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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Khaled Abu Asbah; Muhammed Abu Nasra; Khawla Abu-Baker This study examines gender perceptions and attitudes of Arab male and female teachers in Israel. This quantitative study includes 302 Arab Muslim male and female teachers in the Arab education system. The results show that participants believe...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Yossi Yonah; Ishak Saporta This research study is a development of our previous study about the pre-vocational training program introduced to the Israeli education system in the 1950s. However, while in the previous study we examined the role this program played in making Israel’s ethnoworking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., meanwhile, fear the loss of religious autonomy, the transformation of self-identification in Lebanon from sect to nation, and the destabilization of the confessional system. To date, civil marriage reform has been incremental, given clerical and social opposition, but the winds of change are blowing as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
... critique of the Saudi system. Paratextual framing of the marketed book and translational choices emphasized the fiction as a writing of “experience,” bringing it closer to the memoir genre and linking it to a tradition of what I call Orientalist ethnographicism. These effects produce a work and author...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rita Giacaman; Penny Johnson In focus groups and individual interviews with the wives and mothers of Palestinian political prisoners, we find that their narratives describe a triple captivity—of the Israeli colonial system, the Israeli prison, and the post-Oslo Palestinian political landscape with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... influence was nevertheless circumscribed to some degree by gendered resistance among male ulema and a system of granting religious authority and positions that advantaged men scholars. Amin has elicited renewed interest in Iran since the 1990s, although this attention is selective. It highlights and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 261–282.
Published: 01 November 2015
... women politicians on the local level. This article draws on extensive personal interviews with twenty-six female councillors from the first cohort of women elected under the quota. The results show that even a quota enacted in a clientelist system such as Jordan’s can bring positive change for women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Elyse Semerdjian Abstract This article examines the legal bargaining of Armenian women in the dual Armenian and Islamic legal system in Aleppo. This study based on twenty-two cases of Armenian conversion to Islam informs how conversion, while rare, affected women who found themselves suddenly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... products of cultural, religious, and political systems underpinning Saudi society. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Saudi women writers male characters victim Raja ʿAlim jihadi Fiction written by Saudi women did not appear until 1958 with the...
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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 July 2017) 13 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Kaptan Paşa Sea Bus, is a large-scale model of the heart’s circulatory system through which saltwater flows, propelling the vessel. Matching in size the biggest living creature in the world, the blue whale, the boat becomes a whole new organism that runs on saltwater: seawater is pumped into the heart’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
... that endanger society’s cohesion. Th is is fundamental to protecting the stability of the nation. • Emphasize the principles of democracy and of a multiparty system. • Encourage political parties, unions, and syndicates to support women’s participation. • Maintain...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
... influenced patterns of marriage and family formation from the mid-nineteenth century. The dramatic changes that took place in Egypt’s marriage system occurred for a number of reasons, including the decline of polygyny among the upper class. This decline is attributed to the end of the slave trade and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... within a liberal Islamic and republican system of laws. At the end, the reader is left with a clear understanding of the complex intertwining of Islamic and liberal laws, modern yet Islamic institutions, and lack of clear procedure that has characterized Iranian life through- out the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
... envision methodologies that would respond to the struggles of feminists in the region. Far from re-creating simplistic binaries of East versus West, the attention to place acknowledged the systemic power that comes with sites of knowledge production, whether in terms of resources, infrastructure, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 256–259.
Published: 01 July 2019
... this writing, in October 2018, do prominent women’s-rights activists who fought for the right to drive remain behind bars after the lifting of the ban? People in Saudi Arabia live under an order that regulates and controls every aspect of their public and private lives through a system of rewards...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 147.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and vice versa. JMEWS conformsconforms toto thethe Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, using the author-date system for citations and references. Detailed submission guidelines can be found online at httpinscribe.iupress.org/loi/mew. JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 139.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... Works cited must be listed in the reference section, and vice versa. JMEWS conformsconforms toto thethe Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, using the author-date system for citations and references. Detailed submission guidelines can be found online at httpinscribe.iupress.org...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 203.
Published: 01 November 2009
... versa. JMEWS conforms to the Chicago Manual of Style and uses the au- thor-date system for citations and references. Detailed submission guide- lines are posted online at httpinscribe.iupress.org/loi/mew. JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 5, No...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 203.
Published: 01 November 2010
... versa. JMEWS conforms to the Chicago Manual of Style and uses the author-date system for citations and references. Detailed submission guide- lines are posted online at httpinscribe.iupress.org/loi/mew. JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...