Areas and Ideas

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Bayat's essay examines the divide between area studies and the social science disciplines. A truly productive engagement with and critical reflection on the social sciences, Bayat argues, is possible only by intimate area knowledge, wide perspectives, a comparative lens, and a search for meaningful knowledge directed at human emancipation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-263
Number of pages4
JournalComparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Development
  • Political Science and International Relations


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