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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... vernacular speculative activities in a period of global financialization, demonstrating how market engagements with uncertainty that were previously criminalized were slowly folded into legality and governance. It illuminates a range of informal, localized practices participating in global financial flows...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Laura Bear; Ritu Birla; Stine Simonsen Puri Speculation structures the unprecedented breadth and depth of contemporary global capitalism. We define it as an engagement with uncertainty that aims to materialize potential futures. Studies of economization and financialization have highlighted the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 466–480.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Stine Simonsen Puri In this article I focus on prediction in an Indian gambling market. The article is based on my long-term fieldwork at Delhi Racecourse, which offered a microcosm in which to examine speculations on future uncertainty. I argue that these speculations are oriented toward...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2013) 33 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 December 2013
... inspiration from the racial assumptions of the colonial state in a postcolonial context marked by uncertainty about the form of Muslim national solidarity. Moving between programmatic literature on Basic Democracies and nineteenth-century colonial debates on the reform of local self-government, the essay...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2014) 34 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Timothy Mitchell Infrastructures are both durable yet fragile, hidden but ever present, solidly embedded in the collective world yet open to speculation and uncertainty. The essays in this section of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East volume 34, number 3, explore the many...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2018) 38 (2): 365–376.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of human life. The South represents a moment of uncertainty in the history of capitalism that brings the human condition itself into question. This conversation addresses the contradictions and indeterminacy, difficulties and possibilities, and the uncertain futures that might await both the South...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1998) 18 (2): 15–16.
Published: 01 August 1998
... the Iranian in- modernization and an attempt to make sense of the telligentsia against their more reactionary counter- opportunities and uncertainties it generates.5 Obvi- parts. In this sense modernity is not derivative or ously, in Iran, no less than in India, modernity would secondary but...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Surendra . “Falsifying History.” Film Information , August 24 , 2013 . Bourdieu Pierre . The Field of Cultural Production . New York : Columbia University Press , 1993 . Camerer Colin Weber Martin . “Recent Developments in Modeling Preferences: Uncertainty and Ambiguity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 481–485.
Published: 01 December 2015
... capitalism in contemporary India orders. It does so in several ways. To begin with, depends vitally on speculation, understood as it does so because, as Marx famously pointed out the effort to harness uncertainty in future prices in his M-­C-­M formula, and in his brilliant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2015) 35 (3): 408–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” American Ethnologist 37 , no. 3 ( 2010 ): 452 – 64 . Fourcade M. Healy K. . “Moral Views of Market Society.” Annual Review of Sociology 33 ( 2007 ): 285 – 311 . Gingerenzer Gerd . Rationality for Mortals: How People Cope with Uncertainty . Oxford : Oxford University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., that country is now the site of a most vibrant popular protest against the Seculari s religious state. Iran is now facing yet another round of serious political uncertainty and crisis, and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1998) 18 (2): 14–15.
Published: 01 August 1998
...- Berman, I would say it is the experience of capitalist oped mainly by progressive sectors of the Iranian in- modernization and an attempt to make sense of the telligentsia against their more reactionary counter- opportunities and uncertainties it generates.5 Obvi- parts. In this sense modernity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2005) 25 (3): 522–532.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1982) 2 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 August 1982
... Eastern migration has has pervasive effects on the countries involved, not just economically, but also socially and politically. Even in the economic sphere, it has been marked by uncertainty about how long the oil states will be able to sustain their boom, given the general lack of prospects of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1989) 9 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 May 1989
... following arrests by the Sri Lanka security forces and 35 fol- Prasantha Wanigasinghe, were found near Tangalle on 24 lowing arrests by the IPKF were reported. In addition, there March witnesses claimed that they were last seen being ar- was uncertainty about the fate of all but six of the 685...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1989) 9 (2): 65–67.
Published: 01 August 1989
... Babar, whose justice is an janmabhumi in Ayodhya today becomes a matter of edifice reaching up to the very height of the heavens, faith, not of historical evidence. the good hearted Mir Baqi built the alighting place of The historical uncertainty regarding the possible lo- angels...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 228–242.
Published: 01 August 2014
... subjugated society was filled with uncertainty and phrase that would become the cornerstone of potential for chaos and instability. The formida- modern constitutional theory since it made its ble...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 143–158.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Giulio Gavotti dropped one bomb on the Turco-Libyan camp at Ain Zara and three on the oasis of Tagiura, east of Tripoli.” 114 Many authors employ ideas and topoi about the uncertainty of fate in their reports on motor races in Algeria and Libya, particularly so, as the events often were linked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... ambiguous inheritance—this uncertainty concerning the boundaries of a political community and the apprehension over what might constitute a common history 17 —has indeed provoked innovation and creative adaptation if we do not restrict our focus to “official” forms of imagining like school textbooks or...