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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Amélie Le Renard This article deals with young urban Saudi women’s transgressions of rules regulating dress and public conduct in Riyadh. Many researchers on Middle Eastern societies interpret as resistance the silent practices adopted by subalterns such as women or youth. The existence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... an isolated act motivated by urban conditions of poverty, but many women became skilled repeat offenders who worked individually or in teams, taking advantage of the growing transportation networks that linked villages, towns, and cities. The theft examined includes shoplifting, pickpocketing, burglary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Claire Oueslati-Porter Industrial Sexuality: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt . Hanan Hammad . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . 279 pages. isbn 9781477310724. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 November 2015
...L. L. Wynn Live and Die Like a Man: Gender Dynamics in Urban Egypt Ghannam Farha Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 . 222 pages. isbn 9780804783293 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Editors’ note: Live and Die Like...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Stud- ies, Religious Studies, and Muslim American Studies, and this work will no doubt serve to educate readers about the complex identities, realities, and daily lives of Muslim women in America. Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and analysis of historical changes in the ways that life is being lived in Beirut and Istanbul. Each work explores a cohort of urban residents that represents a generational shift in the ways in which public selves and political bonds are forged. To varying extents, each undertakes an examination of how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 November 2023
... by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 writing aging urbanity Cairo I love writing before sunrise. I usually wake up one hour before, I pray, and then I write. You know, when I connect with writing, I don’t want it to stop. There is something very intimate and sweet in writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Claudia Liebelt Abstract Based on research in Istanbul in 2013–14, the article describes a changing urban geography of beauty, which has multiple repercussions on women’s spatialized notions of femininity, intimate bodily grooming, and aesthetics. Beauty salons in two neighborhoods typically placed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., maker of museum-based memorials at Derb Moulay Cherif, once Casablanca’s torture center during the country’s colonial and post-independence era regimes. The museum project also focuses on Morocco’s largest urban agglomeration, Casablanca, and targets a sector of the city and its inhabitants’ rights...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Maryam Zehtabi Sabeti Moqaddam Abstract In Iran—as never before in the history of the country—prostitutes gained notorious visibility in twentieth-century Persian literature. Fixation on the image of the prostitute created a wealth of literature beginning in 1924 with the first Persian urban social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rodney Collins This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tunisia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men who have sex with men” (MSMs). Theoretically, the essay focuses on the politics of identity categories, how these categories travel, and the intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Haktan Ural; Fatma Umut Beşpınar Abstract This article examines how gay men engage with masculine respectability in urban Turkey. Our analysis of twenty-four in-depth interviews in Ankara shows that gay men’s self-presentation generally conforms to the expectations of masculine appearance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conceptions of risk among urban Iranian women are not well understood. Due to the IRI’s strict ban on premarital sex, the distribution of educational information related to the health risks of sexual activity is extremely low, while the few existing sexual education programs are reserved for couples who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that emphasized secular, urban, and middle-class notions of domesticity and respectability. The literary prostitute was a marginal figure used to envision a new era of women’s rights through her exclusion and excision from the imagined national future. The instrumentalization of the figure of the prostitute...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... makes her text part of a general critique of the rapid sociocultural transformation of modern urban society, linking it to a presumably biological but essentially social definition of women as mothers. Cyrus Schayegh is an assistant professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 March 2008
... between the Women’s Union and IAW members, this analysis underscores how deeply contested the question of women’s emancipation was, not only within urban elite society, but also among those in municipal and state office. It also provides insights into how actively Turkish feminists engaged questions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Carla Jones The recent and highly visible rise of Islamic consumer culture in contemporary urban Indonesia is a source of both pleasure and anxiety for many Indonesians, figuring in debates about the appeal of a new piety there in the past decade. At the center of these debates is the image...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., morality, and migration influence the implementation of anti-trafficking policy and legal enforcement in Dubai? This study aims to question and deepen our understandings of labor, migration, and socioeconomic development in a rapidly changing, urbanizing environment while contributing to differing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176365.
Published: 18 April 2024
...Golnesa Rezanezhad Pishkhani Abstract This article explores women’s agency in the production of handwoven rugs in both rural and urban areas of contemporary northern Iran. It examines research data through an intersectional lens to understand how various factors render subjects able or unable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... as a microcosm of tensions around postcolonial emancipation and expression, reification of indigenous culture for consumption, and the powerful influence of in-country urban elites. Her arguments about the interconnectedness of modernity and tradition as expressed in fashion are transferable across a number...