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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 283–306.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Sumru Atuk Abstract High rates of gender-based violence and sexist political rhetoric are central features of contemporary Turkey. This article explores the complex relationship between the two by drawing on the literature that investigates the (re)making of the category of “woman” in the Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2022
... a man who questions.” That self is always in question, because the body of the black man, the body of the brown woman, evacuates each from ontology and being: “She swallowed bitter saliva and moved her dry tongue, saying to herself in an almost audible voice: ‘Yes, I am nothing’” (El Saadawi 1991 : 13...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Salam Al-Mahadin 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-Friedman Nora . 2017 . “ Why Wonder Woman...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Madawi Al-Rasheed Modern Woman in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Rights, Challenges, and Achievements . Hend T. Al-Sudairy . Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars , 2017 147 pages. isbn 1443872814. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Academic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Christopher Livanos Shirin: Christian-Queen-Myth of Love: A Woman of Late Antiquity—Historical Reality and Literary Effect , Baum Wilhelm . Piscataway : Gorgias Press , 2004 . 114 pp. $38.00 paper. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Buthina Canaan Khoury. Women Make Movies, 2004. 56 minutes. Soraida, A Woman of Palestine Tahani Rached. Women Make Movies, 2004. 52 minutes. Reviewed by Nada Elia, Antioch University Seattle “Th e Israeli occupation invades your most private spaces, the space...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Omnia El Shakry Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics , Baron Beth . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2005 . Pp. xv, 287 . ISBN 0520238575 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 106  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Schirin Amir-Moazami The Production of the Muslim Woman: Negotiating Text, History, and Ideology , Zayzafoon Lamia Ben Youssef . Lanham : Lexington Books , 2005 . Pp. xii, 213 . ISBN 0-739-10962-6 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 94...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 109–111.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Anna Cavness The Myth of the Silent Woman: Moroccan Women Writers , Diaconoff Suellen . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2009 . 269 pages. ISBN 978-1-4426-4005-4 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Mona Abaza Russell Mona L. , Creating the New Egyptian Woman: Consumerism, Education and National Identity 1863–1922 . Palgrave, Macmillan , 2004 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 BOOK REVIEWS  149...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 MARILYN BOOTH  149 “THE MUSLIM WOMAN” AS CELEBRITY AUTHOR AND THE POLITICS OF TRANSLATING ARABIC: Girls of Riyadh Go on the Road...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Studies 2013 4  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  9:2 READING AND WRITING THE TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY EGYPTIAN WOMAN INTELLECTUAL NABAWIYYA MUSA’S TA’RIKHI BI-QALAMI Christina Civantos...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 185–208.
Published: 01 July 2023
... reassert royal hegemony over the anticolonial liberation struggle. The “woman question” became a key topic of public debate during Morocco’s decolonization. However, historians have given it little attention. 2 Already during the interwar years, Moroccans weighed the benefits of modern education...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Allegories of an Iranian Revolution . Asheville, NC : Black Mountain Press . Dehqani Ashraf . 1978 . Torture and Resistance in Iran: Memoirs of the Woman Guerrilla Ashraf Dehghani . New Delhi : Swan Printers . Ebtekar Massoumeh . 2000 . Takeover in Tehran: The Inside Story...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 March 2023
... the parliamentary and presidential elections in Egypt, the figure of the “modern” woman gained renewed political significance. By exploring Egyptian English-language women’s lifestyle magazines, the article illustrates how socioeconomically privileged, Cairo-based women crafted “modern” female bodies and engaged...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 March 2024
... work to create the figure of the “Kurdish woman.” Instead of falling into the trap of Orientalist constructions of womanhood, Kurdish diasporas imagine “Kurdish woman” as a way to challenge nation-state assimilation projects and erasure by practicing identity at the intersections of ethnicity, religion...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 1. Giambologna, Abduction of a Sabine Woman , 1581–83. Marble, 410 cm high (Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence). Photograph by Steven Zucker, PhD. creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0 . More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 3. Tahia Carioca posing with the poster of The Youth of a Woman at the Cannes Festival, 1956. Source: Archive of Nabiha Lotfy. More
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Published: 01 July 2023
Figure 2. “A young woman helps her sister remove the shame of ignorance.” Manar al-Maghrib , March 29, 1957. More
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Published: 01 July 2023
Figure 3. “The Rights and Duties of the Woman.” Note how the clothing and posture of the woman depicted evolve as she moves from domestic chores to public service. Manar al-Maghrib , April 26, 1957. More