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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Hassan N. Gardezi © 1994: South Asia Bulletin 1994 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XIV No. 1 (1994) Politics of Religion in Pakistan’s Elections: An Assessment Hassan N. Cardezi Every regime that has come to power in Paki- also well articulated in the prolific...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ornit Shani Shani's article examines a key aspect of the rupture from colonial rule in the making of independent India, which was critical to its process of democratization. This undertaking was the preparation of the first elections on the basis of universal suffrage. Implementing and planning for...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 42–43.
Published: 01 May 2016
... twentieth-century Indian history: the inauguration of dyarchy under the 1919 Government of India Act; the application of provincial autonomy under the 1935 Government of India Act; and the preparation of the draft roll for India's first general election, held shortly after the inauguration of the republican...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 44–65.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Stephen Legg The 1919 Government of India Act devolved powers to the provinces and then divided these roles of government into reserved and transferred subjects, the latter of which would be administered by elected Indian ministers: the constitutional experiment known as dyarchy. Recent scholarship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 353–359.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Berna Turam; Monica M. Ringer In both media accounts and scholarship, contemporary Turkey draws much attention as a hotbed of contestation between Islamists and secularists. Indeed, the ban of the popularly elected Islamist Welfare Party and of the headscarf in universities in 1998 reinforced an...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
... lower-income migrants, and deadly competition for elected party and government positions in postapartheid South Africa. The discussion focuses on describing the relationship between these three phenomena alongside aspects of multiparty politics, single-party rule, and violent contests for profitable...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 2019
... begin with. Paradoxically, elected representatives who helm the state apparatus are often the only actors with the authority and delegated powers to reform the state, something that they have few incentives to do. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 crime India democracy politics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 666–671.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., a human could not be enslaved as the Quran could not be put “in chains.” Ware argues that such a meaning of the nobility of the human and her election to be the lieutenant ( khalife ) of God is the driving force behind the wars of the Marabouts against the Atlantic slave trade. Diagne also engages...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 August 1989
... regime and the Liberation tational campaign to protest election results, in the end Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), and (iii) the demise of the party leadership opted for legal means. Ban- thc Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP). These pro- daranaike filed an election petition with the Supreme...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 35–51.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and 1996 general elections Year Seats Seats Forfeited Votes O/o of votes 0’0 of seats contested won deposits polled polled contested 1989 246 3 222 6,215,093 2.07 N.A. 1991 231 2...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 14–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in the 1984 elections, the fourth phase. The first phase, under the president- party managed to become the main opposition fol- ship of Atal Behari Vajpayee, was from 1980 to lowing the 199 1 general elections. More important, 1986. The second phase can be dated from the time the BJP’s open...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 1–5.
Published: 01 August 1988
... April. The depot was used to store 1 American and Chinese rockets, missiles and other ammuni- Staff, General Aslam Baig, that it was a conspiracy to pre- tion for transfer to Afghan insurgents under IS1 supervision. vent the November elections and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 547–551.
Published: 01 December 2019
... disclosures gathered by the Indian Election Commission from 2003 to 2009, spanning thirty-five state and two national elections alongside data collected by Vaishnav on candidate disclosures from the 2014 national election. The data reveal not a diminished role of criminals in India's political life over two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 70–74.
Published: 01 August 1988
... among and extortion. Thus in the 1973 Bombay Municipal Corpo- the few nerve centers of industry in India. The Congress ration elections it fully exploited the Vande Matram contro- boss and his industrialist friends thought of organizing a versy (Muslims objected to singing Vande Matram in Mu...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Nigeria I write this response shortly after Nigeria completed a national election and just as India embarks on one; neither contest will undermine the arguments Milan Vaishnav advanced in When Crime Pays or I in Moral Economies of Corruption . Electoral results in India will not likely dispel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 May 2020
... cosmopolitan citizens. I conducted interviews during “country plan” meetings in 2011, a set of moderated and recorded discussions between elected refugee representatives, which took place over the course of several days with the goal of formulating a consensus and contribution to Kenyan government policy. This...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 May 1989
... faith.’ In December the Indemnity (Amendment) Act was As a follow-up to the peace accord signed between India passed, providing indemnity from prosecution for govern- and Sri Lanka in July 1987, provincial council elections were ment and security force members, government servants and held...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... elections with a (limited) choice of candidates, [Majma’-e Tashkhis-e Maslahat-e Nezam], and as well as relatively open discussions in Parlia- the Assembly of Experts [Shora-ye Maslahat-e ment.16 As legal political parties do not exist in Nezam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 May 1995
... 5-6,1994. Introduction 1.4 However, our own extra-parliamentary areas of tradi- The ANC-led liberation movement has just emerged tional strengths in the mass and community-based move- from a major election victory, celebrated world-wide. Yet...