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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 293–306.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Neville Hoad This essay analyzes Lauren Beukes's 2010 novel, Zoo City , as a complicated set of allegories of environmental disaster, HIV/AIDS, xenophobic violence, and contemporary African identity. It argues that Zoo City , as a speculative fiction of sorts, is deeply informed by South African...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 256–262.
Published: 01 August 2016
...: Interventions and Catchwords , translated by Pickford Henry W. , 89 – 103 . New York : Columbia University Press , 1998 . Appadurai Arjun . Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2006 . Beukes Lauren . Zoo City...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 227–228.
Published: 01 August 2016
... shifts our focus to an urban context and analyzes Lauren Beukes’s dystopian speculative fiction novel Zoo City and its allegories of environmental disaster, HIV/AIDS, xenophobic violence, and belonging. Clare Counihan’s interview with artist Nomusa Makhubu reflects on the role of the artist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
...; some are good and some are bad. I only come out to meet old acquaintances of my father's and other old-timers. I am not interested in displaying myself like an animal in a zoo ( chidiyaghar )!” The day we discussed change, turning back to the subject of my tea, she had remarked, “look” ( dekho...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 633–640.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and interdisciplinary collaboration is 21.  This is the derogatory term young men of Turkish descent apply to their own linguistic mix of Turkish   and German. “Kanake” refers to a primitive, if not subhuman, species, “an exotic member of the ethnic zoo”; see Feridun Zaimoglu, Kanak Sprak (Hamburg...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 326–341.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Day cele- lated research, on the one hand, and various brations, sports, and — in keeping with Atatürk’s opportunities for pleasure, on the other, such visions of suitable recreation for a modern so- as picnicking, enjoying the attractions of a zoo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the opportunity to address questions has described as “zoopolitical” efforts to intervene about nonhuman agency that privilege neither an in the life and death of nonhuman members and anthropocentric nor a zoo-­centric conception of subjects.8 This involved not just the protection of history.5 Rather...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
... garden (as well as other garden sites around the city). Located in the heart of the new civil station, the new garden included a nursery, a botanic garden, a zoo, and eventually a large public pleasure ground ( fig. 2 ). 39 Figure 2. Site of the new garden of the Agri-Horticultural Society...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 205–221.
Published: 01 August 2021
... death at age 37 of health complications aggravated by political imprisonment: “Is Tunisia a republic, a kingdom, a zoo, or a prison?” ( Hal Tunis jumhuriya um mamlaka um hadiqa hayawanat um sijn? ) . I thank filmmaker Ahmed Jlassi for elucidating these connections. For a full account of al-Yahyaoui's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 656–667.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to “love.” Anyone who reads Indian papers is familiar with the phrase “animal lover.” It goes back at least as far as 1950, when the Hindu ran a story on Jawaharlal Nehru strolling through a zoo, assuring “animal lovers” that their leader had a soft spot for furry creatures. (For surely “animal lovers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 428–442.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to the the East,” Ibrahim confesses, zoo. Once she discovers the truth about Ibra- al-Sayyid him’s family—that they are deeply religious and Home To my amazement, I realized that I have talked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 67–85.
Published: 01 August 1994
...): 662-63, reprinted in Gerald strangers were given the best ringside tables to sit and stare at Early, ed., Speech and Power: The African-American Essay and Its the Negro customers-like amusing animals at the zoo” (The Cultural Content, from Polemics to Pulpit, Vol. 2 (Hopewell, NJ: B2g Sea, p...