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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 680–690.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hénock Blaise Nguendo Yongsi; Ndi Humphrey Ngala; Remy Sietchiping © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Infant Diarrheas in a Sub-Saharan Urban Environment (Yaound An Epidemio...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Cihan Tugal The transformation of urban space constitutes one of the most dynamic aspects of the Islamist movement. Prevalent models have accounted for this phenomenon by referring to the rural immigrants' capacity for autonomous network building or their creative subjectivities. This article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 183–195.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on and is reproduced through Istanbul's urban geography; places and landscapes that represent a multiethnic tolerant past come to serve as evidence for what the Ottoman legacy represents. Second, while discourses of Ottoman tolerance are grounded in a local past, they are informed by, and thus...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Kaveh Ehsani for their help and comments. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Histories of Oil and Urban Modernity in the Middle East Nelida Fuccaro...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Arbella Bet-Shlimon Bet-Shlimon’s article considers the question of how, in the urban arena of Kirkuk, oil acted as a catalyst for development projects in which political, economic, and ideological threads were inextricably intertwined. It contends that the presence of oil in Kirkuk created certain...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Nelida Fuccaro Fuccaro’s article explores new geographies of leisure and consumption that emerged in Manama and in Bahrain’s oil camps in the first decades of oil development. New forms of public communication such as the press, printed materials, and cinema are used to explore urban spaces, actors...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2017) 37 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Richard Baxstrom In this article, Baxstrom interrogates how dwellings constitute a force in ordinary urban environments in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He argues that such forces are activated relationally via the demand for interpretation that structures elicit from the human beings who build, inhabit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Mendelsohn’s essay treats Eko Atlantic City as an entry point into Lagos’s situation of precarious coastal urbanism within the deep time of its socionatural evolution. The essay develops an explicitly geosocial reading drawing on an interdisciplinary approach to urban and environmental media studies, centering...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Sylvia Croese Abstract This article applies Partha Chatterjee's concept of political society to the case of postwar urban Angola in order to draw attention to the everyday ways in which popular politics are practiced in Africa beyond episodic moments of popular revolt. It looks at the case of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1999) 19 (1): 53–65.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Phil Eidelberg © 1999: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1999 Guerrilla Warfare and the Decline of Urban Apartheid: The Shaping of a New Afkican Middle Class and the Transformation of the African...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1995) 15 (2): 72–88.
Published: 01 August 1995
...David Johnson © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Urban Labor, World War II, and the Revolt of the Working People in Colonial Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia) David Johnson In times of war ruling classes the world over...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2005) 25 (3): 694–695.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2006) 26 (3): 524–527.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Shayoni Mitra Theatres of Independence: Drama, Theory, and Urban Performance in Indian since 1947 Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2005 xix + 478 pp., $49.95 (cloth) Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre Vasudha Dalmia New...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1987) 7 (1_and_2): 124–125.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Bishwapriya Sanyal Edwin S. Mills and Charles M. Becker, Studies in Indian Urban Development , The World Bank: Washington, DC (1986). Copyright 1987: South Asia Bulletin 1987 advancement - the level of contemporary Islam. consciousness - a task that requires the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Reem Alissa This article highlights the role of oil as an agent of political, social, and cultural change at the level of the everyday urban experience by introducing the company town as a modern architectural and urban prototype that has been largely neglected in the study of the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2016) 36 (1): 112–133.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and their adjoining hinterlands. Bholakpur, in the city of Hyderabad, India, is one such place. There are hundreds like it scattered around the country. Even as they perform the double function of reproducing the urban economy while inoculating it from the injurious effects of its own detritus, places...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Shriya Sridharan IIndigenous Modernities: Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism Jyoti Hosagrahar New York: Routledge, 2005 xiii, 234 pp., $47.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire and in the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2017) 37 (3): 463–469.
Published: 01 December 2017
... largely in tension with formal logics of planning and law. Here, the basti , the slum, the shack, or the favela are not just settlements but modes of urbanization within which subaltern urban residents negotiate—incrementally, over time, and continuously—their presence in as well as their right to the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Farah al-Nakib This article examines the making of modern Kuwait City between 1950 and 1980 by complicating the popular “rags to riches” paradigm that permeates both official state discourse and much of the literature on Kuwait’s urban development. It argues that the “modern” city that replaced the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Western aesthetics of urbanism in the oil city. Damluji argues that the AIOC produced this cinematic spectacle of urbanism in order to control the image of oil modernity in Iran. This article first examines the discursive practices — the verbal exchanges, ideas, decisions, and conditions — that made...