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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Pascal Menoret Abstract What can we learn from Riyadh? What does this massive desert capital teach us about cities that other, better-studied places don't? This article examines the making of one of the most salient characteristics of Riyadh: its carscape. In 2000, 93 percent of all daily trips...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 291–305.
Published: 01 August 2009
... across national and social divisions and dominated over 90 percent of the film industry in colonial India in the 1920s. The discourse around the film industry constituted a locus in which stereotypes about identity and attitudes toward empire and toward the United States were debated if not resolved...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to prisoners. On these occasions, up to 10 percent of prisoners were released. Indicative of the broader refashioning of colonial rule that occurred after the rebellion, this essay examines these rare but spectacular events by positioning the history of pardon within the wider structure of colonial law...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 241–248.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Annapurna Mamidipudi Abstract Handloom weaving in India is a vibrant and dynamic craft-based technology that is more than two thousand years old. It is the second-largest provider of rural livelihoods, with a 10 percent share of the domestic textile market, unified under the cultural brand...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 20–26.
Published: 01 August 1988
... BY PROVINCES DURING 1975 L 1984 PROVINCES Tractors (19751 T ractors (19841 Increase in use Total Percent- Total Percent- of tractors in No. age NO. age percentage from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 53–60.
Published: 01 August 1999
... that precipitates an IMF goods to the US and the rest of the world (a prosper- intervention. Indonesia’s 1996 GDP growth was 7.8 Surin: Standing Schumpeter on His Head 57 percent (8 percent was projected for 1997), the Phil- GDP, an external shock...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 134–141.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... In the United States, the national budget for academic humanities has dropped by more than half, as the number of PhDs produced in these fields has dropped by 45 percent.3 And although less documented, there is sufficient evidence to suggest that the crisis of the humanities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 70–84.
Published: 01 August 1992
... single group of the rural poor respective cases. This is especially true in the case of are, of course, India’s Untouchables. Comprising agriculture, where the first wave of optimism some 15.5 percent of the population, most accompanying the introduction of the Green Untouchables are landless...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 14–20.
Published: 01 May 2010
... frequent visits to Morocco, transfers of funds, and investments. The fact that most migrants own houses in Morocco demonstrates their attachment to their families and home country. Migrants’ remittances, which represent 25 percent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 126–136.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the Iranian public at male and female respondents. The response large. Under state authoritarianism, trends in rate in both surveys was around 10 percent.   values change are also related in an opposi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 May 1996
... the tribe. In the early 19OOs, about 25 percent of Iranians dominant classes to provide it with such resources, the were tribal nomads? That is, 75 percent either were more its autonomy is limited. The weaker and more urbanites or lived in villages and small towns. Riza divided the dominant classes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 413–422.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of Izmir (Smyrna) were calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calen- asked to identify themselves, and while 37.5 dar; and men were obliged to wear the Western- percent considered themselves “Muslims,” 50.3 style hat in place of the fez, which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 11–21.
Published: 01 August 1984
... growth and rural that approximately 44 percent of rural households own no stability. During the past twenty years, however, cultivable land and an additional 21 percent own less than 0.5 11 acres...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 23–34.
Published: 01 August 1993
... . “Nepalese Tenants to Claim 50 Percent of Land Tilled,” June 27. Xinhua General Overseas News Service , 1991c . “Nepalese King Launches Poverty Elimination Policies,” July 1. South Asza Bulletin, Vol. XI11 Nos. 1 & 2 (1993). Prospects for Land Reform in Nepal Jeffrey Riedi nger...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 312–323.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (UN) identified educating all children through the primary grades by 2015 as one of its eight Millennium Development Goals.1 In Zambia, 87 percent of the population lives on less than $2 per day and the gross domestic product (GDP...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 85–95.
Published: 01 August 1992
... value years after Indian Independence, Dalits and Tribals added in the Southern region grew at a rate above the face political, economic, religious, and social oppres- national average of 4.8 percent with the Southern sion. The destitute situation of the Dalits and Tribals in States like Karnataka...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 35–51.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., the scheduled Castes’ later he resigned because he regarded the party, which literacy rate increased from 7.1 percent in 1961 to 10.2 was more and more fragmented and paralyzed by fac- percent in 1971, 15 percent in 1981 and 27 percent in tion conflicts, as a vassal of the Congress. 1991, which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 May 1983
... percent of the country's sub-continent, through a class of total national income in 1950-53 and intermediary landowners. After 1848, accounted for 90 percent of its steps were taken to incorporate the native merchandise...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 36–52.
Published: 01 August 1981
.... In fact, land ownership remains highly concentrated. Large landowners squeeze rents out of sub- iiistence tenants as well as exploiting landless laborers. Only 0.5 percent of the land was redistributed as a result of the 1972 reform. Since both land reforms were imple- mented during periods...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 84–104.
Published: 01 May 2009
... – 76 (from whelming expression of antagonism toward the 5.0 percent to 1.8 percent). More significant, Nomani existing economic order, in the course of the total factor productivity (TFP) declined...