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Constitutionalism and the Judiciary in Bangladesh

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam

in Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081760
eISBN:
9780199082360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the role of the judiciary in Bangladesh in promoting and enforcing the principles of constitutionalism. It introduces the historical background of Bangladeshi constitutionalism ... More


Cut-Pieces: Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Lotte Hoek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162890
eISBN:
9780231535151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162890.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the shadowy world of the short, pornographic cut-piece clips that appear in some films in Bangladesh and examines their place in South Asian film culture. It provides a portrait of ... More


Bangladesh

Bianca Karim and Tirza Theunissen

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The status of international law within the domestic legal order, in the absence of clear national incorporating legislation, remains weak in Bangladesh. Until recently, very few treaties that have ... More


Bangladeshi Migrants in India: Foreigners, Refugees, or Infiltrators?

Rizwana Shamshad

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199476411
eISBN:
9780199090952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In January 2011, Felani Khatun was shot dead while attempting to cross the border from India to Bangladesh. Her body remained hung on the fence as a warning to those who illegally crossed an ... More


Actress/Character: The Heroines of Mintu the Murderer

Lotte Hoek

in Cut-Pieces: Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162890
eISBN:
9780231535151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162890.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the ways through which women position themselves in the making of the film, Mintu the Murderer. Even though Bangladeshi communities had influenced the ideal, conventional female ... More


Discrimination and disadvantage in local labour markets: issues affecting Black and minority ethnic women

Sue Yeandle and Lisa Buckner

in Policy for a change: Local labour market analysis and gender equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420541
eISBN:
9781447302988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420541.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses the labour-market situation and labour-force participation of ethnic-minority women, focusing on the local labour market situation of Indian women in Birmingham and Leicester; ... More


Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Sarah Glynn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This exploration of one of the most concentrated immigrant communities in Britain combines a new narrative history, a theoretical analysis of the evolving relationship between progressive left ... More


The Indian State and ULFA: Winning a Battle and Losing the War? 1

Sanjib Baruah

in Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690828
eISBN:
9780199081769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690828.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In the late 1980s, Assam was rocked by an independentist militancy under the leadership of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) that the Indian government eventually suppressed by the 1990s ... More


British Bangladeshis

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 looks at the Bengalis’ continued links with their now independent homeland and with its politics (which it outlines), as the London community consolidated and settled and men were joined by ... More


Silent Footfalls: Peopling the Chars

James C. Scott

in Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the migration history of the chars and shows that people arrived on chars from different areas at different times. Both groups of migrants—Biharis and Bangladeshis—who live on ... More


From Bangladesh To Brick Lane: The Biocultural Stereotypes of Migrancy

Mrinalini Chakravorty

in In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews stereotypes of migrancy in Monica Ali's From Bangladesh to Brick Lane. The stereotypical depictions of culture in the novel—the feminization of the garment industry, the ... More


South Asian Americans and Immigration Regimes: Exclusion, Ghadar Rebellion, and Silicon Valley

Sangay K. Mishra

in Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 traces the social and political evolution of South Asians in the United States and underlines their history of racial exclusion, political activism, and transnationalism. The chapter traces ... More


Introduction: Before Mintu the Murderer

Lotte Hoek

in Cut-Pieces: Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162890
eISBN:
9780231535151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162890.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the ethnography—more specifically, the cut-piece phenomenon—of the Bangladeshi action film, Mintu the Murderer. The term cut-piece is derived from ... More


Noise: The Public Sphere of Mintu the Murderer

Lotte Hoek

in Cut-Pieces: Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162890
eISBN:
9780231535151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162890.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the public consumption of the film, Mintu the Murderer, through Bangladeshi print media. Throughout these newspapers and magazines, critics and fans have created a discursive ... More


Introduction

Ali Riaz

in Islam and identity politics among British-Bangladeshis: A leap of faith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089558
eISBN:
9781781705803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089558.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The introduction provides the background of the study, discussion of the conceptual building blocks and an outline of the book. Three events are referred to as examples of the growing appeal of ... More


Men

Nicole Constable

in Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Who are the men? How do men and women meet? Do their goals correspond? Chapter 4 turns to the vast diversity of nationalities, histories, and juridical status of men who become the fathers of the ... More


The Nixon Years: Two Case Studies

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The administration of President Richard Nixon presents several examples of how Nixon and his national security adviser, Henry Kissinger, used food aid as a tool to advance foreign policy goals that ... More


Muslim First

Daniel Nilsson DeHanas

in London Youth, Religion, and Politics: Engagement and Activism from Brixton to Brick Lane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743675
eISBN:
9780191803833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743675.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Islam

This chapter considers questions of Islamic self-identification among British Bangladeshi youth in the East End. It builds from an interview exercise in which youth had the opportunity to choose and ... More


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