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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 155–163.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Asian Languages, Vernaculars, and Literacies, 1000–1919 , edited by Elman Benjamin , 254 – 301 . Leiden : E. J. Brill , 2014 . Shirane Haruo . Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts . New York : Columbia University Press , 2012 . Shirane...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to the natural world. Following independence and the National Pact, 26 Chiha's iteration of environmental determinism became foundational to debates on Lebanese identity and political economy at the Cénacle Libanais. Formally founded in 1946, the Cénacle was the era's most prestigious salon, continuing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Nature of Ambiguity in the Hindi Film Industry Tejaswini Ganti n 2006 the Hindustan Times covered the apparent controversy raging in the Hindi film industry, now better known as Bollywood, over an advertisement that appeared in trade magazines as well as I some newspapers. According...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 360–370.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the role of religion in the education system. Duke University Press 2009 The Dynamic Nature of Educational Policies and Turkish Nation Building: Where Does Religion Fit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 281–290.
Published: 01 August 2009
... gods. with ormerged pantheon the to added ers teach Brahman that gods ism to nature a on local including later base, elaboration a popular Hindu and ritual older the priestly as refer Brahmanism to of religion Historians Hinduism. of aspect priestly the describes last...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 109–118.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the complete neglect of these “natural” limiting factors. The authors also examine the socio-political forces and the ideological elements which result in the neglect of climatic and geographical factors. © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Green Revolution in Kerala: A Discourse...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2014
... This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. infrastructure colonialism corporations energy nature LIFE OF INFRASTRUCTURE Introduction Life of Infrastructure Timothy Mitchell...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leila M. Harris This article draws on recent interventions related to everyday states, state-natures, and political ecologies of the state, as well as Timothy Mitchell’s concept of “state as effect,” to detail and analyze ongoing changes in southeastern Turkey associated with the large-scale...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Ranin Kazemi This article focuses on one of the most serious cases of famine in Iran in the nineteenth century. Reading through a wide range of contemporary documents, Kazemi uses this episode as a case study to talk about the larger problem of subsistence crises and natural disasters in Iran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 476–496.
Published: 01 December 2014
... like this one index “environmental citizenship” premised on the recognition of common responsibility for a vulnerable environment. Both suggest nature’s physical properties—e.g., aquifers’ vulnerability to toxic wastes—seemed to have brought sworn enemies together, thereby exceeding or bypassing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 August 2015
... is the question of who belongs and what it means to belong in terms of moral and material access to resources. This essay further suggests that monkeys — the nonhuman actors in this story — play an important part in shaping the nature of these conversations about cultural meaning and belonging. Recognizing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 204–212.
Published: 01 May 2016
... strategies of bifurcation problematizing asymmetrical zonings and scale making, thereby redefining the nature and terms of science (itself a naturalized modern knowledge formation) without fantasizing a greater sense of knowing or transcendence from ontological specificities and multiplicities. 204...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 December 2010
... contradictory imagery—from which we still borrow—shows us Iran as the complex place that it was but also as a reflection of Europe's own foibles and anxieties, as the self seen through the other. Enlightenment thinkers, grappling with questions about human nature and the essence of power, juxtaposed the glories...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Nina Farnia This article examines the racialization of Iran and Iranians by excavating the treatment of Iran in the naturalization cases from the early twentieth century. In so doing, the article highlights both the continuities and disjunctures of a racialization process that began long before...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Saad Abi-Hamad This article examines the nature of the colonial state as it existed in Egypt at the turn of the twentieth century. It delves into issues surrounding the multiple societal relations that the colonial state had to maintain to ensure its continued existence. It also considers the very...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Neilesh Bose; Victor V. Ramraj Abstract As the debate over historical antecedents to contemporary forms of lex mercatoria suggests, the nature of legal authority appears to be changing into a less familiar, more pluralistic form, even as states struggle to reassert their power. In seeking...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the acceleration of income inequality in rural areas and a huge increase in wheat consumption in cities. The article argues the long-term success of this regime depended on both the improvement of surveillance and coercive technocracy mediated through the military courts and the naturalization of public attitudes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Development Program, these same progressive farmers continued to bag awards but bucked planners' expectations that they would serve as natural leaders in villages. As these producers mobilized politically, and India's bureaucrats and politicians moved toward the Green Revolution consensus that agricultural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 365–376.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of capitalism. Shaped in manifold contradictions, the South inheres both tantalizing visions of limitless economic growth and vast reserves of yet “untapped” natural resources and, at the same time, environmental damage, eroding infrastructures, violent inequalities, and the increasing disposability of human...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 344–353.
Published: 01 August 2018
... endeavor located in private/socially restrictive spaces to one of an open, accessible, spontaneous, and at times communal art whose natural location became the street. This liberated understanding of an art that could be created by anyone, anytime, and anywhere emphasized the importance of accessibility...