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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (3): 521–523.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Chelva Kanaganayakam Stigmas of the Tamil Stage: An Ethnography of Special Drama Artists in South India Susan Seizer Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005 464 pp., $89.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2006...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 72–74.
Published: 01 August 1989
... and Political the President to remit the remaining sentence. The board was not functioning at the time of Amnesty Prisoners Convicted by Special International’s visit in August 1989. It ceased working...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 231–250.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Martin Slama; Johann Heiss This introductory article discusses comparative approaches and research topics explored by contributors to the issue’s special section “Comparing Arab Diasporas.” The article reassesses debates about early meanings of the term diaspora that reveal the potentials...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Manan Ahmed Asif; Anand Vivek Taneja This essay introduces six articles in the special section on animals and enchantment. The ethnographic bent of many of the essays in this special section demonstrates how the copresence of animal and human beings continues to make everyday life in South Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Michael Beard Beard’s essay contends that specialized journals with limited readerships encounter similar problems. Independent of the subject there are material conditions that limit, shape, or color a journal’s possibilities. These conditions become especially vivid to editors. In the case...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Yunus Doğan Telliel Abstract This essay introduces a special section on Islam and evidence with contributions by Ana Maria Vinea, Junaid Quadri, and Yunus Doğan Telliel, and an afterword by Alireza Doostdar. The contributors examine evidential inquiries in Islamic law, healing practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... subjectivities? The five articles gathered in this special section take up these questions by ethnographically considering the complex internal dynamics of resistance movements in Kurdistan, Kashmir, and Western Sahara. They explore how these movements' struggles for alternative sovereignties and against...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to establish their own private “law”’ to facilitate commerce that applied within and beyond borders. In recent years, legal scholars and practitioners are reimagining lex mercatoria in order to facilitate globalization. This special section will consider how these discussions and activities are transforming...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Sarah Ghabrial Abstract The main intervention of this special section is to identify and reposition race and colonial law as (conspicuously) absent referents in widely accepted genealogies of the state of exception—most notably, that of Giorgio Agamben—and to offer methodological pathways, based...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 483–487.
Published: 01 December 2020
...John T. Sidel Abstract This article reflects on the treatment of sovereignty and stateness in South Asia provided by other authors in this special section of the issue in terms of their implications for the study of Southeast Asian history. The article identifies a number of commonalities between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kishwar Rizvi Abstract The afterword to the special section “Architecture as a Form of Knowledge” considers the effect of transnational religious and commercial networks in transforming urban histories in Pakistan, with a focus on Karachi. The essay discusses the renovations of the shrine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Arash Davari Abstract This essay extends themes in Adom Getachew's Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (2019) by introducing Iran as a mediating element in Cold War worldmaking. It recovers the story of Pahlavi Iran's diplomatic efforts during the Sixth Special...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Elizabeth Banks; Robyn d'Avignon; Asif Siddiqi Abstract This special themed section examines the multilayered engagements between Africa and the Soviet Union as a central, if overlooked, global encounter of the mid-twentieth century. We call this worldview and the entanglements it generated...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 148–152.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Matthew Engelke Abstract This essay introduces the special section “Word, Image, Sound,” a collection of essays on public religion and religious publicities in Africa and South Asia. The essays cover case studies in Myanmar, Zambia, Senegal, Rwanda, and Egypt. The introduction situates the essays...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Anupama Rao Rao’s piece introduces the six essays included in “Insurgent Thought,” the special section of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East , volume 34, number 1. These essays feature a group of emerging scholars who are concerned with understanding the relationship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 224–227.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Partha Chatterjee Chatterjee’s essay introduces the six articles in “Postcolonial Legalism,” a special section in CSSAAME 34.2. The essays in the section explore the specific field of postcolonial practices of the law in four countries: India, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, and South Africa. The key concern...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 260–278.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of special tribunals and exceptional procedures. Judicial remedies made constitutional governance a two-way process, where citizens could insert themselves into a conversation on state practice. Constitutional law became grounded in uncertainty as the results in very similar cases varied widely. However...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kent F. Schull Schull’s introduction discusses the impact Donald Quataert’s research and mentoring had on the development of Ottoman and Turkish studies and introduces the seven articles included in the special section of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East , volume 34...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 227–238.
Published: 01 August 2013
...David C. Engerman Engerman’s essay examines Soviet encounters with India in the 1950s and 1960s, tracing the effects of such encounters on both nations. Using Soviet and Indian published as well as archival material, it pays special attention to the effects on Soviet and Indian economic ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 August 2014
... role in its intellectual life for the next forty years. Wick’s article explores the appearance of the new disciplines and concepts of the European Modern in the works of al-Ṭahṭāwī (notably, but not solely, the famous account of his French voyage) with special attention given to the place of the sea...