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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Marlene Schäfers Abstract The Kurdish resistance movement, one often hears in Kurdistan, Turkey, and beyond, has brought momentous change to a deeply patriarchal society and in this way paved the way for the empowerment of Kurdish women. Instead of discussing whether such empowerment has “actually...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 180–192.
Published: 01 May 2020
... civil politics, radical democracy, and gender ideals, older militarized notions of the Kurdish self, body, and beauty were changing. In a context of heightened visibility within the movement, women active in the Kurdish movement responded by recrafting their femininities, using beautification practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of imperialism, dictatorship, and diaspora” (7). This is a profound insight that has powerful resonance today, especially because it was published during the radical women's uprising in Iran that began in September 2022 after Iranian state agents murdered a Kurdish Iranian woman, Mahsa Jina Amini. Reading...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 August 2012
... religious identity, contempo- collection on Kurdish women in English lan- rary Muslim visual culture, Muslim migration, guage, Women of a Non- State Nation: The Kurds European multiculturalism, religious pedagogy, (Mazda, She coedited Educating from and entrepreneurship and mission (da’wa). In Marx...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 138–151.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the of an ancient King Zohhak, who killed Kur- people to identify with a common history and dish men and women. The tyrant was assassi- motivates continued political resistance. The nated by a Kurdish blacksmith who killed the songs, like the poetic laments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 262–271.
Published: 01 August 2010
... political project. obvious. Their views on women’s rights and gay In this devastation, elite, educated, skilled, and 16. Tariq Ali, The Clashes of Fundamentalism: Crusades, 17. Robert Olsen, “Kurdish Nationalism, Capitalism, Jihads, and Modernity (London: Verso, 2003). and State Formation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 August 2019
... officials, created alliances with human rights activists, and formed organizational ties with women's groups in Turkey and elsewhere. Their work has involved efforts to speak to the national Turkish public and also to work toward resolving local disputes within Kurdish communities. 28 Given...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 408–414.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Robert Imperialism, and Kurdish Women’s NGOs,” in Women Dreyfuss, Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives, Unleash Fundamentalist Islam (New York: Metro- ed. Nadje Sadiq Al- Ali and Nicola Pratt (London: Zed politan Books, 2005); and Ian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 May 2012
... James Glantz, “Security vs Rebuilding: Kurd- 44. See the UN’s Inter-Agency Information and Analy- 47. For various accounts, see Qadir, “Iraqi Kurdistan’s  ish Town Loses Out,” New York Times, 16 April 2005. sis Unit, “Education: Percentage of Women Aged 10+ Downward Spiral”; Natali, Kurdish Quasi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 397–411.
Published: 01 August 2007
... men and women to power relations or- ganized through the state. In this concentrating of the political imagination, other relations of domination and resistance are obscured. What these insuffi ciencies suggest is that current per- ceptions of the Ottoman history of the Kurdish provinces...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 469–484.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Revolution .” Comparative Studies in Society and History 25 , no. 2 ( 1983 ): 195 – 221 . Al-Ali Nadje , and Tars Latif . “ Dialectics of Struggle: Challenges to the Kurdish Women's Movement .” London : London School of Economics and Political Science Middle East Centre Paper Series...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 May 2022
... not necessarily have interacted with one another while alive. Some of these would have been kimsesiz at the moment of death, but others not. Or some of these deaths are transgressive of the hegemonic regimes of ethnicity (e.g., Kurdish guerillas), or of gender and sexuality (e.g., trans women), while others...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 459–461.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Sabri Ates The Margins of Empire: Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone Klein Janet . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2011 xi + 275 pp., $55.00 (cloth) © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran ernment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 447–448.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 448–449.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 452–453.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 454–455.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 456–457.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 458–459.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 450–451.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: rebuilt in the s in a way that would ensure its Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone loyalty to Syria and to prevent it from taking on Hez- Janet Klein bollah. There is no evidence to suggest that it has Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011 reemerged into a national institution...