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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Zainab Salbi Saddam Hussein trauma autobiography This article uses Lacanian theory to examine Zainab Salbi’s autobiography, Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny; Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam , published in 2005 and written in English with Laurie Becklund. 1 Salbi is a US citizen who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... invasion and occupation of Iraq, and it was the first time ʿAshura was publicly celebrated because it had been banned during Saddam Hussein’s regime for over thirty years. In the face of random violence and repression, I became preoccupied with the concept of trauma and bereavement, memory and witnessing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Kamran Rastegar A comparative study of Liana Badr’s The Eye of the Mirror and Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India shows that these two novels present intriguingly similar feminist frameworks through which the traumas of war and communal violence may be addressed. They do so by erasing the distinction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... legal spheres. Most notably, the testimony of French doctors was increasingly used to assess physical traumas endured by young brides claiming “wrongful consummation” of their betrothal and women demanding release from marriages they claimed had never been consummated. I found that the effects of this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
... domain as an expression of collective traumas and silenced pasts, contribute to peace building in Turkey? Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 motherhood performance strategic neutrality citizenship violence maternal peace politics of emotion Women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... contributes to socially and politically contextualized and gender-sensitive trauma research, as well as to the larger political and sociological debate on reconciliation processes after war and conflict. Karin Mlodoch is psychologist and research fellow at the Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin with a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Mejdulene B. Shomali Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Writing . Al-Samman Hanadi . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2015 . 294 pages. isbn 9780815634027. An Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with diaspora, persecution, and trauma in a Jewish context to conclude with Zionism or “Jewish and democratic” as the circumventing script that counters past and prevents future violence. Accordingly, one may also expect diaspora and violence to be used interchangeably. That Sarah Schulman’s book opens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... imaginative “re-member[ing]” of past traumas often elided from US history (110). These spatiotemporal and imagined geographic entanglements “straddle and connect” memories of the Lebanese civil war or the Palestinian Nakba to US locales, “collapsing rigid spatial boundaries” that exhaust the permeable nature...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
... addition to the theme of postrevolutionary trauma, Varzi explores the lack of artistic freedom and freedom of expression in contemporary Iranian society. Last Scene Underground considers the risks taken by writers, playwrights, directors, and actors as they practice their art in a heavily censored...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2011
... abused women; various projects with the Jerusalem Center for Women, providing therapy for mothers of martyrs and female relatives of political prisoners as well as addressing the effects of house demolitions and displacement; research conducted through the Women’s Studies Center on the traumas of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reconstruct dominant, hetero-normative maleness in a time of trauma and in the context of perceived crises produced by new forms of globalization, post-Cold War conflict, and postcolonial restructuring. Lahoucine Ouzgane’s Islamic Masculinities is the product of this “masculinities turn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 March 2019
... illustrates the nonheroic and humanizing impact of war on men, allowing insanity and trauma to undo gender paradigms. The liminal positions of the characters become emblematic of their moment of enunciation: androgynous individuals represent the confusion and transgressions of the civil war. Hanna is careful...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... indicate how the author’s recall of past experience is also an attempt to overcome trauma and consolidate fragmented parts of selfhood through the act of writing. The narrating “I” in A Mountainous Journey confesses that “our childhood complexes influence us all our lives. Those who generated them in us...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the life histories with the twelve men, it became clear that men’s trauma in rescuing women emanated not only from the experiences of physical and sexual violence but from the guilt they bore in relation to their failure to rescue the women. As a consequence of their witness to the severity of sexual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Majda, Iqbal, Um Mohammed, Sahira, and Adiba. Adiba had been a political dissident who was tortured under Sad- dam Hussein’s dictatorship, and the eff ects of this trauma are both bodily and psychological. Iqbal is a divorcee raising a teenage son and she works in an Arabic-language...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 2001 ; Savaya and Cohen 2005 ; Sidel 2006 , 31, 60). Women must simultaneously cope with existential changes, the sense of crisis that accompanies separation, and the stress of caring for children, who may also experience a variety of traumas. My interviewees reported receiving insufficient support...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and Westernized household, in which her childhood of silenced family traumas and sorrowful adult recognitions is recognizably contemporary. By comparison, Mernissi’s story seems to come from a lost world. It is, but that is beside the point; as long as the story is told (and writing is a form of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
... often allocate scarce global health funding to address food and water insecurity, extreme poverty, global pandemics, trauma and violent conflict, and the prevention and treatment of infectious disease, especially in children and infants. Finally, the books raise issues of human rights and governance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011