. This ambivalence is strongly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
... national subjects, with equal rights. The discourse also had global aspects, as Iraqi intellectuals appropriated and hybridized colonial perceptions of Muslim women. Orit Bashkin received her Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks...