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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Debjani Bhattacharyya Following World War I Presidency towns in British India witnessed a sudden, abnormal rise in housing and rents, resulting in heated debates about the relation between municipal governance, the market, and private capital. By studying this particular moment, Bhattacharyya's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 166–174.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Naomi Haynes Abstract In October 2015 the Zambian president broke ground on a new National House of Prayer, a building project meant to reaffirm the country's status as Africa's only self-proclaimed “Christian nation.” Over the next four years architects produced three separate sets of plans...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian R. Prange The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port Um Nancy Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2009 xiii + 270 pp., $75.00 (cloth), $30.00 (paper) © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Merchant Houses of Mocha...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kyle T. Evered Architecture in Translation: Germany, Turkey, and the Modern House Akcan Esra Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 xiv + 392 pp. , $89.95 ( cloth ), $24.95 ( paper ) © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Nation Writ Small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 76–78.
Published: 01 August 1989
.... It weakens the jurisdiction GUEST IN HER FATHER’S HOUSE (and independence) of the Superior Courts and creates unclari ty.2 Wonien Of Pakistan: Two Steps Forward? One Step Back? by In 1979, four Hudood Ordinances were promulgated...
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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 4. Birla Rest House, Kushinagar. Photograph by Padma Dorje Maitland. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Debjani Bhattacharyya Abstract From the beginning of the twentieth century, new urban housing forms, including social housing, land pooling, and building syndicates, began to emerge as products of housing rights and labor movements. Yet this emergence cannot simply be accounted for by a history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of the Zango social-housing project, which was created to resettle evicted shack dwellers in Luanda. While in the initial stages of the project responses to resettlement were marked by bouts of protest and resistance against the state, over time these shifted to the emergence and formulation of informal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 58–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
...), not a geopolitical situation. This conception challenges the dogmatic distinction of House of Islam versus House of War in Arab Islamic Sunni tradition, where the displacement out of the former results in an experience of exile. In modern terms, ghorba —as conceptualized by Sufis—provides a traditional basis helping...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Andrew Herscher Abstract Emerging in British agricultural discourse in the seventeenth century, the term blight moved from agriculture to culture, and so from countryside to city, in the context of the industrializing American city of the early twentieth century. This city housed increasingly large...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2022
... story can point to a different and earlier periodization of colonization that involves the acquisition of naval stations, outposts, and customs houses hidden under the veneer of naval science. kmm2282@columbia.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 sovereignty governmentality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Prita Meier This article examines what happens to objects once they stop being mobile and come to rest on specific bodies and in specific buildings. The material landscape of Indian Ocean port cities, including their mosques, merchant mansions, and even the houses of people who are not powerful...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 526–540.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., the chief architect and town planner of the princely state Mysore, the architect of Jamshedpur (a.k.a. Tatanagar, the “Steel City,” India's first planned industrial town), the first director of housing of the federal government of India, cofounder and director of the Department of Tropical Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
... worked for this foreign-owned enterprise, leading to labor organization and interventions by the company in order to promote capitalist ideals. Second, the fact that the oil industry had greater access to resources and materials than the Kirkuk municipality allowed the IPC to spearhead housing, water...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 May 2008
... novel. The result is a retooled modernist literature that stresses the ideological preconditions for renewal in a new notion of human dignity. Hassan Daoud's 1983 Binayat Mathilde (The House of Mathilde) , Hoda Barakat's 1990 Hajar al-dahik (The Stone of Laughter) , and Rashid al-Daif's 1995 ' Azizi al...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of state power, and political economies of labor and housing. They analyze the circulations of terms and bodies in the public sphere and in public space, drawing attention not only to the social exclusions and selective silencings that often attend feminist projects but also to their points of openness...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 275–292.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Heba Alnajada Abstract Historically, Islamic sharia courts across the Ottoman empire used a document called a hujja for registering property transactions. In present-day Jordan hujaj are illegal, yet in Palestinian refugee camps hujaj continue to be used for inheritance, buying and selling houses...
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 3. Contents of the “hidden” archive: A newspaper cutting slams the prefabricated housing project as a waste of money. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 1. Pages from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect by Minnette De Silva (122–23). Design and construction of the Karunaratne House, Kandy. More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 4. The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Jaffna, 2014. House exterior. Photo courtesy of Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design. More