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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mandana E. Limbert This article examines the ruins of the former structures of rule in a medium-sized town in the Sultanate of Oman. It explores how people in Bahla relate to and perceive the ruins of forts, walls, and neighborhoods that had helped maintain order in the previous era and that are...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2001
... irrigation. American Anthropologist 89 (2): 326 -41. Mabry, Jonathan B. 1996 . The ethnology of local irrigation. In Canals and communities: Small-scale irrigation systems , edited by Jonathan B. Mabry. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Middle East Economic Digest, 1973 . Oman . 20 July...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
... theory. Mandana E. Limbert is associate professor of anthropology at Queens Col- lege and the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her book Of Ties and Time: Gender, Sociality, and Modernity in Oman is forthcoming from Stanford University Press. She is coediting a volume on resources and temporalities for the...
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Social Text (1 September 2001) 19 (3 (68)): 1–8.
Published: 01 September 2001
... their attentiveness to particular locales as their sites of analy- sis: eastern Germany, Oman, Greece, India, New York City, and southern Brazil. Any complex consideration of globalization requires focusing on the...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2018
... thousands of migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council, for instance, are indebted to recruiting agencies that transport them from their countries of origin (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines) to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bah-rain, or Oman, where they work under...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... work on the cultural politics of a small oasis town in the interior of Oman explores ways in which marginal urban pasts and presents are constructed in the everyday life of the people of Bahla. Situ- ated at the historical nodal points of centuries-old...
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Social Text (1 September 2019) 37 (3): 47–71.
Published: 01 September 2019