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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 694–695.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- only not begun adopting modern media, transport, uate South Asian survey courses and will yield a and administrative techniques on their own. The wealth of information about the subcontinent’s his- British imperial order had attempted to integrate tory...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 540–556.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Aniket Aga; Chitrangada Choudhury This article explores how transparency laws reconfigure work practices and relations within the bureaucracy, and between bureaucrats and citizens. In a bureaucratic setup where a culture of secrecy looms large, India’s Right to Information (RTI) Act (2005...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Paper No. 3. Cape Town: Labour Research Service. Document: Alternative Information and Development Center (April 1997) Challenging Apartheid’s Foreign Debt’ Jeff Rudin South Africa’s widely commended %th and Rec- In 1923, the Royal Bank of Canada...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 December 2014
... as its comparative critical analysis of the British and US empires. Finally, it raises several questions about empire, informal empire, and anti-imperialism as a way of furthering the dialogue the book seeks between political studies writ large and postcolonial studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 66–72.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Thomas Asher; Steve Ouma Akoth Abstract This essay foregrounds mobility in cities in the global South in order to recast our current understanding of how informal settlements function and how residents of these neighborhoods navigate increasingly feral economies. Focusing largely on an informal...
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 3. “Militants.” Tents turn to gun barrels in a Palestinian poster commemorating the launch of Fatah's armed struggle in 1965. Muwaffaq Mattar, 1985, PLO Unified Information. Source: The Palestine Poster Project Archive, PPPA. Figure 3. “Militants.” Tents turn to gun barrels More
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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 13. Jawaharlal Nehru posing for a photograph at Nathu La, the pass at the border of Sikkim on September 29, 1958. Notice the unshod laborers beside him. Image from the collection of the Photo Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. Figure 13. Jawaharlal More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of vernacular speculative activities in a period of global financialization, demonstrating how market engagements with uncertainty that were previously criminalized were slowly folded into legality and governance. It illuminates a range of informal, localized practices participating in global financial flows...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Rosalind Fredericks The last twenty-five years in Dakar have seen countless institutional reorganizations in the city’s municipal trash collection system, an explosion of informal recycling and disposal practices, frequent and prolonged garbage strikes, and widespread concerted acts of public...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the Hindi film industry, I argue that rather than hindering the industry, the lack of accurate information is integral to its functioning. Relying on economic theory's definition of “ambiguity,” which refers to missing information that could be known, I reveal how the Hindi film industry's inability...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 262–271.
Published: 01 August 2010
... critique of imperialism and nationalism should be informed by a critical epistemology that integrates class, capital, and other social relations with ideologies and practices of power. A feminist historical materialism is used that avoids the either-or binary of material, social relations versus culture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 411–424.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the American reader is particularly hungry for information about Iran and the Middle East. Ironically, though most of the critics of the memoirs have established scholarly records, they have responded to the memoirs in forms that emphasize their own autobiographical experience. Why this insistence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 434–443.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and the negotiations that have gone on for almost as long. Dismantling these transitional structures will not be easy. This existing regime of “shared sovereignty”—to use a key phrase from the negotiations as a category of practice—is based on a form of informal partnership between state and nonstate armed entities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 226–234.
Published: 01 August 2017
... generated norms of citizenship, subjectivity, and jurisdiction that Grovogui associates with cosmopolitanism. The essay proceeds from a historiography that is necessarily a conjecture, a logical construction based on incomplete information. The scholar of cosmopolitanism divorced from its European heritage...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as “an educational, cultural organization whose purpose is the dissemination of information,” the AAUG produced materials “expressive of the Arab point of view.” Many of the publications of the AAUG are considered to be foundational texts in Arab American studies. While much has been written about Said’s oeuvre...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of security. This article tries to make sense of this process by looking into the short video clips (or “public spots”) produced by the ministries, made allegedly to inform and educate the public on a variety of issues. Analyzing these clips, Güvenç-Salgırlı and Aykan observe the spread of security having...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the ruler’s faith. It studies the extent to which the very revolutionary gesture informs Islamic scholars’ own legal and ethical practice and enlightens anew the relationship between the inner and the outer as well as between the self and others. Finally, it explores the articulation between Islamic law...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 469–484.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and research popular politics, carry on a critique of transformative activity, and inform transformation in the present. Perhaps we can, further, read the “infinity of traces” in the recent protests of male and female slum dwellers in Morocco, dispossessed by urban “development” schemes, but who underline...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 362–369.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., geopolitical, and ideological circumstances of the Yan'an period (1936–48). He also shows how this understanding was informed by contemporary Hui discourse and activism. Events in China did not take place in a vacuum. Over the course of the Republican period, connections between Hui and their coreligionists...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Rohan Deb Roy The themed section “Nonhuman Empires” contributes to a critique of anthropocentrism in the field of imperial history. It reveals the variety of ways in which the historical trajectories of nonhuman animals and empires both intersected and informed one another. Beyond merely...