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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... paradoxes that also lend insight into the incomplete hegemony of the military apparatus expressed in ambivalent political subjectivities. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 affect ambivalence civil-military interactions Kargil borderlands political subjectivity structural violence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the ends of martial rule, namely, the permanent empowerment of the postcolonial executive. Naqvi theorizes the BD scheme as an extraconstitutional system of governmentality that produced the Pakistani citizen ambivalently—as an authentic yet nontranscendent subject of the nation. He further shows how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 December 2019
... precarious codependency between the Iranian state, the British authorities, and Sikh drivers and traders. During the 1920s, despite the British and Iranian ambivalence toward border crossers, Sikhs thrived while participating in global networks of Indian anticolonialists. Albeit temporarily, they managed to...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 439–450.
Published: 01 December 2019
... idea of “security socialities” to think about these polychromatic relations between residents and security force personnel. Intimate yet fluid, ambivalent, and potentially violent, these instantiations of power show how border security is concretized and negotiated, stretched and challenged, but also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 641–647.
Published: 01 December 2015
... historicize the emergence of the paradigm of Islam noir in terms of European attitudes toward Africa and toward Islam in the early twentieth century, we can reach a more nuanced appreciation of the ambivalences in European racial (though perhaps not always unequivocally racist) thinking. Early twentieth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ambivalence about filth: bemoaning the dirtiness of their everyday lives but also deploring others' emotional distancing as filthy. In order to unpack their divergent perspectives, this article brings together several fields of scholarship: social science debates about filth in public space in postcolonial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 11.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., resonated most with me, and, I serve as the intellectual face of anti-colonial nationalism. think, with many scholars of and from the Caribbean– He was able to occupy a difficult space of ambivalence, Said did for the British novel what Trinidadian scholar a position “out of place”, which could not be...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 2018
... , edited By Pollock Sheldon , 39 – 130 . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2003 . Puett Michael J. The Ambivalence of Creation: Debates Concerning Innovation and Artifice in Early China . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2001 . Richter Antje . A History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 490–493.
Published: 01 December 2019
... rather the possibility of “no wartime”? Gupta argues that it is impossible to resolve the uncertainties of Kargilis' suspension between citizens and subjects, and also that this perpetual uncertainty does not mean total immobilization. She identifies ambivalence as a site of defiance. Ambivalence is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 353–357.
Published: 01 August 2019
... disputes, which we take for granted given our contemporary usage of courts and litigation and which is assumed by historians using sharia court records. 14. Peletz, “Ambivalence in Kinship since the 1940s,” 415 . 15. Meyer Fortes, quoted in Peletz, “Ambivalence in Kinship since the 1940s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 347–352.
Published: 01 December 2006
... William Draper, Niza-yı Ilim ve Din (History of the Confl ict between Religion and Science), 2 vols., trans. Ahmet Midhat Efendi (Istanbul: Tercümani Hakikat Matbaası, AH 1313/1896–97). 350 tion of civilizational thinking and its ambivalent the interwar period, both Turkey and Iran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 673–679.
Published: 01 December 2007
... predates the birth of the Islamic Republic. It is part of a larger problematic, which has two elements. The first is a deep-rooted ambivalence in Iranian culture and society toward love   and women...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 38–50.
Published: 01 August 1998
...” entered into a complex and ambivalent against Iranian modernism0 While many 191h- play of fetishism in modern Iranian history. This play century observers of the West were “fascinated by of fetishism, a concept whose various formulations Europeans,” others portrayed the same unveiled fairy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 259–260.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... More remarkable is the fact that he does dream of the transformed society that history goes so while inscribing the Caribbean literary texts at on betraying, endlessly” (92). the heart of Voicing Memory in a wider web of signifi- The ambivalence at the heart...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and scale onaglobal both periphery and center of role seen. been also has local the and marginal, the (re)emergence the periphery, the of themselves, reasserted have centers political and economic, consequences have been ambivalent and time, sometimesand space of compression...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . “ Sand Mining: The Global Environmental Crisis You’ve Probably Never Heard Of .” Guardian , February 27 , 2017 . Bhabha Homi . “ Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse .” October 28 ( 1984 ): 125 – 33 . Bigon Liora . A History of Urban Planning in Two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 May 2020
... from one of visible defector to a figure representative of the ambivalence of loyalty. Instrumentalized in this way, the first wave of ‘a'idin arriving in Morocco in the early 1990s was both denounced by SADR/Polisario and ostracized by Sahrawis living in Moroccan-occupied territory, where many...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 289–290.
Published: 01 May 2004
... ambivalent approaches for inter-disciplinary debate on power attitude towards the idea of thinking “beyond” and ideology, culture and meaning, poverty and identity. She sees African peoples on a quest for an prosperity” (5). Under the general theme “Beyond ever-elusive sense of an identity that they have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 December 2020
... deep ambivalence about it. Patterns of disease transmission, travel, and trade—internationally, nationally, and locally—map onto COVID-19’s epidemiology. They demonstrate the multiple dilemmas posed by the complex and uneven networks of power and production in recent forms of globalization. The urgent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... many of the essays in this special section demon- Doniger has demonstrated the ambivalence in the strates how the copresence of animal and human Vedic tradition about hunting, animal sacrifice...