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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
... professor of economics at Drew University. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 112  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES IS PAID WORK THE (ONLY) ANSWER? NEOLIBERALISM, ARAB WOMEN’S WELL-BEING, AND THE SOCIAL CONTRACT...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commission efforts to document a Casablanca working class district—simultaneously as a site targeted for communal reparations, as an urban and historical space of dissidence, and as the location of Morocco’s infamous space of incarceration and human rights abuses. Susan Slyomovics is Professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Claire Beaugrand Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait . Attiya Ahmad . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 . 270 pages. isbn 9780822363446. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... modern law and society as both a promise of lifelong companionship and a private institution that threatens to close a woman off from her other relationships, especially those with her female friends, and thereby from her means of engaging in the ethical work of developing a pious self. It also reads...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of Jerusalem. Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 78  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  8:2 PALESTINIAN WORKING WOMEN IN ISRAEL NATIONAL OPPRESSION AND SOCIAL RESTRAINTS Suheir...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nadia Guessous Working Out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870–1940 , Jacob Wilson Chacko . Durham; London : Duke University Press , 2011 . 440 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8223-4674-6 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 mn  133 PUBLISHED AND MISCELLANEOUS WORKS BY SONDRA HALE mn bio-bibliography of Sondra Hale’s arts-related...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ferial J. Ghazoul Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt: The Life and Works of ‘A’isha Taymur , Hatem Mervat F. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 234 pages. ISBN 978-0-230-11350-3 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Shaherzad R. Ahmadi Abstract During the Pahlavi period in Iran (1925–79), poor and working-class families were more likely to expect young sons to work to support the household. These boys, in turn, were more autonomous. Middle-class families, on the other hand, protected and controlled boys...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... isolated act motivated by urban conditions of poverty, but many women became skilled repeat offenders who worked individually or in teams, taking advantage of the growing transportation networks that linked villages, towns, and cities. The theft examined includes shoplifting, pickpocketing, burglary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East. We very much value your impressive pioneering and important work on medical anthropology, science and reproductive technologies, the anthropology of gender, and religion in the Middle East. Your thick ethnographic accounts of the lives of men and women who struggle with infertility and how they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... patriarchal power and cooperating through storytelling. Both narratives reflect their own forms of “multiple critique.” Tomorrow confronts the exploitation of the working class in postcolonial Morocco but does so in a way that disguises a frontal challenge to the masculinist context of the 1960s and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Noha F. Abdelmotagally Abstract The 1985 autobiography of the Palestinian poet Fadwa Tuqan (1917–2003), Rihla Jabaliyya, Rihla Saʿba: Sira Dhatiyya , translated into English as A Mountainous Journey: A Poet’s Autobiography (1990), has been studied in diverse critical works. Unlike most scholars, I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sanna Dhahir Abstract Saudi fiction written by women reflects the rapid changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia as a result of oil wealth and globalization. Increased education and work opportunities, exposure to the outside world, and a better awareness of the cultural and political dynamics at work in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 July 2014
... women entrepreneurs in starting their own businesses, focusing on the Al-Dhahira region of Oman. Data were collected through a structured survey questionnaire. The study identified the major characteristics of women entrepreneurs that inspired them to start their businesses. An urge to balance the work...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... class, in the present work we examine this program’s gender implications. In addition to the role it played in the emergence of the ethno-working class, the program significantly contributed to the reproduction and reinforcement of a gender-based division of labor in Israeli society. This double-edge...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
... France with non-governmental organization workers and village girls, it demonstrates how humanitarian work is rendered meaningful by specific actors, its effects coexisting alongside, rather than supplanting, other forms of sociality. In tracing the ways in which a youth habitus based on rights is “made...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Egypt Spinning and Weaving Company, the largest Egyptian textile firm, mobilized and chanted the slogan, “Where are the men? Here are the women!” to shame their colleagues into joining the strike. By exploring the connection between the political economy context, the reorganization of work, the rise of...