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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 264–281.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... R. Ambedkar's thought, whereby conversion's core is an interior psychic process of changing principles to see the world differently, I suggest that Meenakshipuram's event may more appropriately be framed by E. V. Ramasami's [EVR] thought, whereby conversion's core is an exterior somatic process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Bahrampour’s To See and See Again , Azadeh Moaveni’s Lipstick Jihad , and Gelareh Asayesh’s Saffron Sky each seek confrontations with loss, contesting the relationship between the past and its remains by bringing personal and historical memory into direct encounters with present-day Iran. In this way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... between Islam and spectacularized cultural violence, I ask what counts as a feminist injury and for whom. Under what conditions is the normative feminist gaze scandalized, and what does this imply for the politics of seeing and not seeing? I argue that in addition to the long-sedimented orientalist trope...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2019
...). But if the purpose is to see the work that corruption undertakes, then it would also require a careful and granular accounting of the shifting pacts, coalitions, and political cartels linking the business world, the security forces, and the vast fiscal federalism composed of thirty-six states and seven-hundred-odd...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the act of seeing. By thinking through one refugee's experience and analyzing urbanism, architectural form and symbolism, and spatial-political organization, this essay suggests that ephemerality plays a part in structuring subjectivity, with implications for the narration of history. Copyright © 2020...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and solving problems at hand are now being challenged by a new industry emphasis on formal training as the basis for skill. On the other hand, builders do not necessarily seek to change their heavy reliance on labor categorized as unskilled, at times viewing technology as an ultimate solution to what they see...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 469–484.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as a mostly slow-moving, complex, and many-layered transformative activity, a form of historical protagonism comprising a variety of moments, capable of working changes on existing forms of hegemony and founding new social relations. The point is to enable researchers in Middle East studies to see...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 245–261.
Published: 01 August 2017
... linearly from darkened to illuminated nightlife; rather, the two modes of nocturnal leisure coexisted. Likewise, the new ways of “seeing through darkness” that were devised by the state developed alongside (rather than instead of) well-established patterns of communal surveillance. These patterns...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 185–210.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of order. A failure to understand this historical specificity has underpinned a larger literature on Africa, particularly on state formation, seeing it as the result of external processes, whether Hemetic or Semitic. References ‘Abd al-Hafidh, Mawlay (Sultan). Dha’ al-’atab qadim (Arabic Manuscript...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 568–583.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Mayanthi Fernando Abstract If secularity ushered in the notion of humans as buffered subjects immune to nonhuman agents, recent attempts to recognize the agency of nonhumans and to see humans as always in relation to nonhumans—the natureculture turn—may be understood as both a posthumanist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 August 2023
... with the Indian Ocean.” The authors take a concept that is in wide currency in the humanities and social sciences and then reimagine it creatively in the contexts that they study. In doing so, they decenter familiar ways of seeing and knowing, offering a new decolonial lens to make sense of the circularities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Beeta Baghoolizadeh Abstract This article looks to two songs, “Layla Said” and “Mammad, You Weren't There to See,” to examine the politics of representation, race, religion, and nationalism in late twentieth-century Iran. “Layla Said,” a religious eulogy sung by Jahanbakhsh Kurdizadeh, would serve...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of communication between eastern and southern Asia concerning the exchange of ideas linked to these practices, and where some scholars presume direct, linear exchange, and obvious congruity, others see radical difference and discontinuity. Taking the inspired work of the Bengali scholar Prabodh Candar Bagchi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the figure of exile that permeates Said's many writings. The heart of Said's peculiarity, as I see it, stems from a seemingly simple question: can we say that Said is writing in exile? What is that “in” that is posited before the word exile? How can the experience of exile, that never-ending experience...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 December 2010
... evidence, one can see that a vibrant bazaar economy had developed in cities, protected by the imperial government and at times through the resettlement of populations from outside of the Iranian plateau and Mesopotamia. These local economies in turn created an imperial network by the Sassanians but acted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 434–448.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of governance in Ming China played a significant role in political developments in the Islamic world. The political ideology of the Ming founder, combining bureaucratic absolutism with a kind of populism that emphasized a direct connection between ruler and subjects, would see a close parallel in the Ottoman...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2011
... writing in print and on the Internet, conferences, and public occasions—to be a rediscovery. The article focuses on two areas, namely, the accentuation of Arabness and the concurrent identification of Arabs as a link in what some see as a global chain of political extremism. I delve into these areas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 583–594.
Published: 01 December 2010
... are continuously bargaining with patriarchy in Sudan, but the processes of renegotiating women's rights within the context of an Islamic state do not only take an Islamic feminist direction as post-Islamist scholars propose. What we see in contemporary Sudan is different types of women's (non)movements offering...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 610–620.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patrizia Granziera While the cult of trees is widespread in India, it is only in the south of India and especially in Tamil Nadu that the visitor frequently sees the pipal tree, symbolically considered male, planted together with a neem tree so that the two will grow together, their trunks...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 239–256.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., the university was a symbol around which debates over imperialism, modernity, and development emerged. Instead of simply seeing the university through judgments of “success” or “failure,” this essay offers insight into Soviet self-presentation and its attempt to offer the Third World an alternative path...