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Volume 4, Number 3, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

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SPECIAL ISSUE Innovative Women: Unsung Pioneers of Social Change


Innovative Women: Unsung Pioneers of Social Change

pp. 1-11


Womanhood Is Not for Sale: Sabiha Zekeriya Sertel Against Prostitution and for Women’s Employment

pp. 12-30

The Origins of Family Planning: Aziza Hussein, American Experts, and the Egyptian State

pp. 31-57

Origins of Iran’s Modern Girls’ Schools: From Private/National to Public/State

pp. 58-88

Transgression in Narration: The Lives of Iranian Women in Cyberspace

pp. 89-115

Brief Communication

Duke–UNC–JMEWS Conference: Marketing Muslim Women

pp. 119-120

Book Reviews

Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject, and: An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon, and: Performing Islam: Gender and Ritual in Iran (review)

pp. 121-128

Women Shaping Islam: Indonesian Women Reading the Qur’an (review)

pp. 128-131

Woman’s Identity and the Qur’an: A New Reading (review)

pp. 131-134

Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur’an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence (review)

pp. 134-136



pp. 137-138

Research Areas


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