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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 December 2016
... marking their use as provisional. In the second step conceptual history becomes central in two respects; investigating the history of the analytical concepts allows us to destabilize the boundary between the interpretation offered by the historical actors and the one offered by historians. To this needs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Alexis Wick The invention of the Mediterranean as a coherent analytical concept dates back to early nineteenth-century Europe, just as the new academic disciplines of history, geography, and Orientalism were being institutionalized, amid the wider transformation of the order of words and things...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 462–474.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and retaliatory attacks by different factions of Taliban fighters. Using uncertainty as an analytic and ethnographic concept, this article traces the social life of the rumors, conspiracy theories, and stories that float around this violence. It draws attention to their multiple and often contradictory effects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Nile Green Models of geographical space are empowered by a hard rhetoric that, in suggesting the concrete stability of the longue durée , lends the aura of geological fixity. But while places might themselves be sheer facts, our conceptions of them both in themselves and in relation to other places...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and even ways that state- society distinc- tems, but nation- states themselves Neumann tions are articulated. Adding to these discus- also signals the need to attend to socioecologi- sions, I have argued that concepts and analytics cal processes that give rise to particular scalar associated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 May 2019
... with the question of citizenship presents the contributors to the section with important analytical opportunities. They examine the multiple lineages and formations of popular politics on the continent, outline how the concept of “political society” enables novel ways of charting and unraveling the political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., liberal, and legal-juridical conceptions of citizenship and political practice are ineffective analytics in the context of Africanization efforts and racialized expulsion in Uganda; and (2) the tendency to erase people of South Asian descent from the study of normative state-society relations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... In this introduction and the articles that follow, architecture acts as an analytic with which to formulate understanding and meaning. Through modern histories and perspectives from the South Asian subcontinent, conceptualizing “South Asia” and “architecture” broadly and inclusively, the articles turn alternately...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 415–428.
Published: 01 August 2012
...? Lastly, the concept of cal awakening came via support for the anti- class, crucial to an understanding of capitalism, imperialist movement in the Philippines, my forfeited its analytical edge as it morphed into acceptance of the label feminist arriving rather a mere prejudice, “classism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 1989
..., to state of social classes, the configuration of classes or of social processes, class conflicts, economic developments, and other stratification in general is not mentioned as one of the major social and political dynamics. And yet for the most part this is themes or analytic concepts.) As opposed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 407–420.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-era frontier dispensations that were characterized by episodic and selective central state intervention. Baruah's exploration of Naga politics allows for analytical disaggregation of elements that are bundled together in Weberian political sovereignty concepts, whose fixity tends to impede analysis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 297–311.
Published: 01 August 2010
... on “religion” as an analytical concept, the Arya Samaj alike.19 scholars have also mirrored more than they This economic argument for cow protec- have illuminated colonial debates. tion was widely reproduced in the vernacular press after 1882...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 51–66.
Published: 01 August 1994
... clearly shown that gender is a sent the individual woman as political actor in the profoundly important analytical concept and that Middle East, albeit, the woman as leader or hero.24 what gender is or means in any particular culture at We have also begun to analyze the relationship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 377–390.
Published: 01 December 2006
... modernity” no political is “there Therefore, because modernity: political ofglobal terrain conceptual the moreover,selves” and, establishes fi scientists social which ofthoughtin genealogy “the constitutes both character real” two. the between runs split analytical The (6). regard...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2015
... pursued the truth and many complex connotations. Thus, as Hofmeyr practiced self-­rule. This strategic leap was exem- argues in the book’s introduction, the use of the plified in the Hind Swaraj, which Hofmeyr analyzes colonial born as an analytical concept can do incisively and elegantly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 495–512.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to contribute to the concep- the and set did not come at the cost of retrospective, tual problem of analytical categories in literary South Africa exilic attitude. The memories of a vanishing theory. This essay shows how in organizing and East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 264–267.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a position between area studies and the traditional disciplines in the humanities and the social Csciences. Its particular conception of region — ​deployed simultaneously as a critique of the Orientalism of area studies scholarship and the Eurocentrism of the traditional academic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to bullocks, in any of on the “everyday” as an analytical terrain for tracing the their agricultural operations. There was a rejection of production, transaction, and contestations of meaning Hindu deities, idols, and temples within Satnampanth. and power, ever in play with each other, within...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 4–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
... secularists would do well to aspire. Paradoxically, however, such a conception of reason is more typical of some religious thinkers than of nonreligious ethicists. Nonreligious analytic ethics is unlikely to provide a way forward...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 270–277.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of meaning converge, thereby providing ideological coherence to discursive formations.” 7 In El Shakry's generative uptake of the concept, the suturing that ties the psychoanalytic self to time and place is shown to be a multivectoral process of translation and transmission across synchronic...