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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 443–454.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi By the 1880s Lagos had been under British rule for just over two decades. Yet, there was lingering anxiety over its representation and perception as both a modern and an urban space. Adelusi-Adeluyi’s article analyzes two contexts for the negotiation of these urban anxieties...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nozomi Sawada Despite the predominance of commercial activities in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Lagos, the press began to devote more space to agriculture and traditional industry from the end of the nineteenth century. By examining early Lagos newspapers for descriptive patterns...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ben Mendelsohn Eko Atlantic City in Lagos, Nigeria, is a human-constructed peninsula built from sand dredged off the continental shelf, imagined as a ten-square kilometer, semiautonomous, mixed-use district. While most scholarly analyses emphasize the project’s neoliberal development fantasies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Abosede George The articles in this special section, organized by Abosede George, Saheed Aderinto, and Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi, were presented at the first Lagos conference at Barnard College. Each addresses a piece of Lagos that exists as much, or far more, in the imaginary as it does in the real...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 307–319.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the or if you’re not from Lagos you might not be able Inquietude photographs were taken. Having moved to tell the difference. You might not be able to see between the Vaal and the Eastern Cape as a stu...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2019
... capabilities. Bornu and Bayelsa States are two of the worst examples of state failures and patrimonial politics, whereas Lagos and Edo can point to some striking successes. 26 In the same way, the public sector is constituted, especially at the federal level, by a vast array of institutions of a quite...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 4–13.
Published: 01 August 1995
...: Rostitution in Colonial Nairobi Association was formed in Lagos in 1883 by a Sierra Leonean, (Chicago, 1990). J.S. Leigh (A.G. Hopkins, “The Lagos Strike of 1897 4 An exception is Peter Gutkind’s pioneering attempt-Peter 29 C. I? Foray, Historical Dctionary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 213–221.
Published: 01 May 2004
... el-Hyouti, ed., The Organization 6 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria Speaks (Lagos: Long- of African Unity after Thirty Years (Westport: Preager Pub- mans, 1964), 104. lishers, 1994), 147-168. 7 Obiozor, Uneasy Friendship, 22-62. 23Olusola...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of family history Studies at the University of Edinburgh. She recently sources on migrant communities in nineteenth- ­and published her third monograph, Classes of Ladies of twentieth-­century Lagos. Visit www.ekopolitanproject Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 1981 . Sulaiman Tajudeen Adebayo Bamidele . “Nigeria: Nation's Homosexuals.” The News (Lagos) , April 22 , 2002 . allafrica.com/stories/200204220488.html . Tamale Sylvia , ed. African Sexualities: A Reader . Capetown : Pambazuka...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 280–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
... workers in Kano and Andrae focuses on a female factory worker who is an active feminist in Lagos, both authors point out that women exhibit multiple identities according to their current priorities and the specific problem that confronts them. Consequently, the issue of gender mobilization as a common...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the current order. 1. I have a few quibbles here and there. For example, I would have considered Governor Tunde Fashola a more convincing example of effective governance in Lagos State than his predecessor, Governor Tinubu. The latter is indeed a fascinating figure, albeit notable more for his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 293–306.
Published: 01 August 2016
...: the Lagos-­style chicken, and the view. The bar is sit- tions. The eruption of the language of apartheid uated on the second floor of what used to be a throughout marks a similar kind of haunting. Mar- shopping arcade back when this part of town was abou tells Zinzi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., by the summer of 1945 the Colliery was lyn A. Brown, “A History of the Development of Workers’ Con- simmering with industrial turbulence. Thus, when sciousness of the Coal Miners at Enugu Government Colliery, the Lagos General Strike began that June, the spe- Nigeria, 19 14- 1950,” Columbia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2023
... in Sudan that since practically [all?] Nigerian pilgrims came from the North, Lagos did not feel impelled to exercise any sense of urgency as she would have done if it were a matter than affected Nigerian students in the United Kingdom or the United States, not less than 90% of whom at this time were from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 294–313.
Published: 01 August 2014
... States, Wash- white minority. Discriminatory laws and prac- pects of the Struggle against Apartheid, semi- ington, DC; and European Convention for the tices are woven throughout the fabric of South nar held in Lagos, Nigeria, 13 – 16 August 1984...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 May 2006
...-in-law of yours who traveled to Cairo. She how become unspeakable. I’m thinking of how had her own perceptions of poverty and of what in major cities in Africa today, whether you go it meant to see poverty on Egyptian streets. It to Lagos...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 517–530.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., for example, as a contrast. 3 The point of that publication was not to tell the history of what happened in Lagos for the FESTAC ‘77 events in 1977 in any authoritative way, or to revisit that history so as to provide the definitive narrative of what happened. It was rather a remixing of that event through...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Ake, (Lagos, 1989), p.62. Crisis, Structural Adjustment and Social Crisis in Nigeria”, World ’’ The Ife Collective (a group of scholars based at the Obafemi Development, 21, 1 (1993), pp.145-149. Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria), The Guardian (Nigeria...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 198–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
...-to-Dhaka, in which the politics of diaspora and immigration, the racialization of Islam, and the productivity of empire and colonization would have to figure as fundamental to the dynamic constitution of Islam; or Lagos-to-London, or Jakarta-to–New Jersey, Timbuktu-to-Toronto, and so on. In each...