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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 204–213.
Published: 01 August 2010
... around which many debates and controversies revolve. By focusing on the “special” nature not only of sexual crime but also of suffering as a result of it, I argue that genuine compensation for the victims of structural and catastrophic violence can be sought only when 1) one steps outside the framework...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 547–551.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sunila S. Kale Abstract The subjects of crime and corruption remain perennially important for social scientists concerned with the nature of power, authority, and order. Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria and Milan Vaishnav's When Crime...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Milan Vaishnav Abstract The review essays by Sunila S. Kale, Sandipto Dasgupta, and Michael J. Watts on Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria raise a number of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Steven Pierce Abstract The commentaries in this Kitabkhana on Milan Vaishnav's When Crime Pays and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption provide ample food for thought about the social-scientific study of crime and corruption. All agree on the importance of focusing on actual practice and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 112–133.
Published: 01 May 2016
... like Bholakpur and the people who work and reside there are continuously abjected by civil society's propertied classes, which view them with anxiety and loathing, as a source of crime, nuisance and detriment. Thus, “waste” as concept-matter but also a locus where labor and ecology meet is a neglected...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 558–562.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Crime Pays —demonstrate that to make sense of that paradox, one needs to go beyond the dominant legal/technocratic understanding of corruption as either private acts of illegality or failures of the civic democratic process. Thinking further with the insights offered by those books, the article sugg...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 294–313.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Suren Pillay In 1965 apartheid was declared a crime against humanity. Taking apartheid as a moment in the career of colonial law in South Africa, Pillay’s essay considers the political effects of a debate among a section of South Africa’s liberal critics. It hinged on whether or not to work within...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 2018 sovereignty pardon legal history crime violence colonialism References Agamben Giorgio . State of Exception . Translated by Attel Kevin . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2003 . Anagol Padma . “ The Emergence of the Female Criminal in India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 557–572.
Published: 01 December 2018
... associated with the newly imposed border. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Partition crime state postcolonial criminal tribe borders References Balasubrahmanyan Suchitra . “ Partition and Gujarat: The Tangled Web of Religious, Caste, Community and Gender Identities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 111–121.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., asacsdo rs ua ihsaue,icuiggncd n rmsaanthumanity against crimes and of genocide individ- violence including try the to abuses, (SPSC), during rights Court human hybrid District gross Dili a the of of established accused Crimes uals (UNTAET) Serious try Timor September to East in Panels Special in Timor...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 57–69.
Published: 01 May 2004
... ambitious article on honor crimes, legal maybe because, of its absence from historical re- scholar Lama Abu Odeh argues that women’s virgin- cords. Due to customary law, authors of such studies ity and honor crimes play a central role in the pro- argue, many cases of illicit sex did not reach the duction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 214–226.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Ciao fc fItrainlCiia utc,19) and 1991); Justice, Criminal ed., Lippman, Matthew International of Office (Chicago: Introduction Shari’a Law: Islamic in Responsibility Criminal and Crime...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 131–135.
Published: 01 August 1991
... pertaining to women and offenses of the police officers and others who the poor to examine why the legal machinery is collaborated in covering up the crime. Deputy increasingly unable to guarantee democratic rights. Inspector General K. V. Joseph and I were appointed to The case of the tribal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 367–374.
Published: 01 December 2018
... – 36 . Singha Radhika . A Despotism of Law: Crime and Justice in Early Colonial India . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1998 . Singha Radhika . “ Punished by Surveillance: Policing ‘Dangerousness’ in Colonial India, 1872–1918 .” Modern Asian Studies 49 , no. 2 ( 2014...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 614–619.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ( 2013 ): 116 – 37 . Cmiel Kenneth . “ The Recent History of Human Rights .” American Historical Review 109 , no. 1 ( 2004 ): 117 – 35 . Doyle Arthur Conan . The Crime of the Congo . New York : Doubleday, Page , 1909 . Ehrenfreund Norbert . The Nuremberg Legacy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 August 2020
... that continues to affect the law's development in largely negative ways. Islamophobia material support terrorism prosecutions Around five years ago, my book Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions was published. 1 In it, I documented what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 213–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
... crimes, genocide and crimes against perpetrator, those at risk of what was seen as the humanity.”11 worst forms of violence were entitled to legal pro- Some four years later, the UN General As- tection through an emergent discourse known as sembly produced a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
...) and as part of a keynote session at the twenty-fifth anniversary conference of the British Association of South Asian Studies (Southampton, April 11–13, 2011). An earlier version of this essay was published as “Crime and Punishment: Laws of Seduction, Consent, and Rape in Bangladesh” in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 99–108.
Published: 01 May 2004
... the summer of 1936. Descriptions maintaining membership in society, and the rights of the crime scenes, biographies of the victims, the and responsibilities implied therein. Moreover, I will motives of the killers, and the implications of the argue that gender, and in particular, formulations of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 235–247.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Crime creased. Another key issue that acted as a backdrop to the events of 9/11 and further inflamed questions of the The Bali Bombings compatibility of Arab and Muslim Australians to Prejudice directed at Arab-Australians intensified Australia, was the “gang-rape” debate...