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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sheldon Pollock The past fifty years have seen a profound endangerment of the world's humanities capacity. While the crisis is far from unknown in the United States it is acute across the global south. Columbia University's Global Humanities Project assembled a group of scholars and administrators...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Mamadou Diouf Since independence, African scholars from different traditions (African, Islamic and Western), intellectuals, and politicians have been actively engaging with humanities and social sciences originating from the West and received through the conduit of colonial rule and imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Suren Pillay This article offers a few vignettes on the humanities in contemporary Africa. It suggests that the different fates of the humanities and social sciences have corresponded to changes in political conjunctures, particularly in relation to nationalism in the wake of independence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Rashid Khalidi Khalidi introduces the essays of two contributors to the roundtable on the global humanities, Ahmad Dallal and Khaled Fahmy, who focus on the state of humanities in the Arab world. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 humanities Egypt Arab world GLOBAL HUMANITIES...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 134–141.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Ahmad Dallal Available evidence suggests that the crisis of the humanities is more critical in the Arab world than it is in the West. This article provides a provisional sketch of the state of arts and humanities scholarship within university settings in the Arab world. The article also examines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 142–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Khaled Fahmy This article studies the difficulties that befall the teaching of the humanities in Egyptian universities. It argues that as is the situation globally, the humanities are in crisis in Egypt. This crisis stems from a complete lack of support by public figures, antiquated pedagogical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 149–150.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sheldon Pollock Pollock introduces the essays of two contributors to the roundtable on the global humanities, Sundar Sarukkai and Syed Nomanul Haq, who focus on the state of humanities in India and Pakistan, respectively. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 humanities South Asia India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 151–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sundar Sarukkai There has been much written about the crisis in humanities education. Most of this published debate arises from scholars in Western universities and, at some level, can be seen as a reflection of a crisis about the nature of education and the role of universities in contemporary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 162–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
... identifies three salient features of these policies: one, that the HEC considers all education to be reducible ultimately to a pragmatic process of systematic vocational training that promises employment; two, that the study of the humanities is expressly discouraged as a matter of policy target; and three...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lydia H. Liu Are the humanities in trouble in China and Taiwan, such as we witness elsewhere in the world? In her brief commentary, Lydia H. Liu reflects on the contributions by Wang Hui and Fan-sen Wang, who offer illuminating analyses of the state of the humanities in contemporary China...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Wang Hui Wang Hui's article, which is part of the author's larger project on the multiple origins of the Chinese humanities, examines the impact of the modern Western education system on disciplinary divisions in China. The article looks specifically at the development of humanities in China after...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Fan-sen Wang This article discusses various aspects of the current status of the humanities in Taiwan. First, the “indicator frenzy” that has prevailed in East Asia over the past twenty years has caused a major problem in humanities in Taiwan's academia. Second, in the past twenty years...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of quantitative methods is also driven by a feeling among many historians that we must choose sides in a battle in which the value of the humanities is continually called into question by disproportionate investment in more “scientific” disciplines. While pervasive across the academy, this battle has been fought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 111–121.
Published: 01 May 2005
... n h oiiso Memory of Politics the and Trials, Rights Human Commissions, Truth n oteCueo utc,”pesrlae ac 2003, March 4 2003). release, March 14 press (accessed Justice of pr040303a.pdfok www.un.org/Depts/dpko/missions/unmiset/ Cause Mas- the Church to Reconciliation “Suai...
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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 © 1993: South Asia Bulletin 1993 References Nedelsky , Jennifer , 1990 . “Law, Boundaries, and the Bounded Self,” Representations , Spring (30), pp. 162 –189. United Nations , 1993a . “Final Document on the Women's Human Rights Session at the Asia NGO...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 59–75.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Henry F. Carey Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 The Postcolonial State and the Protection of Human Rights Henry F. Carey Take up the White Man’s burden— and conquered (South Africa).10 There were also English The savage...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Valérie Orlando The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco Susan Slyomovics Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005 271 pp., $55.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 May 2006
...William A. Munro Measuring Democracy and Human Rights in Southern Africa Henning Melber, comp. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2002 (Discussion Paper no. 18) 49 pp., $15.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 608–613.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Surie von Czechowski, Julie Peteet, and Jared Manasek Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism By Keith David Watenpaugh Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015 272 pp., $65.00 (cloth); $34.95 (paper) HUMANITY AS CONCEPT AND METHOD Reconciling Critical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and literary expression existing at the time through their rhetorical use of a language of entitlement that universalizes feminine desire in humanist terms. They did so through the portrayal of female characters who express the desire to possess sexual freedom, economic independence, and human equality...