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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 (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 (2021) 41 (3): 355–361.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and effectively incorporated the Mzab into French Algeria and ended its special status as a French protectorate. Mzabi self-minoritization, Ghazal argues, was a process of performative differentiation based on a sectarian identity. It was initiated by the colonized and negotiated with the colonizer, emerging...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and authoritative claim making on a global scale. One of the most salient features of this special section of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East , “Capitalism at Sea,” is to reveal and reflect on these often submerged if not mystified violent currents of seaborne capitalism. Circling...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Rogaia Abusharaf; Uday Chandra; Irene Promodh Abstract This special section draws on the dynamic new field of Indian Ocean studies to rethink key concepts such as space and circulation (Jeremy Prestholdt), gender and kinship (Mahmood Kooria), and popular media and infrastructure (Bindu Menon Mannil...
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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 (2016) 36 (3): 379–383.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Mana Kia; Afshin Marashi Mana Kia and Afshin Marashi's introduction asks the main question that the articles in the special section “After the Persianate” endeavor to answer: How should we write the histories of societies that emerged from the Persianate ecumene in the nineteenth and twentieth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 584–590.
Published: 01 December 2012
... a range of lateral networks that fall within the Third World or Global South. It is hence of particular relevance to those pursuing post–area studies scholarship and has much to say to the themes of this special issue on comparative literature across Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Hofmeyr’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 604–610.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and interliterariness. Singh’s essay considers the issues of contactuality and interliterariness between European and Indian literary discourses with special reference to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali) and Suryakanta Tripath Nirala (Hindi). Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. © 2012...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 226–229.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in the special section “The Past for Pakistan” explore Pakistan's tormented relationship with history each in its own way, and whether this past is given the name of India or Islam. If Salma Siddique writes about the undecidability of origins in cinematic culture, Shruti Kapila demonstrates how Pakistan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 543–545.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Alireza Doostdar Abstract This afterword comments on the three articles in the special section titled “Islam and Regimes of Evidence.” Drawing on the Bakhtin circle's theory of speech genres, Doostdar examines Islamic evidentiary utterances as forms of speech with distinctive internal and external...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sahana Ghosh Abstract This introduction offers a critical survey of existing scholarship on security and surveillance, especially post-9/11. Presenting the five essays of this special section, it illustrates the new directions they provide for the study of civil-military relations and surveillance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anupama Rao; Casey Primel Abstract This short essay introduces the essays in the special section “Concept Histories of the Urban,” which considers the poetics and politics of urban transformation in the global South. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 climate camp global...