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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Elena V. Dorabji Elena V. Dorabji is a lecturer in political science at San Jose State University, specializing in comparative and women’s politics as affected by public policy. Schnabel Albrecht and Tabyshalieva Anara : Defying Victimhood: Women and Post-conflict...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Rachel Pope Zoepf Katherine : Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World . New York : Penguin , 2016 . 272 pages. ISBN 1-59-420388-1 . $17.00 (paperback). © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Aeshna Badruzzaman; Matthew Cohen; Sidita Kushi The debate over the ban on women wearing headscarves in Turkey has served as a central symbol for Turkey's soul, torn between secular and religious identities. This essay explores the multifaceted narratives of Turkish secular and religious groups...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-2420248 Albrecht Schnabel and Anara Tabyshalieva, Editors: Defying Victimhood: Women and Post-­conflict Peacebuilding. New York: United Nations University Press, 2012. 380 pages. ISBN 92-­808-­1201-­7. $38 (paperback). Reviewed by Elena V. Dorabji. Defying Victimhood is an important...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2004) 15 (4): 133–146.
Published: 01 December 2004
... ushered in a new phenomenon in the migratory patterns to the state of Israel. Women began to be traffi cked into Israel for the purpose of prostitution. Before this period, prostitutes were largely local women, with a smattering of foreign women who arrived by and large by their own initiative. With...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 2016
... an activist in the Greek women’s movement began when she and Andreas returned to Athens after the fall of the military dictatorship. There, she founded the Women’s Union of Greece (EGE), the first and, at the time, only grassroots organization for women in the country. In her book, Margarita...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
... hill that Presi- dent Ronald Reagan talked about so eloquently. That’s why we speak out for democracy and against human-rights offenders, for a free press and against those who would stifle religious freedom, for equal treatment for women and minorities and against sex trafficking, because...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2008) 19 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., was equally among the measures announced by President Ben Ali on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of The Change. The head of state’s unwavering commitment to women’s rights is to be underlined. In this vein, President Ben Ali announced, on 7 November 2007, his decision to allocate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 94–97.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the complexity of these spaces and its refusal to allow harems to be simplified by a uniform description. This interdisci- plinary volume presents harems as neither solely protective nor solely oppressive spaces for the women who occupied them. Rather, as Booth writes, the authors “suggest its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 98–100.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the complexity of these spaces and its refusal to allow harems to be simplified by a uniform description. This interdisci- plinary volume presents harems as neither solely protective nor solely oppressive spaces for the women who occupied them. Rather, as Booth writes, the authors “suggest its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 101–104.
Published: 01 December 2011
... solely oppressive spaces for the women who occupied them. Rather, as Booth writes, the authors “suggest its variability, as [they] recognize its allusive power.” The authors ask not just what harem means and has meant, but also how harems have been represented in the societies in which they...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 160–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... so doing open themselves to dialogue, even if rather limited. Ottaway offers an essay titled “The Limits of Women’s Rights.” She states that “the US government has made the promotion of women’s rights and the empowerment of women a central element of its new campaign to modernize and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 163–166.
Published: 01 September 2005
... dialogue, even if rather limited. Ottaway offers an essay titled “The Limits of Women’s Rights.” She states that “the US government has made the promotion of women’s rights and the empowerment of women a central element of its new campaign to modernize and democratize the Arab world.” This effort...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 166–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
... so doing open themselves to dialogue, even if rather limited. Ottaway offers an essay titled “The Limits of Women’s Rights.” She states that “the US government has made the promotion of women’s rights and the empowerment of women a central element of its new campaign to modernize and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2004) 15 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2004
... neighboring countries since the collapse of their country’s communist regime. Tens of thousands of Turks leave their country annually in search of work in Western Europe and endure the consequences of cultural dis- crimination. More tragically, young women from the poorest components of the former Soviet...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2003) 14 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings and I introduced legislation in Congress that would require compulsory military or alternative national ser- vice for all men and women, ages eighteen to twenty-six, who were citizens and permanent residents of the United States. Unlike the previous military draft...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2011
... women (going back from daughter to mother) descend from an “Eve” who lived in Africa about 150,000 years ago.3 Groups of people left Africa at various times and spread through Asia and Europe following different paths. Millennia of migrations, intermarriages, and separations have created multi...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 107–109.
Published: 01 June 2012
... thread is the unwillingness of Washington to act, and the deafness of policy makers to civil society and women during and after the conflict. Her six lessons anticipate the paradigm shift from representative to participatory governance occurring in the Arab Spring (thanks in part to the power of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 June 2012
... thread is the unwillingness of Washington to act, and the deafness of policy makers to civil society and women during and after the conflict. Her six lessons anticipate the paradigm shift from representative to participatory governance occurring in the Arab Spring (thanks in part to the power of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 June 2012
... thread is the unwillingness of Washington to act, and the deafness of policy makers to civil society and women during and after the conflict. Her six lessons anticipate the paradigm shift from representative to participatory governance occurring in the Arab Spring (thanks in part to the power of...