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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 398–412.
Published: 01 December 2009
... disloyal to their nation and their state. Duke University Press 2009 Christian and Turkish: Secularist Fears of a Converted Nation Esra Özyürek The crisis of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 413–422.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Metin Heper Since 2002, the year the Justice and Development Party (JDP) formed a majority government in Turkey, the bulk of secularists in that country have felt that Turkey would soon drift toward a state based on Islam. The secularists in question are of the opinion that the JDP government has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 353–359.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Berna Turam; Monica M. Ringer In both media accounts and scholarship, contemporary Turkey draws much attention as a hotbed of contestation between Islamists and secularists. Indeed, the ban of the popularly elected Islamist Welfare Party and of the headscarf in universities in 1998 reinforced an...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 4–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Susan E. Babbitt Secularists have aimed to make reason the motor of human progress to counter the supposed rigidity, absolutism, and condescending superiority of religious thought. I argue that reason cannot play this role, at least not as reason is most popularly conceived. In a world with a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Islam and the Islamic state. The article discusses the evolution of secularist thought in Iran and the tormented relationship among secular forces in the past. It explores the possibilities for more collaborative action among secularists of diverse persuasions, on the basis of new consensus models of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 27–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the tolerant secularists can coexist and find mutual understanding. Iranian intellectuals, whether religious or nonreligious, or liberals, nationalists, socialists, or social democrats, should agree on one principle and that is that they all can freely compete in civil society, but they should not...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Islamic Republic of Iran in almost every social and political domain have far-reaching consequences and lessons for the region. The case of Iran clearly shows that neither secularist dictatorial regimes nor authoritarian religious states can resolve...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Middle East, one has to understand ratization. Countries with less than 65 percent com- the values of its citizens” (2). In the first chapter, bined pluralist secularists and modernist Islamists the author breaks down democratic values into two are Oman, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Pakistan, Nigeria...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 547–549.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Middle East, one has to understand ratization. Countries with less than 65 percent com- the values of its citizens” (2). In the first chapter, bined pluralist secularists and modernist Islamists the author breaks down democratic values into two are Oman, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Pakistan, Nigeria...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
... perspec- used to reinstrumentalize Islam in the service South Africa tive, the “rupture argument,” focuses more on a of “secularist nationalism” to foster a holistic East rupture in secularism after the coup of 1980. In citizenship, instead of liberating individual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 265–267.
Published: 01 May 2005
... ¨ Sclrs ciimin Activism “Secularist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 53–56.
Published: 01 May 1994
... intellectuals, all were silenced. The More than that, the over-westernized, rootless vernacular press was in high spirits. Two major response of the modern secularists, the mechanical Hindi dailies poured disinformation day in and day approach by left parties and the bland, ritualistic out. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 301–320.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 23:1&2 (2003) 302 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 23:1&2 (2003) cal discourse, and the close liaisons between secularist (i.e., religion and language/ethnicity) of the majority and Islamist political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 76–84.
Published: 01 May 2011
... passive victims of the Is- A major complaint of some who have en- lamization policies in Iran. To be sure, women tered the debate about Islamic feminism is that since the Revolution have been at the forefront the secularist side (myself...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 665–676.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: ¨ h eiiu uni h ainleducation national the criticizing in of system. turn forefront religious the at the religion, been and have state and of separation to the determined iden- maintain are who secularists as makers Schol- themselves policy tify unnoticed. and journalists, gone ars, not has curriculum...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2009
... lamist party, and the widely publicized struggle a countervailing force against the state, but both between the secularists and the Islamists.14 The civil society and the state are battlegrounds for...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 53–58.
Published: 01 August 2002
... space in the political discourse of Bangladesh. Since sionary politics, Indian Muslims were going through a much then, the so-called secularist political parties have been forced harder time. The tirade of Hindu communalists was only one to use the idioms and icons of religion. By 1991, the main part...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
... justice The serious study of feminist politics in and being developed in circles often abjected, and pun- around the regions that Comparative Studies of South ished, by secularist regimes or feminist reformers. Asia, Africa and the Middle East brings into conver- She outlines the political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 183–195.
Published: 01 May 2011
... tolerant multiethnic past, even if the Recent scholarship on the Ottoman legacy futures they imagine are, by turns, Islamically examines it as a product of particular social, oriented, secularist, or grounded in a leftist pol- political, and cultural contexts. New...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 May 1994
... 112 of the poor showing of the Islamic parties at the party. It spearheaded the Pakistan movement in prepartition on the one hand and their growing effective India under its secularist leader, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. In power in the politica1 and structure Paki- Pakistan it...