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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2018
... experimentation with older discourses on the panchayat in the context of drives for local governance sparked a more substantive set of reassessments that would transform discourses of law, state, and society in colonial and postcolonial India. legal history colonial Indian history Indian nationalism Indian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
... governmental action. 1. Agamben, Means without End , 29 . 2. Chatterjee, Politics of the Governed . 3. Ibid., 35. 4. Chatterjee, Lineages of Political Society . 5. Chatterjee, “Foreword,” xi . 6. Marx, Capital , 874 . 7. Chatterjee, Lineages...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 116–118.
Published: 01 August 1988
... SIDE) SUIT AGAINST THE the residence as shown above. GOVERNMENT OF BANGLADESH TO REPEAL 2. That the petitioners are activists engaged in upholding UNDEMOCRATIC AND DISCRIMINATORY and protecting women's rights as envisaged and guaranteed LAWS...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Carolyn A. Brown © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Struggles over the Labor Process: Enugu Government Colliery, Nigeria during World War I1 Carolyn A. Brown As the only coal mine in West Africa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 434–448.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Kaveh Louis Hemmat The Khatay'namah , or Book of China , a description of Chinese government and society in the mid-Ming period, written by a Central Asian merchant and presented to the Ottoman court in 1516, is evidence that the advent of more rationalized, centralized, and bureaucratic forms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 275–277.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and extremely momentous, do not establish same set of processes, by governments possessing the sagacity of a nuclear policy that dramatically in- the courage and wisdom to exercise their indepen- Comparative creases uncertainties within the subcontinent with- dence from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 3–17.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Mahgoub El-Tigani Mahmoud Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 - - Inside Darfur: Ethnic Genocide by a Governance Crisis1 MAHGOUB EL-TIGANI MAHMOUD...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 478–482.
Published: 01 December 2020
... expand and fine-tune our analytical baggage when addressing forms of fragmented rule. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Central Asia brigands raids governance Russia Turkmen Since the appearance of Eric Hobsbawm's Bandits , 1 many have reflected on the ways in which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 584–602.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of governmentality even before they instituted anything like a political state of their own.” 34 He states that “it is not government that man wants. . . . It is life he wants.” 35 Thus the original political society is one of cosmic polities, very similar to the likes of Bonbibi, Dokkhin Rai, and Ngōlō, who...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 146–162.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in notions of health, body, and space. This problem was particularly evident in the emergence and evolution of policies that governed the space inhabited by the living and the dead and of the structures that eventually separated them from one another. Even though a separate necropolis (literally, “city...
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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 (2014) 34 (1): 160–175.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Özok-Gündog˘an • Ruling the Periphery, Governing the Land 163 Politics of Yurtluk-­Ocaklık Lands: the field marshal müşir( ) and treasurer (defterdar) Multiple Governmental Rationalities in Diyarbekir is one among many documents that Throughout the 1840s, restructuring...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 4. Contents of the “hidden” archive: A letter from Amrit Kaur to Otto Koenigsberger details his dismissal from government service. Photograph by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 454–475.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of decentralized authority over electricity to provincial governments and the ambiguous freedoms of indirect colonial rule. Rather than being governed according to any discrete logic of colonial governance, electric systems became terrains in which a variety of views about the proper role of the state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 32–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the government has been trying to sell for the Western “democratic” and free world an image of a civilized “enlightened” government, combating its “dark” opponents, it has itself reinvented practices of harshly disciplining the unruly. By promoting enlightenment from the top, the government attempts to promote...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 455–468.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Pant and the history of Indian engagement with Rhodesia has not, until now, been explored. This article argues that the central role of India in the colonial world ensured that London reined in the white settler Rhodesian government from enacting discriminatory legislation against its minority Indian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 280–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
... documents, newspaper articles, satirical magazines, travelogues, and literary narratives. She maintains that while the government and hegemonic discourse associated lighting with social and economic progress and emphasized the government's achievements in this regard, discussions of outdoor illumination...
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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 (2012) 32 (1): 57–69.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Damla Isik Based on ethnographic and archival research conducted at the headquarters of the non-governmental association Deniz Feneri [Lighthouse] Aid and Solidarity Association (DF) in Istanbul and its local branch in Izmir, Turkey, this article aims to add to the literature on accountability...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and other infrastructural projects. Finally, as the site where Iraq’s oil wealth was produced, Kirkuk was of vital importance to the Iraqi and British governments, both of whom pressured the IPC to act in ways that would benefit their interests. Throughout these projects and the interactions...