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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Tariq Amin-Khan The article offers an alternative to Eurocentric understandings of political Islam and now militant Islam—the two phenomena are distinguished—as an analysis of modernity, power, and the political is offered in relation to political Islam's characterization by modernists and...
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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
...Liv Tønnessen This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the literature on post-Islamism, which claims that Islamism becomes compelled both by its own internal contradictions and by societal pressure to reinvent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
... premised on particular definitions of religion, the roots of which are historically contingent and intimately linked to the rise of the modern nation-state. As the article argues, a particular conception of Islam is integrated into the nation-state's projects of rationalization, homogenization, and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Buket Türkmen This article discusses the meaning of the formulation of a new Turkish civic morality infused with Islam in contemporary Turkey through a content analysis of the 1995 and 2007–08 editions of Religious Culture and Morality course textbooks used in high school curricula. I argue that...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 345–347.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Philip S. Zachernuk Of Irony and Empire: Islam, the West, and the Transcultural Invention of Africa Laura Rice Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007 ix + 240 pp., $70.00 (cloth), $21.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Forough Jahanbakhsh Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn Asef Bayat Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007 xxi + 291 pp., $55.00 (cloth), $21.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: allow the small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Elizabeth R. Alexandrin Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam: An Architectural Reading of Mystical Ideas Samer Akkach Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005 288 pp., $80.00 (cloth), $25.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 157–158.
Published: 01 May 2010
...James Whidden The Power of Representation: Publics, Peasants, and Islam in Egypt Michael Ezekiel Gasper Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009 294 pp., $55.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: allow the small crypto-faith...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 312–330.
Published: 01 August 2011
... without any Muslim or Arab ancestry. Arab Muslim communities and identities in Brazil are formed by very complex articulations between transnational and local interpretations and practices of Islam and Arab identities, which emerge and gain reality within the cultural and sociological framework of each...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 595–609.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Aasim Sajjad Akhtar Scholarly interest in religio-political movements in the Muslim world has increased dramatically in recent times. Given the considerable variety of movements that are inspired by Islam, it is imperative that overly general and descriptive analyses be avoided in favor of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 663–666.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Valerie J. Hoffman Philosophising in Mombasa: Knowledge, Islam, and Intellectual Practice on the Swahili Coast Kai Kresse Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, for the International African Library, London, 2007 xvi, 288 pp., $120.00 (cloth), £70.00, (paper) Duke University Press 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2011) 31 (3): 669–670.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Paul Sedra The Challenge of Political Islam: Non-Muslims and the Egyptian State Scott Rachel M. Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 xiii + 277 pp. , $65.00 (cloth) , $24.95 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2012) 32 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
...: Rethinking Violence, Secularism, and Islam in Germany Beverly M. Weber he ongoing and contentious debates on the presence of the hijab in public space in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Kamran Aghaie Martyrdom in Islam David Cook Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 220 pp., $75.00 (cloth), $24.99 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire and in the states that succeeded it...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1987) 7 (1_and_2): 123–124.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Hassan N. Gardezi Asghar Khan (ed.), Islam, Politics and the State: The Pakistan Experience , London, Zed Press, 1985, 281 pp. Copyright 1987: South Asia Bulletin 1987 SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN Vol. 7 (1987). sues of far-reaching consequence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2007) 27 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Alexander Horstmann Duke University Press 2007 The Tablighi Jama’at, Transnational Islam, and the Transformation of the Self between Southern Thailand and South Asia Alexander Horstmann...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2007) 27 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Dietrich Reetz Duke University Press 2007 The Deoband Universe: What Makes a Transcultural and Transnational Educational Movement of Islam? Dietrich Reetz hen the inspiration of Deobandi thought for purist Islamic groups and radical mili- tants across a number...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1998) 18 (1): 64–73.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jonathan T. Reynolds © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Islam, Politics and Women’s Rights Jonathan T Reynolds From 1950 to 1966, politics in Nigeria’s predomi- political question, the debate itself was carried out al- nantly Muslim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1986) 6 (1): 38–44.
Published: 01 May 1986
... Become Qazis.” Pickthall , M. W. ( 1976 ). Koran. Kent, Great Britain: W & J Mackay Ltd., First Edition, Section “The Light,” Surah Chapter XXIV, v. 4 , p. 458 . Rashid , A. ( 1985 ). “Pakistan: The Ideological Dimension” in Islam, Politics and the State, The Pakistan Experience...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 565–573.
Published: 01 December 2014
... commerce and religion, through trade and Islam. He examines this evolution, as human beings and the products they carried started to connect these two places across the breadth of the Indian Ocean world. He also looks at how imperial energies unleashed in a later time period (primarily the nineteenth...