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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... gate-keeping activity to the stigma of infertility and related treatments. At the societal level, the state’s role acquires heightened significance, owing to the marginalized minority status of Palestinian men in both countries. Our comparison reveals two contrasting situations: In Lebanon, the high...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Seçil Yılmaz Abstract Late Ottoman physicians used medical advice literature to impact syphilis transmission and treatment by cultivating men’s rather than women’s hygiene, self-care, and sexual practices. Soldiers and migrant workers were understood to be the main vectors of syphilis beginning in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... and its treatment are mediated by women’s socioeconomic position within Iranian society. Many women lack economic access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) technologies and fear the moral consequences of gamete donation. Thus, the benefits of the Iranian ART revolution are mixed: although many Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... activity (being seen or getting caught by the Islamic morality police or family members) than the health risks of diseases such as HIV. Women’s conceptions of social risk, their vulnerability to HIV/STIs, and their access to testing and treatment centers are explored through triangulated fieldwork...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... implicated in the trials and tribulations of infertility treatment—a form of reproductive intervention that has been inaccurately “naturalized” by Western feminist scholars as an exclusively female domain and burden. Varicocelectomy is not only an important issue in male reproductive health, but an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... first; Barkai 1998, 44, 36, 63). At the same time, abortion and contraceptives are only partly covered by the public health care system, and sex education is evidently lacking (Birenbaum-Carmeli 2003). In contradistinction, fertility treatments—openly counted by poli- ticians as a method to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-Kevorkian against the Israel Airports Authority charging that she was subjected to humiliating and degrading treatment by security agents when traveling to Tunis for an academic conference; Shalhoub-Kevorkian had been singled out and made to endure a demeaning inspection and was barred...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2018
... equality , equal treatment , and universal human rights to defend their existence. As one activist explained: We all want equality. Other than that, I personally care about the issues of [providing] schooling, work, and healthcare [for LGBT members]. We all have problems but we specifically have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in the name of honor and this treatment of women’s bodies. We are guided by the motto “the path to democracy is through gender equality.” More generally, we find that despite legislation, circulars to combat violence against women, and signed international conventions, the main challenge in recent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2008
.... She has been employed at the Avesina Research Institute, a reproductive health research center associated with a major infertility treatment clinic in Tehran. She recently coauthored two papers on infertility in Iran. Sophie Richter-Devroe is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Arabic and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
... recount stories of pressure to bear children and fear of divorce, the men interviewed often discuss accompanying their wives for treatment at great personal and professional expense. The interviews highlight differences among the Arab, South Asian, North American, African, and European patients. Inhorn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... attempt, hundreds of alleged members of the coup were detained and declared terrorists and enemies of the state. The detentions were immediately followed by images and reports of ill treatment of the detainees, who were held in stress positions; denied food, water, and medical treatment; and verbally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... women suffering from the effects of the Anfal campaign, where medical treatment and counsel- ing would be made available; 3) the resolve to prevent honor killings as well as physical and verbal abuse, forced prostitution, and female genital mutilation; 4) the enforcement of women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2010
... illustrates the multiple ways they negotiate their familial relations, manage derogatory stereotypes, and redefine their claims to self-respect. Her treatment of reformist Islamic viewpoints is particularly convincing in this regard. On the whole, Ewing’s book offers a thoughtful...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 July 2011
... chapters, which provide solid treatment of the works at hand but break little new ground. Perhaps the strength of this chapter is due to the author’s familiarity with Lebanese war narra- tives. Aghacy studies six novels written by three male and three female Lebanese writers and scrutinizes an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Studies 2013 book reviews  mn  145 infertility treatment after failed attempts in Iran. In the UK clinic he was fully explained the implications of third-party sperm. However, on the couple’s return to Iran, when the wife gave birth to children who bore...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 153–156.
Published: 01 July 2005
... examples from various countries and bring individual women’s cases and words to the text. It is difficult to do this and difficult to give full treatment to the great variety of countries, cultures, and situations in which Middle Eastern women can be found. It is a great chal- lenge to cover such...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Adelkhah’s treatment of a variety of arenas: sports, politics, religion, and television and how each embodies the modernity of Iran. These fields may certainly be diverse, but Adelkhah notes that the mechanisms of modernity are not. Using a Weberian framework, she demonstrates that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
... case of an Iranian woman asylum-seeker. Taking advantage of recent changes in legislation in Iran allowing third-party donation, her Iranian husband took her to the United Kingdom to seek book reviews  mn  145 infertility treatment after failed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... While these generally offer noninvasive aesthetic treatments, it is noteworthy that in 2013, among the countries worldwide with the highest number of plastic surgeons per capita, Turkey ranked ninth (ISAPS 2014 ). Most of Turkey’s plastic surgeons reside in Istanbul. Unisex or women’s hair and beauty...