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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 December 2016
... upon numerical reasoning driven by discourses of financial calculations of value and potential risks within the emerging urban real-estate market. The article contends that the regulations surrounding the housing speculation during the 1920s were an early bureaucratic exercise in rationalizing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in the growth of a veritable library of want: meat eating was essential “to the health and sanitary reports, acts for the regulation or removal strength of the British Islanders,” and “without the of slaughter from urban areas, and the establish- roast or the boil, ‘John Bull’ would soon become ment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 116–130.
Published: 01 May 2019
...-setting echelons of the family-planning establishment. Idris embodies and combines the humane patronage of the intellectual toward the urban masses and their spaces, and the medical expert's view on the over-fertile poor. The regulation of sexuality was a key component of industrial mass production...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the contemporaneous emergence of human violence and affection toward dogs. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 dogs Egypt Ottoman Empire interspecies relations urban regulation Earlier versions of portions of this article appear in Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 147–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
... urban environment, for the empire’s rapid expansion was the attrac- along with city regulations, galvanized the rhetori- tiveness of Istanbul’s growing service sector. The cal discourse of public good, security, and order social and cultural changes in Istanbul...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of housing as both a rights discourse (and therefore subject to governmental regulation) and, simultaneously, a commodity that should freely circulate in an unfettered market tell us about the emerging concerns of colonial municipal governance and the texture of the urban during the interwar period? As I...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
... such as India and across Africa and the Middle East, where feudal forms of expropriation are reproduced within a capitalism fueled by spectacular visions of technology, urban- ism, and middle-­class aspiration. So although economists and sociologists continue to make the United States and Europe central...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 185–193.
Published: 01 August 2021
... that prefigures the proliferation of “new media” and its engendering of novel religious formations in neighboring Mali during the political liberalization of the 1990s, 8 the intersection of Sufi urbanism and municipal regulation reveals a sensorial history of laïcité that exists alongside the intellectual...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... instruments and legal regulation in producing stigmatized space, and then to the work of objects, materials, and manual labor in animating space and bringing it (back) to life. Our contributors attend to keywords that have gained pertinence in the context of longer-term histories of urbanization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Rohit Negi Abstract With toxic air emerging as one of the biggest risks facing urban residents globally, alongside the possibilities of designing “domes” of purified atmospheres, air has lately emerged as a productive object of critical urban inquiry. This essay delves into the manner in which air...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
... politics more generally in postwar urban Angola. First, it shows how these are shaped by the complex relationships between government officials and citizens. While officially governed by laws and regulations, in daily life these relations are determined by informal rules and arrangements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 280–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 2017 night city lights darkness order spectacle urban modernity Istanbul I would like to thank Avner Wishnitzer, Shaahin Pishbin, and Ufuk Adak for their valuable criticisms and comments at the stage of writing this article. I am also grateful to Istanbul Research Institute...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 51–58.
Published: 01 August 1998
... of not alone in regarding the plague as punishment for the urban regulations, for instance, specified a com- past sins5’ mitment to hygiene (hifi-i sihhuh) and “the estab- In 1877, although the minister of public instruc- lishment of pharmacies and the like...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 321–334.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of and the devaluation of the Egyptian pound in early the peasantry and the urban poor. The film’s protago- 2003 have made it clear that even after 12 years of IMF nist, I argue, represents this elite. This class, allied with regulated “bitter pills” the Egyptian people continue to the state in most circumstances...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 43–52.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Mehran Kamrava Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 The Politics of Weak Control: State Capacity and Economic Semi-Formality in the Middle East Mehran Kamrava After years of mystification and theoretical overemphasis regulated by the state. However...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 450–467.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in the Turkish public domain during the Democrat Party (Demokrat Parti, DP) era of the 1950s, a new strand of Islamic conservatism slowly became visible in Turkey, and many have seen this development particularly in the Turkish urban settlements...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kyle T. Evered “Wicked” Istanbul: The Regulation of Prostitution in the Early Turkish Republic Wyers Mark David Istanbul : Libra Kitap , 2012 312 pp., 35,00 TL (cloth) © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Nation Writ Small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that the hakimas (doctresses) who emerged from state-­run medical schools were the “Wicked” Istanbul: equivalents of male doctors. She illustrates that women, The Regulation of Prostitution in the like men, derived status from their expertise. Hakimas Early...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that the hakimas (doctresses) who emerged from state-­run medical schools were the “Wicked” Istanbul: equivalents of male doctors. She illustrates that women, The Regulation of Prostitution in the like men, derived status from their expertise. Hakimas Early...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that the hakimas (doctresses) who emerged from state-­run medical schools were the “Wicked” Istanbul: equivalents of male doctors. She illustrates that women, The Regulation of Prostitution in the like men, derived status from their expertise. Hakimas Early...