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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Neilesh Bose; Victor V. Ramraj Abstract As the debate over historical antecedents to contemporary forms of lex mercatoria suggests, the nature of legal authority appears to be changing into a less familiar, more pluralistic form, even as states struggle to reassert their power. In seeking to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 513–527.
Published: 01 December 2019
... most historically unshakeable evidentiary regimes. Though the Sunni madhhabs (juristic schools), the sophisticated apparatuses of canonical authority that governed Islamic legal thought and practice for centuries, clearly delineated dominant positions that constituted the school doctrine on a given...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
... local and regional conceptions and concerns. By drawing on the theoretical models offered by Judith Butler and Saba Mahmood, this article analyzes the processes of pious subject cultivation as well as the construction of religious authority through illustrated children’s books. It demonstrates how the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 May 2004
...James Mcdougall Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 The Shabiba Islamiyya of Algiers: Education, Authority, and Colonial Control, 1921-57 JAMES MCDOUGALL Ronald Robinson’s “excentric” theory of imperial Robinson has less to say about colonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 279–293.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the legal system apply to him. As such, the cases raising a court case against the state, the author of transsexuals who have been able to change their of the alleged clerical error. The procedures men- sex in the census registry highlight the fact that tioned in this directive were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 August 1997
... extensions of this with their concern for women in the family, with draw- ideology of reform. Scriptural authority as reinterpreted ing boundaries around the Muslim community and de- in the colonial context - increasingly restricted to cer- fining its legal system in religious terms, and with...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 131–135.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Ila Pathak Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1991 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI, Nos. 1 & 2 (1W1). The Legal Machinery and Its Inability to Guarantee Democratic Rights Ila Pathak Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been used by supporting evidence to report to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 38–44.
Published: 01 May 1986
... , M. , and M. R. Levy ( 1977 ). Law and the Rise of Capitalism . New York: Monthly Review Press, 1977. SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN, Vol. VI No. 1, Spring 1986. THE CULTURAL ARTICULATION OF PATRIARCHY: LEGAL SYSTEMS, ISLAM AND WOMEN Farida Shaheed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Şule Toktaş Duke University Press 2006 The Conduct of Citizenship in the Case of Turkey’s Jewish Minority: Legal Status, Identity, and Civic Virtue Aspects S¸ule Toktas¸ ontemporary liberal democracies confront governance problems elicited by the dis- cord...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 224–227.
Published: 01 August 2014
...- tially the despotic authority of the colonial admin- tances to apartheid. The attempt was to criticize istration. From 1950, writ petitions in the Supreme the narrow legal positivism of nineteenth-­century Court and the various High Courts increased ex- English jurisprudence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to the tion is legally still the purview of traditional authori- elections in 1994, the ANC adopted an expedient po- ties. Although the Eastern Cape province has tried to sition of not differentiating traditional authorities. repeal aspects of the Bantu Authorities Act that deal Linked to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of reasoning in legal opinions authored by Islamic scholars, notably Yusuf al-Qaradawi, at the time of the Egyptian Revolution (2011). This text analyzes also the relationship between interiority and exteriority in ethical practices enabled by these legal options and exemplified by the assessment of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., 2017 . Kingsley Jeremy . “ Militia as Law Enforcement in Eastern Indonesia: Looking beyond Police .” Journal of Legal Anthropology 2 , no. 2 ( 2018 ): 24 – 46 . Kingsley Jeremy . Religious Authority and Local Governance in Eastern Indonesia . Melbourne : Melbourne University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Islam have such a perception about the Prophet's authority. The Prophet's rule in Medina was the result of a social contract. As for the full implementation of Sharia law, if governance is not defined and sanctioned by divine authority, then Sharia too, which is in part social regulations and laws...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 355–371.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of the Singapore bar some years 1830s and a British Crown colony in 1867. Properties of the Straits Settlements in 1896 because the Dutch ago told me that in the legal profession there, Arabs in Surabaya and towns in Java were of course sub- authorities denied him the revenues of lands in Java...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
...J. Barton Scott This article analyzes a controversial book ban from the 1940s to trace the mutual determinations of print media, the legal regulation of communal sentiment, and the discourse of religious tolerance in late colonial India. Claimed as the Bible of the Arya Samaj, the Satyarth Prakash...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 314–335.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into positions of overweening authority. With little or no procedure to regulate it, it is increasingly difficult to locate PIL within the conventional rubric of adjudicatory practice. With fundamental departures from legal norms that further empower the courts, the essay argues that PIL has emerged as...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the bazaar, and the formal legalities of fueled global financialization and were variously modern economy. translated by both colonial authorities and ver- Colonial authorities confronted speculative nacular actors. Second, the jurisprudential travels practices that profited from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 468–473.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Hijaz—two provinces that are often treated as exceptionally exceptional—serve as productive sites to examine how Ottomans engaged with the international legal order and posed alternative visions of authority that informed not only the end of the empire but also its afterlife. Copyright © 2020 by Duke...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
... nature of colonial legal authority meant that “anomalies” were constant and exception the rule. Yet, even in her critique of Agamben, Benton leaves unquestioned an imagined Europe unsullied by legal exertions and experiments “overseas.” While her view of “layered,” “lumpy,” and “diversified” imperial...