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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 66–72.
Published: 01 May 2020
... settlement in Nairobi, Kenya, the piece explores the social worlds animated by mobility, bringing renewed attention to social and spatial practices. These include strategies of economic and social cooperation used by residents to spatially constitute communities, imbue them with meaning, and in the process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 507–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Farhan Karim Abstract As political questions behind Pakistan's emergence distilled themselves into aesthetic questions of how to represent a country without a past, the debate erupted through the spatial practices determining the form and architectural character of the nation's two capitols...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 470–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
... motivates acts of organizing and inhabiting space: what Lefebvre calls spatial practices. Such spatial practices inscribe the premises of caste into the built environment of South Asia (in the layout of its villages and, in more complicated and less consisted ways, in the design of its cities), produc...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and political margins of contemporary Turkey. It is an architecture whose structure and design delineate the ethnic, sexual, gendered, and economic limits of belonging in regimes of family, kinship, religion, and citizenship through spatialized practices of (non)mourning and grief. We find ourselves in a zone...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... similar processes of speculation and gentrification around urban housing, especially as these have impacted impoverished or racialized communities. If spatial unevenness is both socially salient and politically produced, the essay by Thomas Asher and Steve Ouma Akoth inquires into the everyday practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 547–562.
Published: 01 December 2010
... that entail self-conscious negotiations with sites of cultural production and cultural capital. These practices of representation can be described as crossings in spatial terms (from East to West Amman), in economic terms (from a lower to a higher social class), and in cultural terms (from working- and middle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
... on the ground fight to preserve and keep from crumbling many environments, works, and spatial practices under siege by forces of erasure—from urbanization to war to targeted destruction by authorities—often representing new forms of colonization. These politics, across the nations, the diaspora...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 314–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... East • 37:2 • 2017 of the Indian Ocean, taking into account the genu- the historical and spatial imaginations of those ine nature of aesthetic practice and the singularity we try to understand. Triggered substantially by of experience they allow...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the “African-Soviet Modern,” an asymmetrical combination of aspiration, materiality, and practice that was rooted in diverse African states and in the Soviet Union. As an analytical category, the African-Soviet Modern speaks to the gap between the grand rhetorical and ideological scope of the Cold War moment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 439–450.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sahana Ghosh Abstract India imposes an increasingly militarized border security agenda along its officially “friendly” border with Bangladesh with a range of preemptive practices to control the illegal movement of people and goods. Focusing ethnographic attention on everyday mobility, I view...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of becoming unruly,” this article explores how plants and other material actors worked within the society's domain of practice to inform—and deform—the aesthetic, spatial, and territorial coherence of improvement. 7 The article posits and draws from an archive of variegated materialities, ecologies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of camp forms, points out that camps can just as easily be thought of as spatial practices, combining field and event, as they can be defined through time . “Just as they are lodged spatially between the open and the closed, camps exist between the temporary and the permanent,” 1 and as such can...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 August 2019
... to preserve the spatial memories of their destroyed homes through the production of place-based memorial books, the reconfiguration of refugee camps, and communal commemorative practices, among other things. Indigenous forms of knowledge production about places of origin are indicative of other ways of seeing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2009
... outcomes of urban disadvantaged within the boundaries of those poor spatial practices—such as the transmu- structures. In other words, urban poor creativ- tation of the meaning of belonging to certain 44. Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to which pastoralists had been restricted by agricultural development. Wherever these competing forms This article could not have been written without the invaluable research 1. On twentieth-­century wildlife conservation as a spatial practice, see assistance of Mala Shah or the support...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
...? What if text where untouchability is practiced in the open the outsourcing runs in the opposite direction — ​ without any anxiety of the upper-­caste self or ambi- the Dalit outsourcing untouchability to the Brah- guity in spatial separation (219...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Press , 1999 . Coronil Fernando . The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1997 . Deshpande Satish . “ Hegemonic Spatial Strategies: The Nation-Space and Hindu Communalism in Twentieth-Century India .” In Community...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 526–540.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Koenigsberger's case is the spatial fragmentation of his archival record. Looking beyond the documents, working with oral histories, and committing to data usually relegated by scholars to the regime of the anecdotal filled in voids created by the loss of architectural referents for an architect's practice...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 35–44.
Published: 01 August 1993
...- other micro-climatological factors that predict ines the spatial integration and regional agro-ecological potential and which consequently development processes from the perspectives of inform farming practices. The natural distribution geographical scale and cultural adaptation. of plants also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 In our last issue we explored questions of licit and illicit economies of production alongside fractured geopolitical borderlands with a focus on questions of formal and informal practices of surveillance. This issue continues to explore...