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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Prize Symposium; Doing Decentered History .” History and Theory , no. 50 ( 2011 ): 203 – 9 . Sharafi Mitra . “ South Asian Legal History .” Annual Review of Law and Social Sciences 11 ( November 2015 ): 309 – 36 . ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sanil V. As a response to Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai’s book The Cracked Mirror, Sanil’s essay explores the relation between ethics and the social sciences. The essay engages the work of Kant, Aristotle, Martin Heidegger, and Michel Foucault, among others, to make its argument. The Cracked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sudipta Kaviraj Social science theory, the concepts and argumentative architecture through which scholars make sense of the vast processes of modernity—industrialization, étatisation, secularity, individuation—generated the first wave of theoretical concepts in the crucible of European history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Mamadou Diouf Since independence, African scholars from different traditions (African, Islamic and Western), intellectuals, and politicians have been actively engaging with humanities and social sciences originating from the West and received through the conduit of colonial rule and imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 260–263.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Asef Bayat Bayat’s essay examines the divide between area studies and the social science disciplines. A truly productive engagement with and critical reflection on the social sciences, Bayat argues, is possible only by intimate area knowledge, wide perspectives, a comparative lens, and a search...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 398–402.
Published: 01 December 2013
...K. Satyanarayana Responding to Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai’s book The Cracked Mirror: An Indian Debate on Experience and Theory, Satyanarayana’s essay examines the significance of bringing Dalit experience into the public debate with reference to the practice of social sciences in particular...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Suren Pillay This article offers a few vignettes on the humanities in contemporary Africa. It suggests that the different fates of the humanities and social sciences have corresponded to changes in political conjunctures, particularly in relation to nationalism in the wake of independence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 134–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
... filth: bemoaning the dirtiness of their everyday lives but also deploring others' emotional distancing as filthy. In order to unpack their divergent perspectives, this article brings together several fields of scholarship: social science debates about filth in public space in postcolonial India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Fadi A. Bardawil “The Solitary Analyst of Doxas: An Interview with Talal Asad” explores Asad's intellectual trajectory. In Bardawil and Asad's intergenerational conversation Asad discusses his critique of the neutrality of the social sciences, his own critique of Orientalist scholarship (while...
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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 (2013) 33 (3): 391–397.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan Sunder Rajan’s essay responds to Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai’s book The Cracked Mirror: An Indian Debate on Experience and Theory . Its primary focus is the authors’ arguments regarding the absence of original theory in the social sciences in India, and the case they make...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the 1970s, and in particular since the 1990s. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 China humanities Chinese Academy of Social Sciences higher education An earlier, longer version of this article was translated from the Chinese by Anatoly Detwyler. References Hongbo Zhang...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 2013
... ism and theory production more carefully than Mirror are organized around a critique of the bi- is presented by the Guru-­Sarukkai debate. Sun- furcated structure of Indian social science knowl- der Rajan is skeptical of locating the possibility edge production that pits “theoretical Brahmins...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 162–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
.../Pakistan/Pakistan_Higher_Education_Medium_Term_Development_Framework_2011-2015.pdf . ———. “Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities.” Higher Education Commission website . Accessed November 21, 2015 . www.hec.gov.pk/insidehec/divisions/aeca/socialsciencesartshumanities . ———. “Statistical Information...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2017
... systems, the place of science and humanities in society, globalization and soft power, the meaning of humanistic inquiries, and so on. Wang Fan-s­ en is a preeminent historian and vice president for the Humanities and Social Sciences at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. His discussion suggests that the biggest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and the author of An Enchanted Modern: Gen- in Modern Egypt (University of California Press, 2017). der and Public Piety in Shi i Lebanon (Princeton Uni- versity Press, 2006). She is the coauthor, with Mona Syed Nomanul Haq is a professor of the social sciences Harb, of Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 1998
... degree of isolation from much of what viet Union, and by the resultant closer involvement of is going on in the broader realms of the social sciences the countries and peoples of Central Asia with mrkey, and the humanities. Iran, Saudi Arabia and other states to their south, which In the study...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... courses in the humanities and In the wake of the country s successful democra- social sciences.1 When I served as the director of tization, the doctrines of liberalism no longer pos- Humanities and Social Sciences at the National sessed their previous sense of urgency. Scholars in Science Council...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 May 1996
... of society, or do understandings of society only aspects of the past. Those aspects of the past necessarily reflect social position? Is there an objective which are studied during a given historiographical social science, or is there simply a black social science epoch are usually determined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 135–136.
Published: 01 August 2013
... East (CSSAAME) seeks to bring the study of region into sustained conversation with the humanistic and social science disciplines. How the theories and methods of these disciplines relate to regions, and how regions generate theories Cand methods of their own, are issues of great...