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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1993) 13 (1_and_2): 67–80.
Published: 01 August 1993
... , E. , 1915 . Gurkhas. Handbooks for the Indian Army. Revised by Major B.U. Nicolay (Calcutta: Superintendent of Government Printing). South Asia Bulletzn, Vol XI11 Nos. 1 & 2 (1993). Soldiers, Sovereignty and Silences: Corkhas as Diplomatic Currency Mary Des Chene...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2016) 36 (1): 44–65.
Published: 01 May 2016
... has been reassessing the local biopolitical potential unleashed by the 1919 act. In this article Legg revisits dyarchy at the national scale to show how this “All-India” revisioning of Indian sovereignty was actually negotiated in relation to its imperial and international outsides and the exigencies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2018) 38 (3): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2018
... appropriations, it would become a touchstone for early Indian liberals, radicals, and nationalists, as well as for imperialists concerned with the local devolution of sovereignty. Colonial definitions and redefinitions, however, obscure as much as they reveal about the multiple and shifting meanings of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... sovereignty. It attempts to do this by drawing out a symbiotic relationship tying together the employment and nonemployment of physical violence, placing the sovereign right to punish and kill within the same analytical lens as the ensnaring promise of forgiveness. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 December 2014
... is predicated on the loss of political sovereignty of the subject population. Can an empire deprive a society and culture of its political sovereignty and independence and yet claim to be liberal? © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Julian Go British Empire Cambridge School East India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 184–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... violence predominantly in caste relations, but also beyond, in the comparative contexts of revolutions and formations of nation-states in the modern world. The essay reconstructs and interprets Ambedkar as a foundational thinker of sovereignty, republicanism, and agonism. In so doing, it analyzes in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 December 2009
... understood not only by the colonial state but also by the larger Punjabi-speaking Sikh community. A close contextual reading of both texts reveals the complex impact of colonial rule on local modes of historical narration. Each author crafted competing discourses about the nature of Sikh sovereignty for the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 512–532.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Sabri Ateş This article examines Ottoman responses to Iranians bringing corpses for burial in holy Shi`i sites in Ottoman Iraq, and focuses on questions of sovereignty, frontiers, commerce, and sanitation. Bringing together the Shi`is of both sides of the Ottoman-Iranian frontier, this curious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2011
... symbol of the Iranian national sovereignty, under the fundamentalist formulation of the “governance of the canonist” ( velayat-e faqih ). This new state manifesting itself through specific signs, symbols, slogans, discourses, and behaviors, as well as by appropriation of modern means of ideological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sovereignty, national imaginings, and citizenship both as ideas and practices. Here Subramanian analyzes the act of slow, deliberate reading and thoughtful reflection that Gandhi cultivated and adopted as key conditions toward the realization of truth and self-rule. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2017) 37 (2): 401–406.
Published: 01 August 2017
... domination that leads through a global French federal sovereignty, rather than the nation-state, is an important contribution. But was there really in practice “the possibility of dismantling empire … without having to choose between French colonialism and national independence”? There are important reasons...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
... doctrine and engage in the market-oriented pragmatism they call moral economy or integral humanism. Taking examples from different cultural settings, Elsenhans’s article shows that we are heading for a world of diverse cultural identities incorporated by powers that defend their sovereignty but will not...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2015) 35 (1): 8–20.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the disturbance of public order and are responded to in kind. Based on Azoulay’s work on revolutionary moments, the essay works to reconstruct a civil discourse of human rights from these sites where people perform together. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 sovereignty human rights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
... conceptual framework, with implications for how we think about the state, its relationship to capitalist development, and the political practices of subaltern classes. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 popular sovereignty governmentality primitive accumulation political society Thabo...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2016) 36 (1): 42–43.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 1950 acts were also important and fertile grounds for the production of democratic practices in South Asia. Through their emphasis on different historical moments and processes, the essays trace the emer- gence and evolution of democratic sovereignty in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1998) 18 (2): 82–95.
Published: 01 August 1998
...- and active civil society is the “condition of possibility” ism, their persistence as the dominant mode of ex- of the concept of popular sovereignty in modem soci- pression of Kurdish identity seems to point to a more ety, ensuring its articulation in the democratic politi- grim conclusion; it...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
... imagination through which spatial and conceptual constraints might be breached and redefined. This issue continues this latter focus on the subversive role of political imagination to consider renegade forms of popular sovereignty in particular. It begins with a special section entitled “Political Society...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 618–625.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... References Benton Lauren . “ How to Write the History of the World .” Historically Speaking 5 , no. 4 ( 2004 ): 5 – 7 . ———. Law and Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History, 1400–1900 . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2002 . ———. A Search for Sovereignty: Law and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 503–508.
Published: 01 December 2007
... least supremacy—namely, the alleged replacement in its Western form) aims at the differentiation, of God’s sovereignty with the sovereignty of the disaggregation, and radical diffusion of the uni- people (the latter equated with democracy). In fied, holistic worldviews and political structures...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 August 2010
... have decentered the state. Political theorists of violence, law, and biopolitics have expanded the concept of sovereignty to address distinctly non-­state-­based contexts, while transnational feminist studies of citizenship have Feminist critically dismantled the logic of state...