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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 2–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and collapse that features within scholarly, popular, and policy-oriented accounts of Lake Victoria's fisheries. POLITICS of FOOD Eating and Existence on an Island in Southern Uganda Jennifer Lee Johnson T his article examines contemporary ontological conflicts between people who make their living...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 213–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
... between Western intellectual anxieties and postcolonial methods and modes of thought. One domain for interrogating the contemporary significance of the work is the call for new ontologies and interpretive humility. This commentary examines these new ontologies through the rethinking of ways that agents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 476–496.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of infrastructure-in-the-making sheds light on another, conceptual alliance. On one end, “thing theorists” argue for an understanding of infrastructures’ nonhuman, agentive capacity to assemble disparate people, things, and institutions. On the other end, political commentators propose, as many did, that meetings...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 204–212.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and made it a politics of violence. The “ordinary requirement (momentarily) attentive to emerging anticolonial of a scientific enterprise,” he says, is to “revisit the critiques and postcolonial visions. As Grovogui epistemological and ontological grounds” (1...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 621–632.
Published: 01 December 2010
... policies, however, has not resulted in such integration. The nation and region have been reformulated around fragmented ideologies of religion and ethnicity, often conforming to their respective political boundaries or claiming newer boundaries. The local has stubbornly refused erasure by resisting secular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 416–433.
Published: 01 December 2006
... and politicization of the truth in cultural tradition, or a defense of a single overarching sociocul- Vol. 10.1215/1089201 26, No. 3, 2006 doi tural meaning as both an ontology and a mode of political organization. In this way, and by extension, these discourses...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 182–195.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Smuts’ South Africa, Global War, and Transnational logic of domination and exploitation (coloniality), Politics, 1939 – 1946.” Journal of Global History 7, no. 3 disguised by a narrative of salvation, progress...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and otherness. Here eth- Kant, Immanuel. “What Is Orientation in Thinking?” In ics is a regulatory discipline. For this approach it is Political Writings, edited by Hans Reiss and translated a question of ethics for social sciences. The Cracked by H. B. Nisbet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of history, suggesting that attempts to identify an inheritance—to articulate the form and nature of a responsibility to the past—have proved intellectually and politically productive following the country's establishment in 1947 and its further rupture in 1971. It considers how Pakistan's unsettled...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 355–361.
Published: 01 August 2016
... historians of sci- Calling of History. Describing Sir Jadunath’s moral ence in interrogating how politics and commerce selfhood, Chakrabarty writes, “A certain cultiva- enabled the production of apparently disinterested tion of self-­denying ethics in the personhood...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 269–280.
Published: 01 August 2009
... restricted to political figures. One can link this shift to the decline of the Iranian tra theto ofIranian decline shift this link One can figures. to political restricted previously was that genre a intellectuals, and writers by memoirs of publication mass the represented in tradition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 678–681.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and the academe. References Alidou Ousseina . Engaging Modernity: Muslim Women and the Politics of Agency in Postcolonial Niger . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2005 . ———. Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya: Leadership, Representation, and Social Change . Madison : University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the convergence of the institutions and practices of knowledge with the structures and relations of power in ways that determine the form and object of evidential inquiry. With this term, we are interested in capturing not only the mechanisms and politics of knowledge production, but also the conjoining...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2014
... concerns and ontologies to bear litical relationships, solidarities, and ontologies. It on the universalist epistemology of Islamic meta- is those practices and possibilities that I explore physics or practice? Further, what are the politics below. that these texts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 391–397.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., . . . UK: Penguin, 1967. Tagore, Rabindranath. “Aikatan.” Janmadine. In Rabindra The origin of the book, now the book’s opening Rachanabali, vol. 13. Kolkata: Viswabharati, 1992. chapter, was a journal article by Guru that was critical of the politics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
...     by Secularism in the Middle East 2011  © At a political level, however, the idea of “secularization” has been a prisoner of many seman-   tic and ontological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Suren Pillay This article offers a few vignettes on the humanities in contemporary Africa. It suggests that the different fates of the humanities and social sciences have corresponded to changes in political conjunctures, particularly in relation to nationalism in the wake of independence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 282–295.
Published: 01 August 2019
... or ideology—defined in its wholeness as a longing for an Islamic authenticity—and as an outright rejection of another monolith, modernity. Thus, in much of the recent scholarship on Islamic thought and politics a wide range of Muslim thinkers are lumped together and introduced as the architects of a singular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 398–402.
Published: 01 December 2013
... – 32 . Gurukkal Rajan . “ On Mirroring the Social: Can Felt-Ontology Alone Inform the Theory? ” Economic and Political Weekly , 6 April 2013 , 27 – 31 . Mohan Sanal . “ Narrativising the History of Slave Suffering .” In No Alphabet in Sight: New Dalit Writing from South India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 227–228.
Published: 01 August 2016
... South Africa as a place of unfin- T ished business, political and existential. We consider political histories of internationalism and anticolonialism under the rubric of an occasional section titled “Provocations.” The first of two essays on the topic appears in this issue and will be followed...