1-20 of 834 Search Results for

opposition

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 164–178.
Published: 01 August 2010
... exploration of the political and historical reasons for the turn from the “antagonistic” model of opposition to the state that this literary icon has long represented, toward a modality of struggle that might be described instead as “agonistic.” I examine the classical Tamil epic Silappadikaram , whose...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 416–427.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Bread, Freedom, Independence: Opposition to Nazi Germany in Lebanon and Syria and the Struggle for a Just Order Götz Nordbruch...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 110–119.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nasser Mohajer; Mehrdad Vahabi This essay takes a stylized paradoxical fact of Iranian politics under the Islamic Republic of Iran as its starting point: the stark confusion between the position and a good portion of the opposition. Such a blurred frontier between “position” and “opposition” did...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 32–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the image of an enlightened authoritarian, but “somehow” democratic, state, since Egypt enjoys a multiparty system and there exist various opposition papers and magazines. The article draws attention to “government enlightenment” policies ( tanwir hukumi ) and focuses in particular on the recent...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... forces and their opposition to all that the West represented, including Western secular values; (3) the formation of the state of Israel and Zionism , which continued to represent the viscous face of occupation and the misrepresentation of secularism; and (4) oil and the Saudi-backed Wahhabi movement and...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 214–217.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and the Pacific. Focusing on DAWN's praxis over three phases of the network's life, Sen comments on DAWN's continuing relationship to a variety of states and the United Nations. She describes DAWN members' Marxist-feminist critique of the structural location of the state, their opposition to liberal...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... state. This is the only way of rethinking our whole approach to the future in Muslim societies to the extent that the pluralist model of a “shared home” can be presented as “a third way” solution to the crisis of political societies in the Middle East and in opposition to the secular authoritarianism of...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
... difficulties, there are new opportunities that were not available to previous generations of intellectuals. Thirty years of Islamic rule has made the calls for the separation of religion from the state far more widespread; despite ceaseless suppression of the opposition, a lively and vibrant civil society...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 299–313.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., bringing them into unregulated contact with local civilians. The frequently violent consequences of such encounters fueled nationalist opposition to the occupation and hence drew the acute concern of Allied military authorities. Investigating the Allies' regulatory efforts to control nightlife reveals the...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 588–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... they were also promoted through the new official apparatus as diplomats, professors, and even politicians. Interestingly enough, the republican regime associated two apparent oppositions: declared antipathy toward Ottoman bureaucratic elites and the effective use of their heirs both as a way to...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 601–614.
Published: 01 December 2011
... transition in modern Turkey from the Arabic to the Latin script, calligraphy thus serves as an alternative, and perhaps subtly oppositional, form of expression in the Turkish Republic. That Islamic calligraphy continues to be appreciated in Turkey demonstrates resistance to the national identity handed down...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 331–342.
Published: 01 August 2011
... these topics of integration into host societies and internal divisions with regard to major ritual activities of Hadhramis. In the context of post-9/11 Indonesia, the article also discusses Hadhramis’ different positions in opposition to and within Islamist radicalism and their engagement in...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
... socialist-realist template changes in the hands of an opposition writer who moves beyond the state-centered enshrinement of official myth. Research conducted for this article was made possible through a Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship granted by the Social Science Research...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 622–632.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Emine Ö. Evered Critical theory enables us to engage with historic power relations of colonizer and colonized, but the inclination to do so should not obfuscate the fact that many narratives that were once in opposition to the empires of the past are now the dominant—and often rewritten— narratives...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
... only coercive, but shot through with shades of hospitality, reciprocity, and desire. It thus attempts to refigure wartime and peacetime as periods of continuum rather than opposition and repositions those who are inside and outside formal categories of law enforcement to suggest that the manner in...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 345–360.
Published: 01 August 2020
... authentic protest to national trends in early twentieth-century British India. Affirming arguments that the qasbah derived significance from opposition to the large city, this essay adds nuance to existing scholarship by arguing that it was in a period of diminished distance between qasbah and city that...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
... political opposition. Thus, while some of them stressed certain features of a political culture partly shaped by slavery (obedience, personal loyalty, patronage), others passed on political concepts partly framed by mamluks after the 1840s, such as the notions of “state service,” “the country’s interests...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 481–485.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Arjun Appadurai Capitalism, normally considered the zenith of scientism, techno-rationality, and calculative reason, can fruitfully be seen as just the opposite of these things. It can be considered the dreamwork of industrial modernity, its magical, spiritual, and utopian horizon, in which all...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 588–604.
Published: 01 December 2015
... from opposition to rule in their respective countries impacted the position of Islamist women? What impact has Islamists' participation in popular movements had on women's situation within these movements? This essay sets out to answer such questions by examining the following Islamist movements: the...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 554–566.
Published: 01 December 2005
...,frterpr,hv rudta h saitopsto a enatfiilycrafted artificially been has opposition Islamist the that argued have part, their for leaders...