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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ruchi Chaturvedi; Antina von Schnitzler Abstract This essay introduces the special section “Political Society and Popular Politics in Africa” and sets out some of the key debates and concepts that animate the contributions. It focuses in particular on the specific terrains of postcolonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1992) 12 (2): 57–69.
Published: 01 August 1992
... Group Politics: the Right to be Different,’ Work in Progress , 75 , June, 24–27. Chothia , Farouk , 1993 . ‘Roll over, Gandhi: NP's chief among the Indians,’ The Weekly Mail , March 26-April 1, 19 . Coetzee , J. M. , 1985 . ‘Satyagraha in Durban,’ New York Review of Books , 32...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Lila Abu-Lughod This essay introduces the special section “The Politics of Feminist Politics,” which brings together the work of feminist scholars of the Middle East and South Asia to highlight the silences, exclusions, and occlusions that mark the transregional imaginative geographies of both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 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 and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... a the different layers of aspirations that have been 121 general sense be said to defy both the logic of added to it since the transfer of power. On the a political (read corrupt) and politicized (read contrary, the attempt will be to see how Hindi antinational in the sense of challenging...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Anneeth Kaur Hundle Abstract This article examines citizenship formations and political practices in relation to racialized and gendered postcolonial insecurities for the “Asian community” in contemporary Uganda. After disaggregating the notion of Asian community, it examines (1) how formalistic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2007) 27 (2): 486–487.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Nathan J. Brown The Pedagogical State: Education and the Politics of National Culture in Post-1980 Turkey Sam Kaplan Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006 xx + 254 pp., $65.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2007 Multiculturalism, Muslims, and Citizenship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2007) 27 (2): 488–489.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Yaron Shemer Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen Yosefa Loshitzky Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001 246 pp., $21.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2007 Multiculturalism, Muslims, and Citizenship: given the understandable desire of those Mus- A European Approach...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 351–366.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Mehdi Noorbaksh © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Politics, Economy, and the Threats of AIDS in Africa: The Case of Botswana Mehdi Noorbaksh fter gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has established one of the most stable and expanding economies of sub...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 373–374.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Paul Sedra The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt Tamir Moustafa Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 x, 328 pp., $85.00 (cloth) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 377–379.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Ziad Fahmy Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics Beth Baron Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007 302 pp., $24.95 (paper) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited impact on the functioning of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 459–466.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ronen Yitzhak King `Abdallah's political ambitions in Palestine—the annexation of Palestine to Transjordan under his rule—and his wish to send his army (the Arab Legion) to realize these ambitions, worried leaders of Arab countries. In an attempt to prevent King `Abdallah from realizing this goal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Eva Patricia Rakel Duke University Press 2009 The Political Elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad Eva Patricia Rakel hirty years after the Islamic revolution, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains the subject of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 570–571.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ali Akbar Mahdi Bazaar and State in Iran: The Politics of the Tehran Marketplace Arang Keshavarzian Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 318 pp., $91.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750–  1830 in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 347–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Amal Ghazal The Maghrib in the New Century: Identity, Religion, and Politics Bruce Maddy-Weitzman and Daniel Zisenwine, eds. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007 278 pp., $59.95 (cloth) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 53–68.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., processes, and outcome of the Iranian revolution were too complex to be explained by single, overarching, ideological explanations. Duke University Press 2011 Ideology and Political Action in the Iranian Revolution Misagh Parsa cholars of the Iranian revolution have often explained the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 69–75.
Published: 01 May 2011
... role in the Iranian political structure despite their internal theological differences and political divisions. I challenge these assumptions and propose a different line of inquiry in studying the role of the religious institution and the ulema in Iranian history and politics. My overall argument is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 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 (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 662–663.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Katarzyna Pieprzak Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt Jessica Winegar Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006 416 pp., 48 illustrations, $70.00 (cloth), $26.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2011 Indo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2011) 31 (3): 669–670.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Paul Sedra The Challenge of Political Islam: Non-Muslims and the Egyptian State Scott Rachel M. Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2010 xiii + 277 pp. , $65.00 (cloth) , $24.95 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The...