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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Steven Pierce Recent political homophobia in Nigeria, including vigilante violence and repressive legislation, is often imagined to be a reaction to outside forces: religious movements like evangelical Christianity and reformist Islam or the spread of Western homosexual identities. This article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 213–221.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Irit Back Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Muslims and Christians in Nigeria: Attitudes towards the United States from a Post-September 11th Perspec- tive IRIT BACK One can argue that there is no clear-cut dichot- candidate of the People’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Philip S. Zachernuk The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria David Pratten Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, 2007 xii + 425 pp., $49.95 (cloth) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Carolyn A. Brown © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Struggles over the Labor Process: Enugu Government Colliery, Nigeria during World War I1 Carolyn A. Brown As the only coal mine in West Africa...
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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 (2012) 32 (3): 477–483.
Published: 01 December 2012
... literature. In Nigeria specifically, notable writers like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, Flora Nwapa, J. P. Clark, Christopher Okigbo, and Buchi Emecheta gave Nigerian literature worldwide acclaim. However, because the criticism of African literary criticism developed to a large extent as a reaction against...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 547–551.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sunila S. Kale Abstract The subjects of crime and corruption remain perennially important for social scientists concerned with the nature of power, authority, and order. Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria and Milan Vaishnav's When Crime...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Michael J. Watts Abstract Moral Economies of Corruption is an important intervention, and Steven Pierce provides an alternative way of viewing the long history of anticorruption programs in Nigeria. As Michael J. Watts' contribution discusses, there are a number of dangers that lurk in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 312–330.
Published: 01 August 2011
... lesser extent, Rio de Janeiro. The vast majority of Muslims in Brazil are Arab Middle Eastern immigrants from Syria, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories or their descendants. There are also some African immigrants (from Senegal and Nigeria) and a small but growing number of Brazilian converts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Milan Vaishnav Abstract The review essays by Sunila S. Kale, Sandipto Dasgupta, and Michael J. Watts on Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria raise a number of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Nigeria I write this response shortly after Nigeria completed a national election and just as India embarks on one; neither contest will undermine the arguments Milan Vaishnav advanced in When Crime Pays or I in Moral Economies of Corruption . Electoral results in India will not likely dispel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 558–562.
Published: 01 December 2019
... power to maintain existing hierarchies of dominations against tides of democratic mobilization, not merely as a subversion of the public good, but in reaction to attempts to make goods public. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 corruption global South politics Nigeria India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... were not free from the policies of the colonial government and Christian missionaries or the networks of black Atlantic educationalists. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 industrial education agriculture occupational structure print culture Nigeria References Adebiyi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 46–61.
Published: 01 August 1997
... African has been analyzed by a host of dian history saw secondary duty in the narratives relat- scholars, from a variety of perspectives.’ Most of this ing the history of Northern Nigeria. The region was work, however, has focused in some way on the charac- pictured as part of Britain’s Muslim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 1999
... couraging. In broad terms, liberalization of trade in our purpose, it suffices to point out that criticism of Nigeria, Zambia and Cote d’ Ivoire led directly to the IMF and World Bank inspired adjustment programs collapse of industrial production and the disengage- has centered on four main points...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 443–454.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Modern Nigeria: The “Sierra Leonians” in Yoruba, 1830 – 1890 . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 1965 . Krapf-Askari Eva . Yoruba Towns and Cities: An Enquiry into the Nature of Urban Social Phenomena . Oxford : Clarendon , 1969 . Loṣi Ọmọ-Ọba John B. Itan Eko . Lagos...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria (2016) and Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics (2017). Pierce and Vaishnav both attend to “the political situations in which the licit and the illicit interpenetrate,” in Pierce's words...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 December 2018
... , 2014 . Larkin Brian . Signal and Noise: Media, Infrastructure, and Urban Culture in Nigeria . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2008 . Nuttall Sarah Mbembe Achille . Johannesburg: The Elusive Metropolis . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2008 . Oduntan Gbenga...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... have embodied an Islamic state in Sudan, formed Sharia-based states in northern Nigeria,         10.1215/1089201 University and turned violent in Egypt and Algeria during the past two decades. The literature has gen-      doi Duke     by erally...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 128–130.
Published: 01 August 1997
... government largess everywhere, both on Philippines, in addition to Nigeria, Egypt and Jamaica. the periphery and in the center. The problem is that theorizing overwhelms the practical Central to the crisis of the 1980s was mounting discussions in this collection. Similarly, the...