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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 December 2019
... codification issues and toward the political apparatuses in which Islamic jurisprudences are embedded. Drawing on ethnographic research, Landry asks how the secular state helps construct the religious laws applied in its family courts. In pursuing this question, he shows that under current conditions, judges...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 148–151.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Suad Joseph South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI11 Nos. 1 & 2 (1993). RESEA RCH N 0TE: Family and Women’s Human Rights Suad Joseph ber of a religious, ethnic, or national community. Family as a Site of Human Rights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Hormoz Ebrahimnejad Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Vol. 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health Suad Joseph, ed. Leiden: Brill, 2006 XXIV, 564 pp., $356.00 (cloth) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2012
... uses the metaphor of family and blood relations to describe a covenantal bond. Like the members of a family, a national community develops around ideas of shared culture, history, and language. Gencer’s article examines the ways in which nationalist rhetoric influenced the cartoons that were published...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (1): 84–89.
Published: 01 May 1982
...Asha Angela Anand Domestic Violence: Cases Reported of its Occurrence in South Asian Immigrant Families. Asha Angela Anand Studies of South Asian, and particularly Indian, middle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 59–66.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Naomi H. Bishop South Asza Bulletin, Vol XI11 Nos 1 & 2 (1!)9S) Circular Migration and Families: A Yolmo Sherpa Example Naomi H. Bishop In a country where internal migration is increas- Introduction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 588–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... complete segment of the society as a prerequisite for establishing full control over the masses, the republican leaders pragmatically vested old families with the right to explore their competences and make use of their abilities. As far as the imperial state had been unchallenged in supervising the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 353–357.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Nada Moumtaz Abstract This essay engages Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean . It highlights Doumani's significant deconstruction of the culturalist assumptions of the category of the Arabor Muslim family. Based on the wealth of the archive uncovered by Doumani, the essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2020
... reflects on the ways in which the political comes to be refracted in intimate realms of kinship and family. It contends that familial and personal relationships are crucial sites where expectations of political loyalty and allegiance take on shape and substance but are also negotiated and contested. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 14–20.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Moha Ennaji The major aspiration of Moroccan migrants was, and remains, the realization of their migration project, which is the improvement of their well-being and that of their families. Over the years, the migration project led to the emergence of a nuclear family in the host country...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 324–345.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Aslı Iğsız In 2010, the 1923 Greek-Turkish Population Exchange Museum opened its doors as part of the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture (ECoC) project. Presented as the first migration-themed museum of Turkey, it is a site of cultural recollection focused on family histories. Yet the museum...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Julia Stephens Abstract This Kitabkhana contribution situates Beshara Doumani's Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: A Social History within recent trends in the field of legal history. Doumani's hybrid method, which combines quantitative analysis with qualitative case studies, presents a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the political economy of different localities across the Ottoman Eastern Mediterranean and, perhaps, well beyond. Taken together, both aspects of the framework reveal the complexity of the Ottoman legal landscape. They also suggest new directions in which Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean could...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 490–493.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ilana Feldman Abstract This brief essay reflects on a collection of anthropological investigations of security and surveillance practices in South Asia and the Middle East. The articles in the collection highlight what looking at security matters reveals about families, migration, borderland...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... being labeled with stereotypes while she is living in Europe. Specifically, this essay examines how these two texts depict the psychological paradox that traumatic experiences-individual, familial, and social-inflect a partial destruction and particular reconstruction of one's self. In the books...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 May 2008
... family, neighbors or associates. In these novels the ruins motif sets in motion the mental processes that condition the conviction that human life is possessed of innate dignity regardless of how history and war may compromise it. I argue in a final section of this essay that this socio-literary practice...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 6–20.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sherene Seikaly Seikaly’s article reflects on a decade of research, contingent, accidental, and unconsciously autobiographical, to explore archival practices and the writing of history. She recounts her experience of stumbling across family papers that carried the story of Naim Cotran as a “man of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... matters of religion. This essay documents the prehistory of this iconic case to demonstrate that neither the controversy nor the judgment was novel, as scholarship has repeatedly claimed. Family law had historically been a contentious arena that enabled conversations between the state and religion, courts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 May 2010
... origins, and multiple displacement fluxes. Through a collage of interviews, still photographs, old newspapers documents, and a rich array of archival film footage, Forget Baghdad interweaves a dialectic between three Arab diasporas. The first is that of four Arab Jews living with their families in Israel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 272–296.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Arlene Dallalfar This qualitative ethnographic research is focused on Jewish Iranians currently living in Iran. I examine the vital role of gender, ethnicity, religion, class, family, and community in daily social and cultural practices among middle-class Judeo-Persians living in Tehran. This...