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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2018) 29 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Rachel Pope Reviews  127 Katherine Zoepf: 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). Reviewed by Rachel Pope...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2014) 25 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...: 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 contribution to the study of modern war-­torn soci- eties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
...- 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 America believes...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as 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 chronicles...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 98–100.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 variability, as [they] recognize its allusive power.” The authors ask not just what...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 94–97.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 variability, as [they] recognize its allusive power.” The authors ask not just what...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 160–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and by 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 163–166.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 meshes nicely...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 166–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and by 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2012) 23 (2): 107–109.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 technology and social media not available in the 1991 – 95 period). Worlds Apart is a condemnation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 technology and social media not available in the 1991 – 95 period). Worlds Apart is a condemnation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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 technology and social media not available in the 1991 – 95 period). Worlds Apart is a condemnation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 12–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... evolved in recent decades in the United States, as a threat to their way of life. It is the penetration into their space, through various media of communication, of the idea of rationalism, of inde- pendent thought, of an open society, and above all, of the equality of women, that they fi nd...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2008
... commitment to women’s rights is to be underlined. In this vein, President Ben Ali announced, on 7 November 2007, his decision to allocate to women at least 30 percent of the slots on the lists of candidates fielded in the next legislative and municipal elections. He affirmed that this measure...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...