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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 125–131.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Valentine M. Moghadam Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 Violence and Terrorism: Feminist Observations on Islamist Movements, State, and the International System Valentine M. Moghadam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 179–191.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Hagar Kotef This essay seeks to define the current regime of national security, tracing a shift within the gender categories that subtend notions of justified (state) violence. It focuses on Israel's occupation, and in particular its violent control over the Gaza Strip, to examine the relations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 May 2008
... state violence, which results in alienation not only from larger social structures but, most pervasively, from the very self. This essay posits that the struggle of female protagonists against forms of physical and mental incursion, as manifested in their madness and violent behavior, creates spaces...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 249–263.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of Armenians living in territories claimed by the Turkish nationalist movement in 1922; the second was issued by a Kurdish Peace Mother in Diyarbakır, as a plea for an end to state violence in late 2015. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Turkey Kurds Armenians friendship the political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 May 2022
... homeless and underclass people, victims of honor crimes, disowned members of blood families, premature babies, and more recently, unaccompanied refugees. They also contain the bodies of political detainees who have been “disappeared” under police interrogation and state violence, along with radical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Marlene Schäfers; Esin Düzel Abstract How are resistance movements able to sustain political commitment and morale amid ongoing state violence? How do conflicts over sovereignty find articulation in contestations over affective belonging and moral values, thereby shaping intimate lives and gendered...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 404–419.
Published: 01 August 2022
... interpretation of the “Indian Wahhabi.” Transcending its ostensibly religious identity, the study thus illuminates how a colonial archetype for “fanatical” violence—jihad—acquired juridical definition through encounters that pitted a centralizing East India Company state against decentralized circulatory regimes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ruchi Chaturvedi Abstract This essay revolves around different types of violence witnessed in political society and their relationship to the democratic form that many postcolonial states have inherited. It especially draws on studies of popular protests, negrophobic and xenophobic violence against...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
... proposition that the authority of the archive exacts violence on its civilization by instituting order and an origin on its historical formations. State archives, in Derrida's reading, perform acts of remembering and forgetting, inscription and reinscription, in ways similar to Freud's psyche. Arguably...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 368–388.
Published: 01 August 2014
... violence in the institution of the colonial state. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References Abu El-Haj Nadia . Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2002 . Agamben Giorgio...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 184–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2011
... propaganda, the use of revolutionary violence, and organized terror, embodied in the very structure of a state, addressed itself to the world as a new militant ideological and political power aiming, once again, to change the world. How could this extremely unexpected event happen? Explanations are various...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
...-Atlantic historical experiences and legal traditions. Third, these essays signal the need for more sustained exploration at the nexus of law, labor, and violence. References Agamben Giorgio . Homo Sacer . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 1998 . Agamben Giorgio . State...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 532–537.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to be a universal and universalizing set of institutions and relations, its structure is designed to control racialized, gendered, and impoverished subjects and to maximize the rights of an idealized white, male, cis-gendered citizen-subject. In this sense, the nation-state model naturalized the violence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 217–226.
Published: 01 May 2011
...   Comparative law, and the state’s indifference and failure to religious symbols and culture are strongly pres- Asia,   Studies confront the persecution and violence against ent in the film. the and them, as well as a lack of adequate representa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 50–60.
Published: 01 May 2008
... then manifest itself more or less harmlessly in radical or outlaw chic, playful- ness, or pastiche. In 1970s Lebanon, by contrast, state authority did crumble, yielding a topsy- turvy reign of violence. In such a context desire...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in past and current events in Afghanistan. increasing tensions and violence and at other As history has shown, and as studies have dem- times contributing to efforts to consolidate an onstrated, the intervention of the great powers Afghan state. However...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 2018 sovereignty pardon legal history crime violence colonialism References Agamben Giorgio . State of Exception . Translated by Attel Kevin . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2003 . Anagol Padma . “ The Emergence of the Female Criminal in India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 December 2020
... disparities and injustices that it exposes has worsened the conditions of life, security, and livelihoods for those who are already excluded and living in its margins. Both the effects of COVID-19 and the intersecting crises of state violence and economic collapse—along with the multiplex failures...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 December 2019
... a transdisciplinary conversation by taking seriously the duplicities, erasures, and uncertainties that mark social life as well as individual and collective self-making under conditions of surveillance. Shifting from a focus on spectacular and carceral forms of state violence, the five essays collected here direct...