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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 188–195.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Mary E. John This essay engages with the text The Birth of Chinese Feminism, which centers primarily on the writings of He-Yin Zhen, one of the earliest Chinese feminists, produced at the turn of the twentieth century and translated into English for the first time. He-Yin offered China and the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 586–587.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Roksana Bahramitash Rethinking Global Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran Nima Naghibi Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007 232 pp., $67.50 (cloth), $22.50 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 India Traders of the Middle Ages: Documents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 76–84.
Published: 01 May 2011
... new dynamism into debates over religion and the secular and the separation of state and faith. This essay questions the outcome for women who in their continued and persistent intellectual tendencies push for Islamic feminism as the only homegrown, locally produced, and culturally appropriate frame...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1988) 8 (1_and_2): 88–91.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Kumari Jayawardena Copyright 1988: South Asia Bulletin 1988 South Asia Bulletin, volume 8 (1988) Some Comments on Feminism and the Left in South Asia Kumari Jayawardena When Left intellectuals and leaders of Marxist parties in dividualism? Does it perhaps mean...
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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
...Anupama Rao In this introduction, Rao discusses the importance of The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory , edited by Lydia H. Liu, Rebecca E. Karl, and Dorothy Ko, and the resulting Kitabkhana, or book forum. The contributors to the Kitabkhana address The Birth of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2016) 36 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... literary in shaping feminist thought. Their work thus provides alternative genealogies of the categories of feminism and women's writing in India. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 postcolonial literature India feminism women's writing liberalism References Agnes Flavia . Law...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1990) 10 (2): 18–24.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Fauzia Gardezi Copyright 1991: South Asia Bulletin 1990 South Asia Bulletin, volume 10 number 2 (1990). Islam, Feminism, and the Women’s Movement in Pakistan: 19814991 Fauzia Gardezi It can be said that the women’s movement in movement becomes apparent. Of the small amount of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2011) 31 (3): 631–643.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Jean Feminisms Transnational for Challenge A Perspective in Human Rights Advocacy: The Circuitous Origins theof Gender emerged were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 184–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
... market structures characterized by “segmented feminization” is being witnessed in which richer households contain women working in the paid labor force in professional jobs, while poorer households contain mothers, wives, and adult daughters with lower amounts of formal education who do not work outside...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-differential practices of the Euro/American societies that they critically evaluated. Can such comparisons elicit shared vocabularies—and parallel silences—that help us to situate feminisms historically as both cosmopolitan and deeply local interventions in times and places marked by late imperial capitalism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra The Nation Writ Small: African Fictions and Feminisms, 1958–1988 Andrade Susan Z. Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 272 pp. , $89.95 ( cloth ); $24.95 ( paper ) © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Nation Writ Small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 415–428.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Delia D. Aguilar This essay focuses on the contradictory state of feminism today, showing how the transformations feminism has undergone since the inception of the women’s liberation movement in the late 1960s have manifested accommodations to changes in the broader political arena. To illustrate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 220–223.
Published: 01 August 2010
... “colonial feminism” and “imperialist feminism” in the context of current wars and occupation in the Middle East, examine the mutually reinforcing yet conflicting relationships between regressive forces in the West and the Middle East, and consider the place of gender analysis in the debate on “empire” and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 164–178.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan Judith Butler's perception of a shift in feminism's relationship to the state in Antigone's Claim serves as a useful starting point for my reflections in this essay. The familiar feminist representation of Antigone's “defiance” that she describes and questions leads me to an...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 179–191.
Published: 01 August 2010
... between war and enmity on the one hand and humanitarianism and subject-citizens on the other. I argue that security relies on a new mechanism of justifying violence, wherein the distinction between (feminized) civilians and (masculinized) aggressors is replaced with more “gender-blind” violence, which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 214–217.
Published: 01 August 2010
... feminism and neoliberal state policies, and also their effort to create public policies sensitive to feminist concerns. Sen emphasizes the necessity of being attentive to interlinkages and tensions among the host of issues that the network confronts, such as trade policy and sexual and reproductive health...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 533–546.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Pardis Mahdavi Around the world today, we are experiencing what scholars call a “feminization of migration,” which coincides with a global panic about human trafficking and distorts the messy realities of forced labor, migration, and sex work. In the Middle East, Dubayy has become the center for...
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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
... itself through a “secular,” “democratic,” and “feminist” transformation of Islamic theology. The emergence of Islamic feminisms is thus regarded as a paradoxical consequence of the spaces that Islamism created in the course of participation in the political game. The article argues that women are...
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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 December 2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
... University Press 2015 Women's Rights Human Rights Syria Feminism I have used pseudonyms in place of authors' names in this essay, as the status of the texts I used remains unclear at time of publication and given that ongoing events in Syria may pose a danger to activists and writers. While...