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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 310–323.
Published: 01 August 2015
... theory and westernization movements in postcolonial Muslim societies, as well as the Cold War superpower competition in world politics. Finally, the article reflects on the long-term legacy of the civilizational thinking of Islamism for the post–Cold War clash of civilization discourses and contemporary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 301–320.
Published: 01 August 2003
...ALI RIAZ Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 “God Willing”: The Politics and Ideology of Islamism in Bangladesh ALI RIAZ “God willing, we shall form the next government,” in politics. Thirty years later an election had brought a declared Khaleda Zia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Sadik J. Al-Azm The phenomena of orientalism, occidentalism, and Islamism are at play in a variety of contexts today. This intervention, while not a systematic essay on the subject, presents a kind of collage of analyses, observations, criticisms, and commentaries dealing with several conventional...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
... m: Introduction: Secularism and Islamism: Iran and Beyond lami s Is Saeed Rahnema and Haideh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jillali El Adnani Duke University Press 2007 Regionalism, Islamism, and Amazigh Identity: Translocality in the Sûs Region of Morocco according to Muhammed Mukhtar Soussi Jillali El Adnani he Sûs region at the center of this article has been marked by the passage of...
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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 (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Liv Tønnessen This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the literature on post-Islamism, which claims that Islamism becomes compelled both by its own internal contradictions and by societal pressure to reinvent...
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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 (2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Buket Türkmen This article discusses the meaning of the formulation of a new Turkish civic morality infused with Islam in contemporary Turkey through a content analysis of the 1995 and 2007–08 editions of Religious Culture and Morality course textbooks used in high school curricula. I argue that...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Mojtaba Mahdavi Today's Iran under the Islamic state represents the most complex forms of post-Islamism in the Muslim world. The unintended consequences of the Islamic Republic have empowered and enlightened the public, transformed the people from subjects to citizens, and in effect have undermined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Zakia Salime This article reflects on the challenges faced by Muslim women in Africa in the context of the globalization of women's rights and the politicization of Islam. I argue that the gender hierarchies shaping Muslim women's identity politics are embedded in the broader historical processes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 641–647.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Robert Launay Ware's impassioned condemnation of the idea of Islam noir is a reaction to its unfortunate consequences for the scholarly study of Africa and of Islam: the marginalization of Islam in the study of Africa and of Africa in the study of Islam. On the other hand, if we attempt to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
...John T. Chen From 1938 to 1947, a Chinese Muslim scholar named Muhammad Tawāḍuʿ Pang (known in China as Pang Shiqian) lived and studied at al-Azhar, Cairo’s famed center of Islamic learning. During his time in Egypt, he produced his Arabic-language magnum opus, China and Islam , published by the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Milad Odabaei Abstract After Iran's 1979 revolution, the energies that had animated the struggle for a modern Islamic government were partially redirected to the task of the renewal of the Islamic tradition. Paradigmatic of this effort is “the Cultural Revolution” that has sought to combat what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Torsten Janson This study analyzes Islamic children’s picture books that were originally produced as a means of religious socialization for Muslim communities in Britain but today are created for a global Islamic market. Particular attention is devoted to the visual norms of the books produced by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... policy which can be partly explained by a distinctive factor: the commitment of the post–General Zia state (or part of it) to a militant version of Islam. Pakistan owes its being to Islam. In August, 1947, the eastern border of the new state was opened to the flow of Muslim refugees from India. Even in...
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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 (1996) 16 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Masoud Kazemzadeh © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 The State, Civil Society and the Prospects of Islamic Fundamentalism Masoud Kazemzadeh Why have fundamentalists so far succeeded only in rulers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Maziar Behrooz © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 The Islamic State and the Crisis of Marja'iyat in Iran Maziar Behrooz Since the 19th century Moslem societies, faced tional doctrine to the extent of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 64–73.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jonathan T. Reynolds © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Islam, Politics and Women’s Rights Jonathan T Reynolds From 1950 to 1966, politics in Nigeria’s predomi- political question, the debate itself was carried out al- nantly Muslim...