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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 206–220.
Published: 01 May 2022
... biopolitical apparatus of vulnerability management in asylum contexts, especially the deadness and livingness they produce. It argues that complicity arises within the dense atmosphere of the surplus of death and the unattainable accumulation produced by multiple crises. It approaches the associated “surplus...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 584–590.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., and South Asia. The article examines themes of print culture across these three regions as well as aspects of anglophone literatures between South Asia and Africa. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Complicating Sea: The Indian Ocean...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 82–87.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Richard Terdiman Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 Globalization and Cultural Studies: Conceptualization, Convergence, and Complication Richard Terdiman To many people, globalization means the ubiquitous impo- counts, from the voyages of Europeans...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the Mediterranean became mare clausum. Subsequently, it demonstrates how a rivaling seaborne genealogy of sovereignty and governmentality complicates the standard Foucauldian narrative of the emergence of governmentality. In contrast to the classic land-based history of sovereignty and governmentality, a seaborne...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... In these novels, filth is characterized by its ability to cling and to spread, such that the only solution seems to be the creation of physical distance between the novel's protagonists and the rural sphere. Ethnographic fieldwork in rural Bihar, however, complicates this view. Villagers express ambivalence about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 293–306.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Neville Hoad This essay analyzes Lauren Beukes's 2010 novel, Zoo City , as a complicated set of allegories of environmental disaster, HIV/AIDS, xenophobic violence, and contemporary African identity. It argues that Zoo City , as a speculative fiction of sorts, is deeply informed by South African...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that have begun to seriously complicate modern perceptions of Aurangzeb as a violent Muslim tyrant who persecuted Hindus. Sohini.Pillai@kzoo.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Aurangzeb Bhasha Allison Busch Mughal Mahabharata One of my most vivid memories of my MA...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2023
...” but also complicates the liberal distinction of “state” and “society” by focusing on the private property ownership of the pinnacle of “state actors,” the monarchs. nzyucel@gwmail.gwu.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 References Abbas Raouf , and El-Dessouky...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as gendered or sexed and sometimes medical. A close focus on this mortal topography of margins demonstrates the state's complicated relationship with the category of kimsesiz and the limits of social legibility and belonging in Turkey. a.zengin@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 370–380.
Published: 01 August 2022
... described in the poems. These journeys revealed convincing evidence, in the form of oral tradition, that Arjun was killed by his kinsmen (and not by Anupgiri). Though this necessarily complicates a straightforward reading of early Hindi poetry as history, it also prompts further reflection on why the poets...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 May 2012
... performances constitute a critical public arena for protesting political dispossession and for nurturing a postsectarian, religious harmony in the region. The article also complicates our understanding of the state, as several of the poets in Gilgit work for the local government. From this overlapping position...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Farah al-Nakib This article examines the making of modern Kuwait City between 1950 and 1980 by complicating the popular “rags to riches” paradigm that permeates both official state discourse and much of the literature on Kuwait’s urban development. It argues that the “modern” city that replaced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
... India. However, the Urdu language became politicized in British India first by the colonizers and then by the nationalists who insisted on giving it a specific Muslim identity distinct from Hindi. More complicated was the position of Urdu within the unity of Indian literature. After the creation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 May 2008
... African body, dismantles the depoliticized economy of humanitarian affect, and stresses the need for and possibility of a politics of proximity and complicity. Duke University Press 2008 Global Humanitarianism, Race, and the Spectacle of the African Corpse in Current Western Representations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of a progressive Islam but do not share the ideology and goals of political Islam. This picture is even more complicated by the location of women at all these levels of cultural framing and political activism in Africa. Duke University Press 2008 Mobilizing Muslim Women...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 428–442.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in Iraqi national historiography, their works reveal the existence of Eastern forms of Iraqi national identity that emphasize the connections among Iraqi, Indian, and Turkish nationalism(s). Such works also complicate our periodization of Iraqi history. Whereas scholars agree that after the end of World...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 186–200.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Rinku Lamba This essay seeks to complicate the intellectual landscape of late-nineteenth-century colonial India by probing the manner in which Indian social reformers negotiated the possibilities for social change in the context of colonial rule. Particular attention is paid to the views...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of being shut out, follow an “in”? By following the figure of exile, rather than delimit it from the outset, the essay aims to complicate our understanding of the manner in which different lines of thought (from Foucault to Palestinian politics) appear in Said's work. I argue that questions and complexes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 533–546.
Published: 01 December 2010
... for the migration of many Iranian women moving into the informal economy of sex work. In this essay, I argue that the disjuncture between paradigms of Iranian women's sexualities and actual experiences of and reasons for migration to Dubayy results in complicated challenges to migrant Iranian women's agency as well...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... or discounted its future impact on society. These arguments are complicated by the demographics and cultural inclinations of the members and supporters of the Fedayeen that indicate the extent of permeation of traditionalism and semireligious beliefs in the militant Left. These observations lead the author...