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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 230–236.
Published: 01 August 2020
... repression, antiterrorism). If there is a permanence of the state of exception, it only applies to targets reduced to juridical inferiority, or weakened by the law, who daily endure the effects of exceptionalist reasoning. As these groups have little support from the population, most of them indifferent...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. Crescent Bay, under construction (2017). Courtesy of Developing Pakistan Facebook group. More
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 1. Front cover of Repression in Ethiopia , by the Ethiopian Student Union of North America, reprint by the Africa Research Group, 1971. More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 10. Aerial view showing shrine of Abdulla Shah Ghazi and Bahria Icon Tower, Karachi (2019). Courtesy of Developing Pakistan Facebook group. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Narges Bajoghli Abstract Based on ethnographic research in Iran among the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and its Basij militia, this article explores the process of gaining access to these militarized groups in order to conduct long-term research. Specifically, what does...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 December 2021
...On Barak Abstract Figurations of body, community, and politics traversed India and the Ottoman world along the artificial coaling archipelago that connected both via legal islands of extraterritoriality and other technologies in the Red Sea. Examining this system and the ethnic groups that operated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 340–346.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the Arab-Asian group, a predecessor of the Afro-Asian bloc, and constructed an anti-imperial project that directly engaged with the making of the new international human rights system. However, the Arab-Asian group did not advance minority rights in their struggle for decolonization at the UN. Instead...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 644–659.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and state development projects while others have stuck to older religious cults to preserve group distinctiveness. Both in Southeast Asia and the Lesser Antilles, Hegelian notions of forward-moving change and progress are encapsulated within cyclical understandings of amelioration and decay. Cross-cutting...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Protestor at Anti-Vaccine rally, Humboldt County, CA, May 15, 2020. Source: Mark McKenna, kymkemp.com/2020/05/16/at-the-courthouse-friday-a-group-protested-against-stay-at-home-orders . More
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. Protestors at Anti-Vaccine rally, Humboldt County, CA, May 15, 2020. Source: Mark McKenna, kymkemp.com/2020/05/16/at-the-courthouse-friday-a-group-protested-against-stay-at-home-orders . More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 611–621.
Published: 01 December 2012
... locates the early encounters of the East Bengal population with film through multiple public spheres. Raju demonstrates how cinema was a site of contest between various social groups from the 1900s through the 1960s in East Bengal. He challenges the dominant mode of nationalist, empirical-teleological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 May 2017
... productivity would require an inequitable concentration of inputs, progressive farmers emerged as “bullock capitalists,” a demand group that would transform national politics but do little for the aims of equity and rural development. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 India agriculture Green...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sheldon Pollock The past fifty years have seen a profound endangerment of the world's humanities capacity. While the crisis is far from unknown in the United States it is acute across the global south. Columbia University's Global Humanities Project assembled a group of scholars and administrators...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of nomadic tribes in French mandate Syria, this essay shows that creative appropriation of the automobile actually helped nomadic groups to strengthen their position and to defend their economic and political interests. Automobiles allowed tribal chiefs to experience enhanced mobility, facilitating a faster...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 August 2019
... follows a group of local Palestinian activists who consciously chose the square to stage protests, thus reclaiming Arab Jaffa's material heritage and directly challenging recent histories of spatial expropriation by the Israeli state, the Tel Aviv municipality, and real estate developers. The analysis...
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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 (2021) 41 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the symbolic and pragmatic politics of these connections were woven together through the circulation of gifts. At the same time, the article draws attention to fundamental misalignment in the groups' conceptions of gender and in their ambitions for the relationship. Bound by institutional norms, the KSZh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 325–331.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Paul W. Werth Abstract Is minority a term applicable to groups in the Russian Empire, as an imperial formation? This article seeks to answer this question by engaging with two others: (1) Was there a term (or terms) that conveyed that idea? And, (2) Was there a historical experience among...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... It also set in motion the creation of a new national polity for India. By contrasting this process with colonial discourses on franchise and preparation of electoral rolls, focusing particularly on the enrollment of women and the attitudes toward other groups at the margins of the franchise, the article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of Moroccan freemen, slaves, and haratin , but its variegated membership was linked to the sultan by a mutual oath of fidelity and obedience to the Prophet’s commands. Conceived and constructed by Isma’il as a new social group within a new social power structure and groomed to play a particular role...