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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 99–109.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... , 1988 . A Modern History of Somalia: Nation and State in the Horn of Africa (Boulder, CO: Westview Press). Luling , Virginia , 1971 . The Social Structure of Southern Somali Tribes (Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of London). Neier , Aryeh , 1988 . “Testimony of Aryeh Neier, Vice...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., is 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 136–142.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Lawrence S. Wittner Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1991 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI, Nos. 1 & 2 (1991) Nuclear Weapons, Resistance, and the Nation-State System Lawrence S. Wittner Although the end of the Cold War and the recent Therefore, when it became clear...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 423–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... regarding the appropriate relations among infrastructures, governance, and political belonging. They questioned how the production of national assets as divisible commodities would generate new forms of estrangement that would unbundle the material tethers linking Kenyans to the state, simultaneously...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 53–58.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Ali Riaz Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Nations, Nation-State and Politics of Muslim Identity in South Asia - Ali Riaz In February 2002...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 601–606.
Published: 01 December 2020
... those who posit an inevitability thesis about the triumph of the nation-state after 1945, on the one hand, and those who insist on the possibilities of alternative pathways, on the other. The argument is compelling in demonstrating that the transcendence of race hierarchies was integral to arguments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 407–420.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Eric Lewis Beverley Abstract Scholarship on modern South Asia, even in accounting for the fragility and capriciousness of colonial authority and exploring tensions between popular sovereignty and politics on the ground, tends to regard colonial or national states and institutions as the sole...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 128–142.
Published: 01 August 2000
...A. William Samii Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2000 The Nation and Its Minorities: Ethnicity, Unity and State Policy in Iran A. William Samii The Iranian constitution has specific provisions lowed by Azeris at 24 percent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 486–487.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Nathan J. Brown The Pedagogical State: Education and the Politics of National Culture in Post-1980 Turkey Sam Kaplan Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006 xx + 254 pp., $65.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2007 Multiculturalism, Muslims, and Citizenship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and national identity. Chiha employed the salon, a critical site for symbolic nation making, as a venue to define the parameters of the Lebanese national self. Cénacle contributors reinforced these parameters by elaborating ideal state forms, business ethics, and modes of accumulating capital. These included...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 2019
... it mean to build rapport and gain trust within a highly securitized space such as this? What happens when the researcher is a potential “national security” threat in both Iran and the United States? How is national security enacted in everyday interactions in the field? Given that anthropologists have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 401–406.
Published: 01 August 2017
... domination that leads through a global French federal sovereignty, rather than the nation-state, is an important contribution. But was there really in practice “the possibility of dismantling empire … without having to choose between French colonialism and national independence”? There are important reasons...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 622–632.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of particular authoritative nation-states. Amid ongoing efforts to author singular metanarratives of the history of the Wahhabi movement of Arabia, alternative histories from the Ottoman perspective are often overlooked or simply dismissed. While the result tends to be the sort of linear history that favors...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ian Bedford The modern nation-state has a national space and national borders. Yet borders are not always for defense. In Pakistan, since 2001, and from as far back as the 1980s, the premise (or implied threat) of unsecured borders on the North-West Frontier has become an unadmitted aspect of state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 613–621.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Adam Dahl Abstract Rejecting the rigid dichotomy between anticolonial nationalism and postnational solidarity, Adom Getachew's Worldmaking after Empire argues that anticolonial leaders in the Caribbean and Africa did not outright reject the nation-state in their quest for self-determination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2009
... disruptions brought by colonialism and the nascent Lebanese nation-state. The article also explores the connections among sectarian dynamics, colonial discipline, and peasant militancy. Shiite peasants used tools of collective organization, bargaining, and revolts against the French and drew critical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 172–182.
Published: 01 May 2011
... distance on a very different set of circumstances and serves as a foil to “Deli.” Karay's position was not only geographically outside the Turkish nation-state but it was also an elite view that was intellectually removed from the Kemalist project, both as it took shape in 1922 and at its apex in 1930...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of struggles against the colonial regimes, on the one hand, and the different projects of national state building, on the other hand. Central to these processes is a male-interpretation of Islam that has defined the way women would be incorporated into “nationhood” and would become “citizens...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and endpoints of the devolution of the Ottoman world and its transformation into the many nation-states of the post-Ottoman world. It poses the emergence of Greece (in the 1820s) and of Turkey one century later as crystallizing moments in a different but related process to that of the colonization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 196–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
... with their heroic martyrdom for the nation-state's sake, they aesthetically mediate the possibility of men's homosociality in the precarious and affective intensity of the war zone. mmoallem@berkeley.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 film martyr masculinity affective nationalism...
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