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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 2018 Lagos pepperfarm megacity imaginative capital References Bamidele Ololade . “ Beyond Yellow Buses ”. In Lagos: A City at Work , edited by Tejuoso Olakunle , 7 – 10 . Lagos : Glendora Books , 2005 . Connors Will . “ Opulence and Chaos Meet in an African...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 377–395.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ravinder Kaur When and how did the third world transform into an emerging market in the global economy? Kaur addresses this ongoing reinscription of the old third world as market, unpacking new modes of imagination and knowledge at the heart of this historical shift. She argues that if the quest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the logic of neoliberal markets and legitimate capital gain, hence the tight connections between cultural heritage, industry, and tourism. While the concept developed as early as the nineteenth century in postrevolutionary France, its expansive political, juridical, and symbolic use has matured only after...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of politics deployed in and through Hindi cinema. The film provides an eclectic mishmash of Gandhian satyagraha and revolutionary rhetoric, a combination that resonates ironically within a neoliberal educational imagination. The media-orchestrated response of the avowedly apolitical, but staunchly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 408–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in relation to state practices of austerity and fiscal discipline. In particular I argue that the imaginative style of capitalism is future-­oriented speculation or the attempt to divine and ma- nipulate the visible and the invisible aspects of human and nonhuman productivity. I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 102–111.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to show that itself. Because we don’t see our imagined capitalism capitalist globalization is leading to the economic brought into existence, we call it capital’s failure. marginalization of huge numbers of people in We have to change this conventional yardstick to third world countries...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- outcomes. Zones do not always work. They fail to lar ways, the zone opened up a new arena in which attract capital or fall into disrepair; they fail to cre- they could imagine and pursue new kinds of eco- ate employment or the kinds of opportunities for nomic and social subjectivity. In Malla...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Laura Bear; Ritu Birla; Stine Simonsen Puri Speculation structures the unprecedented breadth and depth of contemporary global capitalism. We define it as an engagement with uncertainty that aims to materialize potential futures. Studies of economization and financialization have highlighted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 326–341.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in Looking at spatial iconographies as they of Brasília; Pakistan’s 1960s construction of Is- are imagined, constructed, and employed in lamabad, inspired quite broadly by a similar set Capital...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 183–195.
Published: 01 May 2011
... intolerant state, this legacy is produced by a diversity of social groups that compete for different imaginations of Turkey's national identity. This essay argues that the Ottoman legacy, and the discourse of tolerance it represents, has two important geographic dimensions. First, the Ottoman legacy relies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Kelvin Ng Abstract In this article, Ng examines Tan Malaka's engagements with labor universalism and Muslim universality in his respective attempts to theorize the problematic of minority subjectivity vis-à-vis universal emancipation. Located at the periphery of global capitalism, Indonesia, though...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and their relationship to forms of contemporary capitalism and governmentality, as well as the emerging practices through which the poor “invade” the political and impact the frameworks targeting them. But the essay also suggests that, in following these threads, we need to push beyond Chatterjee's conceptual framework...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 466–480.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and the calculation of the patterns of behavior within vari- ous economic contexts. In other words, as the ex- 38. Appadurai, “Imagined Worlds.” omy of Dreams”; Miyazaki and Riles, “Failure 40. On India, see Birla, Stages of Capital...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to standard polemical tracts and sustained treatises. In turn the insurgent thinker-activists around whom this section is framed are figures who challenged established traditions of thought and action—critical theory as such—by imagining political and ethical possibilities that were global in scope yet deeply...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 115–122.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and in a later epoch other socio-political de- the one hand, and on the other, all manner of conjunc- nouements can be imagined to “resolve” a capitalist tural conditions associated with a particular period of crisis and restore the conditions for capital accumula- history not easily replicable in others...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 122–130.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and in a later epoch other socio-political de- the one hand, and on the other, all manner of conjunc- nouements can be imagined to “resolve” a capitalist tural conditions associated with a particular period of crisis and restore the conditions for capital accumula- history not easily replicable in others...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 131–134.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and in a later epoch other socio-political de- the one hand, and on the other, all manner of conjunc- nouements can be imagined to “resolve” a capitalist tural conditions associated with a particular period of crisis and restore the conditions for capital accumula- history not easily replicable in others...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 385–386.
Published: 01 December 2015
... has taken the West as its point of departure, these essays turn to India to argue that understanding the prac- tices and technologies through which people imagine uncertain, incalculable futures is key to analyzing contemporary global capitalism. They explore the ways in which speculative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 115.
Published: 01 August 2000
... be imagined to resolve a capitalist crisis and restore the conditions for capital accumula- tion. That is, a Marxist theory of fascism that takes world-historical time seriously must conclude that fas- cism is a limited historical phenomenon. Vanaik rightly disputes that fascism is repeatable under...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 547–562.
Published: 01 December 2010
... intimately linked to glo- their offices to West Amman in part because the balization, as David Held notes,48 imagining a new infrastructure has made transport from borderless world where cultural capital flows as their homes to their sites of employment in freely as economic capital, lifting all...