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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 (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 (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 148–151.
Published: 01 August 1993
... Nations, March). United Nations , 1993b . “Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. World Conference on Human Rights,” (Vienna: United Nations, June 25). © 1993: South Asia Bulletin 1993 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI11 Nos. 1 & 2 (1993). RESEA RCH N 0TE: Family and Women’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 361–373.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and 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 (2011) 31 (3): 588–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a 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...
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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 Copyright Regents of the University of California 1982 Domestic Violence: Cases Reported of its Occurrence in South Asian Immigrant Families. Asha Angela Anand...
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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
.... , 1990 . Landlessness and Migration in Nepal (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press). © 1993: South Asia Bulletin 1993 South Asza Bulletin, Vol XI11 Nos 1 & 2 (1!)9S) Circular Migration and Families: A Yolmo Sherpa Example Naomi H. Bishop...
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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 (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...
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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 (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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 146–162.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the city walls in the newly emerging communal graveyards. As the physical space of the living and deceased residents of the capital gradually came to be separated, death and burial rituals started to be performed by individuals outside the immediate family or community members of the deceased...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 345–349.
Published: 01 August 2019
... on 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 (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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in 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 (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 (2016) 36 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... touching on Edward Said's), as well as his thoughts on the anthropologist's positionality. He rebuts charges of nativism and revisits his own family history, thinking about the differences between how his father, who was an intellectual and a convert, inhabited being a Muslim differently than his own...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., 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; the second...
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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...
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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...