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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialist philosophy in transforming systems of knowledge to create new forms of collective Soviet identity. By examining political speeches and propaganda on the Soviet periphery, this essay argues that the translation of communism across the Muslim national platform exposes the power of this Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the contemporary Jewish, Chris- tian, and Muslim communities? Griffith surveys the available evidence on these subjects and draws carefully supported conclusions based on his long experience as a historian of Middle Eastern Christian communities in the period before and after the spread of Islam. Book...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 33–55.
Published: 01 August 2023
... not prevent Ahmed from falling into Orientalist paradigms in other ways. Although Ahmed does not use the term Middle Ages or even Islamic for his periodization, in his zeal to move away from a historical trajectory that centers Muslim communities in Southwest Asia he instead maps on to a slightly modified...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... communities, especially by marine archaeologists. Recently, the U.S. Republican presidential candi- date John McCain said that he would always prefer a Christian president for his country over a Muslim one.10 The statement was attacked by Muslim groups and was, perhaps quite expectedly, withdrawn...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 145–169.
Published: 01 August 2023
... ; Segovia 2015 ; Azaiez 2015 ; Zellentin 2013 ). It is easy to see why this is the case. It will simply dismantle the Biblicist argument if the Western academy were to examine the Qurʾan as a spontaneous and organic dialogue with the first Muslim community. A historically interactive text that is heavily...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 165–205.
Published: 01 February 2023
... that are collectively referred to in the political argot of the country as “communalism”: the “Hinduization” of regional and national politics; the socially and culturally separatist tendencies among religious minorities, especially Muslims and even Sikhs; the social and political marginalization of minorities...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 155–189.
Published: 01 February 2013
... communities across the globe?12 In other words, are Muslims always to remain caught between the distortions, misrepresentations, and bigotries of the media-empire-­ ­neocon complex and the high-minded­ apologias of this configuration’s left-­liberal critics?13 In an ironic inversion...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... experiences, she does not once mention the plight of the Dalit Sikhs and their fight for dignity and respect in the already marginalized Sikh community. The same, of course, goes for the Muslim community. As Spivak reminds us, the solution for exclusionary representation politics...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between Catholic Croatians, Muslim Bosnians, and Christian Orthodox Slavs. He saw it as a manifes- tation of conflicting civilizational identities and claimed that these hatreds were anticipatory of events to come: “The clash of civilizations will domi- nate global politics. The fault lines between...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... processes of assimilation, syncretism, and coexistence among many communities, these religions were identified in popular his- tory exclusively with particular historical moments, Muslim conquest and British colonial rule, respectively. Thus Hinduism came to be identified as the sole indigenous...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of as a universal and homogeneous community, in which we need make no distinction between a Somali and a Pakistani. To even speak of such things as the “history of Muslim immigration in Britain” beyond the last fifteen to twenty years is a travesty of history, a huge anachronism. “Muslims face...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Ultimately, a return to the Byzantine contexts that engender iconoclast theology and politics is also a call for a properly historicized study of Muslim injury, a study that leaves aside quasi-transcendental notions of uniquely Muslim personal injury for a return to the tangible world of modern ideas...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the last decades, analyzes the complicity of the Muslim Brotherhood with the United States, and compares Egypt to other countries of social upsurge in the region. The exchanges explore the gross inadequacies of liberal democracy in addressing the infrastructural problems that Egypt is confronted...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that Latinization promised “revolution in the East.”7 Indeed, a new Latin alphabet would become compulsory for writ- 5. The rendering of Russian and Soviet Muslim names is a challenge due to the multiple forms in which they appear in documents as well as to changes in writing systems during the twentieth...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
... with which he may have, at various points, come to identify.20 I am not a post- secularist because postsecularism typically maps the secular-religious­ antagonisms of the history of the West onto postcolonial spaces in general and Muslim societies and communities in particular. Here too the claim...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
... for the guarantee is the fear of the abyss of the act” (RG, 8). Excluded from Žižek’s collection is the “Appeal to All Toiling Muslims of Russia and the East” (“Obrashchenie ko vsem trudiashchimsia musulʹmanam Rossii i Vostoka which Lenin cosigned with Joseph Stalin on December 7, 1917. We contend...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 35–59.
Published: 01 August 2006
...-nationalist terms of Pape’s study. The commitment is to something far more abstract than the specified political objective to force the withdrawal of British troops. The diary gives a fair por- trait of the radical Islamist way Siddique views the world—he rails about Pakistanis who ‘‘claim 2 b Muslim...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... becoming alien, producing meanings other than those intended—must be read in a collective and historical register as an interpretation of the history of conflict over the meaning of nation and communal identity, and, in particu- lar, as an interpretation of the history of Muslim cultural separatism. Faiz...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2004
... is what brings this early articulation of Qutb’s Islamist project in line with his mature ideology as expressed in Ma alim fi aarīq, in which he pronounces the generalized apostasy of all current Muslim states and their cooperative citi- zenry—a judgment known as takfir, which has been referenced...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 119–156.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Communal fissures over the question of Zionism intensified to the point of fracture throughout the 1950s, playing out within the AMIA itself. See Bell 2003. Spira / Mercedes Sosa 131 tarization and securitization. It fueled practices of racial profiling, support- ing the violation of Arabs, Muslims...