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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Marlene Schäfers Abstract Women’s rights and human rights projects in Turkey and elsewhere routinely construe and celebrate subaltern voice as an index of individual and collective empowerment. Through an ethnographic study of Kurdish women singers’ ( dengbêj s) efforts to engage in their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ariel M. Sheetrit Abstract This article presents an analysis of the Moroccan writer Leila Abouzeid’s Rujuʿ ila al-tufula ( 1993 ; Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman , 1998) through the prism of relational theories of autobiography. It exposes narrative strategies of voice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Karen G. Ruffle BOOK REVIEWS  133 Th e Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India Shemeem Burney Abbas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. Pp. xxx + 209...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to health education. She is currently the managing director of a recruitment company in Lebanon. Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 54 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3 DISPLACED ARAB FAMILIES: Mothers’ Voices on Living and...
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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 March 2009) 5 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Mayanthi Fernando Breaking the Silence: French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto , Amara Fadela Zappi Sylvia . Translated with an Introduction by Helen Harden Chenut. Berkeley : University of California Press , 2006 . Pp. 179. ISBN 0-520-24621-7 . Copyright © 2009 Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 88–90.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nada Elia Taboo Memories, Diasporic Voices , Shohat Ella . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2006 . Pp. xxi, 406 . ISBN 978-08223-3771-1 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 88 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:2 to the...
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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 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... rich representational discourse on female identity, channeled through creative arts and literature. Due to various political, socioeconomic, and cultural factors, the 1990s became a decade of intensive identity seeking focused especially on feminist issues: A variety of women’s voices and competing...
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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 July 2007) 3 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Republican elites’ attempts to redefine family life and gender roles, and to hear, albeit at some remove, the voices of those caught up in such tensions. It also reveals the diversity of voices within the Republican camp in this early formative period. A. Holly Shissler is Associate Professor of Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Algeria. Equally, he acknowledged the rise of active women who have been fighting to make their voices heard and to break into the public sphere, which has so often been judged as men’s sphere. Armed with professional expertise, social science data, and political commitment, these women campaigned for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and resistance to coercive change.) The Palestinian resistance movement, like other twentieth-century anti-colonialist national movements, rigidified gender “tradition” as a key element of cultural nationalism, while political and economic mobilization gave women new scope for action and for “voice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
... conducted with group members now living in Israel. The meeting of these voices called for a multidimensional examination of central themes including the ideal female body, its boundaries, and transgressions of those boundaries; mechanisms of control; and the complex relationships between honor and shame and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... imperialist discourse. In light of the escalating use of FGC in inflamed journalism, misplaced condemnations, and the continuing globalization of the movement for change, I argue we must not cede terrain to the arrogance of such voices, lest we find ourselves complicit with the conflagration undermining human...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
... androgyny,” is both an innovation and a restoration. Many ancient religious and mystic texts from across the world held very similar views, before patriarchy prevailed and history became dominated by the voice of the few, turning sex/gender into a privilege or a limitation. The Saadawian androgyny is a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 2012, on the first anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution. It began with the idea that it was time for women to be given a voice. Based on a vision of a society that believes in free choices for women without any kind of discrimination, Thawrat El Banat began a digital feminist struggle to raise...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 July 2016
... “double prisons.” They gave voice to others who had been silenced and forgotten. How did they escape their prisons and rewrite history? Djebar’s and Edip’s alternative discourses stem from Islamicate literary aesthetics that contest colonial and national binary constructions, linear and progressive...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2018
... others which had gone astray She is a rebel who uses her pen and her voice, her ideas and her literature to break walls and hurdles so we can build gardens where we breathe hope Do not lament the darkness of this period, oh miriam As this darkness will inevitably end And as we await the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Sawt Al Niswa (Voice of the Women) is a network and community of feminist writers, activists, and artists based in Beirut. We chose niswa , because we think it a more poetic word for “women” than nisaaʾ . Niswa...