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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Saumya Saxena Shah Bano was sixty-three years old when her husband divorced her in 1978. He refused to pay maintenance to her beyond a period of three months ( iddat ), claiming his obligation extended no further than three menstrual cycles of his wife’s. While the court decided in favor of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 May 2020
... causing her husband's death. The woman's decision accompanied moral turmoil in her village, and rumors of her “betrayal” circulated. However, the turmoil threatened to go beyond this localized setting. It brought to fore the fraught implications of “loyalty” shaped by India's occupation in Kashmir, its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 2–9.
Published: 01 May 1981
.... The municipal continues at present and Sav• water spigot, however, often doesn't itribai, about whom this is work or doesn't provide enough written, and her husband were water, ·apd·sa slum dwellers must two such Chambars from the filch water...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 1981
... was also linked to the normativ~ the rise of the joint-family, requirements of absolute chastity the concentration of wealth and and devotion to one's husband property in the hands of a par• that was expected of all...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (1): 84–89.
Published: 01 May 1982
...-class family structure indicate that the prevalent ideal is that of a joint family structure. The filial and fraternal relationships are dominant in this structure, and the husband-wife relationship, regarded as the core of the nuclear family in the West, is subordinated in this Indian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 59–63.
Published: 01 August 1988
.... she should remain grateful." According to him only those women who are timid may be given such instructions as make them able to write as well.' Obedience to the Man If a female child was taught how to read and write as well, The husband in the old aristocratic society virtually had care...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 81–92.
Published: 01 August 1996
...&, boobaba Ka u itaal roon eloquence (aJiahanho). The reasoning from a male Wm duni la kah iibsa&yam nala ogqysiin perspective is that if a woman is courageous she will The British, the Ethiopians, and the Italians are fight her husband, if she is generous she will give...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (1): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 1982
.... below, the husband may help out, but the According to the President of the Los primary operational responsibility of the Angeles Bhakta Association, between 600 - motel may always fall to the wife. 700 motels are owned by this community When asked why so many...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 1992
... attention of, to amuse.”1° What Marital holds and keeps the Sri Lankan audience hooked on a is Wfe’s formula has to do with the articulation and circulation Husband God (1964) of certain desires. As a basic generalization it is correct There...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 25–29.
Published: 01 May 1986
... husbands and, in keeping with village recognition of that work, and therefore the lower the status of women in nom,were housewives. general since most do not do that work! Conversely, if many women This lack of upward mobility has had a negative effect on women's are involved in a particular line...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 673–679.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., and the State,” Middle East Report, no. 219 6.  Ibid., 221. (2001): 26 – 28. and almost undisputed power of fiqh-based the roles of lover and betrayed husband. Each 676...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 450–462.
Published: 01 August 2007
... portray Although I generally agree with these crit- the husbands who remarried and their new ics’ concerns, I fi nd some weaknesses in their ap- wives. However, few critics have acknowledged proach as well as in other scholars’ responses to the specifi c dimensions of the epistolary genre...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 44–51.
Published: 01 May 1981
... them. "The use of religious experience. As to property, women ideals to legitimize their ac• are routinely deprived of their tivities would make it difficult personal property by a variety of for women's leaders to attack extra-legal means by their husbands...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 165–173.
Published: 01 August 2000
... impressive figure in public. But at her husband and three children and has been living in home he was a domestic tyrant. For example, he used exile in Germany since 1986. Her asylum proceedings to deceive my mother with other women. She was...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 61–62.
Published: 01 May 1990
... migrant workers. The objectives of the money to their husbands for the welfare of the children, committee are: in particular. Investigations reveal that while some 1. To provide prospective migrant workers with husbands take great pains to make the best use of the relevant information...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 85–86.
Published: 01 August 1989
... in New York City while her husband is servation work, in her best stories, to pierce the conventional managing a factory near Bombay. TWO oceans away from her mythologies of the old world’s encounter with the new. spouse, Mrs. Bhatt has found a Hungarian boyfriend. But The title of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 286–289.
Published: 01 May 2004
... she raises in her book. She the mothers, otherwise relatively powerless, some power does not claim “objectivity.” Rather, the women’s sto- in dealing with their husbands. Mothers and then their ries, she reports, stayed with her for days after the inter- daughters may learn to blame men for all...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 84–100.
Published: 01 August 1991
... law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, husband, and son died that poor people rarely engage in organized resistance. in succession, she never once had the time to cry and mourn their deaths. Her poverty is so great that she Sometimes, when one’s very existence is abhorrent actually is relieved...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
... needed the written in order to work; prohibits zar (a religious cus- approval of their male guardian (husband, fa- tom involving the possession of an individual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 154–156.
Published: 01 August 2000
... circumstances, his wife cursed Nepal to be for ever sub- jected to corrupt and mischievous rulers before she immolated her- self on her husband’s burning pyre. Many, many years later, a simi- lar sarap was cast by the sati wife of Bhimsen Thapa, generally regarded to be the first premier of Nepal. Most...