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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yağmur Nuhrat Abstract This article focuses on swearing in football chants in Turkey to demonstrate that fans construct a specifically masculine notion of fairness that diverges from the universalizing ideal of fair play. I argue that the Turkish Football Federation’s (TFF) clubs’ and mainstream...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
... imprecation ( liʿan ), which does not allow a husband to accuse his wife of adultery or deny paternity without a high degree of evidence. The procedure consists of both parties swearing an oath five times, which exempts him from penal liability for calumny ( qadhf ) and her from liability for adultery...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 46–72.
Published: 01 November 2005
... swearing-in ceremony as the “day of honor” in which the two veiled women would be made to endure a test of character and the country would endure a test of tolerance (May 2, 1999). For my religious informants, the situation was simple: these women were elected as veiled women and so should...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... audience ] . . . I swear by God, she would first look at her phone and tell to herself: “It’s really his number!” Then she would answer: “You want to announce to me a catastrophe. . . . ” [ laughter in the audience ] “You have married a second wife? Tell me everything! You are acting!” She hasn’t heard...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... than a kilometer. There was snip- ing and shelling. We used to come up carrying the tins full of water, in the night, running. I swear by God that once I carried a whole barrel. I’m thin but I used to carry cans of water as big as this [gesture of both arms], and go back up...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... public conduct.” In the short story Fuʾad is compelled to leave the party after he delivers his mocking speech, which suggests that he is socially and not only sexually deviant. The narrator detects Fuʾad’s nonnormativity: “My friend, you’re a deviant fellow [ kutla shudhudh ], and I swear by God...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of her long hair to wear a hijab (156). She remains demurely unavailable to other men, a devoted wife who only speaks of death once—on a night when she was radiant in a white dress—to swear that she could not bear to outlive her beloved Amin. She loves to travel and swim in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
...- can named Said. She swears that she will only marry for love, but fails to convince her uncle to approve her marriage to Lucas and is forced to wed Said. Over the following years, she repeatedly tries to fl ee her hus- band and Morocco. Only in the last episode is she reunited with Lucas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 25–54.
Published: 01 July 2005