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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Caroline Brown “A Divine Madness: The Secret Language of Trauma in the Novels of Bessie Head and Calixthe Beyala” examines Head's A Question of Power and The Sun Hath Looked upon Me , by Beyala. In both novels, trauma serves as a metaphor for the disruption caused by gendered and/or racialized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 450–467.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ali Çarkoğlu Despite its political significance, not much is known about the behavioral and attitudinal bases of different head cover practices in Turkey. The article makes use of two nationwide representative surveys, one carried out in 1999 and the other in 2006, to expose the characteristics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 53–60.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Kenneth Surin © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 Standing Schumpeter on His Head: Robert Brenner’s Economics of Global Turbulence Kenneth Surin The so-called Golden Age of economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 468–482.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Yasuyuki Matsunaga This article examines the secularization thesis of Iran's faqih -headed revolutionary Islamic state, as put forward by Sa'id Hajjarian (1954–), against the institutional and political developments in the post-Khomeini period. His thesis posited that the religious state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 525–538.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Zakia Salime After the euphoria of the first waves of the Arab uprisings that toppled two heads of state in Tunisia and Egypt, the woman's body became the frontline of the protest scene. The unitary mass-revolutionary body that marked the visual memories of the first weeks of the uprisings ceded...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., a fifteen-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a member of the Tehrik-e-Taliban, a tribal political formation in Pakistan, in 2012. Drawing on literature from the fields of affect studies and transnational feminist scholarship, and grounding myself theoretically in the work of Deleuze and Guattari, I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 36–50.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of the President, police hotlines/websites, community policing networks, neighborhood heads, the night-guard system, and legal statutes enabling denunciation are parts of these apparatuses. The article argues that the mechanisms of denunciation surfaced as part of the “security states” that emerged in the late...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
... doctrine and engage in the market-oriented pragmatism they call moral economy or integral humanism. Taking examples from different cultural settings, Elsenhans’s article shows that we are heading for a world of diverse cultural identities incorporated by powers that defend their sovereignty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 May 1999
... for the benefit Andries Slambat (Clothing Workers Union). of my nation. John Noku: From the day that Bunting was ex- Paul Radebe (Secretary, Vereeniging). pelled our party work has gone to the dogs. The head John Noko (Evaton...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
... . “Shree Siddhivinayak: All Roads Lead There.” Times of India , August 31 , 2003 . Pattanaik Devdutt . Ninety-Nine Thoughts on Ganesha: Stories, Symbols, and Rituals of India's Beloved Elephant-Headed Deity . Mumbai : Jaico Books , 2011 . Preston Lawrence W. The Devs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 156–172.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Indian Palaeontology (1830-1847) .” Science in Context 18 ( 2005 ): 359 – 92 . Orchiston D. Wayne . “ Preserved Human Heads of the New Zealand Maoris .” Journal of the Polynesian Society 76 ( 1967 ): 297 – 329 . “ Phrenology in London—M. Deville’s Museum—the Deaf and the Dumb...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... (velayat-e motlaqah-e dations, since the Islamic revolution, have been faqih) — according to which the supreme leader under the control of the conservative faction. (vali-e faqih) is the head of the political system.15 That means that the conservative faction has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 127–144.
Published: 01 May 1997
...” of peoples. As these images have developed into temporary situation of Indo-Wnidadians, who are now the cultural politics of the post-independence era, Indo- found in all sectors of society and walks of life. Thus, Caribbean Muslims wrestle with debates about belief the “older heads: whose...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 May 1992
... forced. When others your age sleep till noon you, blearyeyed, wake at dawn your days are longer than theirs, nights however, short. Your tiny feet patter through the street when other children head for school you loiter along lanes in rain and mist journeys with no reckoning. Others...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
... that the and In the Buddhist religion, the Asvattha tree pipal tree was the supreme deity of the Indus Goddess is also regarded as very sacred. Gautama Bud- Valley and that the buffalo-­headed god was only 9...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... it, squawking and squealing, on the stump and I, Naisargi, came to his shop early on a Saturday chopped its head off in one fell swoop. The head evening in February, along with a mutual friend, lay there on the board, the beak moving, the eyes Nitin, who made our...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 89–101.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Paris,” in “Narrations of Europe—Nar- in Culture and Society 33 (2008): 910. rators of Europe,” ed. Burcu Sümer and Aybige Yilmaz, special 2. See, e.g., Beverly M. Weber, “Cloth on Her Head, Constitution issue, Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., or killed, humanely (Singh and Dave). No matter what the problem, however, Hinduism constrains the ways that people approach these problems: 1. Balgangadhar Tilak used the image of Ganesha, the elephant-­headed god, as a symbol of Maratha power to unite Hindus and to protest against British...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 156–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as a myth, I confine my analysis to the the head not only began to be considered gen- mythification of the veil during the past thirty erally as a homogeneous type of clothing, but it years in the countries of the European Union. came to be exclusively identified with the reli...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 370–380.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and Anupa-Prakasa by Man Kavi. 1 Though the poems possess important differences, they share key similarities: they were both composed in the wake of Anupgiri's 1792 victory; and the vivid description of the combat, with Anupgiri dragging Arjun from his elephant and cutting off his head, serves...
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