restricted access   Volume 25, Number 3, 2005

Table of Contents

From: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East

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Middle Eastern Studies and the Politics of Intimidation

pp. 519-521

Risky Business: Edward Said as Literary Critic

pp. 522-532

Central Asia and Its Neighbors
Kyle Evered, Guest Editor

Creating a Cultural Nation: Aleksandr Zataevich in Kazakhstan

pp. 533-553

The Making of Militants: The State and Islam in Central Asia

pp. 554-566

Cultural Parameters of Gender Policymaking in Contemporary Turkmenistan

pp. 567-583

Institutions in a Pastoral Society: Processes of Formation and Transformation in Postsocialist Mongolia

pp. 584-599


The Hermeneutics of Eroticism in the Poetry of Rumi

pp. 600-616

Making a "Muslim" Saint: Writing Customary Religion in an Indian Princely State

pp. 617-633

Comrade Akbar: Islam, Marxism, and Modernity

pp. 634-649

Religious Modernity in Iran: Dilemmas of Islamic Democracy in the Discourse of Mohammad Khatami

pp. 650-664

"Religious Nationalism": A Textbook Case from Turkey

pp. 665-676

South Asians in the Indian Ocean World: Language, Policing, and Gender Practices in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates

pp. 677-686

Book Reviews

The Mongols at China's Edge: History and the Politics of National Unity (review)

pp. 687-688

The Indian Princes and Their States (review)

pp. 689-690

Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy (review)

pp. 690-691

Twenty-Two Yards to Freedom: A Social History of Indian Cricket (review)

pp. 691-694

Urban Informality: Transnational Perspectives from the Middle East, Latin America, and South Asia (review)

pp. 694-695

Globalization and Terrorism: The Migration of Dreams and Nightmares (review)

pp. 696-697

In the Beginning Is Desire: Tracing Kali's Footprints in Indian Literature (review)

pp. 697-699



pp. 700-701