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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 354–364.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Dina Matar Matar’s essay addresses the PLO’s cultural activism, in other words, its investment in diverse spheres of popular culture, at the beginning of the revolutionary period 1968–82. Drawing on archival research of the main spheres of the PLO’s cultural output, it traces how the PLO...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 122–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... multidisciplinary and multimedia artworks she has made and exhibited from the 1990s to the present, focusing specifically on art as a form of political activism. RB : I've been very concerned with memory and return, and I do think that your father started me on this path. I remember him pointing...
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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 (2005) 25 (2): 297–317.
Published: 01 August 2005
... . by . to life. allowed secluded only more were they even up- an the led of classes Women per household. the produc- the for villages, was the produc- tion in in as such active all were at tion they if household; to limited the solely were activities “women’s when time a as Revolution” Constitutional the “before...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 229–245.
Published: 01 August 2016
... as imperial subjects to demand that the British protect their right to religious freedom in political spheres beyond the British Empire and irrespective of territorial jurisdiction. British authorities responded to this transnational activism by considering anew the practical meanings of this right...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 36–46.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Ahmad Alawad Sikainga © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Labor Activism and Solidarity among the Railway Workers of Atbara (Sudan) 1924-1948 Ahmad Alawad Sikainga This article examines the early attempts...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 1. The train tracks are the site of economic activity and a constant flow of foot traffic sustains this activity. Photograph by the authors, Kibera, 2016. Figure 1. The train tracks are the site of economic activity and a constant flow of foot traffic sustains this activity. Photograph More
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 2. Commerce is to be relocated to a site that is divorced from daily social activity emanating from the home. Social life and economic activity have been sundered. Photograph by the authors, Kibera, 2016. Figure 2. Commerce is to be relocated to a site that is divorced from daily social More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 248–255.
Published: 01 August 2020
... tradition of activism, in particular trade union activism around the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) and protests in the southern part of the country, such as the one that led to the ousting of dictator Ben Ali in 2011. Through a discussion of diachronic forms of racialization, the article suggests...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 524–539.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nermeen Mouftah Mouftah’s article explores Egyptian anxieties about ignorance and how the January 2011 uprising brought new urgency to calls for managing it. In post-Mubarak Egypt, literacy activism became a major platform from which to “continue the revolution.” Drawing on ethnographic research...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 674–685.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Mohamed Zayani The advent of civil society in the Arab world, the proliferation of nongovernmental advocacy organizations, and the expansion of civil society activism have been heralded as promising developments with significant implications on the region’s immutable political environment. While...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 469–484.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as a mostly slow-moving, complex, and many-layered transformative activity, a form of historical protagonism comprising a variety of moments, capable of working changes on existing forms of hegemony and founding new social relations. The point is to enable researchers in Middle East studies to see...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
... centrally to this discussion at two levels: it questions the way in which social scientists have taken for granted the way they have thought about untouchability; at the same time, it raises with an undeniable sharpness the question of theory itself. What is the activity called theorizing? What is it meant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 191–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to the political modernization of the empire and helped the locals actively contribute to the decision-making process. This observation in turn may enable scholars to develop a social perspective of the political processes within the empire that is usually regarded as an arena in which only the Western-educated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 354–360.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the striking themes of this study are slow reading, which Hofmeyr works out at length, and Gandhi's racial prejudices toward Africans at a time when Africans' own political activism was developing in parallel with those of Gandhi, within a context of the militarized consolidation of white power. Slow reading...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 416–427.
Published: 01 December 2008
... reconstructs the political and ideological reasoning of this spectrum opposed to Nazism in the period from early 1933 until the end of World War II. Represented by various groupings actively engaged in local political and cultural debates, these circles represented a relevant part of contemporary Syrian...
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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 (2011) 31 (3): 631–643.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of many different strands of women’s activities around the globe that increasingly converged in the 1970s, although in unanticipated ways. Through its broad focus on women in distinct social, political, and intellectual arenas, it links the UN human rights system and its oversight committees...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 107–117.
Published: 01 May 2022
... writings, it highlights the active processes by which economic actors in the region thought about, and indeed produced, capitalism at sea. As technologies—as means of doing—chau manuals allowed pearl merchants to move from the specificities and idiosyncrasies of nature to the abstractions of the market...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 December 2019
...' practice of ijtihad (scripture-based reasoning) often hinders legal change instead of facilitating it. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Islam secularism activism family law gender Lebanon “This law in our religion cuts me inside,” reads the protestors' placard. They carry...