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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of women fighting Islamist male aggressors aroused outrage, admiration, and pity among observers. But had all Kurdish fighters been male or had women fought for ISIS, viewers might have reacted differently. To examine some of the most widely disseminated gendered pictures and videos of the Syrian uprising...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Diane Singerman Uprisings are complex, rare phenomenon, and this article suggests that the shared regional diffusion of protest in the Arab Spring was lubricated by the economic inequalities of neoliberalism. Young people in Egypt and the larger Middle East have been disproportionately...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 121–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jasmin Darznik Passionate Uprisings: Iran’s Sexual Revolution , Mahdavi Pardis . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2009 . 336 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-5857-4 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 BOOK...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Wazhmah Osman; Narges Bajoghli Abstract This article analyzes the Afghan and Iranian feminist uprisings of the early 2020s spurred by #MahsaAmini’s death and the return of the Taliban, and their predecessors, #MyRedLine and #MyStealthyFreedom. It assesses why these movements, which gained...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Joubin Abstract Syrian miniseries engage in multifaceted discourses of fatherhood inherently linked with the rise and fall of the qabaday (tough man). Before the uprising, while the avowed focus was on gender constructions, in truth, politics lay at the heart of the messages...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sondra Hale Using ideas from postmodern, postcolonial, and feminist thought, this paper analyzes recent global insurrections, e.g., the Arab Spring, to demonstrate their departure from modernist frameworks. Participants in the new uprisings, which are mainly comprised of youth and populated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of destruction, Essaydi’s photographs are uncritically linked to events and situations as varied as the Arab uprisings, violence in the Palestinian territories, and the wars in Syria, Yemen, and Iraq. Instead of illuminating complex sociopolitical issues and reshaping dominant discourses, they become part...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Liina Mustonen Abstract This article looks at how specific gendered practices and ideas about female bodies were instrumentalized in the struggle for political authority during Egypt’s transitional period between 2011 and 2013. It argues that in the aftermath of the uprising, when Islamists won...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 401–422.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Zahra Ali Abstract This article explores the meaning and significance of the political in the October 2019 uprising in Iraq, commonly called Thawra Teshreen, through the lens of gender, space, and emancipation. It looks at the spatiality of the protests, considering both discursive and material...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Publicity for this documentary has connected it to the uprising that erupted on March 15, 2011, shortly after filming ended, and the viewer is invited to understand that al-Habash and Syria’s “increasingly religious society” are at odds with the “secular” Assad regime. However, this view...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... The Egyptian Uprising: Women, Protest, and Political Participation While the reforms brought about by the former regime of President Hosni Mubarak’s government may have improved women’s ability to be free of undesirable marital ties, increased women’s participation in parliament...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 290–292.
Published: 01 July 2022
... women experience differential and relational rights under both religious and civil law” (113). The introduction situates the ongoing challenges women face in Lebanon within the arc of the Arab uprisings between late 2010 and 2013. Some accounts assert that the newer uprisings that began again...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2023
... 2023 The Arab revolutions were filled with aspirations for social justice, freedom, and human dignity. But most of the uprisings led to brutal repression, violent civil wars, and state collapse. Are they failed revolutions? Passive revolutions? Or, as has been argued, revolution-restorations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
... for understanding the construction and reproduction of dominant gender norms, as well as their contestation and subversion. This was especially apparent in the wake of the Arab uprisings, when different forms of creative expression—such as graffiti and independent music—flourished, and popular media openly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this is why the experts of victimology, as Amar calls it, failed to understand, much less predict, the Arab uprisings. In chapter 1 Amar illustrates the shift from an emphasis on “development” and “liberalization” to a focus on “security” as the main framework in formal sites of policy making. Chapter 2...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 367–372.
Published: 01 November 2019
... emphasize the experiences of individual women, sometimes within the context of national revolutions, but they also take readers back many years, before uprisings, into communities that did not experience large-scale mobilizations, with women rebelling against families, institutions, and social norms...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... RESISTANCE, FEMALE VICTIMHOOD? he Kurdish uprising in the aftermath of the Kuwait War (1990-1991) Tand the Kurdistan parliamentary elections in May 1992 paved the way for the establishment of a “Kurdish quasi-state” (Natali 2010) in northern Iraq (see Figure 1).1 Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 227–234.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... The idea behind Millett’s trip to Iran, for her at least, was that the Iranian women’s uprising would spark a global sisterhood. Something of that sort did happen. Once International Women’s Day turned into a mass demonstration of women in Iran, it was a wake-up call for feminists all around the world...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 249–257.
Published: 01 July 2023
... uprisings, the comics renaissance prevailed, and artists from Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, and elsewhere were galvanized by the events rocking their countries, while they faced severe censorship and often risked their lives. Jacob Høigilt ( 2019 : 14) explains that a new generation of Arab artists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 119–121.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Passionate Uprisings: Iran’s Sexual Revolution Pardis Mahdavi. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. 336 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-5857-4. Reviewed by Jasmin Darznik, Washington and Lee University Pardis Mahdavi’s Passionate Uprisings: Iran’s Sexual Revolution offers...