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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... dogs 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... 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 (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 (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 (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, the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 539–556.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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 (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 (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 at the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 135–146.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Irfan Kokdas This study explores how the monetization and commercialization of rural economy, peasant mobility, and the changing power of landholders in the countryside affected the nature of Salonikan society throughout the eighteenth century. It analyzes the ways in which the emerging power...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Bhrigupati Singh; Naisargi Dave In this article we explore particular sacred and profane forms in which animals are killed in contemporary India. Taking up religious and secular, rural and urban, industrial and domestic instances from our fieldwork, we examine the affects, doubts, pleasures...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of religious offense altered the economy of textual circulation in South Asia. Colonial law fueled a thriving extralegal legal culture that bureaucratized religious affect. It also reorganized the unbounded social imaginary associated with mass publicity. This allowed controversialists to exploit...
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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
... that continues to affect the law's development in largely negative ways. Islamophobia material support terrorism prosecutions Around five years ago, my book Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions was published. 1 In it, I documented what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
... design and structure, aesthetics and affect, and the human and nonhuman in order to redefine the primary source. From the writings of a Sri Lankan architect, a capitol for a future Bangladesh, the princely state landscapes of a German-Indian planner, films of roads in Bhutan and Kashmir, gardens in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 11–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., lovingly described. Journalism is its closest analogue. Éden, Éden, Éden affects the nerves directly with the brutality of fact. If it is an ethical work, it offers an ethics of atrocity. Catastrophe is the subject of the book, and it is the fate of those subject to it. Duke University Press 2008...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 314–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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 in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2018
... understandings of the past and present—but they linger on less conventional questions of the materialities and affects of archives, as well as the formidable challenges archives present for assembly, authority, access, categorization, and political futures. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 354–364.
Published: 01 August 2018
... 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 58–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ethnoscape—a virtual space that transcends national boundaries but keeps active a network of affects and cultural references and products unifying an ethnically distinct subject. The Sufi sense of belonging to the whole world makes it politically and ethically acceptable to feel at home outside of one's...