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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Mendelsohn’s essay treats Eko Atlantic City as an entry point into Lagos’s situation of precarious coastal urbanism within the deep time of its socionatural evolution. The essay develops an explicitly geosocial reading drawing on an interdisciplinary approach to urban and environmental media studies, centering...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 241–248.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of “handloom.” Yet weavers, like other craftspeople in India, stand in the shadow of deep divisions: rich/poor, urban/rural, modern/traditional, Brahmin/Dalit, educated scientist/illiterate laborer. As a system of knowledge, handloom weaving is associated with a museumized past rather than a promising future...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 407–419.
Published: 01 December 2019
... from Somalia to the United Arab Emirates have been implicated in funding al-Shabaab, a militant group. Rather than taking a presentist view, this article argues that these security concerns have emerged from a deep-rooted anxiety over mobility in the Indian Ocean, as dhow networks challenge state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 August 2020
... unfuvan-i shabab . This text showcases a deep concern with the subject of youth that simultaneously exhibits immense potential but also shows glimpses of qualities inimical to national development. By drawing attention to how concepts, which are considered to be culturally and historically specific...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of Iranian identities. Surveys and interviews conducted with Iranians in Los Angeles and Toronto reveal among Iranian immigrants a deep concern with the global image of Iran, an emphasis on publicity as a form of political action, and anxieties related to the representation of the “Iranian community...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and of deep relevance to Akbar’s imperial and political ambitions. I pursue my analysis of the Mughal Mahabharata in two sections, focusing first on the work’s Sanskrit sources and then on the translation practices one finds evidenced in the Persian text. In the first section, I outline how the Mughal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 217–226.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... However, the film poignantly underscores the gap between the official viewpoint of friendship between the two communities, on the one hand, and the deep-seated prejudice and mistrust that govern their daily lives, on the other. Despite its shortcomings, the film opens up a public space for debate where...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 195–213.
Published: 01 May 2012
... advanced for Iranian politics and, although still a public figure until the early 1980s, keeps to the margins of political life. He then confides to Iraj Afshar his deep regret that he had vehemently opposed any compromise with Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar when the latter had willy-nilly tried to reach...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... antireservationist, upper-caste students' group Youth for Equality (YFE), which emerged as a direct offshoot of the film, definitely echoes this. However, the YFE's investment in academic capital and merit has deep roots in the discredited popular Hindi cinema of yore. This essay argues that the YFE's overture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of millions of humans. Since then, not just what is transported upon the deep, but the sea itself has also been commodified. The seas’ geophysical contours, their seabeds, the species of flora and fauna that inhabit them, and even the ephemeral routes on their surfaces have been transformed into commodities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 155–170.
Published: 01 August 2009
... future aching deep in the consciousness of a people with painful memories of suffering, struggle, and survival against the historical ravages of slavery, colonialism, and neocolonialism, a longing for sustainable development, for viable African modernities. Recently, the dreams and discourses...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... then presents a reading of another portion of Kalhaṇa's masterpiece: a key historical case study that contains an implicit, nuanced theory of historical decline with deep roots in the kāvya tradition. Here Kalhaṇa's poetic chronicle presents an elaborate, albeit implicit, reflection on the problem of knowing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 108–114.
Published: 01 August 1994
.... Achari , T. , and A.J. Vijayan, 1993 . “Deep Sea Fishing: the need for a new policy approach,” presented at the national seminar organized by the National Fishworkers' Forum in Bombay on 28–29 September. Fisheries Research Cell, Programme for Community Organisation and South Indian Federation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the in of residents as local well as innovation fiscal of esso hs w hms ecno epask- help cannot we themes, two these of lenses capital. social its measured of potential is the democracy by deep heart governance, the good at is of agencies government the city While governance. of in capacity end an as a also as con...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
... is not ration of the origin of a repulsive feeling that is a critique of ideology. Essence is a contingent and set deep in the Brahmanical mind. This “deep in constrained dispersion. Caste as essence is neither mind” does not imply that it is a mind-set or any- a substantive identity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... In brief, The Cracked the religious and political history of caste in deep Mirror draws our attention to the awkward relation- time, noting its persistence across the Indic past. ship between caste and theory, body and history. Instead, K. Satyanarayana and Rajeswari Sunder Similar issues were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of rebuilding an independent, multiparty, multiethnic, and multireligious, but ultimately Iranian, state for this diverse nation. Yet, however deep and affecting this dream and aspiration, it was just that. As different groups came together and jockeyed for power, the use of reconciliation grew into one...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of prosperity and of national pride; the slum stands in contrast, as a marker of current, if hardly new, political and spatial realities. Such stark polarities are not surprising, when deep and insurmountable inequities define contemporary life across a region and a globe riven by disease and environmental...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 137–139.
Published: 01 August 2013
... sciences. Each of these is a ripe subject for a deep investigation based on topics raises important questions about epistemol- case materials as well as revisitations of our concep- ogy, comparison, history, and archive, which have tual languages. What defines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 141–142.
Published: 01 August 2013
... to consign the study of such topics lem of context remains part of the inert language as hunger, energy, climate, planning, and war to of the social sciences and the humanities, and it the political and social sciences. Each of these is a ripe subject for a deep...