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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Shahla Talebi This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran, marked by an external war with Iraq and internal political suppression. Specifically, it grapples with the intricacies of loss, mourning, and survival in the meanders...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Lori A. Allen Living Palestine: Family Survival, Resistance, and Mobility under Occupation , Taraki Lisa , ed. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2006 . Pp. xxx, 296 . ISBN 0-8156-3134-0 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 132  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karin Mlodoch This article focuses on Kurdish women in Iraq who survived the Iraqi army’s Anfal operations against the Kurdish areas in 1988. It investigates Iraqi Kurdish women’s psychosocial situation and strategies for coping with violence and loss in the aftermath of the Anfal operations. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 129.
Published: 01 July 2011
... is Behind the Name? A Story of Violence, Loss, and Melancholic Survival in Post-Revolutionary Iran,” which appeared in Volume 7, Number 1 of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. Survival entails debts, of which I have accumulated more than I can ever reciprocate. As a mode of survival...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... perseverance, determination, and survival. Gohar Dashti was born in Iran in 1980, a year after the Iranian Revolution and the beginning of the war between Iran and Iraq. The Today’s Life and War series reflects her experiences growing up in Ahvaz, near her father’s hometown, on the border between Iran...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... structures, and individualist and communitarian interests in their struggle for socioeconomic survival in the city. While the book excels in showing how the need for economic and social capital underlies migrants’ motivations, we could get a better sense of their dilemmas and struggles if the ethnography...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Shirin Ebadi addressed this issue at the conference. In her para- digm, whereas war can mean the end of suff ering for men, it oft en means the beginning of suff ering for women. When a man dies in battle, the end of his life is the end of his plight. Women who survive the war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... only way to survive in a war-torn space were to embody a borderland territory (Anzaldúa 2012 [1987]). By breaking the stereotypes of the Eastern woman, the Beirut Decentrists allow not only survival but also the possibility of subverting patriarchal society. They trespass on the public space...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in contemporary Iran, where women struggle to fight and negate the innumerable mechanisms of oppression in order to survive. The film’s structure is formed in three historical periods after the Islamic revolu- tion—1984, five years after the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Adıvar, who wrote her life, or a fictional Sudanese, Syrian, or Palestinian woman fighting for survival, each was a product of national turmoil and betrayal. These essays consider the struggles of women not only to survive but also to assert their right to a place in the national story...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 July 2016
... medical care, and safe home spaces, she notes that “the willful act of deciding to continue surviving and giving birth is itself perceived as political—as subversion, revolt and agency—by the women themselves” (160). Each chapter probes a different aspect of the penetration of Israel’s security...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 93–96.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the sake of entertainment, however, but rather to voice the plight of these women, their hopes and dreams as they struggle to survive, remain sane, and move on in a time of political turmoil, civil war, massacres, and brutal occupation. Both books feature a range of stories written by budding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2011
... a keen observer of the strategies that Palestinian women employ to survive, understand, and dignify their existence in contexts where complex and interlocking forms of repression and violence are daily and life- long experiences. Her work as a scholar, clinician, and women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
... complicity can be a matter of survival, we are more concerned with complicities that are actively in line with the system, since such alliances come at the expense of more disruptive forms of feminism. One complicity is the term Arab in discussions of the region, or what Menna Ahmed Agha called “hegemonic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 November 2017
... protections for her rights, even as hate crimes against Muslims—in the name of America—continue to grow. She remains a victim of “Americanness gone wrong” and is dependent on an “American ideal” for her survival. Hence, reminiscent of other structurally hierarchical models that have disadvantaged Muslim women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Africa. Is there a way to construct new worlds with our words that will help us create paths out of the violence that entangles us? Can we, as artists and activists, repurpose the colonizer’s words to express old stories about how we have found ways to survive? Such projects would recognize that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... their love is impossible. Is it then not possible for characters who weave poverty with same-sex love to survive or mature out of the state of untainted childhood innocence? Can their “blissful” union be possible only in death? Obviously, there is nothing wrong with ending a story with the two male...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Politics of Survival . Fiddian-Qasmiyeh Elena . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2014 . 329 pages. isbn 9780815633266 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 If North Africa is understudied by academics of the Middle East, the Maghreb is more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... . 1998 . “ Sex in Public .” Critical Inquiry 24 , no. 2 : 547 – 66 . Hoodfar Homa . 1997 . Between Marriage and the Market: Intimate Politics and Survival in Cairo . Berkeley : University of California Press . Joseph Suad . 1993 . “ Connectivity and Patriarchy among Urban...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 July 2016
... precariousness. Lavie shows us the impossibility of resisting the violence of the state due to both the state’s divine nature and the survival mechanisms inflicted institutionally and psychically by the bureaucratic torture. Second, the state uses the myth of “one people” repeatedly and effectively to shut down...