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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and intercommunity relations in which the personal is always at the threshold of becoming intensely public. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 counterinsurgency occupation loyalty moral turmoil precarity Kashmir Counterinsurgency wars leave a total and intense impact on the societies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... urbanism lifemaking precarity primitive accumulation speculation “Concept Histories of the Urban” considers the poetics and politics of urban transformation in the global South. Initially conceived as a workshop on spatial history and political life in late 2016, this section has since grown...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 407–419.
Published: 01 December 2019
... it into a shadow economy that ultimately converges with financing for al-Shabaab, even as this economy sustains seafaring populations in the midst of economic precarity. Tracing dhow itineraries in tandem with shifting regulations across South Asia and East Africa, the article charts an alternate course of Indian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
... emerging market and dense arena of capitalist promise and failure, provides the foundations for our approach. The speculative practices we focus on challenge the distinction between formal and informal, the licit and illicit, because they fuel rationalized market regimes, as well as worlds of precarity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2020
... experiencing rural distress and precarity, Asian and African cities have increasingly taken on distinct forms of enclaving and social differentiation. Built form and infrastructure (e.g., the refugee camp, shantytowns, ghettos) can be used to segregate vulnerable populations in the interest of governance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 May 2024
... petrochemicals Iran development precarity natural gas In the spring of 1964, an exploratory well in Iran's Masjid-e Sulayman oil field ruptured deep underground, destroying the wellhead apparatus and venting large volumes of natural gas across the arid landscape. More than a minor incident...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 May 2024
... is not the hackneyed one of (everyday) subtle “resistance” in extant literature. This is so because first, this agency happens in the context of “intensified exposure . . . representing intense precarity of urban lives” (7) in the neoliberal moment, in which, I will add, the existing frameworks of “weapons of the weak...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 415–416.
Published: 01 December 2017
... on dwelling. The six essays in this section draw on ethnographic and historical cases from South Africa, China, India, Malaysia, and Zimbabwe to invite reflections on the meaning of dwelling in the face of vulnerability, move- ment, precarity, and relations of power. Joel Lee s essay also focuses on the built...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 249–253.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires, 1901–1914 .” PhD diss., Columbia University , 2019 . Minawi Mostafa . “ International Law and the Precarity of Ottoman Sovereignty in Africa at the End of the Nineteenth Century .” International History Review ( 2020 ). doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2020.1765837...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2022
... households and generations, and that consist of shifting constellations of relatives, friends, lovers, and male partners of different “knowing women.” As other scholars have shown, such extended queer families are vital for maintaining and renewing livelihoods in situations of precarity. But Dankwa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twenti- as special issue guest editor for South Atlantic Quarterly eth-Century Egypt (University of California Press, 2009). 115, no. 1, “Welfare and Precarity.” He is currently at work on a new book, tentatively titled...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ethnographic and historical re-search from South Africa, China, India, Malaysia, and Zimbabwe, invite cross- regional discussion on dwelling under conditions of precarity, migration, militarization, state surveillance, upheaval, and displacement. The essays differently compare the labors of making...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 420–426.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and without the support of extended family or community networks and the protection of legal status show there is success in invisibility and precarity. My account of migrant householding in urban South Africa thus differs from those found in other studies. It further complicates dominant descriptions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
...” is made meaningful for the present. 18 A central contention of this themed section is that Pakistan may in fact be instructive for thinking about the futures of heritage practice, public history, and history education in a world increasingly characterized by precarity, scarcity, and insecurity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 66–72.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Thus interventions by development actors into informal settlements attempt to solve for precarity and inadequate structures at the expense of attention to the role mobility plays in how people occupy and make use of space. We fashion our cities and neighborhoods in ways that do not readily...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 135–147.
Published: 01 May 2024
... being proportionate to the wealth and imperial importance of each port. Lesser ports were thus constantly faced with economic precarity, which would have serious political implications (as we will see). Ports depended upon their imperial status and on the wealth of their respective coastal investors...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of undermining nationalistic bravado: when the next day an Indian player also puked on the field, the precarity of all bodies was beamed live to millions. It has become clear to residents of Asian and African cities that modernity is not a promised land but a dystopia filled with poisonous air. Meanwhile...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 205–221.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the historic alliance between political and capitalist elites. It also normalized the brutality of neoliberal reform under Ben Ali's mafia-style regime, where the benefits of privatization accrued exclusively to the president's inner circle, abandoning ordinary Tunisians to deepening precarity. 6...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 256–262.
Published: 01 August 2016
...), and the deep a South African journalist and writer, has recently precarities and uncertainties of daily existence suf- argued: “Universities have thus become theatres of fered by a majority of South Africans has made the the most intolerable of SA’s inequalities. Students question of how to mitigate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in the Lebanese Economy”), he argued that while the tertiary sector may generate the greatest profits, it cannot continue to grow at the primary sector's expense without generating food-supply precarity, dangerous inequalities, and social volatility. These concerns would have been salient to an audience keenly...