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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the pressures of male privilege. This insistence on female self-organization appeared in many ways in line with the Kurdish movement's efforts to combat patriarchal power structures and its strong emphasis on gender equality, and the women were proud of the contribution to the overall struggle they would...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 2. Orange Line construction site, Lahore, adjacent to the seventeenth-century Mughal gateway Chauburji. Photograph by the author, February 2018. More
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 2. Analysis of the metrical line. Created by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 339–341.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Ananya Jahanara Kabir Lines of the Nation: Indian Railway Workers, Bureaucracy, and the Intimate Historical Self Laura Bear New York: Columbia University Press, 2007 xii + 346 pp., $49.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 3. Lines showing the “chords” of the Big Chord program whose most critical data was supplied by astronomical stations located in the African Sahel. The “cross” is centered at Khartoum in the Sudan while the dots in Africa show the location of camera sites (from left to right) in Mali, Chad More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 August 2019
... context of an emerging Turkish national state. The pamphlet begins as follows: The society of Turk-Armenian youth . . . Turk and Armenian. . . . One cannot but get lost in a host of thoughts when looking at these two words, which are the names of two separate nations in one unified line. Maybe we...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 528–542.
Published: 01 December 2019
... verses are presented as Quranic miracles—evidence of its transcendent source. Drawing on ethnographic research with Turkish Muslims engaged in scientific exegesis, this article examines the evidentiary inquiry underlying the Quran's “scientific miracles” along two lines: first, it considers how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 372–386.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the lines between British imperialism, pan-Islamic ambitions, and nationalism during the closing days of World War II. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 South Asia Iraq Muslim cosmopolitanism travel literature women's autobiographical writing British Empire Urdu During World...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of de-development. As race has been the principal medium of difference that has legitimized and stabilized the hierarchical social order of industrial capitalism, the management of “blight” also inscribed race in urban space. A long but continuous line therefore connects the political definition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 298–299.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... “The queue is long today,” Mansi confided. He wondered what her smile looked like behind the mask. Mansi was right, he realized as he entered the casualty ward. There were separate lines for emergency injuries and for people with symptoms of the bimaari. The bimaari line was triple its length from last...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 332–339.
Published: 01 December 2021
....” 9 The treaties, then, were limited to the “new or immature states of Eastern Europe or Western Asia”: Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Turkey, and Yugoslavia. 10 They thus delimited a line between civilized “nations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 423–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... this line between proximity and distance. Understanding this dialectic of intimacy and estrangement, in both material and symbolic terms, forms the substance of this article, which unravels the historical entanglement of the corporation and the Kenyan state to clarify why, today, Kenyans—some of whom have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 51–62.
Published: 01 May 2022
... beliefs and public authority, Lebanese Christians and Lebanese Muslims, religious education and penal procedure. This “religious” performance in a judge's office would seem to be in line with the Lebanese Constitution, according to which the Lebanese state, “in rendering homage to God Almighty,” has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Tibetan communities in line with certain conceptions of national heritage promoted by the Indian government. But as Williams-Oerberg argues, while these local-global mediations are giving definitive shape to Ladakh as a global homeland for Tibetan Buddhism within an Indian nation-state frame, this process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 312–317.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Dwaipayan Banerjee Abstract The steady rollout of Covid-19 vaccines comes attached with a series of difficult questions. Are vaccines a human right? Should patents be enforced in a way that puts people in the global South behind in a global queue? These questions are not new; the world struggled...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 20–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... on the grounds of which humanity is constructed, valued, allocated, or withheld. I argue that Abu-Assad's Paradise Now reopens the corridors of distant empathizing and shakes awake the intoxicated slumbering of our sobering imaginative impulses. Paradise Now treads the fine line between interpreting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... use the term Muslim women in this study to refer only to the cultural location of women who may or may not identify with the Islamic faith. I also draw the line between Islamic activists who claim the emergence of Sharia-based states and other groups that inscribe their struggles within the framework...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 513–532.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of martyrdom in the Cinema of Sacred Defense, born of a complex history, are attempts to make the divine manifest in film and in real life. While the Cinema of Sacred Defense is often claimed to be a marked departure from previous Iranian films, some of its preoccupations remain much in line with the now...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of freedom and limits, which are seen here though an ethos of exilic walking, are central to any such understanding. Duke University Press 2010 Edward Said: Writing in Exile Mark Muhannad Ayyash I sit with Shakespeare and he winces not. Across the color line I move arm in arm...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 27–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
... now assumed new roles. Along the same line, in its long historical process secularization has also had its ups and downs and has thus evolved. In some cases it has been open and flexible, and in others, rigid and fundamentalist. Hence new theories must closely explore the evolving relationship between...