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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (2012) 32 (1): 86–88.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Arshavez Mozafari; Melissa Finn © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Introduction: Veiled Constellations: The Veil, Critical Theory, Politics, and Contemporary Society...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 122–133.
Published: 01 August 1993
...). Tillion , G. , 1983 . The Republic of Cousins , translated by Quentin Hoare (London: al-Saqi). Tohidi , N. , 1994 . “Modernity, Islamization, and the Woman Question in Iran,” in Moghadam, V.M. (ed), Gender and National Identity: Women and Politics in Muslim Societies (London: Zed Books...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ruchi Chaturvedi Abstract This essay revolves around different types of violence witnessed in political society and their relationship to the democratic form that many postcolonial states have inherited. It especially draws on studies of popular protests, negrophobic and xenophobic violence against...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., liberal, and legal-juridical conceptions of citizenship and political practice are ineffective analytics in the context of Africanization efforts and racialized expulsion in Uganda; and (2) the tendency to erase people of South Asian descent from the study of normative state-society relations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... 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 the state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Sylvia Croese Abstract This article applies Partha Chatterjee's concept of political society to the case of postwar urban Angola in order to draw attention to the everyday ways in which popular politics are practiced in Africa beyond episodic moments of popular revolt. It looks at the case...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., with implications for how we think about the state, its relationship to capitalist development, and the political practices of subaltern classes. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 popular sovereignty governmentality primitive accumulation political society Thabo Mbeki This article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 674–685.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Mohamed Zayani The advent of civil society in the Arab world, the proliferation of nongovernmental advocacy organizations, and the expansion of civil society activism have been heralded as promising developments with significant implications on the region’s immutable political environment. While...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Oualdi ow did colonial societies (colonial authorities and the population) deal with the social, political, and cultural legacy of slavery after its legal abolition within the Mediterranean context? Regard- H ing the modern history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 353–359.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Turam the need for a consensus concerning individual religion and politics. Society: freedoms. The debate concerning the conflict- Despite the obvious centrality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., elemental concerns from political ecology and and other biophysical realities. Second, I pro- social- natures perspectives, including spatioter- pose that the state and state- society relations ritoriality, inequality and resource access, scale...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the government was itself impoverished, and so society. Largely absent from the public rhetoric although the need for assistance was great, the surrounding these projects was an appeal to 21. Özbek, “Politics of Poor Relief,” 17, 27 – 29. 23. On the general situation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 610–617.
Published: 01 December 2014
... a structuralist dismissal of issues of agency and culture. Go down-plays the role of the internal politics of metropolitan societies in shaping imperialism, Hyslop argues, and sees colonial societies as more united in their resistance to imperialism than they were in reality. Hyslop’s critique of Go draws...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 76–84.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Haideh Moghissi Women in almost every Muslim society have placed issues of women's rights firmly at the heart of their societies' politics. Women-centered secular religious and/or nonreligious perspectives and activities, through their resistance against Islamist gender politics, have introduced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 184–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the home. This development is not taking place without resistance. The struggle to increase employment opportunities for women is noisy and contentious. Complex class politics are interacting with a rentier political culture that supports the extensive use of expatriate workers. Nevertheless, the evidence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544–555.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and civilizational theorists. This alternative perspective is useful to grasp the powerful new social reality in the form of militant Islam that has been unleashed since the end of the Cold War: altering culture, language, social, and political policy, while targeting women in many Muslim-majority societies. I argue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” and “full implementation of Sharia” as a political platform sanctioned by revelation. This essay suggests that neither claim is legitimate. Political power is a worldly question. Neither the Koran nor Prophet Muhammad himself claimed that he ruled on behalf of God. Nor did Muslims in the early age of Islam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 416–427.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and Lebanese society. However, hardly any research exists about these ideological currents. The aim of this article is to uncover the political activities of these circles and to highlight their role in local political culture. Duke University Press 2008...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on political participation, sociopolitical development, and the expansion of civil society. The result is a glutton giant and a brutal mutant that is unable to understand that demographic changes — which result from economic modernization and the expansion of training and educational institutions...