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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 224–237.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Mariz Tadros This article examines the notion of empowerment as it has been conceptualized, operationalized, and applied through various programs and projects by some donors funding women- and gender-related projects in the Middle East between 1998 and 2008. The main argument put forward...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 575–587.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Society Exposed: The Politics of NGOs in Egypt . London : I. B. Tauris , 2005 . Abu-Lughod Lila . “Dialects of Women's Empowerment: The International Circuitry of the Arab Human Development Report 2005.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 41 , no. 1 ( 2009 ): 83 – 103...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Marlene Schäfers Abstract The Kurdish resistance movement, one often hears in Kurdistan, Turkey, and beyond, has brought momentous change to a deeply patriarchal society and in this way paved the way for the empowerment of Kurdish women. Instead of discussing whether such empowerment has “actually...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 150–165.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., it destabilizes assumptions of institutions as devoid of political movement and shows how the spaces of the National Organization of Sahrawi Women allow women to inhabit the position of loyal critic toward their movement's dominant model of female empowerment. These positions reveal transformations to the way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
...” in the independent state. I also argue that Islam has been a major site for both the justification of women's oppression by state and nonstate actors and a source for identification and empowerment for women in Africa. In the independent state, women's identity politics were shaped by the institutionalization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2009
... during the revolts reflected suspicion of nationalist politics and a concern for local economic empowerment and political representation. Duke University Press 2009 Shiite Peasants and a New Nation in Colonial Lebanon: The Intifada of Bint Jubayl, 1936 Malek Abisaab hiite tobacco...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 December 2013
... to the ends of martial rule, namely, the permanent empowerment of the postcolonial executive. Naqvi theorizes the BD scheme as an extraconstitutional system of governmentality that produced the Pakistani citizen ambivalently—as an authentic yet nontranscendent subject of the nation. He further shows how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 25–36.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in this context? Much of this scholarship is motivated by a desire to And how do questions about women’s take seriously women’s voices and experiences, empowerment in this particular tradition intersect which have been underrepresented in past scholar- with larger debates about women’s power in tradi- ship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 650–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
... development. Renaissance, the historical the philosophy, nonlinear in Greek terms religion, a empowerment in Judeo-Christian essence human conceived in of be is process can that historical world empowerment The human modern of the know process of we a foundation phenomenon of the simply, postrevolutionary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., these interlocutors sought to highlight the power, not just value, in such an act and thus effected the power in forgiveness, the empowerment it held for them. Outside of murder cases, too, I saw a similar sense of self-empowerment through what I might describe as a forbearing attitude or a sensibility toward...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 280–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
... domination if women’s associations really serve the needs of all women. Through these organizations, the authors argue, marginalized and neglected women can achieve empowerment, unity of purpose, and ultimately attain political power in their communities. The collection raises important issues about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... courses for “women's empowerment.” Operation Sadbhavna, was, as the politician I quoted earlier expressed, an attempt to befriend the locals. The program attempted to approach the civilian population in a benign way. Operation Sadbhavna proved to be a successful confidence building measure, at least...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and intervention than those that travel under the label of “feminism,” with its charged cognates from “rights” to “empowerment.” What can critical feminist scholars offer when they work from within specific locations and historical conjunctures that are, by definition, occluded by the homogenized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Pakistani Girl Activist.” Shenila Khoja-Moolji • Reading Malala 545 For instance, Kamna Arora, writing for Zee News others appropriated for the empowerment of the India, titles her article “Salute to Malala Yousafzai, self...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., many similarities between the kinds of strategic in- health-care, education, empowerment of women, put required from the Left at the present moment, etc.) and not the achieving of a certain inflation rate and those that we were required to make in the or the cutting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 May 1986
... of Bodhgaya, will adopt thek ways of life, human dignity and their capacity to fight back. It also provides a eat the same food.as they do, and live as members of their familie# perspective on the conditions which maximize the empowerment of (Manimala, 1983). dispossessed groups in India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 310–325.
Published: 01 August 2008
...-008   rhetoric of “regeneration” and “empowerment” often overlap with the nationalist rhetoric       28, x    Vol. Press of the same, but India’s colonial subjection and exploitation by the British as the cause of         10.1215/1089201 University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (1): 58–71.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., at the conference, the challenge to their personal more were in favor of his participation than not status within the homestead was more threatening (even though he was not resident, was not a land- than the rather less immediate empowerment of owner and had not been actively involved in com- women...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 365–385.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the Deccan region of south-­central India, Shi‘i devotion and Urdu poetry both flour- ished in unique ways, beginning in the medieval period but extending into the modern period. But did these cultural phenomena allow new creativity for women? For ordinary women, creativity and empowerment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 1999
... by adjustment reforms reinforced the already Bjorn Beckman, “Empowerment or Adjustment? The World Bank and the Politics of Structural Adjustment,” in Peter Gibbon et al., evident authoritarian tendencies of the ruling military...