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Eldest Daughter Or Third Parent? An Exploration Of Eldest Daughters In The Egyptian-American Diaspora, Fatima Abdel-Gwad 2023 American University in Cairo

Eldest Daughter Or Third Parent? An Exploration Of Eldest Daughters In The Egyptian-American Diaspora, Fatima Abdel-Gwad

Theses and Dissertations

Egyptian-American first-born daughters in the diaspora women cope with the pressures of immigration by improvising processes of identity-making and preserving ethnicity. This group is subject to complex systems of gendered, classed, and racialized tensions that become relevant in their attempts to preserve cultural formations in the diaspora. This work seeks to showcase the various tensions present in diasporic existence and explore the methods with which these diasporic daughters participate in processes of cultural and ethnic preservation. Through the ethnographic accounts of six eldest daughters in the New York City and Northern New Jersey areas, this research explores the connections between …


Under G-D, Dereck Daschke 2023 Truman State University

Under G-D, Dereck Daschke

Journal of Religion & Film

This is a film review of Under G-d (2022), directed by Paula Eiselt.


Mothering And Othering: Surrogacy And The Saga Of Yashoda, V.K. Karthika 2023 National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy), India

Mothering And Othering: Surrogacy And The Saga Of Yashoda, V.K. Karthika

Journal of International Women's Studies

Framed as a science fiction thriller, Hari and Harish’s Telugu 2022 film Yashoda focuses on surrogacy, the capitalist agenda of the cosmetics industry, and body politics. Frequently, the film shifts to a melodramatic strain and offers problematic and regressive representations of motherhood, but there are still significant merits to the film in terms of its subject matter.


The Rape-Revenge Film Lives On: Promising Young Woman, Michele Meek 2023 Bridgewater State University

The Rape-Revenge Film Lives On: Promising Young Woman, Michele Meek

Journal of International Women's Studies

Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film Promising Young Woman shows how an egregious assault is not so dissimilar from the ubiquitous less explicit assaults comprising what we often label “seduction.”


Film Review: Capernaum, A Lebanese, Refugee Drama Film, Manar Hesino, Manal al-Natour 2023 West Virginia University

Film Review: Capernaum, A Lebanese, Refugee Drama Film, Manar Hesino, Manal Al-Natour

Journal of International Women's Studies

In Capernaum, a drama film directed by the Lebanese director Nadine Labaki, the viewer is taken through a child’s perspective on life in the slums of Beirut, Lebanon. Through the perspective of the 12-year-old boy, Zain El Hajj, the film depicts global issues including child poverty, child marriage, the current Syrian refugee crisis, lack of documentation, and gender-based violence.


Book Review Essay: The Rise And Decline Of Patriarchal Systems: An Intersectional Political Economy, Charles T. Wallace-Thomas IV 2023 Bridgewater State University

Book Review Essay: The Rise And Decline Of Patriarchal Systems: An Intersectional Political Economy, Charles T. Wallace-Thomas Iv

Journal of International Women's Studies

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Book Review Essay: Semiotics Of Rape: Sexual Subjectivity And Violation In Rural India, Nikita Puri 2023 Northeastern University

Book Review Essay: Semiotics Of Rape: Sexual Subjectivity And Violation In Rural India, Nikita Puri

Journal of International Women's Studies

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Book Review Essay: Dreams Of Flight: The Lives Of Chinese Women Students In The West, Zeyi Liu 2023 University College London Institute of Education

Book Review Essay: Dreams Of Flight: The Lives Of Chinese Women Students In The West, Zeyi Liu

Journal of International Women's Studies

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Book Review: No Nation For Women: Reportage On Rape From India, The World’S Largest Democracy, Gorky Sinha, Pushpinder Singh 2023 Central University of Punjab, Bathinda

Book Review: No Nation For Women: Reportage On Rape From India, The World’S Largest Democracy, Gorky Sinha, Pushpinder Singh

Journal of International Women's Studies

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Book Review: Multiverses, Ajit Kumar 2023 Bridgewater State University

Book Review: Multiverses, Ajit Kumar

Journal of International Women's Studies

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Book Review: The Routledge Handbook Of Feminist Economics, Jamin Andreas Hübner 2023 University of the People, California

Book Review: The Routledge Handbook Of Feminist Economics, Jamin Andreas Hübner

Journal of International Women's Studies

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Book Review: Bengal Muslims And Colonial Education, 1854–1947: A Study Of Curriculum, Educational Institutions, And Communal Politics, Aritra De 2023 Bridgewater State University

Book Review: Bengal Muslims And Colonial Education, 1854–1947: A Study Of Curriculum, Educational Institutions, And Communal Politics, Aritra De

Journal of International Women's Studies

No abstract provided.


The Crown Of Loss, Zahra Taheri 2023 University of Kashan, Iran

The Crown Of Loss, Zahra Taheri

Journal of International Women's Studies

In many patriarchal, Eastern cultures, marriage has been idealized and beautified as a means of escape for girls and young women. Marriage has been propagated as a way out of the restricted life girls often experience under the harsh surveillance of male family members, especially fathers and brothers. Hence, many Eastern cultures, particularly the more patriarchal and restricted ones, often witness the formation of the “Cinderella Complex” in girls. Many girls come to believe that marriage can help them realize their suppressed dreams. As a result, girls often focus on attracting male attention instead of focusing on cultivating their talents. …


Women In Cybersecurity: A Study Of The Digital Banking Sector In Bahrain, Adel Ismail Al-Alawi, Noora Ahmed Al-Khaja, Arpita Anshu Mehrotra 2023 Professor, Management & Information System, College of Business Administration, University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Women In Cybersecurity: A Study Of The Digital Banking Sector In Bahrain, Adel Ismail Al-Alawi, Noora Ahmed Al-Khaja, Arpita Anshu Mehrotra

Journal of International Women's Studies

Cybersecurity is of utmost importance due to the sophisticated cyber-attacks occurring, mainly in the banking sector. Cybersecurity is considered a vital industry to protect and secure both the consumer and the owner. This study aims to examine and investigate women in the field of cybersecurity in the digitized banking sector. This study covers several factors that affect women's contributions in this field, including challenges and limitations, women in Fintech and ecosystem, women involved in digital transformation, women in applying cybersecurity management strategy, social and economic impacts, and skills and qualifications in the field of cybersecurity for banking. Most of the …


Gender Responsive Pedagogy Practices: Secondary School Science Teachers In Ethiopia, Mollaw Abrha, Asrat Dagnew Kelkay, Amera Seifu 2023 Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Gender Responsive Pedagogy Practices: Secondary School Science Teachers In Ethiopia, Mollaw Abrha, Asrat Dagnew Kelkay, Amera Seifu

Journal of International Women's Studies

This paper examines the current status of secondary school science teachers' gender-responsive pedagogy (GRP) practices. Women’s participation in secondary school teaching is a major concern in many regions of the world. The use of instructional strategies that promote gender inclusion and sensitivity in initial teacher training is very important in the development of teachers. In this paper, the use of gender-responsive pedagogy in Ethiopia’s secondary school program is highlighted. Using data from baseline, midterm, and end-line surveys, the paper addresses how tutors and mentors use gender-responsive pedagogy and the changes that have occurred as a result. The study adopted a …


Paradoxes Faced By Women Teachers In Practicing Professional Ethics In Undergraduate Colleges In Nepal, Mamta Sitaula 2023 St. Xavier’s College, Nepal

Paradoxes Faced By Women Teachers In Practicing Professional Ethics In Undergraduate Colleges In Nepal, Mamta Sitaula

Journal of International Women's Studies

Women instructors teaching in undergraduate colleges face much unethical behavior during the tenure of their professional lives. The feeling of clashing their professional ethical concerns with institutional misconduct is wisely explained as “experience of professional ethical considerations.” This study adopted a qualitative research design with a humanist research paradigm. I adopted auto/ethnography to study the phenomenon where I myself was a participant in order to relate the feelings of “self” with the other participants. Data saturation was maintained by interviewing five women teachers from different private colleges of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The findings were compared and contrasted with various ethical …


Women Suffering From Multiple Sources Of Oppression In Upper Egypt: A Case Study Of Intersectional Targeting And Integrated Development Interventions As The Way Out, Laila El Baradei, Passant Elwy 2023 Professor of Public Administration at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) at the American University in Cairo, Egypt

Women Suffering From Multiple Sources Of Oppression In Upper Egypt: A Case Study Of Intersectional Targeting And Integrated Development Interventions As The Way Out, Laila El Baradei, Passant Elwy

Journal of International Women's Studies

Scholars in the field of gender and development are strong advocates of the concept of “intersectionality,” first coined by Crenshaw in 1989, as a way of thinking about how marginalized groups may be subjected to oppression from various sources. The main purpose of this research is to make a case for how intersectional targeting, together with integrated development interventions, can be useful in helping vulnerable individuals, specifically women, suffering from multiple sources of poverty and oppression. A case study, coupled with in-depth field interviews, was the method employed for assessing the application of an intersectional lens by a nonprofit development …


Unraveling Milk And Honey: Women’S Voice, Patriarchy, And Sexuality, Renidia Audinia Siva, Ida Rosida, Muhammad Azwar 2023 Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia

Unraveling Milk And Honey: Women’S Voice, Patriarchy, And Sexuality, Renidia Audinia Siva, Ida Rosida, Muhammad Azwar

Journal of International Women's Studies

This article discusses patriarchy and sexuality portrayed in Milk and Honey; a poetry collection written by Canadian author Rupi Kaur. Kaur is an amazing poet, artist, and performer who touches on trauma, feminism, migration, love, and loss in her works. Milk and Honey is a unique book of poetry as it combines written poetry with line art images. The collection is split into four chapters: “the hurting,” “the loving,” “the breaking,” and “the healing.” This research aims to show how the illustrations that appear alongside the poems have amplified the speaker’s voice in response to patriarchy and sexuality. This study …


“Who Hears The Cry Of The Wailing Women?”: Discourses On Livelihood Activities And The Challenges Of Internally Displaced Women In Nigeria, Seun Bamidele, Innocent Pikirayi 2023 University of Pretoria

“Who Hears The Cry Of The Wailing Women?”: Discourses On Livelihood Activities And The Challenges Of Internally Displaced Women In Nigeria, Seun Bamidele, Innocent Pikirayi

Journal of International Women's Studies

In this paper, we examine the livelihoods and daily challenges of internally displaced women (IDW) in the New Kuchingoro Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Abuja, Nigeria. We discuss strategies that have the potential to help create successful livelihoods, and we listen to the views of displaced women on how effective they think these strategies might be. We also examine the social and economic factors forcing IDW to develop resilience and highlight the dire social burdens which these women carry with them. Previous studies concerning livelihood activities of IDW in IDPs camps have emphasized distress, hardship, neediness, deprivation, and general …


Women And Literacy: Exploring The Literacy Experiences And Practices Of Women Farmers In The Philippines, Katrina Ninfa Topacio 2023 University of Santo Tomas

Women And Literacy: Exploring The Literacy Experiences And Practices Of Women Farmers In The Philippines, Katrina Ninfa Topacio

Journal of International Women's Studies

Filipino women farmers have displayed their indispensable contribution to the Philippine agricultural economy for a long part of history, yet there remains a dearth of knowledge concerning how these women use literacy to effectively perform their roles in society. This research looked into Filipino women farmers’ literacy experiences and practices. Through an ideological literacy perspective, feminist framework, and ethnographic research approach, it was revealed that the literacy practices of the Filipino women farmers of a rice-planting community in Northern Philippines are deeply rooted in their social and economic environment. Their literacy events vary according to what they want to achieve …


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