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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 423–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and Parliament, and diverse social movements and coreligionists, engaging all institutions central to Indian democracy. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Muslim personal law Indian women’s movement democracy References Agnes Flavia . “ Protecting Women against Violence? Review...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. Total Vehicles per 1,000 Persons, 1961–91. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2. A handwritten hujja contract. Source: Personal archives of Muhammad Amin camp inhabitants, 2019. More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 5. 1962 hand-drawn site plan issued by Amman Municipality. Source: Personal archives of Haj Yousef Abu Awwad, mukhtar of Muhammad Amin camp, 2013. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Leo Spitzer Naming a person makes him or her a part of the social world—a name gives the person a social identity. At the same time, a name stands for the person, it symbolizes personal identity. It indicates to members of society who the named one is and, to the named one, who he or she...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Mohamad Junaid Abstract The discourse of loyalty produces tense predicaments for those living under counterinsurgency regimes. The essay explores this theme by analyzing the case of a Kashmiri woman who found herself in a political drama when she accepted “blood money” from the person accused...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... As they tie personal lives to political projects of resistance and liberation through notions like sacrifice, gift, and debt, such narratives shape political belonging and render critique a perilous undertaking. Tracing how Kurdish women seek to reconcile the dilemmas that arise as a result, the article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 368–390.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Paola Ivanov The Indian Ocean looks back on a long history of exchange concerning luxury goods that were primarily used for personal and interior decoration as well as in performative situations. In view of the primarily aesthetic dimension of the items of trade, Ivanov's article examines the role...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 196–216.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., attacked polygyny, stressed the importance of a fulfilling sex life in which the wife is an equal partner entitled to gratification, acknowledged sexual attraction as legitimate and viewed the choice of a partner as personally empowering, and even hinted that sexual relations outside marriage were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of “black”—in terms of an absence of the full rights of persons, from the era of enslavement, through the era of segregation, to the present—with the political definition of “blight” in terms of an absence of full rights to property from the era of urban renewal into present-day austerity urbanism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 491–507.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-Din al-Hilali (d. 1987), and the Indian-born intellectual Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi (d. 1959). Although Gandhi’s circulation to al-Manar was contingent, reflecting Rida’s mode of accumulating knowledge via his personal contacts, Gandhi became a “quilting point” around whom a number of differing Salafi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 163–175.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and social stability gave women an upper hand in economic and personal choices, and within marriages, they could and did move about freely. The matrilineal system not only connected maritime Muslims but also raised serious questions about the Islamic jurisprudential tradition that evolved in the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 507–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
... part of each project's documentation lies far from its site—with the University of Pennsylvania, in the personal papers of Louis Kahn, the US-based architect whose firm designed each. This collection—a vital resource to consider the expanded meaning of architecture, not as an end product...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 370–380.
Published: 01 August 2022
... translated between 2009 and 2017, especially on the climactic event of the poems: the killing and beheading of the Rajput Arjun Singh by Anupgiri Gosain (a.k.a. Himmat Bahadur). In the course of the essay Pinch describes two visits to eastern Bundelkhand in search of traces of the events and personalities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 411–424.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Amy Motlagh The proliferation of popular memoirs by Iranian American women that began in 2003 engendered a vigorous debate in the scholarly community, particularly among Iranian American scholars. Much of the debate has centered on the perception that the memoirists are offering a personal story...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Bahrampour’s To See and See Again , Azadeh Moaveni’s Lipstick Jihad , and Gelareh Asayesh’s Saffron Sky each seek confrontations with loss, contesting the relationship between the past and its remains by bringing personal and historical memory into direct encounters with present-day Iran. In this way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 40–56.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ali F. İğmen This article analyzes the lives of four stage personalities whose lives, career paths, and achievements connect us to the cultural makeup of Soviet Kyrgyzstan during the second half of the twentieth century. The stories of Sabira Kumushalieva, Saira Kiyizbaeva, Baken Kydykeeva...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that force the reader to renegotiate the intersection of the personal and political as they are embodied in African women's lives. Modernistic narrative strategies play a key component in recreating the subjective reality of women on the verge, or in the midst, of psychic collapse. Simultaneously...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 513–532.
Published: 01 December 2008
... but also because it is a parody of the genre. The film also provides an incisive critique of new forms of social organization, social aspirations, and personal success (the “good life”) that the revolution and the war engendered. Finally, I turn to how Leily Is with Me and other popular titles of the past...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 May 2010
... diasporas through time; through memory; through the relationship of the past, the present, and the future; through continuity and rupture; and through the personal to the historical. The essay then surveys how the intricate structure of the film, the circularity of its form, and the boldness of its syntax...