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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 130–132.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Christine Fergus Muslim Women in the United Kingdom and Beyond: Experiences and Images , Jawad Haifaa Benn Tansin , eds., 2003 . Leiden, Boston : Brill . Pp.xxvi + 180 . $96.00 /cloth. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 130  JOURNAL OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 87–99.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Toni Briegel; Jaye Zivkovic Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 TONI BRIEGEL AND JAYE ZIVKOVIC  87 Financial Empowerment of Women in the United Arab Emirates Toni Briegel and Jaye Zivkovic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Rita Stephan The Arab Women’s Solidarity Association United (AWSA United) is a pluralistic, transnational, and scholastic women’s advocacy group that emerged in cyberspace in 1999. Arab women in the diaspora sought cyberspace as a safe space to connect with one another in their activism for women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 6  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  7:3 QUESTIONING THE DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTION OF TRAFFICKING AND FORCED LABOR IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Pardis Mahdavi and Christine...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Anne-Marie McManus Why do novels and studies originating in the United States and Europe sympathetically depict Middle Eastern women who commit or support forms of violence identified as terrorist? This article draws on scholarship on cosmopolitanism and the sentimental novel, as well as on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... attached to important restrictions and foreclosures. The article conceptually and theoretically expands on my research on family law projects in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2011). Its title is inspired...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Studies 2017 Recipient of the 2017 AMEWS Book Award Honorable Mention Madeline Otis Campbell’s Interpreters of Occupation provides an intimate account of the United States’ gendered and imperialist practices in the Middle East. Her narrative revolves around the experiences of ten mostly young...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amaney A. Jamal Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On March 6, 2017, the president of the United States issued a second executive order that targets Muslims. This Muslim ban has already had a variety of negative outcomes, including limiting basic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 489–490.
Published: 01 November 2017
... didn’t we see it coming?” Post-Brexit, many of us without British passports have felt less welcome, while we notice a rise in racism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia, particularly in relation to migrants and refugees. Increasingly apparent in the UK context, which I assume is similar in the United States...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “Arabs” or “Muslims” were being killed on the streets of LA. How can this brief sketch of my induction into Middle East studies during the Bush administration help us think about the current moment and its attempts to restrict human mobility into the United States? Why are all citizens of six Muslim...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
... building women’s studies has been painfully slow. For example, the minor in women’s studies that I developed in 2006 at the American University of Sharjah remains the only such undergraduate program in the Persian Gulf region. The idea of establishing the United Arab Emirates Gender and Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of eroticism in contemporary Islamic advice manuals and the impact of such texts on the thinking and practices of Muslims in the United States. Nadine Sinno is Assistant Professor of Arabic literature and language in the Middle East Institute at Georgia State University. Her research...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Protection Units (Kurdish, Yekîneyên Parastina Jinê; YPJ) and the women’s military wing of the PKK, Yekîneyên Jinên Azad ên Star (YJA-Star), have challenged traditional gender roles and contributed to the idea of “democratic confederalism,” a term the PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan coined to highlight a move...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
... resignification of Muslim styles in Turkey, the United Kingdom, and, to a lesser extent, the United States. Lewis starts by exposing the difficulty of imposing clear categories in the context of dynamic subject creation practices, showing how modest dress customs cut across notions such as faith, secularism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Born and raised in Lebanon, Rania Matar moved to the United States in 1984. Her work focuses on creating awareness and a dialogue between the two cultures, with an emphasis on identity and universality. Matar’s work...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... been at the forefront of this movement, and her debut monograph, Contemporary Arab-American Literature , is a timely, compelling contribution that broadens the critical terrain by emphasizing the dynamic nature of homes and homelands in the United States and the Arab world. Fadda-Conrey’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to erode the rights of women, queers, immigrants, and people of color have serious consequences for our research, teaching, and engagement with public debates and communities. In the United States, the two executive orders (EO) Donald Trump signed soon after his inauguration in 2017 officially...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
... example) have increased in the United States since 2015. Hate crimes feed the urgency that chaos stimulates and increase the sense of chaos/disorder. The victims (Muslims, Arabs, and those who resemble them) then also become villains, blamed for the chaos and attacked for it. Hate crimes against Jews have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Reza Shah Pahlavi, the second generation grew up during Mohammad Reza Shah’s more secular regime, and the third generation was born in the United States, after the families immigrated around the time of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. I find the most compelling part of the book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 347–349.
Published: 01 November 2017
... subjectivities. Moving between girls’ rooms in the United States and the Middle East, Matar’s work also lends a critical eye toward the assumed divisions between these regions, instead drawing attention to the similarities in the affective embodiments of girlhood. Sara Smith introduces the four articles that...