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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (2005) 25 (3): 694–695.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (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 (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anupama Rao; Casey Primel Abstract This short essay introduces the essays in the special section “Concept Histories of the Urban,” which considers the poetics and politics of urban transformation in the global South. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 climate camp global...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 66–72.
Published: 01 May 2020
... create ladders to opportunity. The essay also demonstrates that when development agencies and advocates of the urban poor operate without a sociological understanding of the role of mobility, the results can be devastating. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 southern urbanism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 73–79.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Diana Martinez Abstract Focusing on reinforced concrete technology, the purpose of this essay is to underscore the particular material conditions that made the concrete city—presented as synonymous with the modern urban condition—not only possible but global. By examining Chicago and Manila through...
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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 (2020) 40 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of de-development. As race has been the principal medium of difference that has legitimized and stabilized the hierarchical social order of industrial capitalism, the management of “blight” also inscribed race in urban space. A long but continuous line therefore connects the political definition of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (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 (2017) 37 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Image: Institutional Planning in Kuala Lumpur .” Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology 61 ( 2011 ): 61 – 72 . Baxstrom Richard . Houses in Motion: The Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2008...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...