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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 156–172.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sujit Sivasundaram By reconsidering how race operates at the intersection of the human-animal divide, this essay looks back on the paths that have been opened by the special section “Nonhuman Empires.” Rather than interrogating the literary entanglement of animality and race, the argument considers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 196–216.
Published: 01 May 2011
... notnevernovel, had if that, sexuality womenand of vision a presenting numbers, creasing in in appeared also publications erotic explicitly addition, In again. and again weretreated women’sas rights, good housekeeping, work and employment, family, health, and sexuality İ Sexual Agency in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 222–231.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 17:44). It might not be obvious how a stone 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... • Animals, Ethics, and Enchantment 201 The land is indeed gone. In the late 1990s, Translocated monkeys in the Uttaranchal hills are the military purchased all of the land in eastern attributed with the malevolent political agency of Lahore to distribute among its officers, who sold the central...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 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 (1 August 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 (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 440–453.
Published: 01 December 2014
...On Barak The abstraction of “energy” emerged in the second third of the nineteenth century amid attempts to disentangle human, animal, hydro, and carbon powers, seeking to thereby transform them into manageable and docile forces. This simplification still animates the notion of “energy regimes,” so...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ruchi Chaturvedi; Antina von Schnitzler Abstract This essay introduces the special section “Political Society and Popular Politics in Africa” and sets out some of the key debates and concepts that animate the contributions. It focuses in particular on the specific terrains of postcolonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
... representation. While the books produced during the formative period of the 1980s remained faithful to a strict interpretation of Sunni orthodox norms of representation that shied away from depicting animate beings, children’s literature published from the late 1990s onward has abandoned such pictorial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Sluglett Peter , 249 – 68 . Leiden, NL : Brill , 2002 . Bourbouze Alain . “ Systèmes d'élevage et production animale dans les steppes du nord de l'Afrique: Une relecture de la société pastorale du Maghreb ” (“Herding and Animal Production Systems in the Steppes of North Africa: A...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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 (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the political rather than the cultural. I show how the resulting analytical blind spots allow questions of female desire and sexual agency to be perpetually elided. I draw on examples of fatwas in shalish (informal community hearings) and legal judgments on rape in Bangladesh to make my argument...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 199.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 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 the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... contradiction of the contemporaneous emergence of human violence and affection toward dogs. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 dogs Egypt Ottoman Empire interspecies relations urban regulation Earlier versions of portions of this article appear in Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 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 with the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1990) 10 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 May 1990
... centers in the hills 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2019
... confident, questing demeanor of the young men add further crucial, contingent contexts, raising questions of agency and sovereignty in relation to structural constraint. 3 Indeed, if we are at a certain distance here from literally sovereign drivers like King Amanullah of Afghanistan, who set off from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 12–14.
Published: 01 August 2003
... exemplified is going to ally accused of a commitment to high Western art, and become increasingly difficult to play in the coming years, of insufficient attention to third world resistance and but also increasingly necessary if the university is going agency, Said remained skeptical of the field that he...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2016) 36 (2): 368–373.
Published: 01 August 2016
... character involves both structure and agency. This Rather, the totality of capitalist relations exerts a doubled nature of Sarkar’s notion of character certain force on institutions and disciplines within suggests a difference between the way Sarkar and it. For example, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2017) 37 (1): 86–102.
Published: 01 May 2017
... development agencies and strands of the alternative food movement are promoting agritechnologies and on-­farm practices that make greening the desert possible.5 Greening the desert narra- tives have regained traction through explanations of the crises as a management or governance...