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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Attiya Ahmad Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai , Mahdavi Pardis . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 251 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7220-4 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., this paper explores the conflation of discourses on trafficking, migration, and sex work through migrants’ narratives. The study is organized around three central questions: 1) What are the social, economic, and political circumstances and structures that make Dubai a major migration and trafficking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... genital cutting, FGC) was being co-opted by imperial discourses calling for civilizing the women in African, Arab, and Muslim societies—what one might label a form of trafficking in women. Hale chose to decline to address the issue of female circumcision for many years, since her audiences so often found...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
... rhetoric on human traffick- ing and an analysis of the ways in which the assumptions of that rhetoric are taken up by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) directed to assist trafficked women, particularly in the context of the United Arab Emirates. They highlight the simultaneous association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a “catalyst for change” (29–30). Mahdavi analyzes intimacy as a space that compels reconsideration of empowerment and identity in the face of structural constraints. The final part of the book critically examines the pitfalls and negative effects of the human-trafficking framework, arguing for a more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 November 2022
...—with the exception, to a degree, of the Palestinian struggle, we can welcome S. Behnaz Hosseini’s book Women in Conflict and Post-conflict Situations . The book includes seven studies about women who have experienced the results of conflict in the Middle East—including trafficking in Austria and the exilic Gülen...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 473–478.
Published: 01 November 2021
... [we]re traveling by themselves or with suspicious individuals.” 8 Port Said offered endless hustle as well as redemption opportunities. As an “undefended port,” it became traffickers’ landing of choice for undocumented and unregistered prostitutes after the IBS started its intervention...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
... prostitutes, brothel owners, procurers, and colonial officials to emerging developments at the international level, in particular the emerging humanitarian concern with trafficking, public health, and women’s and children’s rights. The book centers on the 1920s and 1930s, when colonial officials...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 July 2023
... groups that have long lived together. Schmidinger mainly argues that the Êzidi culture has not been well known in Western countries, especially when the Êzidi people in diaspora were seeking political support to stop the IS attacks and then the war crimes, including years-long human trafficking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., migration, sexu- ality, human rights, youth culture, transnational feminism and public health in the context of changing global and political structures. Her current work looks at gendered migration, labor, and human traffick- ing in the Gulf states. Mahdavi’s work has been published...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., trafficking in fear of the other, racialize religious and ethnic differences and are drawn into minds, bodies, and communities. This issue of JMEWS shows how these dynamics generate multiple forms of resistance and creative response. A number of essays and reviews, including those by members...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... for the city. Chapter 4 is an exposé of the other September 11 in 2002, when massive prison uprisings rocked the city of Rio de Janeiro. This uprising was a show of force by drug traffickers and narco-dealers whose power emerged at the end of dictatorship in Brazil and has since flourished. This September...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., BOOK REVIEWS  mn  115 reproductive technologies, and sex work/trafficking in women. In Chapter 3, İlkkaracan discusses the impact that the European Union’s human rights policy has had on shaping the Turkish penal code, preventing the introduction of legislation by the “religious conserva...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of Middle East women’s studies  9:1 as Mahdavi proposes? Do these constitute another set of discourses— akin to trafficking discourses—that need to be scrutinized? Finally, Mahdavi’s analysis of sex workers is predicated on a structure-agency model and focuses on broader political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 453–457.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and literature. Her work challenged the assumption that theory is solely the “domain of the western critic and intellectual” (Harlow 1986a , i). She named and took issue with intellectual trafficking in Third World narratives as “raw material” to be processed in the First World academy. She defined her practice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... categories: (1)  Security masculinities: Policing, security, and moral-gov- ernance institutions and private security consulting firms produce knowledge that defines Arab masculinities and subjects of surveillance including the sex predator, the thug/gang member, the trafficker...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
... which he suffered for the rest of his life. As a result, Jennifer saw herself as an ambassador for peace and an advocate for women’s rights, and used her ekphrastic poetry (vivid, often dramatic verbal descriptions of a visual work of art) to oppose sexual objectification and sex trafficking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... marcia c. inhorn  mn  73 2012). But, with the exception of Pardis Mahdavi’s (2008) unique book, Passionate Uprisings: Iran’s Sexual Revolution, as well as her most re- cent book Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai (Mahdavi 2011), Middle East anthropologists are far behind...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... more than a fashion statement. 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:3 The very trafficking in images of piety through the bodies of professional models keeps the possibility of piety as mere imej just below the surface, always almost revealed. The model who covers in her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... in the first quarter of the twentieth century (Chaumont 2009 ). “Trafficking” and “white slavery” discourses used emotional language to cast women as vulnerable victims and articulated women’s decency as contingent on being asexual and domestic, garnering public support for abolitionist campaigns. As Gayle...