Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East
Volume 26, Number 1, 2006
Guest Editor: Ali Mirsepassi

CONTENTS

Contentions

Beyond the Boundaries of the Old Geographies: Natives, Citizens, Exiles, and Cosmopolitans

    Hatem, Mervat Fayez.
  • In the Eye of the Storm: Islamic Societies and Muslim Women in Globalization Discourses
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    Subject Headings:
    • Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
    • Women's rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
    • Islam and civil society.
    • Muslim women -- Civil rights.
    Bhandari, Vivek.
  • Civil Society and the Predicament of Multiple Publics
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    Subject Headings:
    • Civil society -- India.
    • Social sciences and state -- India.
    • Popular culture -- India.
    • State, The.
    Naim, Abd Allah Ahmad, 1946-
  • Toward a Normative and Institutional Framework for Cosmopolitan Justice
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    Subject Headings:
    • Social justice.
    • Human rights.
    • Internationalism.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-

Postcolonial Memoirs: A Dialogue Between Two Writers

    Ahmed, Leila.
  • A Border Passage: From Cairo to America --a Woman's Journey
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ahmed, Leila. Border passage: from Cairo to America--a woman’s journey.
    • Muslim women -- Egypt -- Biography.
    • Muslim women -- Religious life -- Egypt.
    Stavans, Ilan.
  • On Borrowed Words: A Memoir of Language
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stavans, Ilan. On borrowed words: a memoir of language.
    • Jewish women -- United States -- Biography.
    • Mexican American women -- Biography.
    Stephens, Michelle Ann, 1969-
  • Critical Comments
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ahmed, Leila. Border passage: from Cairo to America --a woman's journey.
    • Stavans, Ilan. On borrowed words: a memoir of language.
    • Muslim women -- Egypt -- Biography.
    • Jewish women -- United States -- Biography.
    Stephens, Michelle Ann, 1969-
    Ahmed, Leila.
    Stavans, Ilan.
  • Exchange with Audience
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ahmed, Leila -- Interviews.
    • Stavans, Ilan -- Interviews.
    • Ahmed, Leila. Border passage: from Cairo to America --a woman's journey.
    • Stavans, Ilan. On borrowed words: a memoir of language.
    • Muslim women -- Egypt -- Biography.
    • Jewish women -- United States -- Biography.

Variorum

    Sperl, Stefan, 1950-
  • Epic and Exile: Comparative Reflections on the Biography of the Prophet Muhammad, Virgil's Aeneid, and Valmiki's Ramayana
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ibn Hisham, Abd al-Malik, d. 834. Sirat Rasul Allah.
    • Virgil. Aeneis.
    • Valmiki. Ramayana.
    • Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632.
    • Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature.
    • Misra, Jvalaprasada, b. 1862.
    Hudson, Leila.
  • Investing by Women or Investing in Women? Merchandise, Money, and Marriage and the Formation of a Prenational Bourgeoisie in Damascus
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    Subject Headings:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Syria -- Damascus.
    • Women -- Syria -- Damascus -- Economic conditions.
    • Women -- Syria -- Damascus -- Social conditions.
    • Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
    Toktas, Sule.
  • The Conduct of Citizenship in the Case of Turkey's Jewish Minority: Legal Status, Identity, and Civic Virtue Aspects
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jews, Turkish -- Identity.
    • Jews, Turkish -- Legal status, laws, etc.
    • Citizenship -- Turkey.
    Alexanian, Janet A.
  • Publicly Intimate Online: Iranian Web Logs in Southern California
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    Subject Headings:
    • Iranian Americans -- California -- Orange County -- Blogs.
    • Cyberspace -- Social aspects -- California -- Orange County.

Book Reviews

    Halim, Hala.
  • Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Afzal-Khan, Fawzia, 1958-, ed. Shattering the stereotypes: Muslim women speak out.
    • Muslim women.
    Fisher, James F.
  • International Education Systems and Contemporary Education Reforms (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Al-Bataineh, Adel T. International education systems and contemporary education reforms.
    • Nur-Awaleh, Mohamed A.
    • Educational change.
    Caton, Brian.
  • "Sicques, Tigers, or Thieves": Eyewitness Accounts of the Sikhs (1606-1809) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Madra, Amandeep Singh, ed. "Sicques, tigers, or thieves": eyewitness accounts of the Sikhs, 1606-1809.
    • Singh, Parmjit, ed.
    • Sikhs -- History.
    Munro, William Andrew.
  • Measuring Democracy and Human Rights in Southern Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Davids, Yul Derek. Measuring democracy and human rights in Southern Africa.
    • Melber, Henning, ed.
    • Democracy -- Africa, Southern.
    Akram, Susan.
  • The Case for Palestine: An International Law Perspective (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Quigley, John B. Case for Palestine: an international law perspective.
    • Arab-Israeli conflict.
    Miraftab, Faranak.
  • For the City Yet to Come: Changing African Life in Four Cities (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Simone, A. M. (Abdou Maliqalim) For the city yet to come: changing African life in four cities.
    • Cities and towns -- Africa.
    Prasad, Leela, 1966-
  • Raja Nal and the Goddess: The North Indian Epic Dhola in Performance (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wadley, Susan Snow, 1943- Raja Nal and the Goddess: the north Indian epic Dhola in performance.
    • Dhola.

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