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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 16–24.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Joya Chatterji © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 The Bengali Muslim: A Contradiction in Terms? An Overview of the Debate on Bengali Muslim Identity Joya...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Yahya Sseremba Abstract Shahab Ahmed shows that the magnitude of contradiction in Islam is far greater than modern analysts realize. Yet there is, he says, something in this contradiction that makes it coherent—something for which whoever seeks to understand Islam in its multifaceted entirety...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Hamza Alavi MUSLIM IDENTITY POLITICS IN SOUTH ASIA AND THE BALKANS Ironies of History: Contradictions of the Khilafat Movement Hamza Alavi The “Khilafat” movement of 1919-1924 is probably lar rather than a religious movement. Nor was it, in its quite unique inasmuch as...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 53–58.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Michael Soldatenko INDIA'S POLITICAL ECONOMY 1947–1977: THE GRADUAL REVOLUTION. By FRANCINE R. FRANKEL, New Jersey. Princeton University Press, 1978. (582 pp.) Copyright Regents of the University of California 1981 Review Essay: The Contradictions of a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 May 2012
... contradictions between word and deed fueled local perceptions that the Kurdistan Regional Government was exploiting Halabja’s symbolic and material legacy. The essay’s main argument is that these contradictions, along with Halabja’s symbolic capital, gave student protesters leverage for renegotiating the terms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 365–376.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of capitalism. Shaped in manifold contradictions, the South inheres both tantalizing visions of limitless economic growth and vast reserves of yet “untapped” natural resources and, at the same time, environmental damage, eroding infrastructures, violent inequalities, and the increasing disposability...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., geographical location, these narratives reverse the one-way motion of migration and assimilation, undermine the model-minority stereotype, and contradict the subtext of dominant Western discourses around Iran—that it is a place every sensible Iranian would leave behind if given the opportunity. Tara...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 521–537.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Ari Singh Anand As a contribution to critical studies of colonial discourse, this essay offers an analysis of Hobson-Jobson , the well-known nineteenth-century British colonial glossary of Anglo-Indian argot, as an instance of a colonial attempt to resolve the contradiction between benign intent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 184–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the region. What seems to be a seamless order of extreme male dominance is actually fraught with significant contradictions. Studying these fissures more deeply should be a high priority for scholars concerned with understanding the future of Arabian Peninsula societies. Duke University Press 2008...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Liv Tønnessen This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the literature on post-Islamism, which claims that Islamism becomes compelled both by its own internal contradictions and by societal pressure to reinvent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., stretching back to Kalidasa (c. fourth/fifth century), of a longer history of correlation between such forms and political contents self-consciously presented in contradiction to a possible reality. Understanding this sadistic hypertrophy of expression, which culminated in the medieval period’s political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 176–190.
Published: 01 May 2014
...David Gutman Gutman’s article examines the attempts by the Ottoman state under Sultan Abdulhamid II to prevent large-scale Armenian migration to North America. It reveals how these efforts were hampered in practice by contradictions inherent within the state’s attempts to control and surveil the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... contradiction of the contemporaneous emergence of human violence and affection toward dogs. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 dogs Egypt Ottoman Empire interspecies relations urban regulation Earlier versions of portions of this article appear in Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 December 2014
... India, both discursively and historically. Even on the face of it, the notion of liberal empire is a contradiction in terms: the idea of liberty and the idea and institution of empire are mutually incompatible. After all, the very fact of empire as an exercise in political power over an alien population...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 May 2016
... looking at long-standing contradictions in systems for evaluating sexual morality in northern Nigeria and how those might help inform recent discussions of sexual immorality. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Nigeria homosexuality sexuality homophobia References Achmat Zackie...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 441–443.
Published: 01 August 2018
... responses constituting this book forum. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 paradox contradiction politics power violence References Tareen SherAli . “ Disrupting Secular Power and the Study of Religion: Saba Mahmood .” In Cultural Approaches to Studying Religion: An...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 May 2020
... spaces, which makes internal contradictions within Islam “coherent.” If a hierarchy of spaces makes discourses mutually compatible for the scholar , can disagreements between Muslims still be seen as relevant and “meaningful”? Does it mean that the scholar who knows that contradictions are in fact...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 129–134.
Published: 01 August 1988
..., had Chatterjee related the contradictions Discourse? Partha Chatterjee (Zed Press Ltd., for the United within an essentialist national identity, and Gandhi's essen- Nations University, 1986), pp. 181. $29.95 cloth; $9.95...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 198–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... contradiction: its contradictions and disagreements are not problems to be smoothed over, whether by minimizing them or by tossing out the concept of Islam, but fundamental aspects of what brings together the islām of each Muslim to the broader Islam into which they flow—be it with or against the tide. In...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 601–606.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., criticism, and practice. Can these challenges be met in ways that resolve the apparent contradictions between the particular—in the form of nationalism—and the universal, in the sense of a radical, global, antiracist project? The desire to recover histories of anticolonialism that might answer this question...