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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 (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 and...
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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 (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...
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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 of the...
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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 (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 (2009) 29 (3): 353-359.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., similarly, the state and the secular- gotiations for their own freedoms and interests. ists socialize into conservative politics and world- Thus through these constructive patterns of views, which have been embraced by the pious. state-society interaction many of the pathways Accordingly, an...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 434-448.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Kaveh Louis Hemmat The Khatay'namah , or Book of China , a description of Chinese government and society in the mid-Ming period, written by a Central Asian merchant and presented to the Ottoman court in 1516, is evidence that the advent of more rationalized, centralized, and bureaucratic forms of...
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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
... Studies). 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24-36.
Published: 01 May 2019
... conceptual framework, 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 70-85.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Nicole F. Watts This essay examines state-society relations in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq through a case study of the March 2006 protest in Halabja, during which protesters destroyed a memorial built to honor the victims of the 1988 chemical bombing of the city. The article suggests that...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 544-555.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 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): 85-93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... shutting doors 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 36-50.
Published: 01 May 2006
... elds and practices normatively © 2006 by Duke University associated with civil society and the public sphere in Western liberal thought, while useful, is inadequate for explaining various forms of participatory politics, and indeed the nature of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 458-459.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Hilal Khashan The Lebanese Army: A National Institution in a Divided Society Barak Oren . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2009 272 pp., $65.00 (cloth) , $25.95 (paper) © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 148-149.
Published: 01 May 2010
... political ethos of an Islamic society could be as Paul Sedra misleading and narrow an analysis as overemphasiz- Comparative Simon Fraser University ing the merely theoretical and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 38-43.
Published: 01 May 1981
... of Women” in Modern Sri Lanka: A Society in Transition, ed. T. Fernando and R. Kearney. Syracuse, 1978 . Kearney , R. “Politics and Modernisation” in Modern Sri Lanka: A Society in Transition , ed. Fernando, T., and R. Kearney Syracuse, 1978 . Kannangara , I. “Women's Employment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 473-490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... agricultural and technical education, this article elucidates the background of the increasing press attention to artisanal and agricultural occupations. If youths followed these callings, these publications claimed, Lagos society could regain self-respect and unity as an African race and eventually achieve...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 55-67.
Published: 01 May 1996
... comes to re- independence from social classes. The state in the first lations between the state and foreign powers, however, category might become relatively autonomous from the source of rent gains political significance. A state the classes in civil society, which is different from the whose...