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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... These limits invite a revised approach to writing histories of anticolonial worldmaking. An alternate approach focuses on statecraft (exactitude) and popular politics (inexactitude) at once, echoing the simultaneous affi rmation of nation building and worldmaking in Getachew's theory of decolonization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 340–346.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the Arab-Asian group, a predecessor of the Afro-Asian bloc, and constructed an anti-imperial project that directly engaged with the making of the new international human rights system. However, the Arab-Asian group did not advance minority rights in their struggle for decolonization at the UN. Instead...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 541–545.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Christopher J. Lee Abstract This roundtable intervention applies the concept of cruel optimism , as formulated by Lauren Berlant, to situations of decolonization with the purpose of understanding the myths and fantasies of political self-determination. It also examines the idea of a Jacobin spirit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 83–93.
Published: 01 May 2023
...-seated assumption prevalent among the ranks of Arab nationalists according to which one must disown their past traditions in order to become modern. The advent of cultural thinkers posed a grave challenge to this cherished evaluation, calling into question the agenda of political decolonization that Arab...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2023
... for the poor played out on a global stage, albeit one mapped in the reconfigurations produced by decolonization. It is striking that Muslim Northern Nigerians negotiated so far and wide to gain influence before Nigeria's oil boom in the 1970s, when affinities with Middle Eastern states grew even stronger...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 149–151.
Published: 01 August 2003
...ISSAM NASSAR Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Remapping Palestine and the Palestinians: Decolonizing and Research ISSAM NASSAR The abrupt and sudden disappearance of Palestine in viewers at the time. The amazing ability to see the land 1948...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., defended, and claimed as though the trusteeship system had universalized a decolonized international law. Contributing to emerging scholarship on the relation of international law to global inequality in the decolonizing age, this article gives an account of a decolonizing worldmaking at the grassroots...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 454–469.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of decolonization. oharriso@usc.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Palestine committees Parti des indigènes de la république Al Assifa Bouchra Khalili The anti-colonial movements that swept across Asia and Africa in the middle of the twentieth century indelibly changed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 443–451.
Published: 01 August 2018
... to bring about a more rigorous decolonization of the conceptual structures of secularity. Central to this effort is the recognition, inspired by Gilles Deleuze, that secularity’s “conceptual matrix” can be seen as a very particular “image of thought.” References Abeysekara Ananda...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 310–323.
Published: 01 August 2015
... to politics of the Cold War competition, global intellectual trends, and decolonization movements. In this context, the article focuses on the Islamist appropriation of Arnold Toynbee's ideas on civilizational relations in world history and how Toynbee's writings were utilized in critiques of modernization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 320–334.
Published: 01 August 2016
... and that of the anticolonial national movements. In the period of the Cold War and decolonization, a movement among nonaligned countries sought to preserve the legacy of anticolonial internationalism. Until the 1960s, the violation of human rights was largely seen as related to the persistence of colonial rule and racial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Eurocentrism.” Against this backdrop, Grovogui presents decolonization as a confrontation with historicism. Grovogui's larger point is that the neglect of non-Western traditions hinders the capacity of theorists to envision different futures. To correct this bias, he presents the thought of three African...
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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 (2017) 37 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of location, race, culture, identities, and alterity. South Africa, which has been inflicted by a vicious racial discrimination and economic exploitation, is leading the discussion, picking up the flag of the decolonization of knowledge. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 humanities social sciences...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and conceptions of development and neoliberalism after the Cold War. It further takes up the debates in South Africa, the last African country to confront the dilemmas of decolonization in the sphere of knowledge production, most acutely expressed through the Rhodes Must Fall movement and other student movements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Robert Vitalis Abstract In Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination , University of Chicago political theorist Adom Getachew has written a revisionist account of decolonization as “worldmaking” to inspire those who follow trailblazers like Kwame Nkrumah in pursuit of what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 401–406.
Published: 01 August 2017
... why the federal utopias of 1946 had no chance of ever being realized. Central to these was the imperial nation-state of France and the forms of French political, economic, and racial privilege that would remain priorities during and after the moment of decolonization. The path that led to the nation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 406–411.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to understanding the history of decolonization and is a useful reminder today of the importance of thinking creatively about political action in a world that both rigidifies and destabilizes borders and both fosters interaction across space and reifies distinctions among peoples. 406 Comparative Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 196–211.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Salma Siddique Abstract This essay examines the missing national film archive of Pakistan against the politics of competing cultural memory. Sharing a common past yet existing in the shadows of the Indian film industry, cinema in Pakistan found itself in an unusual predicament after decolonization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 150–165.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in which space is inhabited intragenerationally, and they reflect the regeneration of a Sahrawi female militancy under the conditions of a protracted struggle for decolonization. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 space visibility nationalism revolution gender generation Western...
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