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The Lack of Muslim Vulnerability

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the phantasmagoria of the Muslim is drawn from certain culinary and dietary habits, most clearly stereotyped in the meat eater or butcher. This stereotype manifests in the ... More


Postscript

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the aftermath of the pogrom in 2002. Since then, almost every year has seen small altercations such as stone throwing between residents in specific areas of the city. ... More


Two Telling Nehru and Aspiring for Freedom

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter documents the Dalit politics of remembrance of Pandit Nehru in village Shahabpur. Since Shahabpur was a part of the Phulpur parliamentary constituency from where Nehru contested and won ... More


Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements such as ... More


Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy

Aishwary Kumar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791953
eISBN:
9780804794268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791953.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

It is by now clear that the rhetoric and practice of democracy in the modern nonwest has irreversibly transformed the European meanings of the concept. Crucial to this transformation has been the ... More


Opening Up the Black Box?: Sociologists and the Study of Schooling in India

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the sociology of schooling in India, and describes the contours of this field of research. It highlights the failure to realize the full potential of sociological research in ... More


To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum

Nathaniel Roberts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288812
eISBN:
9780520963634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288812.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

To Be Cared For offers a unique window into the conceptual and moral world of slum-bound Dalits (“untouchables”), in the south Indian city of Chennai. It focuses on decisions by many women there to ... More


One Conversations, Histories, and Politics

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between conversations, histories, and politics. It explores the politics of different caste groups while talking about the historic role of the villagers in ... More


Four The Politicization of Dalit Women: Jhuria’s Story

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the politicization of an illiterate old woman, Jhuria, who belonged to the Chamar caste of Shahabpur, got influenced by the ongoing Bahujan–Dalit politics. It narrates the ... More


Seven Popular Sects and Politics: An Exploration of Intersections

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses how Kabir and Ravidasi consciousness were external forces in Shahabpur village for the Dalits and how these gradually transformed into people’s belief. Largely, the focus is on ... More


Eight Hearing Dalit Talk: The Functioning of Electoral Democracy in a Village

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the participation of the Dalit communities in Shahabpur village in the 2009 Parliamentary elections. It shows how Dalit politics works at the grassroots level in a north Indian ... More


Epilogue: In Search of Alternative Dalit Politics

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the development and current state of Dalit politics in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It describes the formation of the Bahujan Samaj Party around 25 years ago, which swept the polls in ... More


Panthers in Parliament: Dalits, Caste, and Political Power in South India

Hugo Gorringe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468157
eISBN:
9780199088829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

In the late 1990s, a group representing Dalits in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu called the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi—or Liberation Panthers Party—shook the established social and political ... More


Maoist despite Themselves: Amid the People’s War in a Maoist Model Village, Northern Gulmi

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on how a locality on the outskirts of the Maoist base region was ‘captured’ by the party and transformed into a ‘model village’. It is based both on a long-term anthropology ... More


Cinematic “Assemblages”: The 1990s and Earlier

Anustup Basu

in Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is an inquiry into the new Indian media world of the 1990s and the concomitant universe of commercial Hindi film. How did this period of titanic, techno-financial modernisation also witness ... More


Interlude

Kristin C. Bloomer

in Possessed by the Virgin: Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190615093
eISBN:
9780190615123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615093.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, History of Christianity

This interlude serves as a transition from the busy urban Chennai of the previous chapters to the rural quiet of Mātāpuram, a small village in inland Sivagangai District. It also marks the second ... More


Asserting the Right to Adequate Housing: Kovilur Village

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a successful struggle by Dalit women to secure housing entitlements in a general mixed-caste context. It shows how these women’s perspectives and agency, informed by structural ... More


Ongoing Struggle for Land Entitlement: Vettriyur Village

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses a semi-feudal context marked by an informal governance system controlled by a dominant caste community. Dalit women cultivators here are engaged in an on-going struggle to ... More


Uneven Political Economics of an Entitlement Struggle: Mallibakkam Village

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines an unsuccessful struggle undertaken by Dalit fisherwomen to protect their existing entitlements to traditional fishing work, good health, and decent living standards by stopping ... More


Invoking Human Rights: Dalits and the Politics of Caste Violence in Gujarat

Gopika Solanki

in Human Rights: India and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Caste inequality is a daily struggle in India. Tracing on-going cases filed under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (1989) that penalizes violence against ... More


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