Al-Raida Journal: Arab Refugee Women


No. 120-121, Winter–Spring 2008

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Table of Contents

FeaturePage
Editorial
Anna Elyse Ressler
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Arab Refugee Women 5
International Refugee Law and the Arab World
Ayaki Ito
6
Exploring Identity Changes of Sudanese Refugee Women
in Cairo: Liminality and the Frustrating Struggle between
Stability and Change
Hala W. Mahmoud
11
Home Away from the Homeland:Palestinian Women
and the Re-construction of Home Two Tales from Shatila
Assmaa Naguib
20
Locating Arab Refugee Women: Identity and Allegiance
in Global Feminist Conflicts
Lyn Ossome
25
My Present State is Fleeting
Natoschia Scruggs
33
Erez Crossing
Picasso’s Weeping Woman
Saudamini Siegrist
34
Iraqi Refugee Females in Lebanon: De facto Changes
in Gender Roles
Rouba Beydoun
36
Triple Tensions: Somali Refugee Women in Yemen
Marina De Regt
45
Artworks
Sumayyah Samaha
53
The Visibility of Palestinian Refugees: Women in Revolutionary Narratives
A Gender Discourse
Ibrahim A. El-hussari
55
The Experience of Internally Displaced Women in Urban Areas
of Western Turkey
Catriona Vine, Serpil Taskan, and Amy Pepper
59
Health and Displacement: A Comparative Analysis of Displaced
Iraqis’ Access to Reproductive Health Services in Iran and Jordan
Negar Razavi and Kammerle Schneider
67
Book Reviews
Hikayati Sharhun Yatul: Sira Muda’afa (My Life is Too
Long to Tell) (reviewed by Mohamed Berrada)
Hanan Al-Shaykh
77
Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (reviewed
by Nisreen Salti)
Suad Joseph (Ed.)
79
Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present
(reviewed by Zainab Al Bahrani)
Nadje Sadig Al-Ali
82
A Trade Like Any Other: Female Singers and Dancers
in Egypt (reviewed by Dalila Mahdawi)
Karin Van Nieuwkerk
84
Hikayat: Short Stories by Lebanese Women
(reviewed by Tanja Tabbara)
Roseanne Saad Khalaf (Ed.)
86