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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2006) 26 (3): 514–517.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Nancy D. Tolson In Praise of Black Women, Volume 1: Ancient African Queens Simone Schwarz-Bart with André Schwarz-Bart Rose-Myriam Réjouis and Val Vinokurov, trans. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001 433 pp., $60.00 (cloth) In Praise of Black Women, Volume 2: Heroines of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2012) 32 (1): 116–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ipek A. Celik Why do narratives of Muslim women find a large audience in the European cultural market? In particular, stories that portray Muslim women as victims of patriarchal traditions buttress the notion of liberal freedom that excludes these women pitied for their lack of agency. This essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Leila Hudson Duke University Press 2006 Investing by Women or Investing in Women? Merchandise, Money, and Marriage and the Formation of a Prenational Bourgeoisie in Damascus Leila Hudson ecent historical scholarship on gender and nationalism in the Middle East has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1996) 16 (2): 81–92.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Amina H. Adan © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 Women and Words: The Role of Women in Somali Oral Literature Amina H. Adan Oral literature reveals much about a society. Here strong we...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Zakia Salime This article reflects on the challenges faced by Muslim women in Africa in the context of the globalization of women's rights and the politicization of Islam. I argue that the gender hierarchies shaping Muslim women's identity politics are embedded in the broader historical processes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2004) 24 (1): 281–283.
Published: 01 May 2004
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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 and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 August 2010
...You-me Park In this essay, I explore the difficulties of conceptualizing and implementing compensation for Korean comfort women by focusing on the problematic and anxious relationship between two concepts: women's “well-being/welfare” and “shame.” I investigate what these comfort women are imagined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Liv Tønnessen This article explores women's bargaining with a patriarchal Islamic state in Sudan. The article is situated within the realm of the literature on post-Islamism, which claims that Islamism becomes compelled both by its own internal contradictions and by societal pressure to reinvent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 124–132.
Published: 01 May 2011
... decree has led to the separation of religion and state and how it has influenced the future of political Islam in Bangladesh. Since fatwas target low-income rural women, I conclude by exploring the implication of this decision on notions of gender, Muslim identity, and citizenship in Bangladesh. Duke...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1991) 11 (1_and_2): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1991 South Asia Bulleth, Vol. XI, Nos. 1 8i 2 (1991). The Persian Gaze and Women of the Occident Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi* following pages, I will focus on observations and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1988) 8 (1_and_2): 54–58.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Shahnaz Rouse Copyright 1988: South Asia Bulletin 1988 South Asia Bulletin, volume 8 (1988) Women, Religion and the State Shahnaz Rouse In an earlier article in South Asia Bulletin, (volume 6 dent and seldom subjected to challenge and confrontation. number l), I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1988) 8 (1_and_2): 59–63.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Mubarak Ali Copyright 1988: South Asia Bulletin 1988 South Asia Bulletin, volume 8 (1988) Bahishti Zewar and the Image of Muslim Women Mubarak Ali The President (Zia ul Haq) said Maulana pomp and show. Their houses were full of rich and costly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Mervat F. Hatem Duke University Press 2006 In the Eye of the Storm: Islamic Societies and Muslim Women in Globalization Discourses Mervat F. Hatem he...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Hala Halim Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out Fawzia Afzal-Khan, ed. Northampton, MA: Olive Branch, 2005 338 pp., $20 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 250–259.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Fatemeh Sadeghi © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Negotiating with Modernity: Young Women and Sexuality in Iran Fatemeh Sadeghi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 513–524.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dina Matar © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Heya TV: A Feminist Counterpublic for Arab Women? Dina Matar he changing media landscape in the Arab world at the beginning of the twenty-first century is said to be creating new social and power dynamics in the region...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Rola el-Husseini © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008   Women, Work, and Political Participation in Lebanese Shia Contemporary Thought: The Writings of Ayatollahs Fadlallah and Shams al-Din Rola el-Husseini n the decade following the Taif Agreement (1989), which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1997) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Gail Minault © 1997: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1997 MUSLIM IDENTITY POLITICS: FIFIY YEARS AFl’ER INDEPENDENCE Women, Legal Reform, and Muslim Identity Gail M-inault In Urdu writings of the late-19th century, Muslim 19th century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1981) 1 (1): 10–16.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Najma Rizvi 1981 ∗ Najma Rizvi received her Ph.D. in anthropology from U.C.L.A. and has joined the International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research in Dacca this fall as a research investigator. Life Cycle of Bangladeshi Muslim Women and Their Role in the Rural Economy...