restricted access   Volume 12, Number 2, July 2016

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East

Sertaç Sehlikoglu and Asli Zengin, Special Issue Editors

Special Issue Introduction:

Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East

pp. 139-142


Exercising in Comfort: Islamicate Culture of Mahremiyet in Everyday Istanbul

pp. 143-165

Territories of Desire: A Geography of Competing Intimacies in Cairo

pp. 166-180

Grooming Istanbul: Intimate Encounters and Concerns in Turkish Beauty Salons

pp. 181-202

From Mumbai to Tel Aviv: Distance and Intimacy in Transnational Surrogacy Arrangements

pp. 203-224

Violent Intimacies: Tactile State Power, Sex/Gender Transgression, and the Politics of Touch in Contemporary Turkey

pp. 225-245

Review Essays

Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran Digital Archive and Website: A Report

pp. 246-250

Unraveling the Bindings of Muslim Women: Agency, Politics, Piety, and Performance

pp. 251-257

Book Reviews

Agency and Gender in Gaza: Masculinity, Femininity, and Family during the Second Intifada by Aitemad Muhanna (review)

pp. 258-260

Security Theology, Surveillance, and the Politics of Fear by Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian (review)

pp. 261-263

Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture by Smadar Lavie (review)

pp. 264-266

Third Space

Editorial Cover Art Concept

p. 267

Trauma, Collective Memory, Creative and Performative Embodied Practices as Sites of Resistance

pp. 268-274

Bad Dolls/Reappropriating Badness: Performing the Feminine with Reference to Arab Muslim Dolls and Tiqqun’s Young-Girl

pp. 275-283

Jineology: The Kurdish Women’s Movement

pp. 284-287

Third Space Masculinities: Unnamed Sexualities in Turkey

pp. 288-290

The Writing Subjects: Halide Edip and Assia Djebar

pp. 291-295

Languaging Space in Assia Djebar’s L’amour, la fantasia

pp. 296-300