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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and animal studies, on the one hand, and the historiography of empires, on the other. It then suggests ways to reconceptualize agency, subjects, nonhumans, and empire by combining certain shared concerns of subaltern studies and actor-network theory. Finally, it emphasizes the need to integrate postcolonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 568–583.
Published: 01 December 2022
... livability to the extent that Amerindian ontologies have, speculating that more-than-natural, more-than-human agency remains a problem for secular sensibilities. mfernan3@ucsc.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 multispecies worlds animism secularity human-nonhuman relations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 66–72.
Published: 01 May 2020
... settlement in Nairobi, Kenya, the piece explores the social worlds animated by mobility, bringing renewed attention to social and spatial practices. These include strategies of economic and social cooperation used by residents to spatially constitute communities, imbue them with meaning, and in the process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Human-Animal Relations Monkeys Invasive Species South Asia Central Himalayas Identity Animal Agency Agrarian Change Macaque Translocation I am indebted to the people of Uttarakhand who let me into their homes and lives while I conducted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Manan Ahmed Asif; Anand Vivek Taneja This essay introduces six articles in the special section on animals and enchantment. The ethnographic bent of many of the essays in this special section demonstrates how the copresence of animal and human beings continues to make everyday life in South Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 156–172.
Published: 01 May 2015
... have been enmeshed and the nonhuman by approaching it from the forma- a new distribution of agency across this collective. tion of human subjecthood in scientifc and impe- These claims sit well with the other essays rial contexts at the interface with animals. In this in this special section...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 222–231.
Published: 01 August 2015
... or a gathering up animals in the afterlife (Quran 6:38), cloud exalts its lord, but these claims clearly point but their eschatological fate is not accounted for to a dimension of agency and even enchantment in scripture.6 This is a complex idea we will return in the Quranic conception of the world.3...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 199.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of essays argued that the inordinate focus on I human actors and agency had precluded attention to nonhuman forces that shaped the conceptual and physical geographies of empire. This issue of the journal extends concerns with the shifting boundaries between human and non- human to consider...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Willerslev, Taking Animism Seriously, 48 50. 5. Heidegger, Being and Time, 304 11. See also Marrati, Genesis and Trace, 142 54. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 37:3 201743 8 ing one s anxieties, frustrations, and even pain in a manner that the human beings who...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 584–602.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., it has in the intervening century and a half been freed from these connotations. 4 Moreover, the so-called primitive is considered foundational, and it is in fact the primordiality of the concept of animism —ascribing agency to the nonhuman world—that is pervasive across nations, cultures, religions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 561–567.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the scholarship on secularism in religious studies and the ontological turn in anthropology. In “The Time of History and the Times of Gods,” Dipesh Chakrabarty describes the challenge of producing an account of Indian industrial workers whose practices are animated by a belief in “the presence and agency...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
... construction of capital and empire, see Mitchell, Rule of Experts , chap. 1; Shukin, Animal Capital ; and Roy, “Nonhuman Empires.” Roy's argument about the productive overlaps in Bruno Latour's (and science studies' more broadly) conceptualization of dispersed agency and Gayatri Spivak's (and subaltern...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2023
... in their attitude every time they mentioned Massirat al-Ḥayah al-Rajilah—the Life March—from Ta'izz to San'a. Their eyes sparkled, their voices turned jubilant, and their bodily dispositions became animated. The memory of the Life March had enticing affects. Whenever an activist recalled its details...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the country—fills Phupli with distaste. She does not want to be rendered transparent (like animals in a zoo); thus she returns to the idea of control, which allows her to maintain these boundaries between the work of observing and being observed, retaining some element of agency even as transparency...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., animated by critical regional histories. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 surveillance security ethnography everyday civil-military relations uncertainty region This special section of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East explores civil-military...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 May 1990
... or the plains. A certain portion of Saklana’s agrarian economy conforms to the typical the agricultural product was, and still is, used for social Himalayan pattern in which mixed farming, animal hus- and ritual exchange within the village community. bandry and forests are closely interconnected...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 90–99.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of his adven- agency of the author, even the sacred seemingly hard to trifle turous cutting and pasting of conventions? Aren’t we, in ef- with. Such defining notions were altered, taken apart, mixed, fect, using such rules only to desensitize ourselves to nuances matched, and ultimately recombined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 50–65.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that what he terms the “utopias of self-­ abstraction” animating liberal understandings of democratic publicity are not merely contingent; rather, they lie at the very core of a minoritizing logic of exclusion.1 This distinctively modern form of power has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and history of ecology, environmentalism, and relation- sexuality in African history, and the history of devel- ships between humans and other animals. opment work in Africa. Dr. George maintains faculty affiliations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 86–102.
Published: 01 May 2017
... set of processes that created the present-d­ ay crises, just in new lands and with the latest agritechnologies and practices. Nonetheless, state development agencies and strands of the alternative food movement are promoting agritechnologies and on-f­ arm practices that make greening the desert...