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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 31–37.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Homa Katouzian © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Problems of Democracy and the Public Sphere in Modern Iran Homa Katouzian To begin with, it would be useful to say a few chaos. words about the main elements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 297–317.
Published: 01 August 2005
... fIainWmnsActivism Women’s Iranian of Roots the of Reading Historiographical and Historical Alternative An Sphere: Public the in Women Qajar Nineteenth-Century .jhu.edu/journals/journal Booth, History,” Marilyn Gender and see Women’s East East, Middle both in Middle Directions in “New the conducted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... . Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo Indian Words and Phrases [1886] . Delhi : Rupa , 1986 . politics of dying A Just Measure of Death? Hindu Ritual and Colonial Law in the Sphere of Widow Immolations Tanika...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 December 2008
...John Postill New Media and the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere, 2nd ed. Dale F. Eickelman and Jon W. Anderson, eds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003 213 pp., $19.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 133–146.
Published: 01 May 2010
... that only by considering film as a text that circulates over time can we fully appreciate its nature and status in the public sphere. Accumulating events in the past public life of the film add to the critical potency of the film in its later public life. The essay seeks to provide new ways in thinking...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 611–621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... locates the early encounters of the East Bengal population with film through multiple public spheres. Raju demonstrates how cinema was a site of contest between various social groups from the 1900s through the 1960s in East Bengal. He challenges the dominant mode of nationalist, empirical-teleological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Francis Cody Some concept of mass publicity is foundational for a number of theories of democratic self-determination, but the subject of publicity is radically dependent on technologies of representation for its own self-identity. Research on newspapers and the public sphere is valuable because...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nandini Chandra This article depicts the closing of the distance between a rational public sphere and popular Hindi cinema in view of a spurt of youth-related Hindi films in the 2000s, especially Rang de basanti (2006). Rang de basanti is taken as the starting point for a discussion of the idea...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 229–245.
Published: 01 August 2016
... as imperial subjects to demand that the British protect their right to religious freedom in political spheres beyond the British Empire and irrespective of territorial jurisdiction. British authorities responded to this transnational activism by considering anew the practical meanings of this right...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 354–364.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Dina Matar Matar’s essay addresses the PLO’s cultural activism, in other words, its investment in diverse spheres of popular culture, at the beginning of the revolutionary period 1968–82. Drawing on archival research of the main spheres of the PLO’s cultural output, it traces how the PLO...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that this course, while maintaining continuity with the republic's diffusion of national religious morality through a revised version of Islam, referred to as “Kemalist Islam,” concretizes in its recent syllabus the consequences of the re-Islamization of the Turkish public sphere since the 1990s. This article asks...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and conceptions of development and neoliberalism after the Cold War. It further takes up the debates in South Africa, the last African country to confront the dilemmas of decolonization in the sphere of knowledge production, most acutely expressed through the Rhodes Must Fall movement and other student movements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 389–404.
Published: 01 August 2014
... sphere of influence has held renewed attraction. Economic and political initiatives and educational and cultural projects have promoted transnational exchanges under the auspices of Mediterranean unity. Correspondingly, several Middle Eastern and North African scholars and writers have embraced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 574–581.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Indian Ocean public sphere. While this recent work has done much to open up a discursive space for forms of non-Western universalism, it has, whether intentionally or not, reiterated the claims of a transcendent liberal secular humanism in a new guise. But what would this Indian Ocean cosmopolitanism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of state power, and political economies of labor and housing. They analyze the circulations of terms and bodies in the public sphere and in public space, drawing attention not only to the social exclusions and selective silencings that often attend feminist projects but also to their points of openness...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 375–381.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sphere in the Indian Ocean. The essay discusses the efforts of Gandhi to create a “reading public” as well as the reformist orientation, the importance of translation, the provisional nature of the printed texts, and the use of multiple languages and scripts. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... In these novels, filth is characterized by its ability to cling and to spread, such that the only solution seems to be the creation of physical distance between the novel's protagonists and the rural sphere. Ethnographic fieldwork in rural Bihar, however, complicates this view. Villagers express ambivalence about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sanem Güvenç-Salgırlı; Bahar Aykan Spheres of life incorporated within the orbit of security have been multiplying rapidly for the last two decades, marking a global trend. Turkey is no exception. In between multiple layers of the governmental structure, more and more areas are looped into matters...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 500–512.
Published: 01 December 2019
... therapy of spirit ( jinn ) exorcism that has become increasingly popular, visible, and debated in the public sphere beginning with the 1980s. By tracing the semantics and pragmatics of Quranic healing's evidentiary regime, the article shows that evidence is situated and crosses two domains of knowledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 268–271.
Published: 01 December 2013
... restrictions and publish essays and statements that, rather than following scholarly norms, are made with the force and the demands of the public sphere? If “regions are sources of theory,” Mignolo claims, the regions should be responsible for using the journal to articulate their views and needs rather than...