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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 May 2017
... The Black Winter of 1860 61 War, Famine, and the Political Ecology of Disasters in Qajar Iran Ranin Kazemi O ne day in late February 1861, a group of five to six thousand women crowded around the cav- alcade of the Persian monarch as it passed through the streets of Tehran. The shah, on his way from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 396–411.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in Eastern India .” In Environmental History and Ecological Economics , edited by McNeill John Pádua Josè Augusto Rangarajan Mahesh , 151 – 86 . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . Damodaran Vinita , “ Globalisation and Mining in Eastern India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 108–114.
Published: 01 August 1994
.... varieties which are in demand in the domestic mar- Disregarding the experiences of the past, the ket. The tropical waters of Indian seas, unlike the state is embarking on a path which cannot but lead few varieties in large numbers in temperate waters, to ecological disaster and the further impoverish...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 86–102.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of ecological limits to production under the specter of overpopulation, climate change, and peak oil, we are to be saved by such technical feats as solar-p­ owered irrigation systems with desalinated water, hydroponic methods that grow crops without soil, and plastic mulches, greenhouses, and irrigation tubes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Resilience and Sustainability? A Political Ecology Analysis of Eko Atlantic City, Nigeria .” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 26 ( 2017 ): 85 – 92 . Ajibade Idowu McBean Gordon Bezner-Kerr Rachel . “ Urban Flooding in Lagos, Nigeria: Patterns of Vulnerability...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 389–406.
Published: 01 December 2019
...) and connection to everyday life, even if its identity is constructed and never fixed.” 37 Likewise, Arif Dirlik argues for “groundedness in topography.” Such “‘ecologically conceived’ frameworks,” he reminds us, “are of necessity attentive to fixity of place.” 38 When approaching from China...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of by this line of deconstruction, Ranchor Prime bitrarily dismiss them. Since all nouns can be Nature remarked in Hinduism and Ecology: Seeds of Truth, deconstructed in the same way, not just...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 August 1992
... must be rethought in theory and practice of development ever since the terms of ecological sanity, if it is not to become self- newly independent &-Asian countries began a defeating in the long run. search for strategies to break the impasse of poverty in This awareness has created a poignant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 233–240.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Uzramma Abstract Weaving on the handloom in India remains in the twenty-first century a large industry practiced by several million people, including, besides weavers themselves, others engaged in supporting activities. Indian hand weaving is a potentially viable ecological textile industry...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... of the country) under forests (or under the forest depart- gone through numerous changes. Many new &sues have arisen, and ment). Since India had a total population of about 683 miWon at the one of the most significant deals with ecological and environmental time this worked out to be 0.109 hectares...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2008
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 27–34.
Published: 01 May 1985
... such disasters' (McAlpin, 1983: 218). course, we should do far more harm than good by attempt- While the construction of roads and railways created the ing to interfere'lg This policy was pursued in Madras, potential for transporting grain into deprived areas, the Deccan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., several Kenyan citizens. In addition, several asylum seekers and forced migrants from other parts of Kenya and the transregion live in the area, often just at the camp perimeters, fleeing myriad crises or their combinations: such as war, economic scarcity, climate-related disaster, underdevelopment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 584–599.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of Resources,” Management Institu- the Rationality, and Ecological tions, “Moral Cleaver, F. 3...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 2–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the sistence of nkolongo amid recent dramatic some catches in the main lake, it was possible to earn say catastrophic ecological transformations almost four times what the average statistically ab­ in and around the body of water where they still stracted Ugandan makes in a year.8 seem to flourish.9...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 32–61.
Published: 01 August 1991
... noticeable in acclaimed Staying Alive: Ecology and Survival in India. Formal democracy and well-established India.’ institutions of higher learning in that country have Before I systematically take up the issues raised by helped produce a fairly large group of intellectuals who Shiva, a word...
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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 (2009) 29 (2): 246–258.
Published: 01 August 2009
...?” 1144–58; A. Downs, “Up and Down with Ecology: The ‘Issue-Attention Cycle Public Interest 28 (1972): 38– 15. Collier and Hoeffler, “Greed and Grievance.” 50; John D. McCarthy and Mayer N. Zald, The Trend...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 314–335.
Published: 01 August 2014
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 1989
... down the myth that caste creasingly authoritarian and fundamentalist outlook of prejudice was not a factor in Gujarat. The victims of the the elite spells disaster for the masses of impoverished violence were Dalits, and not S.T.s or other backwards at the bottom of the economic and social...