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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 4. Collage of photographs from the archive of the militant theater collective, Al Assifa (1972–76). At the center of the table, a photograph of the recruitment scene in “Ça travaille, ça travaille et ça ferme sa gueule,” where migrant workers don cardboard boxes bearing the names More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... life and politics by a specific generation of Iran's Left. The essay argues that because of its ideological adherence to Marxism, the militant Left of this era simply assumed its role as a secular political force, while riveted by cultural elements that in fact undermined secularism. Moreover, it shows...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 46–62.
Published: 01 May 2005
... fMhna adii Arampur in Gandhi Mohandas of Memories Social The Militants: and Mourners for Mahatma...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 554–566.
Published: 01 December 2005
... h tt n sa nCnrlAsia Central in Islam and State The Militants: of Making...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... colonial occupation and dispossession are translated into gendered expectations of loyalty, accusations of betrayal, and practices of critique. Investigating how Kurdish, Sahrawi, and Kashmiri militants, activists, and followers of resistance movements navigate the binary logics of loyalty and critique...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 150–165.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Vivian Solana Abstract This article discusses the hypervisibility of the Sahrawi munaḍila (female militant) within dominant representations of a Sahrawi revolutionary nationalism. Drawing connections between nation-state building processes, the production of space, and gendered subjectivities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 267–281.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chaider S. Bamualim The article discusses a particular Islamist militant movement in Indonesia, the Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam, or FPI). Gaining considerable following and influence in post-Suharto Indonesia, the FPI called for the implementation of Sharia law addressing...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 3. “Militants.” Tents turn to gun barrels in a Palestinian poster commemorating the launch of Fatah's armed struggle in 1965. Muwaffaq Mattar, 1985, PLO Unified Information. Source: The Palestine Poster Project Archive, PPPA. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 407–419.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Nidhi Mahajan Abstract Ever since 9/11, dhows , or Indian Ocean sailing vessels, have been viewed as inherently threatening to national and international security, as government authorities suspect that they are used to smuggle weapons and militants. Most recently, dhows that transport charcoal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 December 2016
... article uncovers the emergence of a housing and rent market in Calcutta predicated on notions of housing rights as an outgrowth of worker protest and militancy, on the one hand, and market speculation in land and housing on the other. This tension opened up a space for colonial intervention, one that drew...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 320–334.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Partha Chatterjee This paper looks at nationalism, internationalism, and cosmopolitanism as an interconnected triad of political ideas and movements in twentieth-century India. Militant Indian nationalists and communists created a distinction between the internationalism of empire...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 404–419.
Published: 01 August 2022
... militant in colonial India. From 1818, the East India Company secured its sovereignty by designating as deviant or permissible a host of itinerant figures in and around South Asia. In police records, court transcripts, and legislative archives, pilgrims with links to Arabia accordingly began appearing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 454–469.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Figure 4. Collage of photographs from the archive of the militant theater collective, Al Assifa (1972–76). At the center of the table, a photograph of the recruitment scene in “Ça travaille, ça travaille et ça ferme sa gueule,” where migrant workers don cardboard boxes bearing the names...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... policy which can be partly explained by a distinctive factor: the commitment of the post–General Zia state (or part of it) to a militant version of Islam. Pakistan owes its being to Islam. In August, 1947, the eastern border of the new state was opened to the flow of Muslim refugees from India. Even...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to advance social, economic, and security reforms, the Afghan government, assisted by international forces, faces escalating insurgency by Taliban and al-Qaeda militants. This complex and dangerous situation questions the possibility of imminent peace and stable democracy in a country where violence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2009
... disruptions brought by colonialism and the nascent Lebanese nation-state. The article also explores the connections among sectarian dynamics, colonial discipline, and peasant militancy. Shiite peasants used tools of collective organization, bargaining, and revolts against the French and drew critical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2011
... propaganda, the use of revolutionary violence, and organized terror, embodied in the very structure of a state, addressed itself to the world as a new militant ideological and political power aiming, once again, to change the world. How could this extremely unexpected event happen? Explanations are various...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 110–119.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of Iran as a strange, if not unique, mutant of Samuel P. Huntington's praetorian state, led by “priests” and armed religious militants. Duke University Press 2011 The Islamic Republic of Iran and Its Opposition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 358–369.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of global revolution, and the logics underpinning the need for direct action by its members for the liberation of Palestine. The JRA's militancy represented a hitherto unseen aspect of support for Palestine rooted in anti-imperialism, anti-colonialism, and anti-capitalism outside the strictures...