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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... profeminist sensibilities against sexual violence and pushed back against the violent project of masculinist restoration (Kandiyoti 2013 ) and the consolidation of a religiously accentuated neoconservative familialism (Acar and Altunok 2013 ; Coşar and Yeğenoğlu 2011 ; Korkman 2015 , 2016 ). They have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Abdelkader Cheref Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence . Mehta Brinda J. . London : Routledge , 2014 . 292 pages. isbn 9780415730440. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Right from the outset Brinda J. Mehta’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
... females aged 15–64 and 0.4% of non-Qatari females in the same age group. The study provides important indices and conclusions, e.g., a substantial percentage of the participants have experienced violence, with most violence occurring within the family, from family males such as brothers, fathers, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., Berkeley, and her M.A. and Ph.D., also in anthropology, from Columbia University. Between 2002 and 2005, Talebi returned to Iran to conduct her dissertation research, which is the subject of a forthcoming manuscript that engages questions of violence, memory, martyrdom, and self-sacrifice based on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Lisa Hajjar Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case Study , Shalhoub-Kevorkian Nadera . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2009 .231 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-70879-1 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 8–39.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Judith E. Tucker The practices of pirates and corsairs in the Mediterranean in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries provide the backdrop for a discussion of gendered violence. First I explore the most common form of that violence—male on male violence—and argue that it can be as fully gendered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 183–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Naazneen Diwan Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 NAAZNEEN DIWAN ./ 183 Violence Th at Bleeds Borders: Transnational Engagement in the Women in Confl ict Zones Symposium...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
... strategies to broaden the basis for women’s rights activism by making women’s experiences of violence during the “Years of Lead” (the period of fierce repression under the rule of Hassan II), an issue of concern in the framework of its new politics of memory. The implementation of the ERC’s gender approach...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Anne-Marie McManus Why do novels and studies originating in the United States and Europe sympathetically depict Middle Eastern women who commit or support forms of violence identified as terrorist? This article draws on scholarship on cosmopolitanism and the sentimental novel, as well as on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Brinda Mehta Editors’ Note: Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence won the African Literature Association’s 2016 Book of the Year Award for “its originality, meticulous research, detailed analysis, nuances, anti-essentialist negotiations of identity, thought-provoking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Kamran Rastegar A comparative study of Liana Badr’s The Eye of the Mirror and Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India shows that these two novels present intriguingly similar feminist frameworks through which the traumas of war and communal violence may be addressed. They do so by erasing the distinction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mariz Tadros Abstract This article examines incidents of politically motivated sexual violence against men in protest spaces at a distinct juncture in Egypt’s history, after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak (2011–13). The article examines the reified conceptions of masculinities in relation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nadje Al-Ali; Latif Tas Abstract Despite the recent outbreak of violence and conflict, peace continues to be high on the agenda of the Kurdish political movement and many progressive Turkish intellectuals and activists. Based on qualitative research we conducted in Diyarbakır, Istanbul, London, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Feminist explorations of this phenomenon have often focused on the language and practice of sexual violence against women in war. Mary Layoun’s discussion of Cypriot fiction raises a different possibility: when women transgress group boundaries and make their own choice to pursue sexual relationships with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ordinary women across the country? (2) How have some sociopolitically marked and wounded women perceived the state and responded to its violence through the identity of motherhood? (3) To what extent can the power of motherhood activism, which derives from the sharing of personal experiences in the public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Jewish nation. This project simultaneously empowers women and enables state violence against Palestinians on Haram ash-Sharif. Scholarship that has examined Israel’s messianic right-wing women’s activism has overlooked their Ashkenazi whiteness and their middle-class privileged status in Israel. The race...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... change the rules in sexual and family life in order to address a range of problems and challenges, including lack of economic and other resources, political and citizenship exclusions, or intimate violence. What are the implications of relying on states as the main arbiters of rights and protections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... sociopolitical change and denounced injustices, abuses of power, and political violence. Yet, women like Salima Ghezali, Louisa Hanoune and Messaoudi Khalida developed different definitions and visions of sociopolitical progress, and those differences led to conflict. Paradoxically, these divisions multiplied...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and high levels of violence against camp Palestinians in particular. Analysis of the “self” stereotypes (and of their absence) points to a “collectivization” of personal narratives, as well as factors such as social status, age, educational level and degree of patriotism that differentiate the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... same time, this redemptive narrative seeks to sever the link between masculinity and sectarian cultures that, still today, celebrate violence committed during the civil war. Sune Haugbolle is Assistant Professor in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Department for Cross-Cultural and...