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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2021) 14 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Magdalena Karolak This paper analyzes the complex processes that have been shaping the increased involvement of Bahraini women in politics, especially their share in elected political offices as MPs. Looking back at the unprecedented rise of female MPs in electoral polls in 2018, this research...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 239–255.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that there is an increase of women from both traditionally Muslim and traditionally non-Muslim regions joining ISIS and taking part in the Syrian war on the side of Islamic extremists. The paper argues that women from Western countries, because of their understanding of feminism, are more combatant in championing religious...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (2): 207–217.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Soraya Altorki Layla al-Jihni is one of several Saudi women novelists whose work has risen to prominence since the 1990s. She writes in a surrealistic, stream-of-consciousness style that features interior monologues and psychological introspection. Her work is published abroad, but on the basis...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (1): 21–37.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Anna–Esther Younes This research on Hamas's women's movement explains the contemporary political and social involvement of women with a multilayered perspective of different theories based on a textual analysis of the movement's publications (the Hamas Charta 1988 and the Electoral Program 2006...