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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 2–7.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Arvind Rajagopal The conclusion of the Cold War era led to triumphal predictions about the end of history. In fact, the moment marked an end to mass utopias, that is, to the widespread belief in collective emancipation fostered by technologies of the modern state. To reflect on utopia as both...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 401–406.
Published: 01 August 2017
... why the federal utopias of 1946 had no chance of ever being realized. Central to these was the imperial nation-state of France and the forms of French political, economic, and racial privilege that would remain priorities during and after the moment of decolonization. The path that led to the nation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...J. Daniel Elam This essay reads Lala Har Dayal’s Hints for Self-Culture (1934) in order to highlight how anticolonial agitator Lala Har Dayal imagines a history appropriate for a future anticolonial utopia. By simultaneously tracking Har Dayal’s “promiscuous afterlives” in Punjab in the 1930s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and the technologization of everyday life, as these have enabled and foreclosed political imagination. The special section “Media and Utopia” examines the fragmentation of utopian thinking alongside the prolific generation of utopias by popular political movements. It inserts mediation—the modes of collectivity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 614–619.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., arguing that the failure of humani- tarianism created a space in which human rights 19. See Cmiel, The Recent History of Human Rights, and Moyn, Theses on the Philosophy of Human Rights History. 20. See, for example, Moyn, The Last Utopia; Moyn, Theses on the Philosophy of Human Rights History; Hunt...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and inauspicious foray into the smooth utopias of globalization, the figure of the refugee is, again, the political figure of our time, then it is perhaps inevitable that we find ourselves, in the city and out, facing the camp yet again. “The camp,” as Hannah Arendt pointed out the last time Europe convulsed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 503–508.
Published: 01 December 2007
... “Islami- suasive (even on strictly religious grounds)? The cist Utopia and Democracy.” For Addi, Islamist idea of sovereignty implies the rule of absolute “utopia” is another term for public or politicized will or will power untrammeled by any...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 310–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in 1930s Britain . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 . Ramnath Maia . The Haj to Utopia: How the Ghadar Movement Charted Global Radicalism and Attempted to Overthrow the British Empire . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 . Raza Ali Roy Franziska...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the desired realms of the past and future are sensed in the present though their absence, as “no-longer-conscious” and “not-yet-here.” 39 The aesthetics shaped by the absence ingrained in Muñoz's notion of utopia resonates with the bright colors of the laundry in Messika's film and with the shawl, but also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 August 2017
....” 4. Cohen, Robert Delavignette on the French Empire, 87 – 88. Richard Drayton • Federal Utopias and the Realities of Imperial Power 401 riod in African political history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 177–190.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the as it rpriinuoisi o eesrl gen- a necessarily project. cultural not dered is utopias prepartition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 199.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Timothy Mitchell; Anupama Rao © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Editors’ Note Timothy Mitchell and Anupama Rao n our last issue, we focused on media and mediation as these inflected conceptions of utopia and dys- topia across the long twentieth century. Another group...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 2–13.
Published: 01 August 1998
... “prog- nity. ress” towards the future. Displacing divine decree In contrast to utopias, the imaginary places in with human agency, the modernist notion of progress which human societies are depicted in perfect forms, combined experience and expectation and thus Michel Foucault explored...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 129–134.
Published: 01 August 1988
... Gandhian thought falls within the parameters of least a collaboration with the West. Any modernization pro- the European romanticists who bemoaned the coming of in- gram when located within "a large agrarian country [such as dustrialization and longed for a Utopia set in precapitalist India] under...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 597–601.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-Hersch, “‘Transborder’ Exchanges,” 5 . 4. See Cooper, Citizenship between Empire and Nation , and Wilder, Freedom Time . 5. Wilder, Freedom Time , 4 . 6. Drayton, “Federal Utopias and the Realities of Imperial Power.” 7. Chatterjee, Nationalist Thought...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 644–659.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Movements are responses to acute political crises. Although time, however imminent the utopia is believed these movements may modify forms of ritual and to be, millenarian movements are quite elastic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 320–334.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of Illinois Press , 2003 . Marx Karl Engels Frederick . Collected Works . Vol. 15 . Moscow : Progress Publishers , 1986 . Mitchell Timothy . Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil . London : Verso , 2011 . Moyn Samuel . The Last Utopia: Human Rights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 14–24.
Published: 01 August 1985
... factors have combined to honored mode of life of the Sikh Pantk They now create this phenomenon. One factor is the mis- saw evil not in the existing economic relationship carriage of a utopia which had captivated the public between rich and the poor, the town and the village...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 332–339.
Published: 01 December 2021
... : Princeton University Press , 2009 . Mazower Mark . “ Two Cheers for Versailles .” History Today 49 , no. 7 ( 1999 ): 8 – 14 . Moyn Samuel . The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press , 2010 . Pedersen Susan . The Guardians: The League...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 75.
Published: 01 May 1990
... an analytical distinction between “ideology” and pation of the state and the media puts the reader in mind of “utopia.” Gramsci who wrote in The Bison Notebooks: “The starting- According to Perdue, the dominant ideology is the abso- point of critical elaboration...