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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 (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 (2022) 42 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 May 2022
... examines the aestheticized figure of the martyr, its public mediation and transformation into a gendered national spectacle. Eirini Avramopoulou's essay, “The Surplus of Death: Asylum Management and the Affective Atmosphere of Complicity,” takes us to the Greek island of Leros to discuss...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 16–23.
Published: 01 August 1994
... the police were affected by it is imposed in a one-sided manner, i.e., it is strictly the Jagannath temple incident. We have elsewhere imposed in the Muslim areas whereas it is quite lax in the chapter on “Communal Atmosphere” occasion in the Hindu areas. We have heard the oft-repeated...
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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 (2020) 40 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Rohit Negi Abstract With toxic air emerging as one of the biggest risks facing urban residents globally, alongside the possibilities of designing “domes” of purified atmospheres, air has lately emerged as a productive object of critical urban inquiry. This essay delves into the manner in which air...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for a given increase in CO 2 —is irrelevant. (Instead, it affects the carbon budget that will result in that global warming magnitude.) If one further wishes to know the increase in severity of a historical heat wave in a warmer world, one may condition on the occurrence of the specific atmospheric...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2008
... be read as “sound as a commodity, tracing complex intersections atmospheres,” following Gabor Csepregi’s con- of affect, aesthetic experience, and political ceptualization of sound as a vital constituent agency within specific circuits connected to the of what we experience as environment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... by making them inform on each other. I was often told that so-and-so was an informer or had been requisitioned by the army to become an informer. In such an atmosphere, suspicion becomes a latent affective condition. Accusations of treason become a formula of local politics. Standoffs between the two main...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 46–47.
Published: 01 May 1985
... colonialism with a counterpoint to its vaunted of domination that served always to define the colonizer- status of normal, mature adulthood. colonized relationship in the interests of the former, not How these oppositional categories affected Indian reform least in the minds...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 322–328.
Published: 01 August 2020
... that of the equally prominent sociologist Werner Sombart. They entered a turbulent environment where the crises of this period had favored, even more than elsewhere, an atmosphere of intellectual experimentation and ferment. This is well known, of course, though the proportions may not be grasped always adequately...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 May 1984
... districts statewide, it was mainly concentrated in "Gujarat proper? Saurashtra and Kutch were only marginally affected by the agitation. The area between the extreme sea-bound west and the hilly ranges in the east, known as south and central Gujarat, where railway lines have since 1860 connected...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 39–42.
Published: 01 August 1985
... in it a mode of constituted a small part of the whole Naga inhabited ter- violence. This is often explained away by academics and ritory. The coming of Christianity in the 19th century Hindu enthusiasts and many 'ordinary' Hindus (within the affected considerable sections of the Nagas, bringing about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 75–78.
Published: 01 May 2006
... forms of memory. The fi rst appears passively and with the equivocal atmosphere of an affect, while the second is the object that results from a conscious search and is thus a type of work. He writes that “remembering is not only wel- coming, receiving an image from the past, it is also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 75–76.
Published: 01 August 1989
... (zina), liquor offences and perjury (qua. For each A lot has happened in Pakistan since this book was pub- offence, either a hadd or a tazir punishment is prescribed. An lished in 1987 that might have affected the conditions of instance: the hadd for zina is death by stoning (no such sen...
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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 (2017) 37 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Press 1 7 8 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 37:1 2017 enabled the humanities to maintain a foothold in versely affected the status of the humanities. Yet, Taiwan despite a collective infatuation with scien- the most significant change to transpire in the past tific...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 133–146.
Published: 01 May 2010
... argues elides this The exigencies of the antiapartheid po- process.34 However, the extent to which the litical atmosphere compelled the filmmakers to film’s third cinema backdrop (part of which is seek political legitimacy for their project...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 36–42.
Published: 01 August 2002
...- religious as well as ethnic lines. Within the country’s body land in the northeastern parts of the country to the south and politic there resides the distinction between Ashkenazim and supplanted with Arabs to intentionally affect the result. In Sephardim in addition to that between Arab and Jew...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 76–78.
Published: 01 August 1989
... and perjury (qua. For each A lot has happened in Pakistan since this book was pub- offence, either a hadd or a tazir punishment is prescribed. An lished in 1987 that might have affected the conditions of instance: the hadd for zina is death by stoning (no such sen- women in Pakistan: Zia-ul-Haq...