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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 582–589.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Amal N. Ghazal The area studies model is an impediment to the historical analysis of linkages and connections not governed by its geographical and conceptual boundaries. Its shortcomings are even more pronounced in the historiography of the modern period, when interactions and exchanges between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 August 1996
... of Area Studies Associations, Prospects for Faculty in Area Studies (Stanford, CA: American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies): 1 –18. Berger , Mark. T. 1995 . Under Northern Eyes: Latin American Studies and US Hegemony in the Americas 1898–1990 (Bloomington, IN: Indiana...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 580–590.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Ato Quayson © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 , , s s Introduction: Area Studies, Diaspora Studies, gogie...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 591–600.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Nalini Natarajan © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 South Asian Area Studies in Transatlantic Dialogue Nalini Natarajan he following essay reflects my engagement with South Asian area studies as an out- sider to the field, for I am primarily a literary critic.1 I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 633–640.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Heinz Ickstadt © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 American Studies as Area Studies as Transnational Studies? A European Perspective Heinz Ickstadt hat old concepts may regain vitality when put to new uses can hardly be doubted. It is therefore...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 3. Alfalfa field in the Al Kharj area, labeled “Water in the desert, Khafs Dugarah, Saudi Arabia,” slide photograph from SU professor's visit in the 1950s. Source: George Cressey Papers, University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries ( slide More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 260–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Asef Bayat Bayat’s essay examines the divide between area studies and the social science disciplines. A truly productive engagement with and critical reflection on the social sciences, Bayat argues, is possible only by intimate area knowledge, wide perspectives, a comparative lens, and a search...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2014
... history and the discursive bounds of area and (post)colonial studies. More recently—and ostensibly as part of a larger turn away from area studies toward comparative, transcultural, transregional, and global studies—the burgeoning field of Mediterranean studies has put this resurgent category into massive...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 492–501.
Published: 01 December 2012
...., the areas in East India including Bangladesh, where Bangla is the official language. Here the history of a popular song, “Tuni’r Ma,” is used to exemplify the holistic understanding of the dynamics involved in the process of cultural reconciliation. The song leads to a discussion of aesthetics and gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 584–590.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Isabel Hofmeyr Within the academy, as transnational and oceanic forms of analysis become more prominent, the Indian Ocean attracts attention, especially as a domain that offers rich possibilities for working beyond the templates of the nation-state and area studies. The Indian Ocean makes visible...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 May 2016
... theoretical directions that the book opens up, specifically as these may enrich interdisciplinary conversations in African studies. Of particular concern is the possibility of moving beyond postcolonial theory's founding critique of area studies scholarship. Beyond theory's critique of the geopolitics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2011
... writing in print and on the Internet, conferences, and public occasions—to be a rediscovery. The article focuses on two areas, namely, the accentuation of Arabness and the concurrent identification of Arabs as a link in what some see as a global chain of political extremism. I delve into these areas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 264–267.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mrinalini Sinha This essay responds to the mission statement of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East and considers the place of region in the contemporary postnational and post-area studies moment of scholarship. In particular, it examines the possibilities of leveraging...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Mikiya Koyagi Abstract This article examines the making and unmaking of an infrastructural system in the Indo-Iranian borderlands, an area that is often overlooked in an area studies paradigm. In particular, it focuses on the infrastructural network that developed following World War I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 477–483.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the twenty-first century that comparative literature reappeared as a serious area of discourse in Nigerian universities. The discipline has entered a new era of fertile international academic exchange. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Comparative Literature in Nigeria Aduke Grace Adebayo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of journals and book series dealing with the literatures of the Middle East, the constraints are in part political. (Readers bring to the area preexisting commitments and expectations.) In part they are methodological. (Writers trained in Middle East Studies are likely to come to literature from different...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the acceleration of income inequality in rural areas and a huge increase in wheat consumption in cities. The article argues the long-term success of this regime depended on both the improvement of surveillance and coercive technocracy mediated through the military courts and the naturalization of public attitudes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and decolonization of the Indian subcontinent. The goal of the exercise is to use the three concepts of nationalism, internationalism, and cosmopolitanism to arrive at a new kind of comparison, and perhaps a new kind of model of power in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for areas that were not formally...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sanem Güvenç-Salgırlı; Bahar Aykan Spheres of life incorporated within the orbit of security have been multiplying rapidly for the last two decades, marking a global trend. Turkey is no exception. In between multiple layers of the governmental structure, more and more areas are looped into matters...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 485–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Sravanthi Kollu Abstract The multilingual turn in literary studies emphasizes the fairly recent emergence of a monolingual attachment to language. While this rightly calls into question the academic focus on monolingual competencies and offers a substantial area of inquiry for scholars working...