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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...
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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 (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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 227–244.
Published: 01 May 2005
... A 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 (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 (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 148–151.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Suad Joseph © 1993: South Asia Bulletin 1993 References Nedelsky , Jennifer , 1990 . “Law, Boundaries, and the Bounded Self,” Representations , Spring (30), pp. 162 –189. United Nations , 1993a . “Final Document on the Women's Human Rights Session at the Asia NGO...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 (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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
... are 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 220–223.
Published: 01 August 2010
... social move- Middle that feminists need to be cautious and critical ments, including the women’s movement. This of how the women’s rights agenda benefits from analysis is consistent with accounts from other imperialist rule. The point is that the gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 214–217.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., The result was an asynchronicity between 216 more subtle, but no less dangerous. normative gains made by the women’s movement That 1990 meeting shaped DAWN’s tra- in terms of human rights and sexual and repro- jectory over the next...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... The establishment of NGOs dealing with rights” for women while on the other remains the above questions, in addition to an institute complicit as Western governments wreak havoc or foundation for the advancement of women, on the country. Democracy and women’s rights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2008
...), the essay examines how political manipulation and the rhetoric and genre of human rights discourse stifle the narratives on the violence and trauma of the Congolese population. It seeks to understand why the rape narratives of women of some nations effectively elicit empathy and convey the violence, trauma...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and to possibilities for a more inclusive politics. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Feminisms Islam Women's Rights Embodiment Arab Spring Many of these articles were first presented at workshops organized through Columbia University's Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD). Both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 76–78.
Published: 01 August 1989
... 76 make clear, he was a strong supporter of a secular Pakistan however, of helping the Martial Law government by diverting with democracy, freedom and women’s liberation. Oddly attention from more pressing human rights violations. Lob- enough, his position would be untenable now. The ulema...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and human rights groups in the name of protecting its interests and those of its Western allies. Finally, I examine the multiple voices of Muslim women who have the Middlex-2005-003 East Press used the new global context to reexamine their cultural traditions...