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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Ethics of Embodied Life The editors of CSSAAME envision Kitabkhana (lit. repository of books) as a space for scholarly discussion about books whose critical perspectives reshape our understanding of the regions under the journal’s purview...
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Published: 01 August 2019
Figure 7. Iconic sculpture of a fort flanked by canons and embodying an Omani village, with its typical whitewashed look and palm gardens; built at al Fatah National Stadium in Muscat for Oman's Fortieth National Day Festival in November 2010. Photograph by the author. Figure 7. Iconic More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 666–671.
Published: 01 December 2015
... conceptual tool: the notion of the human being as a “walking Quran.” As Diagne discusses, many Islamic traditions insist on the fact that the Quran is truly written in the heart of the believer who thus becomes an embodiment of the Word of God. As the being chosen to be the bearer of the Word spoken by God...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ousseina Dioula Alidou This article uses Rudolph T. Ware III's original and compelling book, The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa , as a window through which to reflect on the contribution of West African clerisy of the classical Quran tradition to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph S. Alter On one level, and with reference to a specific frame of reference, embodied forms of practice that have come to be associated with Yoga and Taoist philosophy appear to be very similar if not identical in terms of form, structure, and purpose. However, there is no clear-cut history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... site of embodied philosophical engagement with questions regarding the bounds of self and community and our ethics toward others. We turn to these rich traditions, both textual and embodied, to confound and erase the sharp boundaries between the human, the animal, and the environment that have been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 656–666.
Published: 01 December 2015
... suggest an implicit theory of embodied knowledge that constitute an authentic Islam, however, Ware particularizes West African and Muslim forms of religiosity and dehistoricizes present struggles and points of social contention. The resulting narrative appears to legitimate claims made by the religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that force the reader to renegotiate the intersection of the personal and political as they are embodied in African women's lives. Modernistic narrative strategies play a key component in recreating the subjective reality of women on the verge, or in the midst, of psychic collapse. Simultaneously...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 467–472.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... This article analyzes the (non)governance of divided territories, drawing on the analogy of divided Pakistan. The case of East Pakistan/Bangladesh serves as an example of the difficulties embodied in governing geographically separated territories. This article proposes that autonomous Palestine is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 228–242.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Sandipto Dasgupta Dasgupta’s essay revisits the long-standing debate about colonial continuity in postcolonial India’s constitutional system. The Indian constitution makers sought to produce a system embodying a transformational constitutional vision—that is, a constitutional structure that could...
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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
... involved alterations within a shared framework. Most notably, Shari’ati emphasized the prospect of a return to a religious self, redefined as political ethics. Whereas Fanon privileged an embodied experience of racialization as the most fundamental constraining and enabling factor in the realization of a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2014) 34 (1): 106–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... anomalous deviation from an American constitutionalism thought to embody the realization of immanent reason at the end of history, Du Bois demonstrates that the forms of barbarism, custom, and status posited as prior in this telos of constitutional progress to be products of the American juridico-political...
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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
... “feminism” and “Islam.” Together, these essays suggest that careful analysis of the languages of justice, forms of social and political life, and embodied realities that belong to particular places and times can unseat the “common sense” of liberal feminist discourse and trouble its universalist claims...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2015
... a global consideration of the social and political interventions that staged gender as a problem of both embodiment and inequality. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 He-Yin Zhen China revolutionaries feminism social theory...
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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
... nondoctrinaire revolutionary politics, because it is difficult to erase positional and embodied differences in the scenes where politics are made. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Civil Egypt embodiment Jacques Rancière police and politics This article was made possible by the Egyptians...
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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
... traders, is not just the backdrop for diaspora and migration, for trade networks and imperial formations. Rather, this landscape actively creates tactile and embodied experiences of these phenomena. Monsoons, long-distance commerce, and even faraway places are not just symbolic imaginaries but very much...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 368–390.
Published: 01 August 2017
... today's Swahili coast as an example, Ivanov argues that the translocal space of the Indian Ocean evolves from practices of mimetic appropriation, in which aesthetic properties of partners in transoceanic exchange are embodied. In doing so, translocal Swahili culture reveals a nondichotomous, complex way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
... offices in other African states. The continuous competition to defeat opponents, obtain victories, secure majorities, occupy the place of power, and embody its force—which liberal democracies institute—is central to this argument about the violence that South Africa has witnessed in recent times. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
... curricula were embodied in individuals or coexisted within the same social space. A third approach is an analysis of circuits and circulation. Finally, multilingualism can be turned into the plural as a study of comparative multilingualisms. Through these and other approaches, we can trace how colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 196–211.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., cinematic resemblance, and embodied cultural memory, a condition caused by the displacements of Partition and the creation of national difference. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 filmaria Pakistan archives Guddu Film Archives Nigar Weekly Pak Films South Asian cinema...