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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Afsane Rezaei Abstract This article explores domestic religious practices of Iranian Muslim women in Los Angeles. In the diasporic context, Iranian women’s voluntary engagement in vernacular Islamic practices is often associated with an unreflexive pursuit of religion and lack of agency...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 144–147.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Christian Pond Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics , White Jenny B. . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2002 . xii + 299 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. $35.00 cloth, $22.50 paperback. Copyright © 2005 Association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Paul Amar This article examines how everyday theories of masculinity and vernacular discourses of “masculinities in crisis” play crucial roles in misrecognizing, racializing, moralistically-depoliticizing, and class-displacing emergent social forces in the Middle East. Public discourses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 November 2019
... identities (chap. 4). Through an analysis of “wild westernization,” unpredictable and varied aspects of vernacular cultural politics and transculturation regarding “the West,” Gürel reveals the “wild” responses of Turkish publics to the authoritarian projects of Westernization by the Turkish state and its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 346–348.
Published: 01 November 2015
... goals of the book. Although the reader is left with a desire for more examples of how Arabic vernacular works as a sociopolitical commentary, Hartman clearly shows how Arabic and French operate more concretely in relation to each other on the textual level. Perhaps the strongest articulation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 392–394.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Seçil Dağtaş These cases add nuance to the book’s argument that gender is fundamental to the organization of modern secular nation-states. However, secularism (in both discourse and practice) has flourished in articulation with local histories and vernaculars of gender in each locale...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., rather than genuine theological diff erences, led to the schisms of Ephesus and Chalcedon (7-8). Nuanced dictums like “two natures in one hypostasis” caused confusion when translated from Greek into other languages, but the dispute was never about liturgical use of the vernacular per...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 March 2022
... had been explained by and to Western audiences as opposed to each other: secularism and religion, progressivism and conservatism, or Islam and feminism, to name a few. Ali untangles this political, cultural, and economic hodgepodge without losing the perspective of those whose suffer, and without...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 100–103.
Published: 01 July 2008
... with an example of public visibility in which there appears to be tacit cooperation among male actors across the secular/Islam divide. But I fi nd it rather forced in that, although patriarchy is embedded in Turk- ish culture and not religion per se, gender segregation among Islamic actors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... The narrative that unites this collection is one in which militarization and modernization (attributed to both Western (neo)colonialism and nationalist authoritarianism) impose fundamentalism (as an invented and instrumentalized pseudo-traditionalism) in the spheres of religion and gender in order...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
... vernacular. By July 2007, the veil is fully liberated in the pages of Vogue. Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of French Vogue, writes about “abayas and bur- kas” as this season’s sun protection. It not only keeps her skin looking young, but frees her from having to expose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 46–72.
Published: 01 November 2005
... into the interplay of religion and politics in the United States, especially after September 11, 2001, with a focus on conservative Christian conceptions of the Middle East. 46  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES RELIGIOUS BODIES AND THE SECULAR STATE: THE MERVE KAVAKÇI AFFAIR...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of culture, religion, and politics visvis the negotiated gender roles of society. On the other hand, a “colonial ques- tion” developed as resistance to the British colonial presence escalated and as Egyptians increasingly sought opportunities to redefine the polit...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East. We very much value your impressive pioneering and important work on medical anthropology, science and reproductive technologies, the anthropology of gender, and religion in the Middle East. Your thick ethnographic accounts of the lives of men and women who struggle with infertility and how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
... , 91 – 105 . London : Saqi . Wagner Mark . 2009 . Like Joseph in Beauty: Yemeni Vernacular Poetry and Arab-Jewish Symbiosis . Leiden : Brill . Waines David . 1987 . “ Cereals, Bread, and Society: An Essay on the Staff of Life in Medieval Iraq .” Journal of the Economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
... as Muslims. This referred to speakers of (vernacular) Arabic and various Berber languages (mostly Tamazight, Taqbaylit, and Tamahaq) whose families had traditionally been Sunni or Ibadi Muslims. In this sense, I will use the term Muslim Algerian to differentiate this demographic group, which in the 1950s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in Vernacular Politics. Seattle: 32  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES University of Washington Press. Wickham, Carrie Rosefsky 2002 Mobilizing Islam: Religion, Activism, and Political Change in Egypt. New York: Columbia University Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... visions and practices of contingent modernity in mall spaces, cultural politics of dress, and consumer capitalism. Her publications have appeared in the journals Area , Global Networks , Social and Cultural Geography , and Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers , and in Women, Religion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in Turkey: The Impact of Neoliberal Policies, Political Islam, and EU Accession , edited by Dedeoğlu Saniye and Elveren Adem Yavuz , 15 – 31 . London : Tauris . Buğra Ayşe , Savaşkan and Osman . 2014 . New Capitalism in Turkey: The Relationship between Politics, Religion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . 2010 . “ The New Egyptian Novel: Urban Transformation and Narrative Form .” New Left Review , no. 64 : 46 – 64 . Hafez Sherine . 2011 . An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women’s Islamic Movements . New York : New York University Press . Hatem Mervat...