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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Mandate Syria and Lebanon (1921–46). The French metropolitan system of regulated prostitution was imported yet transformed in the mandate region as women performers were sorted into legitimate, if morally suspect, foreign artistes and autochthonous performers defined as prostitutes by decrees and codes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Christa Salamandra Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Official , cooke miriam . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2007 . Pp. viii, 196 . ISBN 978-0-8223-4035-5 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2013
... hampers their efficacy as political agents. In this article I explore political commemoration in Syria as a socially sanctioned venue for apolitical political activity that allows women nonthreatening public visibility. I focus on the work of Dr. Nadia Khost in commemorative practices in Damascus to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 242–245.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Ayşe Toprak Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 I believe in the power of documentaries to engage hearts and minds beyond the screen and to challenge public attitudes. When the war in Syria started in 2011, I kept seeing Syrian refugees sleeping on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Edith Szanto Abstract During the onslaught of the Islamic caliphate on Kobanî, Syria, media outlets across the globe broadcast pictures of brave and often unveiled Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a quintessentially male force of destruction. The images of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... rights become challenged by the state’s paternalistic perceptions. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 militarism masculinist protection women Syria constitutions Amid the violence that has spread across Syria since 2011, questions about how women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 2002; Houston 2001; Lyon 2001). Th is region, which stretches over a vast area from western Iran to eastern Iraq, dipping into the northern tip of Syria and across southeast Turkey, is not an internationally recognized territory and is home to about 24-27 million Kurds, although reliable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... Also, friends and supporters of the forum inside and outside Syria take part in our activities and follow our news. The goal of the Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace is to ensure that Syrian women play an effective role in achieving peace and building democracy and that they participate in Syria’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 July 2013
... concentration on dissident cultural production in Syria, the networked connections among Arabs and Muslims around the world, and the emergence of tribal modernity in the Arab world. She is the author of several monographs that include War’s Other Voices (1987), Women and the War Story (1997...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Hosna Sheikholeslami Veiled Voices , Maher Brigid . Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, USA : Typecast Films , 2009 . 59 minutes. ISBN 4351912238 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 FILM REVIEW mn  123...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2016
... camps so that women’s needs can be addressed; taking steps to create a fragile network of Syrian women civil society activists so that their voices—and their carefully considered peace plans—can be heard; building alliances with transnational feminist groups outside Syria to better the chances for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
... typical “Muslim woman.” Even between the covers of this one book, we meet a rich variety of women, most of whom identify themselves as Muslim women. Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Offi cial Miriam cooke. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. Pp. viii, 196...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Meral Düzgün Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 The thirty million Kurds in Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Armenia are the largest ethnic group that has not gained its own permanent nation-state (BBC News 2014 ). Although statelessness generally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that focuses on Syrian preacher Houda al-Habash, the founder of one of the first schools for girls to study Qur’an in Damascus, Syria. The film, which targets Western audi- ences, provides a rare close-up view of how women are engaging with the tradition of Qur’anic memorization and recitation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Islamic feminism. Cooke’s more recent interests have turned to Arab cultural studies with a concentration on dissident cultural production in Syria, the networked connections among Arabs and Muslims around the world, and the emergence of tribal modernity in the Arab world. She is the author of several...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., war, and violence. Following a preface by feminist theorist Cynthia Enloe, the first two articles deal with the ways in which recent events in Syria and Egypt have impacted men and women. Edith Szanto and Mariz Tadros examine the gendered representations of violence during and after the 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Kurdistan (Mingle 2003; Saatci 2002; Houston 2001; Lyon 2001). Th is region, which stretches over a vast area from western Iran to eastern Iraq, dipping into the northern tip of Syria and across southeast Turkey, is not an internationally recognized territory and is home to about 24-27 million...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 November 2016
... mortar shell from the time of the French occupation of Syria (1920–46), lined up with a knife, fork, and spoon. I wanted to demonstrate that war has always been hidden in our people’s daily lives, meals, and conversations; we were born in the midst of neighboring war zones; we currently live it day by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., for example, Bitar’s work as a female ophthalmologist in Syria to her ability to construct complex female characters who wrestle with the physical and symbolic aspects of their illnesses. The organization of the book presumes a historical progression toward the present moment, when Arab authors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2007
... moves to Lebanon, Syria, Kuwait, Egypt, and the Emir- ates. Organized by country, the book comprises a prologue and six es- says, each of which contains a number of tales related to the country it concerns. Th e more time al-Rawi spent in a country, the longer the essay. Hence those...