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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults produced Sara and her brother Dara to replace Barbie and Ken. Sara and Dara wear modest clothing to display “traditional Islamic values.” “I think Barbie is more harmful than an American missile,” explains the Iranian toy seller Masoumeh Rahimi, stressing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Empire is an important and useful tool for expanding the breadth of what Middle Easternists engaged in such examinations understand about the relationship between state power and sociocultural phenomena. Dreaming of Change: Young Middle-Class Women and Social Transformation in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Neha Vora A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia Le Renard Amélie Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 224 pages. isbn 9780804785440 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 A...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Sunny Daly Uncertainties and ambiguities are evident in discourses of contemporary women’s activisms in Egypt, as are anxieties about young women’s roles in them. In spite of a tendency to take the NGO for granted as the site of activism in Egypt, this article highlights the activities of young...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Amélie Le Renard This article deals with young urban Saudi women’s transgressions of rules regulating dress and public conduct in Riyadh. Many researchers on Middle Eastern societies interpret as resistance the silent practices adopted by subalterns such as women or youth. The existence of such...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
... exist in a “horrific binary”—simultaneously revered and reviled, sanctified and defiled, sought after and rejected. As a gift to his daughter, whom he calls “his gazelle” (al-Tahawy 1999 , 13), Fatima’s father attempts to capture a wild young gazelle. He chases the frightened animal relentlessly in an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 337–345.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Frances S. Hasso Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On January 10, 2016, I conducted a lively one-hour group interview in a bookshop and café in Jerusalem with five Palestinian women activists in Lajnat al-Shabat, or the Young Women’s Committee of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
... culture. This study is based on data collected through anthropological fieldwork in Tehran. User-generated content on social media, such as Telegram and Instagram, was used to examine how young Iranian women are actively leading the fandom culture through their daily fan-related activities and how, in...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 7. Bodoor, a young Egyptian feminist writer, while doing the voice-over for Lissa the audio film. Figure 7. Bodoor, a young Egyptian feminist writer, while doing the voice-over for Lissa the audio film. More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 10. A young girl holds a rifle with a carnation in the muzzle. Poster for “Mobilization Week,” late 1979. Middle Eastern Posters Collection, University of Chicago, Box 3, No. 60. Figure 10. A young girl holds a rifle with a carnation in the muzzle. Poster for “Mobilization Week,” late More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 5. A young girl holds a “white book” pamphlet of the writings of Che Guevara in one hand and a carnation in the other. Published in Tehran Mosavvar , January 19, 1979 [29 Dey 1357]. Siagzar Berelian Collection, Box 12, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam. Figure 5. A More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contexts of a growing Muslim German public sphere, Muslim German cultural production, and the public sphere at large. Kandemir’s transformation unfolds in Germany in the middle of an often young and visible larger movement of Muslim piety. Her narrative and experience transcend her individual life and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Diane Singerman Uprisings are complex, rare phenomenon, and this article suggests that the shared regional diffusion of protest in the Arab Spring was lubricated by the economic inequalities of neoliberalism. Young people in Egypt and the larger Middle East have been disproportionately...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... with samples of young, educated, and professional women in Morocco and in France. The purpose of the comparison was to determine the extent of similarities and differences in attitudes among the samples. The interview schedule focused on three themes: conceptions of Islam, legal Changes in Morocco and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... undemocratic postcolonial state. Examining Tomorrow through a gendered lens opens up a new perspective on Dreams . The harem imprisonment of the Mernissi women marks the family’s vast wealth and class privilege, which are not meaningfully addressed in Dreams . The liberation of young, privileged women in both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... public spheres. In the past two decades, gradual transgressions of urf and sharia have become a sign of modernity and resistance for many women and young people who wish to generate changes in their situation. Since 2001, the trend of willfully neglected veiling (bad-hejabi) in physical space has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Maral Tatios Yessayan Abstract This article investigates issues of modesty, sexuality, and womanhood in a community of young Jordanian women working in folkloric dance companies in twenty-first-century Amman. Using feminist performance ethnography, it contrasts the gendered codes in play in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sophia Pandya While I was interviewing young, educated, employed Yemeni women regarding their religious practices, many conveyed to me that their favorite preacher was the charismatic Egyptian televangelist ‘Amr Khaled, whose show is broadcast in Sanaa and in many parts of the Middle East on a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... married or engaged. Qualitative research conducted from 2000 to 2007 reveals that while increasing numbers of young Iranian women engage in unprotected premarital sex, most have little information or concern about contracting HIV/STIs. Rather, many women are more afraid of the social risks of sexual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rodney Collins This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tunisia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men who have sex with men” (MSMs). Theoretically, the essay focuses on the politics of identity categories, how these categories travel, and the intersections...