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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 206–220.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of death” as essential to the political economy of asylum management, which operates on a logic of “slow death” and the wearing out of populations struggling to endure its unbearable affects. This affective atmosphere is imbued with ethico-political questions that are neither owned by particular subjects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... 40. Lovejoy and Hogendorn, Slow Death for Slavery . 41. Miers, “Slavery and Slave Trade.” 42. Garba, The Time Has Come , 211; Ahmed, West African ‘Ulama and Salafism . 43. Birks, Across the Savannas to Mecca , 19. 44. Thurston, “The Era of Overseas Scholarships...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 606–613.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Italy. Influential political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt also publish a book in 2018 reflecting on the Trump presidency. 8 In it, they contrast the sharp death of democracy from military intervention to a slow death from the inside—when authoritarians gain power by taking over...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 106–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... House. Lovejoy , P. E. , and J. S. Hogendorn. 1993 . Slow Death for Slavery: the Course of Abolition in Northern Nigeria, 1897–1936 , Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Macpherson , C. B. 1962 . The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke , Oxford: Clarendon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., cruelties and forms of indifference expressed by our ethnographic interlocutors while witnessing or executing the death of animals. Rather than indicting such acts and emotions, we emphasize a different question within the anthropology of ethics. Instead of asking (only) how one ought to live, we suggest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 312–323.
Published: 01 August 2010
... to use local and donor funds to provide schools and improve infrastructure.3 Despite Zambia’s commitment to educating all children through grade 7, progress has been slow. An improving economic climate would increase domestic revenue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 272–275.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of One Million Deaths in India: Rationale, Design, and Validation Results .” PLoS Medicine 3 ( 2006 ): 191 – 200 . Knowledge Production and Regional Scholarship Veena Das he revival of CSSAAME and the mission statement by the editorial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1982) 2 (2): 48–54.
Published: 01 August 1982
..., overthrew the because the infant mortality rate is the Rana family in 1951 and opened the country highest in Asia (one hundred fifty two deaths to the world, since the Ranas had kept the for every thousand births). kingdom sealed from outside influence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 May 2008
... tend to constitute and perpetuate the social and political death of the African citizen to build Western communities of humanitarianist sentiment. In contrast, Odenbach's installation presents a rare exception to this tendency in that it refuses an immediate access to and consumption of the displayed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 24:2 (2004) vernacular compositions to a final appendix-like chapter Did not use the vernacular. ! (pranta) may suggest that Jayarama intended readers to But the slow-witted [mandamati] Kesavdas view them as inferior to the weightier themes inspired...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 505–516.
Published: 01 August 2022
... eventually returned to British India, where he became involved with Muslim nationalism. He is now rightly or wrongly recognized as the spiritual father of Pakistan, a country founded nearly a decade after his death. Quite unlike many of his predecessors, Iqbal rather paradoxically read in the context...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 1998
...’’ as they are sometimes ber of ceremonial functions, some of them impure be- referred to, for Untouchabhty has been proclaimed cause linked to death. Nevertheless, the divide between illegal by the Indian Constitution of 1950. In this gen- “Untouchables” and low castes was strong, and today in erahzed use...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., was the outbreak of an untimely cattle plague had an for the most part imported from abroad. Its avail- added impact on the mortality rate among draft ability and price thus depended on a working na- and other domesticated animals. The prospect of tional road system, which generally slowed down large-s­cale death...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 256–262.
Published: 01 August 2016
...-witsfeesmustfall-op-ed-on-violent-protest-and-solidarity/ . Hickel Jason . Democracy as Death: The Moral Order of Anti-Liberal Politics in South Africa . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2015 . Locke John . Second Treatise of Government . Edited by Macpherson C. B...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 1987
... political crimes and misdemeanors, many of It has progressively become clearer to many that capital• whom are in positions of power voluntarily ism in South Asia is not embarked on a course which will, relinquish it in order to bring about a more in slow stages, extend the ambit of democracy, bring...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 237–253.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., Yemen, Syria, and other places where the abstract notion of human imbued with rights reaches its limit. In fact, for many, the COVID-19 pandemic alone may not be the crisis that threatens life or culminates in the death (slow or otherwise) or debilitation. Wars, sanctions, settler colonialism, police...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 391–401.
Published: 01 December 2006
... and institutions.4 Persia [had] had to make too rapid a jump into the twentieth century. We more fortunate peo- Finally, in 1957, the British counterpart ple in the West went through a slow and gradual to Young, Ann K. S...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 August 2019
... on practices of microhistory as developed in classics of this genre, including Carlo Ginzburg's The Cheese and The Worms (1976), Jonathan Spence's The Death of Woman Wang (1978), and Natalie Zemon Davis's The Return of Martin Guerre (1983). Cross-fertilizations between law, microhistory, and history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 237–242.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of exception” is here exemplified not only by the reduction of life to “bare life” and its subsequent liquidation, but also takes on a host of exclusionary and homicidal modes that include “the fact of exposing someone to death, increasing the risk of death for some people, or quite simply, political death...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 467–472.
Published: 01 December 2008
... language, whereas the east wing’s Bengalis pre- together, “practically ordering the country to ferred their own Bengali language. unite.”7 Upon his death in September 1948, Jin...