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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leila M. Harris This article draws on recent interventions related to everyday states, state-natures, and political ecologies of the state, as well as Timothy Mitchell’s concept of “state as effect,” to detail and analyze ongoing changes in southeastern Turkey associated with the large-scale...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 3. “Ranking of races and nationalities with respect to their beneficial effect upon land value.” Hoyt, One Hundred Years of Land Value in Chicago , 316. Figure 3. “Ranking of races and nationalities with respect to their beneficial effect upon land value.” Hoyt, One Hundred Years More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 526–540.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in an archive by the archive user, and what effects might those objects have on the user? The Swiss Institute building has been little altered since the Borchardts', and indeed Koenigsberger's, time there, and, thus, the library and reading room, where Koenigsberger worked, are still decorated and furnished...
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Published: 01 May 2020
. The nocturnal temperatures are a good indicator of the heat-island effect, which is very evident in the cities: Rotterdam is at the bottom of the image, and The Hague to the upper left. From van der Hoeven and Wandl, Haagse Hitte . Figure 3. Surface temperature differences in the province of South Holland More
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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 (2013) 33 (2): 227–238.
Published: 01 August 2013
...David C. Engerman Engerman’s essay examines Soviet encounters with India in the 1950s and 1960s, tracing the effects of such encounters on both nations. Using Soviet and Indian published as well as archival material, it pays special attention to the effects on Soviet and Indian economic ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 109–118.
Published: 01 August 1995
... conducted by the scientists of the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), this paper shows that the net effect of the Green Revolution technology was not impressive even in the research stations. However, an analysis of the discourses on, and the policies of, agricultural development in Kerala shows...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kishwar Rizvi Abstract The afterword to the special section “Architecture as a Form of Knowledge” considers the effect of transnational religious and commercial networks in transforming urban histories in Pakistan, with a focus on Karachi. The essay discusses the renovations of the shrine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 613–621.
Published: 01 December 2020
... sources of authority —that corresponded to these new global institutions? What, in other words, was the constituency of self-determination? Focusing on C. L. R. James and W. E. B. Du Bois, Dahl shows how anticolonial constituencies are at once the referent and effect of claims for self-determination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 467–472.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Hayat Alvi-Aziz The cartography of autonomous Palestine, as it has been forming since the peace process, appears to be designed for failure. A sovereign state consisting of fragmented territorial units harbors serious obstacles to effective governance. The national boundaries of such a state alone...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in the torn country and facilitated democratic elections but did not terminate the Afghan turmoil and the threat of its regional spillover effects. Six years after the invasion, hopes for renovation, peace, and stability are entwined with great challenges and fears of continuing insecurity. Alongside efforts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
... not. While certainly both khadi (homespun cloth) and clothing were central for the nationalist movement, this article instead investigates the distinct visual imagery of spinning. It argues that this very particular visual symbol effectively consolidated nationalist discourse in ways controversial khadi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 57–69.
Published: 01 May 2012
... reasserting itself through “good governance” and “audit culture” in an effort to ensure the public’s and donors’ trust in the effectiveness of neoliberal accountability as the poor are continuously categorized and made visible. I thank Drs. Berna Turam and John Townsend for their constructive...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 279–293.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Through ethnographic and archival research on these practices of strategic conversion, madhhab removal, and the legal “correction” of sex by transsexual citizens, Mikdashi questions what effect the legal and bureaucratic transformation of madhhab or sex has on the identification and/or recognition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 476–496.
Published: 01 December 2014
... entrenched forms of technocratic authority produced the effect of the environment as both an abstract “good” to be protected and as ontologically “insistent” on protection. While nature seemed to demand the need for infrastructural standards (with which the occupation authorities and objectors attempted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 497–517.
Published: 01 December 2014
... are mitigated, and provides insight not only into how the poor achieve a measure of water security, but also into how the “world-class” effect of uninterrupted infrastructure is produced. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 infrastructure Mumbai water distribution world-class city...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 674–685.
Published: 01 December 2012
... not so much because the Middle East does not have a strong tradition for supporting civil society or because the concept of civil society is anathema to the region, but because the development of an effective civil society is contingent on a set of political realities, social dispositions, and economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... shortages brought Egypt to the brink of famine in 1941, and how Anglo-Egyptian diplomacy negotiated a regime of mandatory government grain requisition. It draws on Egyptian news media, bureaucratic reports, and military court cases to show resistance to and the social effects of this policy, including...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 134–141.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the effects and limitations of the use of standardized quantitative metrics to assess humanities scholarship and education in Arab universities. A majority of Arab university students prefer to pursue “ideologically safe” professional education, partly because humanities fields are not likely to lead to good...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 524–539.
Published: 01 December 2018
... an anthropology of ignorance by revealing the political predicaments that arise out of an Islamic literacy activism that, Mouftah argues, is ultimately counterrevolutionary in its effects. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 status education Islamic reform recognition Egypt References...