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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 296–298.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Sophia Goodfriend sophia.goodfriend@duke.edu Women’s Political Activism in Palestine: Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival . Sophie Richter-Devroe . Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 2018 . xvi + 201 pages. isbn 9780252041860 . Copyright © 2022 by the Association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Valentine M. Moghadam Reference Walby Sylvia . 2004 . “ The European Union and Gender Equality: Emergent Varieties of Gender Regime .” Social Politics 11 , no. 1 : 4 – 29 . Is there anything to criticize? The book jumps over several decades of urbanization, nuclearization...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of agency in a region where law and politics are imbricated (Charrad 2001 ). Intervening in law to improve it is generally referred to as ijtihad . Classical Muslim Sunni jurists, such as Abu Husayn al-Basri, Abu Hamid Muhammad Ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali, and Sayf al-Din al-Amidi, transposed this meaning...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
... against Jews have also increased, though political leaders, especially in the White House, have made concerted statements condemning anti-Semitism. They overlook the responsibility that inciting hate affects all of us. Attacks on Mexicans, immigrants, African American youth—these pilloried targets...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Women’s Studies 2005 SUSAN SLYOMOVICS  73 THE ARGUMENT FROM SILENCE: MOROCCO’S TRUTH COMMISSION AND WOMEN POLITICAL PRISONERS Susan Slyomovics Th ere is a diff erence, of course, between prison and death...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
... political regimes have assigned to the veil meanings corresponding to their own ideologies. Through imposed unveiling and re-veiling, these regimes have constructed an ideal image of Iranian women and in turn of Iran as a modern or an Islamic country. This essentialized singular image has led...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the issue of women unavoidable. In the context of a cross-ideological oppositional alliance in Yemen that has been largely fostered by the conferences, this enduring tension over women seems to have created just enough space to push the issue of women’s right to representation as political candidates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... become a site of conflict between the two main political rivals, Hamas and Fateh, and they also have implications for gender relations. Women are not passive observers of the conflict between the two parties and the new traditions and rituals these parties are inventing. Women are actively involved...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Lihi Ben Shitrit Women’s activism in conservative religious-political movements poses a challenge to liberal feminism. Why do women participate in great numbers in political organizations that seem to limit women’s freedom and equality? My work with women activists in the Islamic Movement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... : University of Chicago Press . Aran Gideon , and El-Or Tamar . 1995 . “ Giving Birth to a Settlement: Maternal Thinking and Political Action of Jewish Women on the West Bank .” Gender and Society 9 , no. 1 : 60 – 78 . Bacchetta Paola , and Power Margaret . 2002 . Right...
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 4. The negative effect of Islamist strength on women’s political rights in the Arab world increases as US troop deployments in the MENA region rise, 1980–2010. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Mona Tajali Abstract Much of the literature on women’s-rights activism in the Muslim world presents such activism as employing discourses either of egalitarianism (secular) or of complementarianism (religious). This article analyzes the recent framing of demands for women’s right to political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 401–422.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Zahra Ali Abstract This article explores the meaning and significance of the political in the October 2019 uprising in Iraq, commonly called Thawra Teshreen, through the lens of gender, space, and emancipation. It looks at the spatiality of the protests, considering both discursive and material...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Azadeh Kian azadeh.kian@u-paris.fr Women’s Political Representation in Iran and Turkey: Demanding a Seat at the Table Mona Tajali Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2022 288 pages. isbn 9781474499460 . Copyright © 2024 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Zeynep Kurtuluş Korkman References Abu-Lughod Lila . 1998 . Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Acar Feride and Altunok Gülbanu . 2013 . “ The ‘Politics of Intimate’ at the Intersection of Neo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yasmine Nachabe Taan Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan . Marie Grace Brown . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . 240 pp. isbn 9781503602649 . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., capitalism, and gender. In particular, the focus on the intimate in Zaat reveals how political projects are depicted in the domestic sphere through the lens of women’s work. The article explores two themes: one, the increasing financial pressure and its effects on constructs of masculinity and femininity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 July 2020
...—political sermons, newspaper articles, debates in the first parliament after the constitution was established. In fact, a lot of the significant issues of constitutionalism, as I argue, such as how the word that used to mean “opinion” came to become the word that means “vote,” which is raʾy , worked itself...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Leila Zonouzi Temporary Marriage in Iran: Gender and Body Politics in Modern Iranian Film and Literature . Claudia Yaghoobi . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 298 pages. isbn 9781108848473 . Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...