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In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Jelle J.P. Wouters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency is a fine-grained critique of the Naga struggle for political redemption, the state’s response to it, and the social corollaries and carry-overs of protracted ... More


Difference as Strategy in International Indigenous Peoples’ Movements

Jodi Melamed

in Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674244
eISBN:
9781452947426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674244.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses global resource wars and the movement of indigenous people against such wars. Global resource wars are the forceful privatization and commodification of land, resources, goods ... More


Clan, Village, Tribe, and Naga Nation

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Naga identity, akin to all modern identities, is historically contingent, constructed, and continually debated. This chapter offers an ethnographic view of local processes of identity and ... More


The State as a Resource: The Quest for ‘Frontier Nagaland’

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The politics of statehood and related demands pervade all nooks and corners of India. This chapter discusses the Frontier Nagaland statehood demand that has emerged within (or against?) the Naga ... More


Introduction

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Touching on the guerrilla activity of the 2000s and early 2010s on Iran’s eastern (Baluch) and western (Kurdish) borderlands, the introduction discusses early-twenty-first-century Western, ... More


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