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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2006) 26 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Zakia Salime Searching for a Different Future: The Rise of a Global Middle Class in Morocco Shana Cohen Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004 xii + 177 pp., $74.95 (cloth), $21.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Norma Claire Moruzzi © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Trying to Look Different: Hijab as the Self-Presentation of Social Distinctions Norma Claire Moruzzi Context ne of the fundamental problems of modern society is the question not of women’s public...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2010
... waves of economic integration. This fragmentation is popularly ascribed to be the result of an ontologically inward-looking nature of retrogressive local spaces such as the nations, regions, and communities. It is not coincidental that the sudden rejuvenation of difference on various local scales is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2018) 38 (2): 441–443.
Published: 01 August 2018
...SherAli Tareen; Arvind-Pal S. Mandair; Nermeen Mouftah; John Modern This introductory essay provides an overview of the central themes and interventions marking Saba Mahmood’s Religious Difference in a Secular Age while also briefly describing the key nodes of analysis that frame the three...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2007) 27 (2): 315–331.
Published: 01 August 2007
... this tion of perceived difference. More specifi cally, period in that they sought to legitimate their in an attempt to fi nd acceptance for Ottoman rule by representing the population of the rule they chose not to implement key elements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 331–342.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Martin Slama The article compares Hadhrami communities located in two different parts of Indonesia: Java, Indonesia’s central island, and rather peripheral Central and North Sulawesi. The comparisons generated the following results: in Sulawesi, regulations implemented by the Dutch colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Reem Bassiouney This essay examines the use of language in the literature that discusses the diaspora, with concentration on one novel. The essay concentrates on the diglossic situation that prevails in the Arab world, in which there are two varieties, high and a low, each with a different function...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 137–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Tawfiq al-Madani (1899–1983) each sought in different ways to “recover” their countries' histories in the twentieth century. Comparisons and contrasts across these generations and in each country, with their different relationships to the memory of Ottoman rule and their different colonial experiences...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 27–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Reza Alijani The issues of religion and secularization are among the most pressing concerns in Iran today. Religion has historically played different roles and has been present at different levels within the society. Followers of different religions either have chosen total submission based on...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Abosede George George’s essay addresses the difference that distinctions of history and geography make to the development of He-Yin Zhen’s, Oyeronke Oyewumi’s, and Kimberle Crenshaw’s theorizations of gender difference. Despite their various entrees into the question of gender difference and the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 450–467.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ali Çarkoğlu Despite its political significance, not much is known about the behavioral and attitudinal bases of different head cover practices in Turkey. The article makes use of two nationwide representative surveys, one carried out in 1999 and the other in 2006, to expose the characteristics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 355–371.
Published: 01 August 2011
... crisscrossed multiple jurisdictions, local, British, Dutch, and that of the Ottoman Empire. Properties of different kinds were held in different places under different legal rulings. Colonial and Islamic legal practices in the colonial period are illuminated by a detailed treatment of a complex petition to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 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 (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 259–268.
Published: 01 August 2009
... 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 or...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 192–203.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Margaret Little; Lynne Marks This article suggests that the nature of the neoliberal state needs to be more fully explored. Our research on two regional welfare policies in Canada over the past three decades reveals that neoliberal regional states can differ quite remarkably in how they include or...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 69–75.
Published: 01 May 2011
... role in the Iranian political structure despite their internal theological differences and political divisions. I challenge these assumptions and propose a different line of inquiry in studying the role of the religious institution and the ulema in Iranian history and politics. My overall argument is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 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 (1 May 2012) 32 (1): 156–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
... ghettoization of Muslim populations, and the congruity of Islam with modernity. This article provides a history of this debate, with a focus on its emergence, with the aim to address the different contexts and issues raised in France, Britain, and Germany. It adopts a semiological approach in understanding the...
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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 May 2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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...