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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Saba Abbas Abstract This article provides insight into the fashionable veiling trend in Amman, Jordan. Drawing on interviews I conducted in 2011 and 2012, I argue that the women in this study understand veiling to be a means for enhancing, rather than containing, the beauty of the body. Through my...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Farzaneh Hemmasi Abstract This article explores the media controversy surrounding the victory of Ermia, a veiled female vocalist, on the 2013 expatriate Iranian talent competition Googoosh Music Academy (GMA). A historically and ethnographically informed “ethnotextual” analysis of a selection of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ashraf Zahedi This article examines the history of the veil and its changing social meanings in Iran. Embedded in the meaning of the veil is the erotic meaning of female hair. The symbiotic relations of the “cover” (the veil) and the “covered” (female hair) are central to this history. Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nada Elia Imagining Arab Womanhood: The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. , Jarmakani Amira . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 236 . ISBN 987-0-230-60472-8 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Elham Gheytanchi Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Politics of Patriarchy in Iran , Moallem Minoo . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2005 . Pp. ix, 269 . ISBN 0-520-24345-5 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Hosna Sheikholeslami Veiled Voices , Maher Brigid . Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, USA : Typecast Films , 2009 . 59 minutes. ISBN 4351912238 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 FILM REVIEW mn  123...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Joan Wallach Scott A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America , Ahmed Leila . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2011 , 352 pages. ISBN 978-0-300-17095-5 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 116  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 November 2007
... psychology, anthropology, history, and Middle Eastern cultures will find this book an intriguing and challenging exploration of a subject that merits more academic attention. Veiled Empire: Gender & Power in Stalinist Central Asia Douglas...
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 5. A veiling style that exposes the neck, displayed in a shop window in Amman. Author’s personal collection. Figure 5. A veiling style that exposes the neck, displayed in a shop window in Amman. Author’s personal collection. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... reproduces Amin as a modern pious role model for Iranian women, a conservative in her viewpoints on gender relations, and an advocate of the veil. This selective attention worked to recuperate the traditional gender viewpoints of the Islamic Republic while facilitating demands to expand religious education...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Ellen McLarney In the months leading up to 9/11 and in its immediate aftermath, the media demonized the burqa as “Afghanistan’s veil of terror,” a tool of extremists and the epitome of political and sexual repression. Around the time of Afghanistan’s presidential and parliamentary elections in 2004...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 46–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Noor Al-Qasimi This article examines how the phenomenon of the ‘abaya-as-fashion is accommodated by the hegemonic order of Islamic patriarchy in the region of the Arab Gulf states. The traditional ‘abaya, or body veil commonly worn by national women across the Arab Gulf, is juxtaposed against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to veiling, gender relations, marriage, and sexuality. This paper examines this particular segment of titles in order to determine how they present a set of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that we would recognize as erotic in nature—that is, pertaining to sexual desire and its expression, romantic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... public spheres. In the past two decades, gradual transgressions of urf and sharia have become a sign of modernity and resistance for many women and young people who wish to generate changes in their situation. Since 2001, the trend of willfully neglected veiling (bad-hejabi) in physical space has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
... marker of Muslim (feminine) identity, the scarf, or by extension the veiled body, interact with practices that are deemed secular and modern, such as fashion? This richly documented and remarkably insightful book provides a set of answers by looking at the production, marketing, consumption, and cultural...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afiya S. Zia; Shahrzad Mojab Performing Piety: Singers and Actors in Egypt’s Islamic Revival . Van Nieuwkerk Karin . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2013 . 320 pages. isbn 9781477302255 paper. The Veil in Kuwait: Gender, Fashion, Identity . Botz-Bornstein...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
... only a matter of culture, I mean my cultural identity, my au- thentic identity.” More than twenty years passed and I was walking in the Gezira Club in Cairo when a veiled woman stopped me. I didn’t recognize her. It was the Christian feminist, having converted to Islam after marrying an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 200–202.
Published: 01 November 2010
... British Geographers, and in Women, Religion, and Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith (ed. Karen Morin and Jeanne Guelke, 2007). She is currently collaborating with Anna Secor on a National Science Foundation–funded project on the transnational veiling-fashion industry based in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the colonial memory in contemporary France becomes obvious from the book’s focus on the issue of veiling and the struggle against or the distaste for it, as articu- lated in various positions. By including the positions of French intellec- tuals such as Irigaray and Lacan, who were concerned...