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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 525–538.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Zakia Salime After the euphoria of the first waves of the Arab uprisings that toppled two heads of state in Tunisia and Egypt, the woman's body became the frontline of the protest scene. The unitary mass-revolutionary body that marked the visual memories of the first weeks of the uprisings ceded...
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Published: 01 August 2019
Figure 4. Portrayal of the Omani symbols of heritage in the body of a generic fortress form at Qurum National Park, Muscat. Photograph by the author. Figure 4. Portrayal of the Omani symbols of heritage in the body of a generic fortress form at Qurum National Park, Muscat. Photograph by the More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1998) 18 (2): 38–50.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Negar Mottahedeh © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 The Mutilated Body of the Modern Nation: Qurrat al-‘Ayn Tahirah’s Unveiling and the Iranian Massacre of the Babis Negar Mottahedeh In...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 336–363.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Rajkamal Kahlon Through the project “Did You Kiss the Dead Body?,” Kahlon transforms documents made publicly available by the ACLU as the Torture Database, including death certificates and autopsy reports issued by the US military of Iraqi and Afghan men who had been killed while in American...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Hormoz Ebrahimnejad Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Vol. 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health Suad Joseph, ed. Leiden: Brill, 2006 XXIV, 564 pp., $356.00 (cloth) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 429–436.
Published: 01 August 2012
... involve annihilating culture; dislocating people from their homeland; and trying to shape and control the lives, bodies, and voices of women. In various Sudanese and Eritrean conflict situations, not only do competing ethnic groups and people with differing modes of economy remember their encounters...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2019) 39 (2): 241–248.
Published: 01 August 2019
...; the weaver is seen as a laboring body rather than an innovative mind. Yet through theorizing handloom weaving as sociotechnology, this essay endeavors to explicate the sustainability and innovation in handloom weaving. Studying examples of innovation in handloom weavers, the essay explores craft...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Heike Härting This essay argues that the media-generated spectacle of the dead African body serves as a historically and rhetorically continuous signifier through which the West mounts a revisionary practice of cultural introspection and self-reinvention. Analyzing different representations of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 345–359.
Published: 01 December 2013
... trade union leaders and by including international trade union bodies in the indictment. AITUC split during the first year of the case, and it fragmented further as the case progressed. Stolte’s article views Meerut as a case in which trade unionism itself was put on trial. It made emerging (re...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2017) 37 (1): 2–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
... practices, I suggest that fishworkers and fisheries managers enact multiple, relatively distinct versions of food, fish, bodies of water, and fisheries. Attending to this multiplicity is crucial for rendering plausible already existing alternatives to an overdetermined future of death, depravity, and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., legitimations of state power, and political economies of labor and housing. They analyze the circulations of terms and bodies in the public sphere and in public space, drawing attention not only to the social exclusions and selective silencings that often attend feminist projects but also to their points of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of Muslim women's bodies under threat, secular liberal sensibilities toward pain—visible, bodily, and attributable to religious backwardness—render certain kinds of injury always already scandalous. In contrast, less spectacular structural violence does not offend liberal sensibilities in quite the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 605–621.
Published: 01 December 2015
... sensibilities and relations of transgression and control that work on and through bodies, intimacies, and meanings of the civil. Among the essential lessons of the 2011 Arab revolutions is that ideological differences and material inequalities do not easily melt, even in emergent, pluralistic, and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2016) 36 (2): 307–319.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Clare Counihan Clare Counihan interviews Nomusa Makhubu about how her body of work—three series of photographs, Inquietude, Self-Portrait Project 2007/2013 , and The Flood —fits into the context of contemporary, post-apartheid South African art. All three series suggest the uneasy relationship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Prita Meier This article examines what happens to objects once they stop being mobile and come to rest on specific bodies and in specific buildings. The material landscape of Indian Ocean port cities, including their mosques, merchant mansions, and even the houses of people who are not powerful...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... gender inequalities in various legislations and by the enforcement of Sharia pressured by the gains of political Islam. My study draws on the substantial body of literature by local activists and scholars to historicize the current political and economic context of struggle for Muslim women in Africa. I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2017) 37 (1): 162–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Syed Nomanul Haq Haq's article is an analytical examination of the official policies of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), the supreme executive federal body that oversees all education beyond high school. Alleging that Pakistan's educational system is facing a crisis, the author...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2014) 34 (1): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for a return to the principles of the “golden age” of Islam and a revitalization of pre-modern intra-Asian relations as the surest path to modern “progress.” While this body of thought and sentiment had little in common with modern nationalism, elements of it were nevertheless soon co-opted by the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2014) 34 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 2014
... new humanism, Shari’ati’s presentation of the “new man” as shahid involved a hermeneutic relationship with a collective self imagined across historical time. In Shari’ati’s hands, Fanon’s eschewal of history became an engagement with historical memory in the present tense. In the process, the body was...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 August 2015
... vibrant semiotic-material presence in this landscape, this essay argues that the outsider monkey discourse has such resonance in this region precisely because the situated bodies of monkeys themselves play an important part in determining the nature of ongoing struggles over belonging and identity...