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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of Islam, and yet remain a measure apart because of historical and cultural differences. They constitute significant communities in the region whose histories have been elusive if not altogether suppressed. It is against these elusive narratives that I consider the recent accentuation of Arabness—through...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 377–395.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., and how cultural difference is harnessed and co-opted in the service of global capital. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 References Agtmael Antoine Van . The Emerging Markets Century: How a New Breed of World-Class Companies Is Overtaking the World . London : Simon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 443–451.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of Secularism . New York : Oxford University Press , 2016 . Ziedan Youssef . Azazeel . London : Atlantic Books , 2013 . secularity conceptual encounter Deleuze cultural difference Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Because of the diversity of possible coalitions bases, different orientations prevail in these cultural identitarian movements, from violent extremism to moral economy and moderate conservatism. The construction of large class alliances is facilitated as these movements reject any overall economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 611–621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... historiography to interpret the absorption of cinema in the East Bengali cultural milieu. He further argues that the cultural adoption of the film medium may be seen through overlapping public spheres for different publics during the first six decades of the twentieth century in East Bengal, where and when...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Pakistan, the dilemma for Urdu writers was how to construct a Pakistani literature that would be different from Indian Urdu. Farooqi’s essay asks the following questions: How would cultural identities be reflected in the new literature? Would Urdu in Pakistan shed the Indic part of its identity and become...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of difference and not seriously enough as 215 Yoga and Taoism are not only abstractions, but the common structure on which cultural differ- they are abstractions based on a search for what ence is constructed. In doing so I follow Michael is manifestly impossible—immortality and free- Taussig...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 57–72.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Kutluğhan Soyubol Considering translation as a convoluted process of transformation between different cultures, this article scrutinizes the work of İzzettin Şadan, the initiator of psychoanalysis in Turkey. Through translations of the works of Western psychoanalysts such as Sigmund Freud, Ernest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 196–211.
Published: 01 May 2019
... resemblance, and embodied cultural memory, a condition caused by the displacements of Partition and the creation of national difference. 48. Siddique, “Meena Shorey,” 44 . 49. “Postage Stamp on Madam Noorjahan ,” accessed April 1, 2018, pakmag.net/film/db/news.php?pid=129 . 50. The Throne...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 183–195.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the citizens.”18 We see high-­culture that is different from its Western the same processes at work in the current proj- counterparts.”14 While Ottoman universalism ect to “develop” the neighborhood of Tepeba invokes a particular imagination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., nostalgic view we approach literary culture in Awadh prospectively and multilingually and broaden our lens to consider not just the capitals, Faizabad and Lucknow, but also the qasbas (small towns), the small rural courts, the nearby growing city of Banaras, and the colonial capital of Calcutta, a different...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 574–582.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... Horrible and the mixing of different ethnic identities. a meanings of modern (asri) cultural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 214–237.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in the neighborhood. It considers the social interactions in the public spaces of the neighborhood as a synthesis between the new norms stemming from the modern culture and the traditional cultural and religious norms reflected in gender, family, and neighborhood relations. The findings reveal that despite Narmak’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 262–271.
Published: 01 August 2010
... critics working that are implicated both in domination and with and from different histories and societies. resistance dealt with the themes of ethnicity, Writers from and on India, Iranian Kurdistan, culture/language, and religion. The essays Ireland, and Finland who were experiencing explored...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 169–182.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Astonishingly, an overwhelming majority of secondary sources concerned with veils as epistemological symbols in Western culture continue to talk about “the veil” — as if there were only one. Indeed, veils have usually been used in similar epistemological contexts, albeit expressing completely different...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of struggles against the colonial regimes, on the one hand, and the different projects of national state building, on the other hand. Central to these processes is a male-interpretation of Islam that has defined the way women would be incorporated into “nationhood” and would become “citizens...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of journals and book series dealing with the literatures of the Middle East, the constraints are in part political. (Readers bring to the area preexisting commitments and expectations.) In part they are methodological. (Writers trained in Middle East Studies are likely to come to literature from different...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 259–268.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of religious and political betrayal, therefore prompting different, and often opposing, narratives of conversion. A number of tropes predominant in early modern English narratives dealing with conversion to Islam are of interest in this regard: the immoral deviant “renegade” motivated by excessive lust...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 644–659.
Published: 01 December 2010
...William F. S. Miles Modernity dismisses millenarianism as atavistic. Yet millenarianism is remarkable for its propensity for survival and resurgence in culturally dissimilar parts of the world, at different stages of socioeconomic development. This comparative study focuses on the Karen along...