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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Formations and the Anthropocene .” Theory, Culture, and Society 34 ( 2017 ): 3 – 23 . Cole Teju . “ Water Has No Enemy .” Granta 124 ( 2013 ). granta.com/water-has-no-enemy/ . Comaroff Joshua . “ Built on Sand: Singapore and the New State of Risk .” Harvard Design Magazine...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 3. Alfalfa field in the Al Kharj area, labeled “Water in the desert, Khafs Dugarah, Saudi Arabia,” slide photograph from SU professor's visit in the 1950s. Source: George Cressey Papers, University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries ( slide More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 497–517.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Lisa Björkman This article turns ethnographic attention to the everyday practices involved in managing the ever-present possibility of water shortage in contemporary Mumbai. Drawing on research carried out in a few different neighborhoods—both popular as well as “world class”—that are supplied...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Judy Waters Copyright 1986: South Asia Bulletin 1986 REFERENCES Abeysinghe , Ariya 1978 . Ancient Land Reform to Modern Land Reform in Sri Lanka Volume 1. Colombo: Centre for Society and Religion. Bandarage , Asoka 1982 . “The Establishment and Consolidation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 2–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
... practices, I suggest that fishworkers and fisheries managers enact multiple, relatively distinct versions of food, fish, bodies of water, and fisheries. Attending to this multiplicity is crucial for rendering plausible already existing alternatives to an overdetermined future of death, depravity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-El-Al portrayed rational development of water resources and agriculture as an organic expression of national identity. These efforts cultivated a critical and technically literate reading public that favored statism and shaped how that public understood their national subjectivity and relationship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 396–411.
Published: 01 August 2018
... production—primarily steel and aluminum as well as coal and water. In this article, Damodaran and Padel examine the mining operations in Central India where Vedanta Resources, a corporation that has become symbolic of neoliberal capitalism in India today, brings huge new foreign investments in to exploit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2012
... biophysical conditions and changing access to water resources for these imaginaries. The case study explains both ways that state-society relations evolve as well as ways that the state is expressed as distinct from society, in part in relation to the varied and important changes associated with the ongoing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
... worked for this foreign-owned enterprise, leading to labor organization and interventions by the company in order to promote capitalist ideals. Second, the fact that the oil industry had greater access to resources and materials than the Kirkuk municipality allowed the IPC to spearhead housing, water...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Figure 3. Alfalfa field in the Al Kharj area, labeled “Water in the desert, Khafs Dugarah, Saudi Arabia,” slide photograph from SU professor's visit in the 1950s. Source: George Cressey Papers, University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries ( slide...
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Figure 1. Rana Bishara, Hunger Strike/Ticking Freedom (2016), barbed wire and frozen water. Photo credit: Rana Bishara. More
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Figure 2. Rana Bishara, Hunger Strike/Broken Imprisonment (2016), barbed wire in a glass of water and salt. Photo credit: Rana Bishara. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 August 1992
... of water resources and percent of which is now drought-prone; power development in the basin was initiated in 1947. (b) the securing of irrigation water for 75,000 hectares The foundation stone for the first proposed dam at of arid land in the Banner and Jallore districts of Gora in Gujarat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 99–108.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., while rigidly the caste hierarchy, who are looked down upon by precluded from influence over the main irrigation upper caste society as both culturally and economi- system, utilized and managed the water “beyond the cally “backward.” While these communities have outlet” without...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... crops to eat, fodder for their animals, firewood to burn, water to wash With an introduction by Gail Omvedt. with and drink as well a8 to irrigate their fields. Vanishing forest8 and drying up rivers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 86–102.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Fred . “Saudi Arabia Stakes a Claim on the Nile.” National Geographic , December 19 , 2012 . news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/12/121217-saudi-arabia-water-grabs-ethiopia/ . Pisani Donald J. Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 440–453.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Capital: From Water to Steam in the British Cotton Industry .” Historical Materialism 21 , no. 1 ( 2013 ): 15 – 68 . Marx Karl . The Poverty of Philosophy . 1847. Reprint , New York : Cosimo , 2008 . McNeill John Robert . Something New under the Sun: An Environmental History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 December 2010
... as an important Central Eurasian entrepôt. Lying on the frontier between the steppe and the sown, with the Hindu Kush to the south and the Oxus River to the north, the city was well cultivated, with water distributed through a system of eighteen canals that spanned its valleys. Balkh was also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 August 1983
... which are best for rice or fruit. that sell for higher prices in the market. Soil type along with availability of water The total land area of Sugao is 1,090 determined the mix of crops cultivated in hectares (2,691 acres) of which 881 the village...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., the mechanical arrangements and interconnected equipment that are meant to provide populations with potable water and take away their waste, that distribute supplies of electricity or gas, that facilitate the mass movement of people, energy, and goods, or that are built to contain and block those...