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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Lawrence McCrea Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 review essay In the World of Men and beyond It Thoughts on Sheldon Pollock’s The Language of the Gods in the World of Men Lawrence McCrea t is a rarity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 163–175.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Mahmood Kooria Abstract In matrilineal societies, women had more status, power, and property than men. Most scholars of Islam believed that matrilineal cultures were against the ethos of the religion, which is patrilineal, patrilocal, and patriarchal. But millions of Muslims across the Indian Ocean...
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Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 1. Afghan men posing around the grave Crane built for Jamaluddin in Istanbul. Source: Aʻzami, Sayyid Jamal al-Din Afghan . Courtesy NYU Afghanistan Digital Library. More
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Published: 01 August 2019
Figure 8. Reconstruction of the Omani ‘arish , which could act as a men's sabla and now stands for national values of solidary, interpersonal consultation, and harmony (Nizwa Fort). Photograph by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of basic infrastructure (asphalt roads, electricity, streetlights). Young men stole (sometimes rented) cars, took them for a ride, and swerved them at very high speed (often above 140 mph) by using the steering wheel and handbrake, thus creating series of highly codified and daring figures. Riyadh's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 112–116.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... For example, South Asians bound of these tensions. The term migrant” has been used by Bhachu and others to describe the for Fiji were subject to rules stipulating a “fued immi- or gration ratio of four men to one woman” (p. 118). ethnic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 May 1985
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... The arguments for gender equality would have been made too early for a society that had practically no rights for women (early phases), when men played the dominant role. Thus the frame of “emancipation through reform” provided the perfect phrase to attract other men in the struggle. The frame of “gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 429–436.
Published: 01 August 2012
... conflict situations through various renderings, those engaged try to override, cancel out, and morally supersede their adversaries’ renditions. People try to colonize each other’s pasts, and men try to colonize women’s versions of conflicts. Some strategies for colonizing the memory of violent conflicts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Shenila Khoja-Moolji In this article, I theorize the phenomenon of specific women being taken up periodically to represent the collectivity of Muslim women—and, relationally, reveal characteristics about the collectivity of Muslim men—by focusing specifically on the figure of Malala Yousafzai...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 196–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
... shows how postwar films continue to keep Islamic nationalism in circulation through the martyr figure by conveying a fictive yet affective time of the nation where death opens space for the continuation of life. While post–Iran-Iraq War movies collapse men's emotional relations in the war zone...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 2019
... tended to have an affinity with the group and community they work with, this article explores the implications of research among a group of men in charge of surveillance, intelligence gathering, and citizen suppression in the country. The article argues that in the midst of national security rhetoric...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 387–400.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on a range of topics, which included a criticism of productivity, changing gender roles for men and women, and the new order of time and space. Keeping in mind that drastic changes in technology introduced distinctive modes of experiencing time and space in the nineteenth century, this article suggests...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 455–468.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Trishula Patel Abstract “Africa weaves a magic spell around even a temporary visitor,” wrote the former Indian high commissioner to East and Central Africa, Apa Pant, in 1987, echoing the allure that the continent had over him and other fellow Indian diplomats. But the diplomatic roles of men like...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of enslavement. In this way, they were able to reconstitute a sense of emancipatory noble citizenship. In the process, the essay shows how Ware's study challenges both the perceived notion, reiterated in many studies of the classical Quran school, that this classic institution, once catering equally to both men...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 325–333.
Published: 01 August 2022
... on the power dynamics of the Mughal era, as Busch repeatedly pointed out, but can also cast light on the lives of locally powerful men who hardly figure in imperially sponsored Persian histories. In Dalpat Vilas , a prose biography composed in Marwari, we witness the dilemma of Ramsingh, a second son who...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 196–216.
Published: 01 May 2011
... print capitalism and reveal its role in the production of publications that challenged established ideas of personal relations between men and women. Duke University Press 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 374–390.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Iranian life (including relationships between men and women). In these directors’ depictions of Iranian children, feminist critics have noted that girls are largely absent. On closer inspection, however, women are not entirely invisible in their cinematic productions. Dempsey’s essay argues that in films...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., and genocide of a people, while the rape of women, children, and men in the Congo is met with indifference. Through the Anglophone and Francophone writings of Baenga Bolya's La profanation des vagins ( The Profanation of Vaginas ), Marie Béatrice Umutesi's Fuir òu mourir au Zaïre ( Surviving the Slaughter...