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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Ashwini Tambe Duke University Press 2010 Introduction: Feminist State Theory heory...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 513–524.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dina Matar © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Heya TV: A Feminist Counterpublic for Arab Women? Dina Matar he changing media landscape in the Arab world at the beginning of the twenty-first century is said to be creating new social and power dynamics in the region...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1986) 6 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 May 1986
... Power: Toward a Feminist Historical Materialism . New York: Longman. Hartsock , N. C. M. , ( 1981 ). “Provisional population tables.” Census Series I, Paper 2, New Delhi. Jain , S. , ( 1984 ). “Women and people's ecological movement: A case study of women's role in the Chipko movement in...
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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
...Lila Abu-Lughod This essay introduces the special section “The Politics of Feminist Politics,” which brings together the work of feminist scholars of the Middle East and South Asia to highlight the silences, exclusions, and occlusions that mark the transregional imaginative geographies of both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2001) 21 (1-2): 125–131.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Valentine M. Moghadam Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 Violence and Terrorism: Feminist Observations on Islamist Movements, State, and the International System Valentine M. Moghadam...
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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
... creative energies be channeled into the building of a revolutionary social movement. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 From Triple Jeopardy to Intersectionality: The Feminist Perplex Delia D. Aguilar here is something awry about the state of feminism in the United States today...
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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
... from within their specific geographic and historical contexts, Bhandari's and Chudamani's writing provides insight into literary discourses of gender equality circulating in the immediate postindependence moment. In particular, she argues that these women writers broadened the scope of feminist thought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2015
... different points that each settles upon, He-Yin’s, Oyewumi’s, and Crenshaw’s writings reflect a shared anti-universalism that forms a critique of Western majoritarian feminist theory. The works of these scholars and others working from a position of marginalized knowledges underscore the violence of...
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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): 214–217.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and the Pacific. Focusing on DAWN's praxis over three phases of the network's life, Sen comments on DAWN's continuing relationship to a variety of states and the United Nations. She describes DAWN members' Marxist-feminist critique of the structural location of the state, their opposition to liberal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 262–271.
Published: 01 August 2010
... critique of imperialism and nationalism should be informed by a critical epistemology that integrates class, capital, and other social relations with ideologies and practices of power. A feminist historical materialism is used that avoids the either-or binary of material, social relations versus culture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 365–385.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Deccani Urdu was a feminine language before this reform, as argued by some literary historians of the Deccan. It then asks whether Mah Laqa Bai had a feminist agenda as a women poet of the eighteenth century, as charged by some feminist scholars of the Deccan. The essay concludes that Mah Laqa Bai's...
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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): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... between Islam and spectacularized cultural violence, I ask what counts as a feminist injury and for whom. Under what conditions is the normative feminist gaze scandalized, and what does this imply for the politics of seeing and not seeing? I argue that in addition to the long-sedimented orientalist trope...
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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 August 2010) 30 (2): 250–261.
Published: 01 August 2010
... suggest that feminists need to be aware and wary of the ways that aid projects are co-opted by foreign and local militarized masculinities that collectively perpetuate insecurity and violence against Afghan women. Duke University Press 2010 Gender and the Development...
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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
... for feminist activism in Muslim-majority countries. Duke University Press 2011 Islamic Feminism Revisited Haideh Moghissi ver a year has passed since millions of Iranian people poured into...
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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
... commissions with the first two UN Development Decades of the 1960s and 1970s. And it interconnects these global structures, discourses, and activities with old and new patterns of women’s postwar organizing and with the emerging challenges to canons of knowledge and research methodologies from feminist theory...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 374–390.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of contemporary Iranian life (including relationships between men and women). In these directors’ depictions of Iranian children, feminist critics have noted that girls are largely absent. On closer inspection, however, women are not entirely invisible in their cinematic productions. Dempsey’s essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2008
... political malleability of African memorial sites, which are already othered within the Western imagination. It also analyzes how the rape of Congolese females becomes visible solely when it is inscribed within Western feminist discourse and shows how rhetoric, intercultural interpretations, and style impact...