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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 525–538.
Published: 01 December 2015
... allowed to speak or be made silent? © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 bodies gender revolution suicide patriarchy law legibility This paper developed as separate parts in different meetings and workshops. I am grateful to Lila Abu-Lughod and the participants at the May 2014...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in Abadan. In Persian Story oil modernity is made legible in the spaces of leisure shaped by British town planning. Meanwhile, the film renders invisible the spaces of Abadan’s working class, whose demands for fair wages, regular hours, and decent living conditions were routinely neglected by the oil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 368–388.
Published: 01 August 2014
... drawing upon the readings of Freud’s Moses and Monotheism pursued by Edward W. Said, Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, Michel de Certeau, Judith Butler, and others, Sacks argues that Freud’s text both repeats and teaches us to place in question the categories that operate and render legible acts of sovereign...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and deploys the colonial context as an analytical lever to pose broader questions concerning the legibility and translation of speculation as both an illicit outside and a complicit inside of the market. Charting key shifts in the two decades before 1947, it maps the governmentalization of speculation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and Ahmed’s memoirs, the boundaries or bor- made legible and intelligible through sound— ders between Zion and Arabia converge, star- the breath “of the wind in the trees, each variety tling us with their...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2015
... cultural legibility.1 But these actions can just as free love and sexual desire, and was always in con- easily be inserted into yet another narrative, that versation with other political ideologies, especially of fiery, modern love underlined by longing and anticolonialism. Circuits of scholarly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 678–681.
Published: 01 December 2015
... A Contribution to Dialogue among Civilizations, edited to be legible to generally educated constituencies by Ruth Hayhoe and Julia Pan, 55 – 74. Hong Kong: within and without Islam. Insiders and outsiders of Hong Kong University Press, 2001...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2016) 36 (2): 256–262.
Published: 01 August 2016
... psychoanalytic dimension and more so with Marx’s historicism. True, the “sur- faces” of contemporary South African life are easily accessed. Yet their legibility, in the sense of how they might be interpreted — in other words, what they refer to — is often less evident. The referent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 2015
... thus challenged the self-­imposed at the moment when Pakistani art was seeking to limits of classical form by playing with issues of gain legibility through its association with Islamic scale, labor time, newness, and translation. At abstraction. Instead, Sikander challenged...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Islam was particularly schooling (ideally controlled by the born in the twentieth century. It was little inter- ested in the long, embodied process of formation “Islamic” state), are ironically legible to a Western...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2017) 37 (3): 608–613.
Published: 01 December 2017
... people” gave shape and legibility to their suffer- humanitarianism to a moral imperative to relieve ing. More specifically, suffering was understood in suffering. MSF’s four key principles clearly lay out terms of Christian solidarity and sympathy for the this distinction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... returnees and migrants I spent time with did not possess Ugandan passports or official, legal citizenship but had other kinds of documentation that made them legible as “effective citizens” who could conduct business, rent or own property, and settle in urban Kampala for some time. 13 Others were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 618–625.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., codification in easily legible. It is these assumptions of what an India was regarded to be one of Britain’s highest empire is that allow imperial powers to claim that achievements. Over the late nineteenth century, they do not conform and are thus not empires. the British exported the IPC to its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 644–651.
Published: 01 December 2014
... not only the have particular contours, forms, and boundar- British Empire but also the French and other em- ies that are fxed, steady, and easily legible.” I beg pires in exchange for using them as part of its own to difer. After all, exceptionalists themselves, on expanding network of postwar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 671–678.
Published: 01 December 2015
... legible to generally educated constituencies by Ruth Hayhoe and Julia Pan, 55 – 74. Hong Kong: within and without Islam. Insiders and outsiders of Hong Kong University Press, 2001. various kinds should find their place in The Walking...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
...) (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz, 356 2001), 21  – 28. nasta‘liq.5 Fortunately, there is also a much more 1. On the description of the greatness of legible lithograph edition, published in 1877 Krishna Dev and the application of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 574–582.
Published: 01 December 2010
... alternative legibility of the city.8 scribe. Critic Akil Cem had even proposed that In the aftermath of World War I, the social...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
... thus produced a structure of feeling in bilities of Arya Samajists all the world over.” The which religious affect would be narrated in terms immediate reference here is to the 1946 ban re- that were politically legible. Here we see how affect newal, which charged the book with having “hurt as...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 245–261.
Published: 01 August 2017
... first gas lines in Istanbul, installed in 1856, “eye of power” the most visible and legible area of stretched out from the Dolmabahçe Gasworks to Istanbul.44 Yet with its huge foreign community, it the Yüksek Kaldırım in Galata and the Cadde-­yi lay outside the neighborhood...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Rwanda exemplifies what Kenneth W. Harrow globally legible. Representations sees as the two predominant Western narrative Similarly, the film’s rhetorical orchestra...