1-20 of 1025 Search Results for

area studies

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
FIGURES
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 253–257.
Published: 01 August 2021
... assumptions of the study of Islamic law that has been artificially carved out during the rise of area studies, including Islamic studies. Ahmed provides a good paradigm for a legal history of a country that was attentive to foreign influences without being overwhelmed by them. While pan-Islamism is often...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
... for the closedness and fixity of the traditional area studies paradigm, which, Green contends, doesn’t help us meet the challenge and possibilities provided by the emergence of these new forms of history writing. Rethinking the “Middle East” after the Oceanic Turn Nile Green...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2015
... allowed dense antelope populations to develop within protected areas where they could be easily studied. The discovery of the kob’s territoriality encouraged speculation about the fundamental nature of the territorial instinct and contributed to the biologization of postcolonial conservation. In the 1960s...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Christine Philliou This essay, written as a response to Partha Chatterjee's on the same three concepts—nationalism, internationalism, and cosmopolitanism—in India (published in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 36, no. 2), first considers the validity and terms...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 1998
... the Arabic terms describe it as the Near East, and the newer area studies for “Arab world and “Islamic world:” “al-ahm aZ- centers as the “Middle East3 Arabr and “aZ-ahm aZ-hhmt;” the even more highly The old Eurocentric appellation has not only re- charged terms for the Arab...
Journal Article
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 379–383.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Political Ethic in the Spread of Persianate Islam.” Journal of Persianate Studies 1 ( 2008 ): 5 – 29 . Bayat Asef . “Areas and Ideas.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 33 , no. 3 ( 2013 ): 260 – 63 . Burke Edmund . “Marshall G. S. Hodgson...