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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 524–539.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that observes a national literacy campaign among shipyard workers, Mouftah demonstrates how a particular strand of Islamic reformism makes modern education an indicator of morality, ultimately constraining the revolutionary potential of the literacy movement. Literacy activism offers a crucial lens to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 267–281.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chaider S. Bamualim The article discusses a particular Islamist militant movement in Indonesia, the Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam, or FPI). Gaining considerable following and influence in post-Suharto Indonesia, the FPI called for the implementation of Sharia law addressing the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 408–438.
Published: 01 August 2005
... nArhmcReligions Abrahamic in Reform Antievolutionary and Evolutionary Democracy: and Islam, Reformation, ocmeoaetecneayo h ulcto fWeber’s of publication the of centenary jour- the commemorate the to by London in organized nal University conference Bristol the at and Conference the (2004), Democracy (2003), and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Tariq Amin-Khan The article offers an alternative to Eurocentric understandings of political Islam and now militant Islam—the two phenomena are distinguished—as an analysis of modernity, power, and the political is offered in relation to political Islam's characterization by modernists and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Hadith Narrations) . Edited by Baz Ibn al-Baqi Muhammad ‘Abd . Beirut : Dar al-Fikr , 1989 . Kaba Lansiné . The Wahhabiyya: Islamic Reform and Politics in French West Africa . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 1974 . Kane Ousmane . Muslim Modernity in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 134–147.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Bernard Hourcade; Afshin Matin-Asgari South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI11 Nos. 1 & 2 (1993). The Land Question and Islamic Revolution in Iran Bernard Hourcade (Translated from the French by Afshin Matin-Asgari) Land reform and the war with Iraq were the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 50–53.
Published: 01 August 1988
... of the nal Islam when it was a reform movement for levelling ruling classes of capitalists, landlords, bureaucrats, and their down social and economic inequalities. Agrarian ‘feudalism’ political groups and parties, like Jamaat-e-Islami. As we of medieval times was based on social and economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Cultural Revolution's confidence in the possibility of the boomi-sazi (nativization) and islami-sazi (Islamicization) of Western forms of knowledge and of the production of Islamic social and human sciences. However, a few rejected the idea that these texts and debates were necessary for the creation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Eva Patricia Rakel Duke University Press 2009 The Political Elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad Eva Patricia Rakel hirty years after the Islamic revolution, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains the subject of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 93–121.
Published: 01 August 1993
... politico- Other terminologico-conceptual shifts and sub- ideological discourse. the first couplet denotes the stitutions effected by the Islamists comprise the period of Islamic theological reform, intense latitu- following: “Worldism” (al- ‘Alamzyyah) in place of dinarian scriptural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 485–486.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Examining the writings of Islamic reformers on the reader to consider how for the East the East/ South Asia, prior to World War I, Thomas Eich complicates the West binary fostered an imagined solidarity while notion that Japan “served as a mere blue-screen...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... authoritative ancestors” (134). Reform came “Islamic Civilization” defined and determined by about in part through increasing European a religious core, Zubaida argues that the Sharia influence in the region, and Zubaida...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Youssef Belal This article is devoted to the study of questions of knowledge, law, and ethics in Islamic context. Starting with a discussion of assumptions about Islamic ethical practices in recent anthropological and historical works on the fatwa, it explores procedures of truth seeking and modes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 41–50.
Published: 01 August 1994
... process and equation, and not just on its prediction: even though Protestant/Catholic fun- “counter” side. For in the Islamic counter- damentalists fail, their Islamic counterparts suc- reformation, as in other counter-reformations, the ceed. What would be the components of the success...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 August 1992
... and reform.13 references to a sacred kingship (the monarchy’s aim Thus the colonial period marks the construction of was to weaken the strength of religious ideology while an “Islamic otherness” in which gender stereotyping imposing the authoritarian hegemony of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 110–119.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nasser Mohajer; Mehrdad Vahabi This essay takes a stylized paradoxical fact of Iranian politics under the Islamic Republic of Iran as its starting point: the stark confusion between the position and a good portion of the opposition. Such a blurred frontier between “position” and “opposition” did...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 76–84.
Published: 01 May 2011
... choices that are sive gender practices and seem to disapprove of granted to women everywhere else. This is the a critical analysis of the Sharia-­based reforms result of pure imagination. Indeed, “imagina- that are central to the Islamic feminist agenda. tive geography and history help the mind to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
... mutually constitutive relationship Tanzimat (reformation, reorganization) period, of religion and secularism becomes apparent. Islam was reclaimed by political authority in the Hence, the position visvis secularism can be late nineteenth century under the sovereignty read in the public sphere...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2004
... into deepening public Islamicized” the most religiously authoritative of dissatisfaction by stressing the indispensability of the offices in Ayatollah Khomeini’s doctrine.17 rights and will of the people as well as the rule of The resulting loss of the system’s religious legiti- law, civil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Hormoz Ebrahimnejad Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Vol. 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health Suad Joseph, ed. Leiden: Brill, 2006 XXIV, 564 pp., $356.00 (cloth) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited...