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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., semiskilled, and unskilled labor shape the everyday work of building, yet these terms only partially map onto hierarchies of embodied capacities and know-how. At least two vectors are producing what I term a “problem-space” concerning skill. On one hand, long-standing patterns of informal learning by doing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Nurcin Ileri Assembling the complexities and problems associated with public order and security in fin-de-siècle Istanbul, Ileri’s article presents a brief institutional history of the modern police forces and provides a vivid picture of the everyday lives of police officers through interrogation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... an ethical valance. As other scholars have sug- gested, the primary problem with this approach Public Space versus Common Ground is the way it deliberately sidesteps issues of equal As an aesthetic category...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 355–371.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and the problems of translation facing Muslims in colonial courts. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Translating Colonial Fortunes: Dilemmas of Inheritance in Muslim and English Laws across a Nineteenth-­Century Diaspora Michael Gilsenan Diasporic Inheritance across Colonial Spaces...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 613–621.
Published: 01 December 2020
...) postnational moment while also remaining faithful to the historical reconstruction of the intellectual and political contexts informing anticolonial conceptions of self-determination. In this, Getachew makes particularly effective use of the notion of a “problem-space” utilized by David Scott and Quentin...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the continuity/rupture problem space . This problem space is animated by the question of whether the event of British colonialism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries constituted a major rupture or an underlying continuity in the religious and political imaginaries of Indigenous society. This question has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 December 2021
... transformation during these tumultuous decades represents the fecundity of crisis, yielding a historicist answer commensurate with, if not adequate to, the shifting political and theoretical coordinates of the problem-space he inhabited. 8 From this vantage, the Muslim colonial subject emerges...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 255–262.
Published: 01 May 2022
... an opportunity to think about the vexed relationship between psychoanalysis and colonialism—a relationship our reviewers explore admirably. In this introduction, I want to grapple within this troubled problem-space and the stakes of El Shakry's and Pinto's works in relation to the questions that both form...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of orientalism's legacy because it is the problem-space in which this debate can be articulated that constitutes this legacy. Is orientalism a theological reduction of human behavior to eternal essences, something that the critique should dismiss as “religious”? Arguably, the erasure of realities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the visit some of the ideas I dealt with in my 1985 lec- different theoretical and political effects intellec- ture there . . . tual works produce in different problemspaces, to use David Scott’s words.14 So this is basically two Bardawil:  A sequel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Foreign Front , 102–11 ; Davari, “Return” ; Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, “Origins” ; Nikpour, “Claiming” ; Sohrabi, “‘Problem Space’” ; Sohrabi, “Remembering.” 30. Harris, Social Revolution . 31. For the emergence of welfare states in the Middle East, see Gelvin, “American Global Economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 601–606.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., incorporating a wide spectrum of Afrocentric ideologies, some of which now find common cause with the racist and civilizationalist theories of the political Right. 10 This reminds us that the problem-space of the present continues to be complicated by the re-emergence of new (or recycled) forms of race...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- Problem Spaces ploited territory.8 By contrast, focusing on the way In the second half of the twentieth century eco- that outcomes are shaped within an economy of nomic zones — or what the Financial Times prefers anticipation calls attention to multiple temporali- to call “capitalist enclaves” — held...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the Village AID system, nontranscendent spaces of democratic participa- Basic Democracies was new insofar as it applied tion that were removed from problems of wider the representative political principle to a range national significance. Authoritarian projects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 151–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and sometimes philosophy Second, there is the problem of language. in spaces that are very different from those in the In the case of literature, there is an enormous modern university. So both at the level of practice amount of literature produced in various Indian of the humanities as well as in the teaching...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 456–462.
Published: 01 December 2017
... practices and, importantly, the ways in which home relationships affect the ways in which soldiers work. Even though scholars such as Catherine Lutz talk about the militarization of spaces, including barracks,2 in my re- search the distance of time and space is significant in the sense that it allows...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 280–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Afrikainstitutet, 1997. Pp. 229. Transforming Female Identities: Women’s Organizational Forms in West Africa is an analysis of women’s organizational forms outside the domestic space in West Africa. At the heart of this study is the premise that African women, especially West African women, are subjugated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Sarukkai have written a as Ambedkar’s late conversion to Buddhism. If the book that needs to be reread over time. In particu- latter’s was the first effort of its kind, the book rep- lar, the chapters on touch and on space require resents a second attempt. Now, I do not mean to patient study...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 470–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., a refusal to become citizens of an ideal, bourgeois order, 6 anchored in a cultural opposition between pure interiors and polluted ex- teriors, seemed an intuitive place to start. But the problem posed by my interlocutors hinged neither on the optic of garbage in public space nor on the inside/outside...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 142–144.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., especially anthropology. This is the space that I see as the anchor for CSSAAME. Challenges I see four known challenges requiring continued engagement and fresh ideas. First, the tension be- tween Western theories and local or non-­Western archives remains unresolved. Discussions about...