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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
... understand this transformation in—and decentering of—the modern state's authority, we consider the multiple sources of legal authority claimed by the East India Company (1600–1757) and the way in which it positioned its legal and political legitimacy in relation to multiple and often competing centers of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 54–60.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Timothy Ryan South Asia Bulletin, volume 10 number 1,1990. At The Barricades: Press-state Relations In Modern India Timothy Ryan The health of a democratic society such as India’s is ity of the press as a formal opposition to government. determined by the relation between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 160–175.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Turkey : Ankara Üniversitesi , 1996 . Ruling the Periphery, Governing the Land The Making of the Modern Ottoman State in Kurdistan, 1840 – 70 Nilay Özok-­Gündog˘an n 1845, the provinces of Diyarbekir and Sivas, together with the Maden-­i...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 191–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Istanbul. The state also wanted to facilitate agriculture and commerce. Apart from these general concerns, many aspects of the Trabzon-Bayezid road project related to local needs and demands rather than the central government’s desire to modernize the country. These needs gave rise to both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 457–460.
Published: 01 August 2018
...John Modern A commentary on Saba Mahmood’s Religious Difference in a Secular Age , Modern’s essay delves into Mahmood’s attention to the life ways of the secular state, the decisions it makes in order to survive, and the different opinions and debates that it generates. Mahmood’s is a posthuman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 August 2007
...-military its itwhat termed from free yet had break to Raj the of recent fi Douglas Peers M. Economy ofColonial India, circa 1750– 1860 Modernity, Hybridity, Politicaland the Gunpowder Empires and the Garrison State...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
... reports. It engages with a series of regulations on policing not only as a site of modern state formation policies centered on the aims of development, progress, and surveillance, but also as a multifunctional space of conflicting and fragmented experiences articulated through misconduct and dysfunction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 235–244.
Published: 01 August 2017
... British Indian Empire is compared with that of the Ottoman, differences will emerge with respect to the historical formation of the national-popular in the European and non-European Ottoman provinces, the creation of modern state structures in British India, the linguistic foundations of the national...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 2–7.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Arvind Rajagopal The conclusion of the Cold War era led to triumphal predictions about the end of history. In fact, the moment marked an end to mass utopias, that is, to the widespread belief in collective emancipation fostered by technologies of the modern state. To reflect on utopia as both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
... o ered more than just a promise of agricultural development or technical progress. For many postcolonial governments, this ability to rearrange the natural and social environment became a means to demonstrate the strength of the modern state as a techno- economic power...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Farah al-Nakib This article examines the making of modern Kuwait City between 1950 and 1980 by complicating the popular “rags to riches” paradigm that permeates both official state discourse and much of the literature on Kuwait’s urban development. It argues that the “modern” city that replaced the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 186–200.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the colonial state to intervene in the reform of “traditional” Indian society. Unsettling this hypothesis has at least two implications: it enables a fresh appraisal of the resources of modern Indian political thought, and it creates positive conceptual space for considering the role of state power in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Hassan Yusefi-Eshkevari This essay's purpose is twofold: to problematize the question of the urfi (secular) system versus the religious system and to examine the question of faithful life in a modern and urfi world. As for the first part, the Islamic state is defined by “divine legitimacy of power...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Mughals were unable to These were the absence of modern history as give rise to an Indian nation-­state, and some of his part of the colonial curriculum and nationalist engagements with their texts can therefore be seen attempts to turn history into a new arena of self-­ as counterfactual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
... premised on particular definitions of religion, the roots of which are historically contingent and intimately linked to the rise of the modern nation-state. As the article argues, a particular conception of Islam is integrated into the nation-state's projects of rationalization, homogenization, and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” Chap. 5 in States of Injury: Power and Freedom in Late Modernity . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 1995 . Bunch Charlotte . “Women's Rights as Human Rights: Toward a Re-Vision of Human Rights.” Human Rights Quarterly 12 , no. 4 ( 1990 ): 486 – 98 . Charrad...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Party, and the Progressive Socialist Party. Safieddine examines the “developmental institutionalists,” AUB economists who advocated state-backed primary-sector development on a different basis. Traboulsi, Modern Lebanon , 120 ; Gates, Merchant Republic , 83, 88–89, 96 ; Safieddine, Banking , 52–63...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
... “African-Soviet Modern,” an asymmetrical combination of aspiration, materiality, and practice that was rooted in diverse African states and in the Soviet Union. As an analytical category, the African-Soviet Modern speaks to the gap between the grand rhetorical and ideological scope of the Cold War moment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 601–614.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Zoe Griffith State building and nationalism have been widely examined in the context of both the late Ottoman Empire and the modern Turkish Republic. This article explores the role of Islamic calligraphy and calligraphers during the final decades of Ottoman rule and through the twentieth century in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2012
... its predecessor. Changes were achieved by modernizing the state through Studies of the implementation of widespread nationalizing and secularizing social and political reforms, many of which were passed within the first decade of the Turkish Republic’s...