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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 247–251.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Louise Cainkar Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Post 9/11 Domestic Policies Affecting U. S. Arabs and Muslims: A Brief Review LOUISE CAINKAR U. S. government “anti-terrorism” policies and nounced its intention to interview some 5,000 indi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the normalization of structural violence and the production of affective regimes that defy dichotomies of resistance and submission. These affective regimes are characterized by paradoxical emotions, which are integral to securitized practices of colonization of subject populations. However, it is these very...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 206–220.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of death” as essential to the political economy of asylum management, which operates on a logic of “slow death” and the wearing out of populations struggling to endure its unbearable affects. This affective atmosphere is imbued with ethico-political questions that are neither owned by particular subjects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in Egypt. Another that began to develop in the early nineteenth century but that would only fully emerge later was the phenomenon of interspecies affective relations. In addition to offering a history of human-dog relations in Ottoman Egypt, Mikhail’s article also considers the seeming contradiction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 106–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
... aesthetic strategy that attempts to confront and at times even exit representation. It shows that Hedayat's works since the early 2010s offer an affective approach to feminism in contemporary Iranian art that doesn't hinge on representational modes of expression, which are often susceptible to assimilation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 May 2024
... unparalleled skills in close listening, hearing, and storytelling. The book is about what Manijeh calls “revolutionary affects,” and indeed I found reading the book itself to be a tremendously affective and affecting experience. What is so apparent from the first page to the last is how the entire book...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 146–162.
Published: 01 August 2023
... to frame global circularities within Indian Ocean pasts. How have imbrications with other world regions affected the networks and boundaries of the Indian Ocean region? And how have Indian Ocean societies affected the wider world? To answer these questions this article traces Indian Ocean histories within...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 526–540.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Rachel Lee Abstract Drawing on experiences of researching India's architectural history, this article explores the affect generated by architectural archives as a source of knowledge. It traces the affective life of the archives and practices of a singular historical figure: Otto Koenigsberger...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the nature of the “translocal” (places where the global is made local). We want to understand how these political, economic, social, and technological transformations have affected and continue to affect traders, corporations, and lawyers engaged in transnational, and transsystemic, legal interactions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 182–195.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Elyse Semerdjian Abstract The affective horrors of the Armenian genocide leave traces upon the living. Most pilgrims who visit sites of mass killing in contemporary Syria and Turkey note that they feel a profound sense of sadness and are overcome with tears of mourning while visiting the sites...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 196–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
... shows how postwar films continue to keep Islamic nationalism in circulation through the martyr figure by conveying a fictive yet affective time of the nation where death opens space for the continuation of life. While post–Iran-Iraq War movies collapse men's emotional relations in the war zone...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 May 2008
... patterns of affect and empathy and legitimize the perceived need for economic and institutional aid while reifying the inhabitants of the global South in general and Africa in particular as dependent nonsubjects. Juxtaposing Gil Courtemanche's novel Un dimanche à la piscine à Kigali / A Sunday...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., a fifteen-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a member of the Tehrik-e-Taliban, a tribal political formation in Pakistan, in 2012. Drawing on literature from the fields of affect studies and transnational feminist scholarship, and grounding myself theoretically in the work of Deleuze and Guattari, I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 674–685.
Published: 01 December 2012
... noting the vibrancy of civil society, Zayani’s article questions its ability to affect the existing political culture of the region. It argues that the proclivity of civil society activism and associational life to generate political change in the Middle East and North Africa is limited. This is so...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and the Middle East in the nineteenth century. He contends that the causes of the 1860–61 famine were a series of interlocking issues that had affected the political economy of the Qajar state. The longer-term economic and political developments in the run-up to the crisis had an important role in setting up...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Marlene Schäfers; Esin Düzel Abstract How are resistance movements able to sustain political commitment and morale amid ongoing state violence? How do conflicts over sovereignty find articulation in contestations over affective belonging and moral values, thereby shaping intimate lives and gendered...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to affect the law's development in largely negative ways. References Baker Peter . “ Trump Abandons Idea of Sending Terrorism Suspect to Guantanamo .” New York Times , November 3 , 2017 . Bernstein Richard . “ Explosion at the Twin Towers; Four Are Convicted in Bombing at the World...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 314–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of the Indian Ocean and, thus, also for how the Indian Ocean affects social and cultural processes. These aesthetic imaginations, however, reflect far more than the actual empirical processes of cultural or material exchange. Therefore, instead of being deduced from historical fact, they need to be studied...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 354–364.
Published: 01 August 2018
... to be Palestinian with popular armed struggle, language, and images to conjure power in grassroots action, turn attention to the Palestinians themselves, and evoke enduring affective identifications with the organization despite various setbacks and the passage of time. The essay does not romanticize the role...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
... not always affect, let alone silence, cultural actors, but it did introduce a language ideology that associated one language to one community, and vice versa. Comparing the precolonial and the colonial period entails looking at multilingual systems, whose internal hierarchies and regional/transnational power...