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Volume 6, Number 1, Winter 2010

Table of Contents


The Active Social Life of "Muslim Women's Rights": A Plea for Ethnography, Not Polemic, with Cases from Egypt and Palestine

pp. 1-45

Immodest Modesty: Accommodating Dissent and the 'Abaya-as-Fashion in the Arab Gulf States

pp. 46-74

A Modern Master of Islamic Calligraphy and Her Peers

pp. 75-102

Forough Goes West: The Legacy of Forough Farrokhzad in Iranian Diasporic Art and Literature

pp. 103-116

Brief Communication

Laughing Matters: Defamation and the Secular Subject in the Global European Union

pp. 117-128

Book Reviews

Becoming Visible in Iran: Women in Contemporary Iranian Society (review)

pp. 129-131

Women in Civil Society: The State, Islamism, and Networks in the UAE (review)

pp. 131-132

Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia (review)

pp. 134-137

American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender within the Ummah (review)

pp. 137-140

Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa (review)

pp. 140-144



pp. 145-146



p. 147

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