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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
... amatory relations in a way that counters stereotypical ideas about how such relationships are seen in the Arab world. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 conflict Muslim Jewish The notion that group identity is “emblazoned on the female body” has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Liat Kozma Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World . El Feki Shereen . London : Chatto and Windus , 2013 . 368 pages. isbn 0701183160. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Reading Sex and the Citadel brought back...
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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 Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War , Djebar Assia . Translated from the French by Jager Marjolijn de . Afterword by Clarisse Zimra. New York : The Feminist Press , 2005 . Pp. 224. ISBN 1558615105 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle...
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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 July 2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Wisam Khalid Abdul-Jabbar Abstract This article explores Zainab Salbi’s autobiography, Between Two Worlds ( 2005 ), using a Lacanian analysis. The Lacanian reading of the early Mirror Stage of ego formation can be extended to better understand Salbi’s narration of her childhood and how this world...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afsaneh Najmabadi Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran (WWQI) is a digital archive of nineteenth-century Iranian culture that focuses on the lives of women and issues of gender. The initial inspiration for the project arose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... first world (Jews of European origins) and the third world (Jews of Middle Eastern origins). That is, the social categories in which girls and boys are captured, allowing ethnic and gender discrimination of Mizrahim in Israeli society, are grounded in a European symbolic repertoire that traditionally...
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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 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 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 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): 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 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 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Roksana Bahramitash This paper reviews the experience of Iranian women during the reform era (1997–2004) from a postcolonial feminist theoretical perspective, and challenges the mainstream literature on women in the Muslim world in its tendency to portray them as passive victims. Iranian women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) using donor gametes and embryos have been legitimized by religious authorities and passed into law. This has placed Iran, a Shia-dominant country, in a unique position vis-à-vis the Sunni Islamic world, where all forms of gamete donation are strictly prohibited. In...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Simonowitz In the Islamic world, an important body of biographical material traces the chains of transmission of calligraphic instruction over many centuries. Although there is comparatively little documentation on women who have practiced calligraphy, scattered references do mention female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... empowerment that integrates both individual and collective processes that develop women’s capacities to increase their ability to make choices and have control over their lives, take action, and mobilize to impact the world around them. In so doing, the authors demonstrate how both popular human and legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
... weave itself into the feminist fabric of the Arab world. Although Ashkenazi elite feminists in Israel are known for their peace activism and human rights work, from the Mizrahi perspective their critique and activism are limited, if not counterproductive. The Ashkenazi feminists have strategically...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
...” through the daily work of intervention, I suggest that girl initiatives of this kind constitute a transnational “regime of care” centered on the protection and politicization of particular kinds of adolescent life in Egypt and the broader Arab world. Rania Kassab Sweis holds the Qatar Post-Doctoral...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud The paid labor force participation of women in Arab states has always been among the lowest in the world. The same is true for Palestinian Arab women who are citizens of Israel. In sharp contrast, the paid labor participation of Jewish women in Israel is among the highest...