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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Rachel Sturman Abstract The ubiquity of building construction in contemporary Mumbai is transforming everyday urban life and landscape. This article examines one facet of the building construction industry: its organization of labor through distinctions of skill. Distinctions among skilled...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... progress in a unique way. In analyzing how the Lagos press utilized agricultural and technical associations to formulate and advertise their ideas for the future of Lagos society, this article also argues that the idealized depictions of skilled artisans and farmers by the urban, educated African elites...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Saqib Jafarey Emigration and Development in Pakistan. Saqib Jafarey The past decade has witnessed a massive immigration of foreign workers into the oil- rich, but labor-and-skill-poor, countries of the Middle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 26–46.
Published: 01 May 1989
... at Pakistan). The first, a skill development-cum-income the entrance of the dirt road leading into a large dusty generation project, started functioning in 1966. It is lo- square dominated by the imposing structure of an cated in the village of Shah Kot, a large village with such Imumburu, symbolic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 108–114.
Published: 01 August 1994
... and by the overall thrust towards mod- countability of the state towards a significant seg- ernization. Instead of these skilled practitioners, bu- ment of its population, and asserting their reaucratic “experts” are allowed to determine the democratic right to participate in the future devel- fate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 241–248.
Published: 01 August 2019
... it mean to affirm the expertise of an eighty-year-old indigo dyer who tells color by smell, when hand dyers' and weavers' livelihoods continue to be vulnerable in the modern market? What does a small spinning machine innovated to bring together impoverished cotton farmers, skilled handloom weavers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 1982
... Asia has been the through inflation or through the expansion training of a skilled labor-force of the class of moneylender - usurers. In consisting of engineers, doctors etc. (the areas of South Asia where economic professionals). These professionals...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 4–13.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., COMPARATIVESTUDIES OF SOUTHASIA, AFRICAAND THE MIDDLEEAST, Vol. XV No. 1 (1995) Sharp, one of the founders of the settlement, ex- to tradesmen to acquire skills with which they could pressed his preference for “a constitution bound by a become useful members of society.13 social contract rooted in history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 August 1990
.... Khan , N. S. , and F. Shaheed, 1984 , Women's Skill Development and Income Generating Schemes and Projects in the Punjab. Report for UNICEF. Khan , S. , 1985 , An Analysis of School Level Enrollments, Drop Outs and Output in Pakistan: Supply and Demand Considerations . Research Report...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 August 2021
... televisual context. On television you can inhabit perspectives impossible in real life. By showing the artifice, in the sense of skillful creation, of preaching as professional performance, the director imagines that viewers' sense of intimate connection to the preacher will be heightened because his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (1): 74–83.
Published: 01 May 1982
... institutions in this country. In general, they fulfill all the requirements of a skilled labor-force in a highly industrialized economy and hope that their children will do likewise. In contrast to the uriiformity of their educational qualifications and aspirations, they display the widest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... theory from the North. Logics of construction assume the permanence of materials such as concrete, and they depend on the physicality of the body, i.e., on skilled and unskilled labor, to bring space to life. Rachel Sturman asks about the intermediation of skilled and unskilled labor...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 33–43.
Published: 01 May 1990
.../Philadelphia. Heyzer , N. , 1988 , Daughters in Industry , Asian and Pacific Development Center, Kuala Lumpur. Humphrey , J. , 1986 , “Gender, pay and skill: manual workers in Brazilian industry,” Women Work and Ideology in the Third World , Tavistock Publications, London/New York...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 134–141.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of the Academic Humanities in the Arab World 135 Figure 1. Distribution of A&H by Time Period mentation, is to devise reasonable approaches to requirements that are supposed to equip students measure and assess the status of academic human- with a range of skills, including critical thinking. ities in the Arab...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 August 1999
... for the aftermath of slavery, for it means skilled artisans or indentured laborers after the aboli- the “sugar experience” was also to affect their post- tion of slavery and never endured the trauma of slav- emancipation decisions. Depending on how sugar ery: were their descendants predestined to become...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 34–41.
Published: 01 May 1992
... by the alien foe, the Ruler called pendent identity, long before Bengali, Hindi, Urdu or together laymen endowed with good memory any of the other Indian vernaculars. and with knowledge, pious, well instructed, free Buddhism, which came to the island around the from indolence, and skilled...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 14–24.
Published: 01 August 1995
... studies of migrant wage labor systems which term commitment and worked on a professional or emerged in the 19th century prior to formal colonial semi-professional basis developing specialized skills rule. In such cases the mobilization of migrant labor and pride in their work. A particular caravan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 375–381.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in Nineteenth-Century Zanzibar.” In The Global Worlds of the Swahili: Interfaces of Islam, Identity, and Space in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century East Africa , edited by Loimeier Roman Seesemann Rüdiger , 251 – 73 . Berlin : Lit , 2006 . Loimeier Roman . Between Social Skills...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (2): 12–15.
Published: 01 August 1982
... be grasped by comparing them to the entire annual addition to t9 e male labor force in Pakistan, which, averaged over the past decade, was around 500,000 . Second, the emigrants are comprised mostly of skilled and semi-skilled workers as against the overwhelmingly agrarian composition of previous...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 59–66.
Published: 01 August 1993
...: vide skilled carpentering, using skills they attained 1. To attend or perform funerary rites for a family through their experience and connections. Women member, who may have died in India or in the with small children still provide food, drink and village lodging; unencumbered women...