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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 437–446.
Published: 01 August 2012
... national movement, places gender and sexuality at the center of its transformative project. Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Activists, Lobbyists, and Suicide Bombers: Lessons from the Palestinian Women’s Movement Amal Amireh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 20–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... interpreting and responding to martyrdom operations (a.k.a. suicide bombing), ensuring that these complementary and simultaneous hermeneutic tasks do not slither accidentally into the moral abyss of justifying “terror-ism.” I demonstrate how the film makes use of cinematic conventions (e.g., the thriller genre...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 525–538.
Published: 01 December 2015
... allowed to speak or be made silent? © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 bodies gender revolution suicide patriarchy law legibility This paper developed as separate parts in different meetings and workshops. I am grateful to Lila Abu-Lughod and the participants at the May 2014...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2016) 36 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and campus radicalism, while disabling new political formations that make the university a particular target of concern. . . . Our first report is particularly poignant.1 This is the death by suicide of Dalit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1992) 12 (1): 83.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Colombo’s media the averted faces of once trusted friends mirrored depths of sadness in your eyes Our common base no longer gentle memories but harsh realizations of impenetrable politicians and suicidal militants of insensitive ideals and base prejudices of bombs raining over Jaffna the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1991) 11 (1_and_2): 147–150.
Published: 01 August 1991
..., 1991 at the age of twenty three in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Sivaramani lived and died in a place where the act of suicide is glorified and praised as the ultimate symbol of patriotism. Sivaramani, however, did not die by swallowing a cyanide capsule or leaping at a target with a bomb-fitted bodice...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the ist in Bangladesh; of sexual harassment in Egypt; Middle East and North Africa rely on cultural ex- of suicide in Morocco; of rural backwardness in planations rather than political or socioeconomic Jordan; of closed-­minded religiosity in Syria; of analysis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1981) 1 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 May 1981
..., in all of the population of Kathiwad, the Indian. states the suicide rate total population being about 8 among women was highest in Gujarat. million. Kathis are one of the Out of the total number of suicides prominent sects of Rajput...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2004) 24 (1): 185–198.
Published: 01 May 2004
... that Gregory: Palestine and the “War on Terror” 187 weekend, as the Jewish Sabbath was coming to an launch of two home-made missiles from Gaza, the end on the night of 1-2 December, two suicide IDF launched a massive air-and-ground operation bombs and a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2019) 39 (2): 233–240.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the expense is entirely the responsibility of the farmer. But the Indian climate is notoriously fickle, and often there is either too much or too little rain, and that risk too is the farmer's, who sometimes is unable to bear it: the largest wave of farmer suicides in history, according to P. Sainath...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 498–505.
Published: 01 August 2011
...- ‘Do you think that anybody can write novels18 shid as a protagonist and did not succeed. It is On the next page, the mention of the suicide a very challenging attempt indeed, and I would of Hekmat in Paris is certainly no coincidence. argue that she mostly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2004) 24 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 May 2004
... marginalization, incidents of the abduction of children, settled in their new lives, and resisted state her sister, her friends’ suicides/abductions, and her repatriation efforts. Sugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal on 40 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 24:1 (2004...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2005) 25 (3): 554–566.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ucd obnsadgnbattles gun and bombings suicide h urgt rltra:Mse Women Moslem Proletariat: Surrogate The 2(93:22–49. (1993): 72 2...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1983) 3 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 May 1983
... Pakistan that democracy would be women is the Jamaat-i-Islami party. This "suicidal" for Muslims, and had condemned is an extreme right-wing religious party nationalism as western concept, alien to organized on a strict formal structure the spirit of Islam. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1989) 9 (2): 78–82.
Published: 01 August 1989
... bureau- the urban areas where individuals are exercising more influ- cracy. Roop Kanwar’s father-in-law and five other family ence in selecting their future partners. However, to the ex- members were arrested and charged for abetment to suicide. tent that Indian society is still collectivist in its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1992) 12 (2): 112–116.
Published: 01 August 1992
... estimated 187,OOO mi- ble burden: wage labor on plantations and domestic grants of South Asian descent, predominantly Tamil, duties. Murder, suicide, violence and abuse were part worked as indentured laborers on the sugar plantations of the lives of many of the indentured women. Often, in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1991) 11 (1_and_2): 84–100.
Published: 01 August 1991
... With each story I read, my unease increased. With identlfy as necessary for liberation? each hunger pang, beating, assault, suicide, with each In this approach, the same situation can now be minor or major degradation, my sorrow and rage examined in a wholly different way with three questions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 164–178.
Published: 01 August 2010
... her brother Polynices accord- by Antigone herself. Creon’s wife, Eurydice, also com- 9, no. 1 (2006). ing to the ritual prescriptions that divine law enjoins. mits suicide, leaving Creon desolated. 13. Patricia Mills paraphrases...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2008
... new subjec- either help maintain or challenge the current tivities such as the suicide bomber, mercenary, dominant global order. Wars aim “at controlling martyr, child soldier, rape victim, and refugee. the population . . . and reproducing all...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... context for this chap- sacrificing oneself for the faith, since they consid- ter. It includes a broad survey of ideologues such ered this act too close to suicide, which is universally as Ayatollah Khomeini, Sayyid Qutb, and Maulana...