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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 58–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the way for a modern Arab ethnoscape, where the Arab subject experiences transnational movement in the global space without associating this experience with the negative aspects of exile. Ibn al-Arabi dismisses the negative effects of “geographic” displacement. According to his reasoning, an expatriate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 367–376.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- tion was initially drawn to Kant after his arrival The subject I was asked to write about in Japan. “I once visited Japan’s Philosophy Hall in this essay is “critiques of ‘the West’ in nine- [Zhexueguan; J: Tetsugakkan he recounts at the teenth-century Japan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 257–258.
Published: 01 May 2005
... a professional, of subject that cho- her has Haeri as women, sen Pakistani) case this (in Mus- “oppressed” lim and ethnographic “veiled” on typical focusing the anthro- account of of Instead subject gaze. the pology’s been traditionally not who have groundbreaking Pakistan contemporary the from analyzes women...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 151–152.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Paul Sedra The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt Omnia El Shakry Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007 xiii + 328 pp., $55.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: allow the small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 521–537.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Cosmopolitanism in Hobson-­Jobson: Remaking Imperial Subjects Ari Singh Anand The Natives must either be kept down by a sense of our power, or they must willingly submit from a conviction that we are more wise, more just, more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
... local and regional conceptions and concerns. By drawing on the theoretical models offered by Judith Butler and Saba Mahmood, this article analyzes the processes of pious subject cultivation as well as the construction of religious authority through illustrated children’s books. It demonstrates how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 177–196.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Shahla Talebi Talebi’s essay emerges at the intersection of the state’s appropriation of martyrdom and the subject’s ethos and act of self-sacrifice, which exceed and transform that appropriation. Through a close reading of two letters sent from the front during the Iran-Iraq War (1980-88...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 356–358.
Published: 01 August 2003
... extend our awareness of the subtle workings of occasion for the writing of self-fictionalized return” these materials. (88). For all its irony, Suk finds the novel to invoke an Nick Nesbitt experience of hybridity as constructive of Antillean subjectivity itself (103). Une...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 259–260.
Published: 01 May 2005
...) zar rnhCrbenLiterature Caribbean French in Subjectivity and History Memory: Voicing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Jadunath Sarkar and shows how Mughal history in his wake has had to abjure ideas and subjectivity as a result of this constitutive tension. Devji's comments follow up this point by looking at the way in which Sarkar's apparently biased and old-fashioned focus on character, and so religion and ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 180–192.
Published: 01 May 2020
... them, the integration of beauty practices into their politics placed moral autonomy at the center of the construction of new models of Kurdish femininity. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 beauty subjectivity moral autonomy Kurdish femininity Turkey In March 2014, lifting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 May 2020
... authority in the Sahara and their interrelationship with movement and mobility, the article focuses on the figure of the ‘ a'id , or returnee, a subject position that has been produced by the conflict between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic state-in-exile. Defined as someone who leaves...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... How do we grasp the effects of securitization on the political subjectivity of citizen-subjects in the absence of visible violence and overt political critique? This article ethnographically tracks civil-military interactions in Kargil, located on the disputed India-Pakistan borderland, to analyze...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Susanna Ferguson Ferguson reads a 2009–11 debate over the proposed reissue of Syria's Personal Status Code in the Syrian feminist journal al-Thara to highlight the role women's rights discourse plays in disciplining and producing political subjects. She draws on Talal Asad's observation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Cihan Tugal The transformation of urban space constitutes one of the most dynamic aspects of the Islamist movement. Prevalent models have accounted for this phenomenon by referring to the rural immigrants' capacity for autonomous network building or their creative subjectivities. This article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 322–333.
Published: 01 August 2009
...—in this case, memoirs—both works still raise the valid and universal question in this field: how much of the true self is disguised by the subject, the “I” in each memoir? By drawing on the issues of truth, selectivity, memory, and subjectivity, I argue that “the true self” is disguised by the subject more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 11–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., an assault on the notion of “subjectivity” common to both the realist novel and Western psychological norms. It attacks not only the idea of monotheistic theologies but their very structure—the grammar of faith—and with it the spiritualization of all careor desire. Éden, Éden, Éden is a world without love...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Kelvin Ng Abstract In this article, Ng examines Tan Malaka's engagements with labor universalism and Muslim universality in his respective attempts to theorize the problematic of minority subjectivity vis-à-vis universal emancipation. Located at the periphery of global capitalism, Indonesia, though...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 December 2014
... imperial policies that seemed to offer the subject populations more representation, and therefore more participation in governance. He is not concerned with liberalism as a school of political philosophy. The notion of “liberal empire,” however, is untenable as a characterization of the British Empire...
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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...