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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 2019
... tended to have an affinity with the group and community they work with, this article explores the implications of research among a group of men in charge of surveillance, intelligence gathering, and citizen suppression in the country. The article argues that in the midst of national security rhetoric...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Farhana Ibrahim Abstract Studies on militarization and borders in South Asia often focus on zones of spectacular conflict, such as Kashmir, or partition violence in Punjab. This article examines the production of everyday policing in a zone of high surveillance that is not a conventional military...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 439–450.
Published: 01 December 2019
... made acceptable for a range of borderland residents. Security socialities point to the inextricable ties between everyday and spectacular violence of security projects and the relations that constitute them. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 mobility surveillance gender India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 490–493.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ilana Feldman Abstract This brief essay reflects on a collection of anthropological investigations of security and surveillance practices in South Asia and the Middle East. The articles in the collection highlight what looking at security matters reveals about families, migration, borderland...
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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 (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the acceleration of income inequality in rural areas and a huge increase in wheat consumption in cities. The article argues the long-term success of this regime depended on both the improvement of surveillance and coercive technocracy mediated through the military courts and the naturalization of public attitudes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 298–299.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Harris Solomon Abstract This short story set in Mumbai imagines the enduring legacies of pandemic sickness and immunity. Everyday labors, pleasures, demands, and relations must be navigated across the fault lines of health, illness, and state surveillance. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 245–261.
Published: 01 August 2017
... linearly from darkened to illuminated nightlife; rather, the two modes of nocturnal leisure coexisted. Likewise, the new ways of “seeing through darkness” that were devised by the state developed alongside (rather than instead of) well-established patterns of communal surveillance. These patterns...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 280–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Nurçin İleri İleri's article explores the practice of lighting as a means of development of new spectacles and rise of surveillance in fin-de-siècle Istanbul. It focuses on how the concerns of Ottoman municipal and commercial authorities regarding prosperity and civility gave rise to more city...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 300–311.
Published: 01 December 2021
... surveillance of criminals and vagabonds as well as a scientific context marked by a key mutation: the birth of the immunized self. The Yellow Card documents the vaccines, including the dose, which are mandatory for a range of diseases depending on the destination of the traveler. It allows freedom...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
... reports. It engages with a series of regulations on policing not only as a site of modern state formation policies centered on the aims of development, progress, and surveillance, but also as a multifunctional space of conflicting and fragmented experiences articulated through misconduct and dysfunction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 176–190.
Published: 01 May 2014
...David Gutman Gutman’s article examines the attempts by the Ottoman state under Sultan Abdulhamid II to prevent large-scale Armenian migration to North America. It reveals how these efforts were hampered in practice by contradictions inherent within the state’s attempts to control and surveil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 December 2019
... sovereignty during the age of empires and nation-states while at the same time reveal how state policies and objectives in international relations led to the exclusion of specific populations, trade routes, and nodal cities. The essays in the special section “Living through Surveillance” offer ways...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 36–50.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as a governmental technology. State encouragement of denunciations is not a feature of a historical phase that ended with the collapse of first Nazi Germany or later with the Soviet bloc. In recent years, especially in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, calls for mutual surveillance propagated in many advanced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 285–297.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., for example, there is the option of different vaccines, and people are opting for the Chinese vaccine, as there are many rumors about the Moderna vaccine also circulating (regarding its efficacy and its use as a tool of surveillance). We are going to see lots of rumors about vaccines. KS...
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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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 May 2018
... their capacities as self-entrepreneurs. References Altınay Ayşe Gül . The Myth of the Military- Nation: Militarism, Gender, and Education in Turkey . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2004 . Andrejevic Mark . “ The Discipline of Watching: Detection, Risk, and Lateral Surveillance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 367–383.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of surveillance intended to contain the spread in West Africa of political and religious ideas—ranging from Nasser-infl ected national- ism to Wahhabi or “reformist” Islam—that colonial “experts” believed to be emanating from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2024) 44 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 May 2024
... organizing against the long war on terror, as it reframes the discussion of the construction of “the terrorist” from the perspective of the racialization of Iranians. The centrality of anti-Iranian racism, enacted in US surveillance, detention, and deportation policies targeting Iranians, was key...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2000 . Fanon Frantz . “ Algeria Unveiled .” In A Dying Colonialism , 35 – 64 . New York : Grove Press , 1965 . Feldman Ilana . Police Encounters: Security and Surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian...
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