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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Susanna Ferguson Ferguson reads a 2009–11 debate over the proposed reissue of Syria's Personal Status Code in the Syrian feminist journal al-Thara to highlight the role women's rights discourse plays in disciplining and producing political subjects. She draws on Talal Asad's observation that...
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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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 227–244.
Published: 01 May 2005
... nPhaiIran Pahlavi in Modernization and Class, Activism, Rights: Women’s Negotiating .Se o xml,Aa aaiadNhdYgnh eds., Yeganeh, Nahid and Tabari Azar example, for See, 2. government. Islamic an dethroning establishing be- was than rather Anti...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 20–35.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Rochona Majumdar Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 “Self-Sacrifice” versus “Self-Interest”: A Non-Historicist Reading of the History of Women’s Rights in India Rochona Majumdar - Srimati Basu’s important study of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 447–448.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Claudia Yaghoobi The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran Osanloo Arzoo . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 xix + 258 pp., $24.95 (paper) © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran ernment and a republican state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 631–643.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jean H. Quataert This article pieces together a complex genealogy of the multiple contexts that helped reshape women’s international organizing and create a global women’s human rights movement following the United Nations (UN) Decade for Women, 1975–85. It maps a multilayered history consisting of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Soma Chaudhuri This article seeks to demonstrate how, in the movement for property rights for women in India, changes in the composition of the movement—audience, supporters, and counter actors—at various time periods in a movement's history influence the change in selection of frames. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 May 2021
... interaction in the late twentieth century. Women's organizations offer a unique perspective as women's rights occupied a central place in socialism, conceptions of modernity, and African nationalist organizing. Drawing on archives, interviews, and organizational publications, the article highlights how the...
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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 (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 148–151.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Suad Joseph South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI11 Nos. 1 & 2 (1993). RESEA RCH N 0TE: Family and Women’s Human Rights Suad Joseph ber of a religious, ethnic, or national community. Family as a Site of Human Rights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
... continuously bargaining with patriarchy in Sudan, but the processes of renegotiating women's rights within the context of an Islamic state do not only take an Islamic feminist direction as post-Islamist scholars propose. What we see in contemporary Sudan is different types of women's (non)movements offering...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 76–84.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Haideh Moghissi Women in almost every Muslim society have placed issues of women's rights firmly at the heart of their societies' politics. Women-centered secular religious and/or nonreligious perspectives and activities, through their resistance against Islamist gender politics, have introduced a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 35–38.
Published: 01 August 1992
..., persons belonging to such minorities shall not be denied the right, in com- munity with the other members of their pup, to enjoy In May 1986 the Indian Parliament passed a bill their own culture, to profess and practice their own re- entitled “Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Di- ligion...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 9–17.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Farida Shaheed; Khawar Mumtaz Copyright 1991: South Asia Bulletin 1990 South Asia BuZZetin, volume 10 number 2 (1990). The Rise of the Religious Right and its Impact On Women. Farida Shaheed Khawar Mumtaz Islami (JI) which is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 514–517.
Published: 01 December 2006
... University Press, 1998). 13. Fatima Mernissi, The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpre- tation of Women’s Rights in Islam, trans. Mary Jo Lakeland (Reading, 16. Ali Behdad, Belated Travelers: Orientalism in the Age of Colonial MA: Addison-Wesley, 1991). Dissolution (Durham...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 131–135.
Published: 01 August 1991
... pertaining to women and offenses of the police officers and others who the poor to examine why the legal machinery is collaborated in covering up the crime. Deputy increasingly unable to guarantee democratic rights. Inspector General K. V. Joseph and I were appointed to The case of the tribal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and advocates a reinterpretation tions within the academy. “Am I a Muslim woman?” that brings out women’s rights and advantages— she asks in conclusion. “Even to answer this question met while she was preparing TV documentary work, is to enter the discursive spaces of race and gender such as...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 68.
Published: 01 August 1990
... and - the encouragement of the full participation of women democratic rights and have also hampered the organiza- at all levels, for example by including at least one tion and effectiveness of free trade unions. The partici- woman in delegations to conferences organized by an pants agreed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (1): 61–71.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Anne, Dr.; Dilip Copyright 1984: Regents of University of California 1984 CONTRACT LABOR AND THE STRUGGLE FOR WORKERS' RIGHTS Dr. Anne and Dilip Unorganized labor pervades all industries and services in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 August 2006
... ict linity and femininity underlying patriarchy could where issues concerning women’s rights, class con- be seriously challenged” (39). Whether alternative fl icts, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and lan- theater groups in Pakistan can, or wish to, engage guage politics are defined and...