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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 4. “Coups can only be foiled by peace. Women are against war.” Figure 4. “Coups can only be foiled by peace. Women are against war.” More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
... soldiers to fight in a conflict that the state and military have both been reluctant to officially recognize as a war and expecting unquestioning acceptance of casualties no longer appears to be a viable option. Unlike the historical association of military service with affirmation of masculine authority...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Berlin in 2015–16, we show that Kurdish activists have struggled to make the eradication of gender-based inequalities and violence central to the wider Kurdish peace movement, while Turkish women’s rights activists have increasingly recognized that the war against the Kurds, “like a blanket,” often...
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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 July 2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Ferial J. Ghazoul 120  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War Assia Djebar. Translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager. Aft erword by Cla- risse Zimra. New York: Th e Feminist Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sima Shakhsari In this essay, I argue that during the post-September 11 th “war on terror,” the Iranian homosexual became transferred from the position of the abject to the representable subject in transnational political realms. This shift involves Iranian opposition groups, transnational media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Studies 2006 CYRUS SCHAYEGH  1 CRIMINAL-WOMEN AND MOTHER-WOMEN: SOCIOCULTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND THE CRITIQUE OF CRIMINALITY IN EARLY POST-WORLD WAR II IRAN Cyrus...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... movements, in particular women’s movements; feminism and nationalism; war, violence, and state-building; critical-feminist review of learning theories; and skilling and de-skilling of immigrant women. She is currently conducting SSHRC-funded comparative research on war, diaspora, and learning; women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 1–10.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... PENNY JOHNSON & SUAD JOSEPH ./ 1 INTRODUCTION War and Transnational Arab Families Penny Johnson and Suad Joseph ./ hat’s war got to do with it? In conversations, consultations, and Wcomparative research since 2001, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... East Women’s Studies 2009 PENNY JOHNSON, LAMIS ABU NAHLEH, & ANNELIES MOORS ./ 11 WEDDINGS AND WAR: Marriage Arrangements and Celebrations in Two Palestinian Intifadas Penny Johnson, Lamis Abu Nahleh, and Annelies Moors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2018
... American University (then called Beirut University College) because she had left it to return to the United States. I was the recipient of a Fulbright research award, just as she had been. I was to conduct research for my book about the role of women in the Lebanese war. Amazingly enough, miriam had been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Researchers have assumed that religious zealotry was the primary inspiration for boys to enlist in the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, ignoring the ways in which class inflected boyhood. While religious fervor may have been a motivation for some of the poor and working-class Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
... military at war with a colonized people is the more pressing consideration. 1. Gal Gadot, “I am sending my love and prayers . . . ,” Facebook, July 25, 2014, www.facebook.com/GalGadot/photos/a.443954573925.242485.25616998925/10152522016708926/?type=3&theater . References Barrows...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Sune Haugbolle This article discusses how militiamen who fought in the Lebanese civil war (1975–1990) have been represented in Lebanese cultural production and how these militiamen relate to public discourse on masculinity and culpability in the postwar period. Through an analysis of interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Transmission intensified during World War I. By the war’s end attempts to regulate and cultivate syphilitic men aligned with the loss of Ottoman control over territory and population and new anxieties concerned with establishing a new state built on “proper” healthy marital reproduction. Sources examined...
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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): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
...’ mothers in Israeli public life changed since the 1982 Lebanon War? At the center of the discussion is David Grossman’s novel To the End of the Land (2008). I argue that the author posits “the flight from bad tidings” as both a maternal strategy and the author’s psychopoetic strategy. This article examines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... factories or as domestic servants, violated classed and gendered notions of respectability. Theft offered the possibility of material gain without great loss in status if one were captured, since poor and working-class women who lived in Egypt’s growing cities between the two world wars already had...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... war are central to their overall reactions to the film. Whether they love or hate the film, it is the critics’ views of the female characters that judge the film as a complete artistic piece. Catherine Sawers is an actor, screenwriter, film scholar, and poet living in Los Angeles, CA. Before...