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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Western news media deal with women’s activism and its repression in Saudi Arabia, notably in the aftermath of the kingdom’s lifting of the ban on women’s driving. Since May 15, 2018, at least thirteen activists advocating for women’s rights have been imprisoned, including Hatoon Al-Fassi, an editorial...
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Western Sydney Pınar İlkkaracan’s latest publication is a terrific collection, edited by a well-seasoned scholar and activist. İlkkaracan is a co-founder of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Society, which aims to protect “the right to non-conforming sexualities in Muslim...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...-sacrifice, and delicateness—in ways a matched group of Iraqis do not. The article shows that these presentations are a by-product of how Poles assert Western identity. They claim Westernness by emphasizing continuity between their current behaviors and ideals and those they were taught in upper-class 1930s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and 2005, there were noticeable shift s in apprehensions of the burqa in the Western media. In Fall 2006, burqa images even appeared on the Paris runways and in Vogue fashion spreads. This article charts the burqa’s evolution from “shock to chic” and the process of its commodification in the Western...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Eastern male nationalists and Western feminists. Simultaneously drawing inspiration and seeking autonomy from Western models, theirs was an attempt to define feminism in their own terms—one that defied the presumption of male reformers who tried to arrogate to themselves the task of modernizing Eastern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
... (symbolized by Zahwa’s underground world), where imagination and code can resist oppression, escape censoring, interrogate the sacred, excavate sources of power, subvert the normative, and evade Western co-optation. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Miral al...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Persian-language television programs, articles and news reports, weblogs, and Facebook posts responding to Ermia reveals how a reality television contestant came to disturb simplistic but powerful binaries of modest/immodest, religious/secular, Iranian/Western, and national/diasporic as she combined...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... demarcation line is oft en drawn between the Arab/Muslim world and secular Western societies and is drawn into question when minority populations are taken into consideration. This is a comparative, qualitative study examining attitudinal changes and discerning cultural trends based on in-depth interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that has few parallels in Western societies. Kazan is, in a sense, a living national treasure. The study situates Kazan and other Muslim women in a genealogical tree of master calligraphers. It suggests furthermore that some of these women are akin to religious scholars. Finally, the study demonstrates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hoda Yousef Malak Hifni Nasif (1886–1918), one of Egypt’s early feminist writ­ers, stood at the crossroads of many political and social tensions of her day. Situated between the potential contradictions of Egyptian nationalism, Islamic reform, and Westernization, Nasif provides an important lens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... implicated in the trials and tribulations of infertility treatment—a form of reproductive intervention that has been inaccurately “naturalized” by Western feminist scholars as an exclusively female domain and burden. Varicocelectomy is not only an important issue in male reproductive health, but an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commander published in Kurdistan with the biographical interview of a lower-ranking peshmerga conducted by myself for “Western” academic purpose. In so doing, the article highlights differences in dealing with the experience of defeat and harmed masculinity, which result from the situatedness of memory...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... experience agency in acts of submission rather than in resistance and that the association of agency with emancipatory desire and action is an expression of a patently Western tradition that celebrates the fiction of the autonomous individual. I find that women activists’ interpretations of agency in piety...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., Middle East studies, sociology, and postcolonial studies, his non-European travels and their impact on his thought have received relatively little scholarly attention. The book is based on an examination of a wide range of Foucault’s written work, interviews he gave regarding his stays in non-Western...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
... created new desires and practices, indicating that Iranians neither passively mimicked nor uniformly embraced the consumption practices of Western counterparts. Karimi’s project offers a crucial intervention in showing how, in their everyday contact with material culture, ordinary Iranians embraced and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 130–132.
Published: 01 November 2005
... for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan Muslim Women in the United Kingdom and Beyond, edited by Haifaa Jawad and Tansin Benn, provides detailed snapshots of Muslim women living in various Western contexts, including both accounts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., photographs, and postcards) produced by Western Orientalist scholars as well as by Arabs, Turks, and Persians. His meticulous analysis of this rich material provides a better understanding of the different approaches assumed by Western and Middle Eastern scholars, travelers, and writers in matters of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Doha: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2012. 466 pages. ISBN 978-9-9921-7911-6. Reviewed by Maisa Taha, University of Arizona Since Edward Said’s Orientalism (Vintage Books, 1978), critiques of Western representations of “the East” have abounded. Special...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2008
... groups were composed of middle- and upper-class women who sought alliances with Western-dominated international feminist organizations, such as the International Alliance of Women for Suff rage and Equal Citizenship (IAW), Middle Eastern women faced internal critics who accused them of...