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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that interrogates power and privilege in the American academy, as well as in Sudanese society. Anita Fábos is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) at Clark University. Fábos has a Ph.D. in anthropology from Boston University and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... its 1996 version, in which the state declared its “determination to abide by the universally recognised human rights.” However, while the state is often hailed in the international forums and media as a true trendsetter in the realm of women’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa region, this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yağmur Nuhrat Abstract This article focuses on swearing in football chants in Turkey to demonstrate that fans construct a specifically masculine notion of fairness that diverges from the universalizing ideal of fair play. I argue that the Turkish Football Federation’s (TFF) clubs’ and mainstream...
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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 March 2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Kaltham Ali Al-Ghanim This study is the first of its kind using field and documentary research sources. While official sources on the subject have proven the limitations of such data, the study uses a field survey of a sample of 2,787 women students at Qatar University representing 4.4% of Qatari...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jasmin Darznik This essay explores the legacy of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935–1967) in the Iranian American diaspora. At once political and poetic, particular and universal, Farrokhzad’s oeuvre has in recent years become a vital coordinate for a number of contemporary Iranian American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
... enthusiasts have generally treated it as a universal dance for women. I examine the interplay between these claims through performances in Syrian-Lebanese country clubs, a Brazilian belly dance festival, and the Brazilian Orientalist soap opera, O Clone (The Clone). As contractors, folk dancers, or spectators...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
... discussion of Kenneth J. Gergen’s Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community (Oxford University Press, 2009). Third, I review some of the standing tropes through which Arab women as subjects are viewed. Fourth, I explore what these inquiries could mean for the study of Arab women’s subjectivity and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., the “gay international” (in the words of Joseph A. Massad), and some Iranian diasporic queers who willingly insert themselves into national imaginations of the opposition in diasporic reterritorializations. This hypervisibility is enabled by massive mobilizations of universalized sexual identities on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., a sample of 107 households was selected from a national survey covering 18,243 households conducted by Saint Joseph University in Beirut. After drawing the profiles of the households surveyed, this study uses four independent variables—the husband’s income, the length of the husband’s absence, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Evelyne Accad Gender, Nation, and the Arabic Novel: Egypt, 1892–2008 , Elsadda Hoda . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2012 . 261 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8156-3296-2 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 126  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Margot Badran Revolutionary Womanhood: Feminisms, Modernity, and the State in Nasser’s Egypt , Bier Laura . New York : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 246 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7439-0 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 152  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Naghmeh Sohrabi Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran , Talebi Shahla . Palo Alto : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 254 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7201-3 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes Alessandra L. González. New York: Palgrave, 2013. 254 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-30473-5. Reviewed by Jane Bristol-Rhys, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi Islamic Feminism in Kuwait is the product of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 163–166.
Published: 01 July 2014
... York: Zed Books, 2012. 346 pages. ISBN 978-1-78032-285-8. Reviewed by Hina Azam, University of Texas at Austin In this volume, editors Anissa Hélie and Homa Hoodfar bring together eleven essays that collectively explore how women, sexuality, and gender identity are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 116–122.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Sarah G. Moment Atis Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem , Lewis Reina . New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 2004 , 297 pp. $29.95 paper. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 116  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
...: Family, Law, and Politics Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xxviii+837. US$326 Reviewed by S. Margot Finn, Program in American Culture, University of Michigan The first two volumes of the six-volume Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) offer a guide to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
... paper. Christopher Livanos, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Wis- consin, Madison Baum introduces the life and literary aft erlife of Shirin, wife of Chosroes II and inspiration for one of the greatest traditions in Middle Eastern literature. From...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Reviewed by Deborah Kapchan, New York University Fatima Sadiqi’s newest book is an oeuvre unto itself. The title—Women, Gender, and Language in Morocco—is completely apt to the comprehen- siveness of the volume. It covers not just the intersection of these topics but their separate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 127–130.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Asma Abdel Halim Islam and Social Policy , Heyneman Stephen P. , ed. Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press , 2004 . 218 pp. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 BOOK REVIEWS  127 (26-30), one of...