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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 131–133.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., Africa & the Middle East 1998 Book Review Allison Drew, South Africa’s Radical Tradition: A tional liberation politics. In her introductions of about Documentary History, Volume I, 1307-1950 (Cape 40 pages in each volume she both presents a frame- Town: Buchu Books, Mayibuye Books...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Milad Odabaei Abstract After Iran's 1979 revolution, the energies that had animated the struggle for a modern Islamic government were partially redirected to the task of the renewal of the Islamic tradition. Paradigmatic of this effort is “the Cultural Revolution” that has sought to combat what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 595–609.
Published: 01 December 2010
... that the wider geostrategic environment, class, and other social cleavages in Swat and the ideational power of Islam ensure that spaces for the “new jihad” will continue to proliferate in Swat and its environs. Duke University Press 2011 Islam as Ideology of Tradition and Change: The “New Jihad...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 May 1986
... & McGreevy (ed) Women and Poverty in the Third World . Johns Hopkins Univ Press. SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN, Vol. VI No. 1, Sprlng 1986. WOMEN: WORK, WELFARE AND STATUS. FORCES OF TRADITION AND CHANGE...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (1): 58–71.
Published: 01 May 1995
... women equality and the even more persistent engagement are, as a result, most likely to continue to suffer the with “the politics of traditionalism.” These politics consequences of a patriarchal domination legiti- have been most evident in the deadly struggle to out- mized as “tradition”: what I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 1996
... in simple, uncomplicated, “primitive” or point, I wish to digress briefly and present the follow- “traditional” societies (more on the traditionalization ing reflections that then lead to a thesis. of the Orient below) rather than in complex ones. As outlined above, the interaction of the respective...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 656–672.
Published: 01 December 2007
... ham has pointed out one such pervasive feature Paying attention to a discursive tradition is not of Islam: its “traditionalism,” or what he calls in to essentialize certain practices or symbols as Arabic ittisaliya (continuity with the past). Gra- being more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Ranjini Obeyesekere Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1992 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI1 No. 1 (Spring 1992) The Sinhala Literary Tradition: Polemics and Debate Ranjini Obeyesekere This paper is an attempt to identify and thereby Sinhala Buddhist monks decided to commit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 25–36.
Published: 01 May 2004
... practice.16 Through the practice of formative, and that gender identity is constituted vrats Hindu women, “traditionally denied access to through a stylized repetition of acts.14 In this regard, formal aceticism, have found a way to tap into this Kartik puja functions to affirm traditional ideals...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Allison Busch Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 The Anxiety of Innovation: The Practice of Literary Science in the Hindi/Riti Tradition Kesavdas has described the various gestures of Radha...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 606–613.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... The question: to what degree should the conventional conceptual frameworks of political theory carry the weight of Getachew's challenge? Shilliam addresses this question by looking at a “little tradition” of worldmaking: Ethiopianism. He presents the challenge provided by Ethiopianism as an analytical one: its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 678–681.
Published: 01 December 2015
... project as one that directly challenges received academic wisdom but, at the same time, is built on structures of thought erected by previous scholars—African, Muslim, Occidental, or otherwise. As he explains, his attempt at a positive innovation is rooted in the traditions of Africa, Islam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 214–237.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in the neighborhood. It considers the social interactions in the public spaces of the neighborhood as a synthesis between the new norms stemming from the modern culture and the traditional cultural and religious norms reflected in gender, family, and neighborhood relations. The findings reveal that despite Narmak’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Lungisile Ntsebeza © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 Democratization and Traditional Authorities in the New South Mica Lungisile Ntsebeza Introduction cerned...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 574–581.
Published: 01 December 2014
... tradition with what scholars have understood as a resolutely liberal secular view of national politics. Nowhere was this liberalism more on display than in his vocal rejection of communal politics, his criticism of the Pakistan project, and his commitment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... unprecedented metapoetic historiographical prologue, suggesting ways it may reflect and reflect upon a broader aesthetic of history that it shares with royal epigraphy, and pointing out some basic coordinates it takes from a Persianate historical poetry tradition exemplified by Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah . The essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 294–313.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the categories of apartheid law, and what the strategic yield of that choice might be politically. In reconsidering this debate, this article explores the relationship between law and politics and considers how working within the legal tradition of colonial and apartheid law framed the objects of political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ousseina Dioula Alidou This article uses Rudolph T. Ware III's original and compelling book, The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa , as a window through which to reflect on the contribution of West African clerisy of the classical Quran tradition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 58–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
...), not a geopolitical situation. This conception challenges the dogmatic distinction of House of Islam versus House of War in Arab Islamic Sunni tradition, where the displacement out of the former results in an experience of exile. In modern terms, ghorba —as conceptualized by Sufis—provides a traditional basis helping...