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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 605–621.
Published: 01 December 2015
... stood as a rhetorical placeholder in a time with few secure ideological positions, little agreement about the content of the good society, and wide recognition of the enormity of obstacles to transformation. The article draws on Jacques Rancière's understandings of “politics” and “police” to examine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... These essays track the everyday languages and institutions of governance, policing, and morality by working carefully through diverse fields, including legal cases and reasoning, histories of education, dynamics of marriage, arts of linguistic transformation, politics of religious argument, legitimations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of nomadic tribes in French mandate Syria, this essay shows that creative appropriation of the automobile actually helped nomadic groups to strengthen their position and to defend their economic and political interests. Automobiles allowed tribal chiefs to experience enhanced mobility, facilitating a faster...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 16–23.
Published: 01 August 1994
... it. of the political leaders, bureaucracy and adminis- Most riots today are pre-planned. This planning trative machinery, various organs of those who ac- is done usually by some anti-social elements either tually restore order in the field, i.e., the local police, to promote their own interest or those...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 May 1984
... - "police, press, patels, pocket (money), political parties and Prabodh Raval (Home Minister) - have ganged up against the Dalits and so have our own representa- tives in the legislature and parliament." The local press inflamed upper caste passions by publishing what was in many cases patently...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
... – 13 . ———. “Coopérer pour mieux contrôler. La police et les acteurs non étatiques de lʿordre à Istanbul à la fin du XIXe siècle” (“Cooperating for Better Control: Police and Civil Actors of the Order in Istanbul in Fin-de-Siècle Istanbul”) . In Society, Politics, and State Formation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
... after his election were in significant sites close to national borders: in 2014, the northeastern city of Guwahati was chosen for “increasing the morale” of the police forces serving in the politically and militarily sensitive northeast. 1 The following year, it was convened in the Rann of Kutch...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of the disputed shrine. This was the political backdrop to the final as- From the probably confidential information ob- sault on the Babri Masjid. The Sangh Combine had, tained by the Commission, it appears that the local according to the COI, “decided to demolish the police were largely aware...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 20–26.
Published: 01 August 1989
... In addition, the government has introduced new added, “He may have gone to the other world. We don’t know.” Other JVP leaders have also been killed emergency regulations which prohibit political activity in “confrontations” with the police. For example, on in universities and in the workplace...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 185–193.
Published: 01 August 2021
... recitation, and sound control in midcentury Senegal, this article seeks to illuminate the institutional and political contexts that shaped the production and reception of specific genres of Islamic scholarship in the late colonial period. The history of secularism in Senegal has received growing attention...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 562–563.
Published: 01 December 2019
... police elections The review essays by Sunila S. Kale, Sandipto Dasgupta, and Michael J. Watts on my book, When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics , and Steven Pierce's Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria raise a number of theoretically...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Press , 2007 . Deeb Lara , and Winegar Jessica . Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 . Feldman Ilana . Police Encounters: Security and Surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian Rule . Stanford, CA : Stanford...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 64–67.
Published: 01 August 1987
... of an Investigation,’ Economic and Political Weekly 21 , No. 22 (May 31): 949 –952. Engineer , Asghar Ali. 1986 . ‘Engulfed in Communal Fire,’ Economic and Political Weekly 21 , No. 23 (June 7): 994 –997. Engineer , Asghar Ali. 1986 . ‘Gujarat Communal Violence and Police Terror...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
... wing of the Pan African Congress (PAC), which was influential in the area. “ Abafana ba APLA batraina ngamaponisa ” (APLA men are using the police to exercise and build more muscles) was one of the popular songs. 67 Political equality had been won through protest actions as well as violence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 101–113.
Published: 01 August 1996
... with such police and prosecutorial powers held, in late September 1996, that based on the Ko- violating due process, prosecution of political crimes ran a woman cannot marry someone for love without do not succeed in anti-terrorism courts if witnesses the consent of her father or guardian, overturning...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 May 2020
... broken with the group, I found a pervasive sense of regret and anxiety. 50 As the independence movement weakened, Ikhwani commanders had been given political offices or recruited into the Territorial Army and the police, but the foot soldiers were left to die in reprisals. However, most were accepted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 May 1989
... or resign from political parties. The regulations provide that Sri Lanka possession of any document containing anything which might reasonably be constructed as such a threat will be considered Thousands of people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 230–236.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... The State Security Court had all the characteristics of the special courts that preceded it, and especially the military courts of the Algerian conflict: it was created in a context of crisis; it judged political crimes and offenses more severely; it permitted exceptional police and prison practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 248–255.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to three different processes. The first instance resides in the actual use of violence and repression by coercive institutions (police, army) in a given country: some political subjects are more exposed to physical violence than others. The second component deals with the so-called legitimate use...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 14–24.
Published: 01 August 1985
..., in the political manipulation of social divisions as unable to find 'full' six months employment, are dismissed an alternative to politically unpalatable economic changes, as 'Marginal Workers,' even though a growing number of and in governmental reliance on force and repressive laws...