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Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1. View of Oran from the Virgin Mary of Santa Cruz, ca. 1900 Figure 1. View of Oran from the Virgin Mary of Santa Cruz, ca. 1900 More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 4. Virgins of Paradise (2014). Fine art paper print. 100 cm × 120 cm (39.3 in × 47.2 in), 90 cm × 75 cm (35.4 in × 29.5 in) Figure 4. Virgins of Paradise (2014). Fine art paper print. 100 cm × 120 cm (39.3 in × 47.2 in), 90 cm × 75 cm (35.4 in × 29.5 in) More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 5. Virgins of Paradise 2 (2014). Fine art paper print. 100 cm × 120 cm (39.3 in × 47.2 in), 75 cm × 90 cm (29.5 in × 35.4 in) Figure 5. Virgins of Paradise 2 (2014). Fine art paper print. 100 cm × 120 cm (39.3 in × 47.2 in), 75 cm × 90 cm (29.5 in × 35.4 in) More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 November 2019
... includes restrictions on discussions around virginity. The movies A Madonna in Laleli ( Azize: Bir Laleli Hikayesi , 1999) and Secret ( Saklı , 2015) have a special place in the Turkish film archive because of their focus on revirginization practices. Revirginization is the set of methods women use to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Figure 1. View of Oran from the Virgin Mary of Santa Cruz, ca. 1900 Figure 1. View of Oran from the Virgin Mary of Santa Cruz, ca. 1900 ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Figure 4. Virgins of Paradise (2014). Fine art paper print. 100 cm × 120 cm (39.3 in × 47.2 in), 90 cm × 75 cm (35.4 in × 29.5 in) Figure 4. Virgins of Paradise (2014). Fine art paper print. 100 cm × 120 cm (39.3 in × 47.2 in), 90 cm × 75 cm (35.4 in × 29.5 in) ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
... homosexuality. I conducted fieldwork in Ankara, Turkey, between 2003 and 2005 to study the rhetorical uses of language in the context of virginity examinations. My study was based on participatory action research methods, and my field sites included a squatter settlement, a village, and an upper-class...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... more successful than others) to deal with these children. Shereen El Feki takes this observation to the present day and questions, for example, how people accommodate the expectation of premarital virginity, given the rising marital age and the expectation for a substantial initial capital for the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 July 2020
... the concept of female adolescence, she reveals the importance of kin support for women and corrects previously held narratives about marriage, including the idea that there were preferences for cousin marriage and marrying female virgins. As Krakowski states in her introduction, “This book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Muslims at all and do not really contribute to the overall theme. Two other authors are based in Sweden and write about Turkish university youth (Aylın Akpınar) and narratives on virginity by Iranian women in Sweden (Fataneh Fara- hani). Moghissi’s Introduction does point to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
... their communities and within their families. She devotes considerable time to the evolving connotation of the Persian word najeeb, which can be roughly translated as pure, sweet, and virginal. She describes “najeebness” (her word) as a desirable trait expected of Iranian Jewish women that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to be encouraged to get a driver’s license, thus starting a popular trend among middle-class young women. As to questions of inap- propriate sexual behavior, along with recourse to blaming the loss of virginity on a jinn, town members in Rothenberg’s account resort to a solution I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 November 2015
... thirty-six men suspected of homosexuality, HELEM launched a campaign with the support of several feminist and LGBT organizations in Lebanon calling for a ban on state-sponsored anal examinations aiming to “prove” the homosexuality of detained men. Given that state-sponsored hymen/“virginity” tests had...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... words, this ‘celebration’ is a ritualized sacrificing of virgins” (48). While Glacier uses Michel Foucault’s idea of biopower and Simone de Beauvoir’s work as her main theoretical frame, readers familiar with Mernissi’s writing on sexuality and patriarchy will be sadly reminded of how rooted patriarchal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2007
... countries through which the author traveled. Th e story of the woman who was tested for virginity before marriage to her cousin stands as a striking criticism of customary practice. Th e author evokes true tradition and religious custom regarding women and their rights as the basis for her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., virginity) to the critical (abortion, body, celibacy, incest, genital cutting, poverty, sexual practices), to the oft en ignored or the unusual, such as sports, aging, science, nation and medicalization, disabilities, suicide and food. Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... State: Virginity Examinations in Turkey .” Feminist Studies 27 , no. 1 : 65 – 88 . Peirce Leslie . 2010 . “ Domesticating Sexuality: Harem Culture in Ottoman Imperial Law .” In Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces , edited by Booth Marilyn , 104 – 35 . Durham...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 121–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
... about sexuality. Young women who feel pressure to be sexual at earlier ages must navigate the dangers—familial and social—of losing their virginity. This has, Mahdavi reports, created an “everything but” (147) sexual culture in which young women engage in all but vaginal penetration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 395–397.
Published: 01 November 2019
... a male poet. The chapter continues by examining entries about her in bibliographical dictionaries of poets to trace how male authors presented a woman poet’s life, namely, by focusing on her morality, virginity, purity, and possible love affairs. Havlioğlu discusses the inclusion and exclusion of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... left Bellout Brahim ben Saci’s home and demanded an annulment, accusing him of impotence and violent abuse. To prove her virginity, she produced the requisite medical exam certified by a French doctor. In response, Bellout confessed to his wrongs but explained that Kebbous consistently repelled his...