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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): 87–113.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Naveeda Khan Duke University Press 2006 Flaws in the Flow Roads and Their Modernit y in Pakistan The Inauguration Naveeda...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kamran Asdar Ali In contrast to various dominant representational themes through which Pakistan's history is rendered intelligible to many (Islam, Muslim nationalism), this essay particularly focuses on a debate surrounding the question of morality (“pure or perverse literature”) connected to short...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ananya Jahanara Kabir This essay examines the “Line of Control” (LOC) dividing the region of Jammu and Kashmir into two parts controlled by India and Pakistan, respectively. It does so to establish the LOC as a symptom and marker of what I term “cartographic irresolution.” Through theoretical...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Palestine and Back  John Collins 66 Flaws in the Flow: Roads and Their Modernity in Pakistan  Naveeda Khan 87 Contributors John Collins is associate professor of global studies at St. Lawrence Uni- versity. He is the...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 123–145.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Kamran Asdar Ali Duke University Press 2004 Abbas, Shemeem. 1993 . The power of English in Pakistan. World Englishes 12.2 : 147 -56. Abu-Lughod, Lila. 1989 . Zones of theory in the Arab world. Annual Review of Anthropology 18 : 267 -306. ____, ed. 1998 . Remaking women...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): np.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Books, with Smitu Kothari), Pakistan’s Crises of State and Society (Mashal), and Pakistan’s Atomic Bomb and the Search for Security (Gautam). He is also a member of the Princeton Committee on Palestine and serves on the board of Faculty for Israel-Palestine Peace (www.ffipp.org), a national fac- ulty...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Mookerjea-­Leonard ∙ Nasreen’s Lajja and the Minority Man ­states of India and Pakistan, the latter comprising eastern and western wings. In 1971 (March – December), Pakistan’s eastern wing fought and won independence to become Bangladesh. And, on 6 December 1992, the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 67–91.
Published: 01 December 2001
...,practices, and strategies in Pakistan . Lahore: Shirkat Gah. Exposed by Pakistani Street Theater THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE OF POSTMODERN CAPITALISM, PATRIARCHY, AND FUNDAMENTALISM The main...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Contemporary Pakistan and Its U.S. Diaspora,” of which this essay is a part, and is working on a memoir, “Sahelian: Growing Up with Girlfriends, Pakistani-Style.” Samantha King is an assistant professor of physical education at the University of Arizona, where she teaches and researches the cultural...
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Social Text (1 December 2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in the logic of the War on Terror. A key point that this application depends is the racialization of Islam and Muslims. “I was tired of sitting around. It was time to do something,” recalled a community-based activist in Brooklyn’s Little Pakistan. As I listened to him recount his strategy, he...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
... had resulted in the creation of a new homeland for the Muslims of India by carving out the eastern and northwestern corners of the country, which came to be known as East and West Pakistan, respectively. Thus in the formation of Pakistan, Islam was allegedly the sole principle of nationhood...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Rieker, with whom he also coordinates the Shehr Network on Comparative Urban Landscapes. He is currently writing a book-length manuscript on the social history of the labor movement in Pakistan. Allen Feldman, associate professor of media culture and communication at New York...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
... that tacitly accepts the technology as the final arbitrator of power and prestige. As countries attempt to respond to this global order by actively partici- pating in nuclearism, as India and Pakistan have done, they...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., pipelines, an emir, no parliament and lots of Sharia law. We can live with that.”1 U.S. support for the Taliban, who received arms and financial assis- tance from Pakistan and Saudi Arabia with the agreement of the United States, ended within a year. But the diplomat’s reference to Aramco—the...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and Pakistan. Instead, it is an alternate image of imperial violence that is signified by the death of an American soldier engaged in another war that takes place in our present time. The binding together of the two theaters of British and U.S. imperi- alism, manifested through the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2008
... insights might the social history of these periurban margins elucidate about contemporary urban life and its back spaces? The case of Pakistan exemplifies some of the dynamics that lead to the social and demographic shifts we highlight. In a recent review paper, Ali Cheema and Shandana Mohmand...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... IN THE CONTE X T OF FA MILY RIGHTS I came to the United States from Pakistan in 1991 as a student. I had come Chandan Reddy to the United States because I had a thought that coming out as a gay man would be safer for me in this country. After...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 105–131.
Published: 01 June 2009
... narrative. The most widely consumed examples of the “oppressed Muslim woman” genre take place in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. (One can note a singular lack of interest on the part of the American reading public regarding Islam outside the Middle East and Central Asia, or the...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2003
... between the state and its multiple identities? Partition, as the example of the ethno- religious bifurcation of British India and Pakistan in 1947 shows, produced only further conflicts between the majority and the minority, and sparked...