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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 81–85.
Published: 01 May 2024
.... They generate debates about the future of the world, where futures of economic growth through technological revolutions in shipping and logistics clash with ecological collapse caused by such mega-infrastructures on already vulnerable coastlines. This interdisciplinary special section, “Port Environments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2024
... attention to the slow violence through which the sea is being emptied and filled in the Anthropocene, 10 to make time spaces predictable and legible for capitalism's engines—oil and logistics—to flourish in port environments. This is a historical process of colonization—a colonization that continues...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 471–484.
Published: 01 December 2023
... a “logistics revolution,” whereby the corporate world adopted the outlooks and management practices of military logistics and circulation. This, in turn, fundamentally shaped the global supply chain and reordered national economies. 10 If US military agents were the primary actors in this revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Cowen, The Deadly Life of Logistics ; Khalili, Sinews of War and Trade ; Mezzadra and Neilson, Border as Method ; Linebaugh and Rediker, Many-Headed Hydra ; Steensgaard, Carracks, Caravans, and Companies . 7. Campling and Colás, Capitalism and the Sea, 33. 8. Chambers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., but of the narrative process by which the space of the mountain had to be first produced as physically insurmountable, technologically illegible (to borrow James Scott's term), and politically neutral, to then be rendered logistical by infrastructure. 9 This article argues for architectural knowledge as a method...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., as taxes were insuffi - Consequently, ledgers and logistics took prece- ciently fl exible to meet the rapidly growing costs dence over lances and longbows.26 Wellesley’s of war; however, they were elastic enough to en- victories in southern and central India were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 86–103.
Published: 01 May 2024
... and inland forest frontiers. Such efforts to transform the coast into a high-technology logistical hub have made the Mundra Port a model for port-building across the Indian coastline. 2 Figure 1. A container ship docked along the harbor at Mundra, August 2012. Courtesy of Shivani Shedde. Figure...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 May 2024
... to unpack how capital with the support of state and multilateral agencies creates new commodity frontiers at the edges as it seeks to parcel and sell coastal rights, create logistics and transshipment hubs, and commodify fishing stakes and marine biomass. This will be an important story to follow...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 423–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... . 71. Guyer, Legacies, Logics, Logistics , 154 . 72. Kenya National Assembly, Public Investments Committee, “Report of the Controller and Auditor General on the Accounts of Safaricom Limited for the Year Ended 31 st March, 2006,” Fifteenth Report of the Public Investments Committee...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 260–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the Middle East. In that attempt, which we are trained and socialized? What intel- instead of the singular abstract categories of “Is- lectual and logistical resources are needed? I am lamic world” or “Islamic society” (the totalizing not aware of any ready-­made strategy. In fact the notions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 336–363.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of Boeing that was responsible for flights and logistical sup- port in the transportation of rendition victims to CIA black sights in countries known to use torture. Once of these more recent conversations between myself and Alex Abdo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 427–441.
Published: 01 December 2023
...) and president (1989–97), Ali-Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, as well as the memoirs of the former IRGC commander and diplomat Javad Mansuri and the former IRGC logistics chief Muhsin Rafiqdust. 13 These sources provide insight into these relations by Iranian revolutionary officials and enable me to identify...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 32–40.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of the Arabicization did not bring an end to the use of decades following independence the linguistic terrain French in either government or education. In both sec- did not change radically. Given that this state of affairs tors French was too deeply implanted, and the logistical still pertains today it is necessary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Green industrial machines in England — a Fourdrinier pilfered pieces. The basic logistics of transport- Qajar papermaking machine outside Oxford, silk ing presses were clearly a major...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2021
... juice, baked goods, and infant formula, as well as managing a massive logistics network for the distribution of food, grain, and more. 62 Almarai was founded in 1977 by Prince Sultan bin Mohammed bin Saud Al-Kabeer (who remains with the company as the chairman of its board) with the support of two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 541–545.
Published: 01 August 2022
... questions of political logistics and meaning. As Benedict Anderson would write much later, “Since World War II every successful revolution has defined itself in national terms—the People's Republic of China, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and so forth—and, in so doing, has grounded itself firmly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 545–546.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., the logistics of marketplaces. systems intersected. While the northern sector Such is the remit of Nancy Um’s The Merchant was controlled politically by the Ottomans and Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian dominated economically by Cairo’s merchants, Ocean Port, a work that directly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 547–549.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of the eighteenth century, a divi- Ocean history that deals with concrete spaces: sion that elevated Jidda to the status of a major the patterns of urban settlement, the design of transhipment hub at which the two now separate merchant houses, the logistics of marketplaces. systems intersected. While...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 104–117.
Published: 01 May 2024
... permanent jobs at the port have yet to materialize (see fig. 1 ). The Adani Corporation Group acquired the Kattupalli port in 2018. It is India's largest private port management, logistics, dredging, land reclamation, and Special Economic Zone company. Indeed, some months before the council's open letter...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in the laboratory. See Kingsland, the Wild.’ ” life Research in East Africa.” Some of this logic Modeling Nature, 50–76. reflected the use of the logistic curve by fish- 19. On the Nile perch...