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South India

Daniel Jeyaraj

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

South Indian Christians trace their history to the ministry of the Apostle Thomas in modern-day Kerala and in Mylapore. Orthodox Christianity in South India has most complex history. Members are ... More


A Narrative on the Toda and Its Problems

Gunnel Cederlöf

in Landscapes and the Law: Environmental Politics, Regional Histories, and Contests over Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199499748
eISBN:
9780199099283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499748.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter two enquires into the contrasting narratives of the Nilgiri landscape and the people inhabiting it. It discusses the projections of romantic and progressive ideals onto the mountain ... More


Introduction

Megan Moodie

in We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252995
eISBN:
9780226253183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253183.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Introduction lays out the central themes of the book. It argues that the Dhanka, like other tribal communities in India, must undertake a great deal of imaginative work to occupy the tribal role ... More


Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Ulrich Demmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Locating the politics of ethical collective identities in postcolonial South India, this work explores the ways in which different cultural communities forge their self-understandings in terms of ... More


Indigenous Ethical Horizons: Jēnu Kuṟumba Adivasi Views

Ulrich Demmer

in Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter two presents the ethnographic background and describes the region of fieldwork, the northern Nilgiris in south India. The paragraphs outline the social patterns of the area and in particular ... More


Governmentality, Adivasi Infrapolitics, and Everyday Life

Ulrich Demmer

in Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter six examines (in an excursus) the everyday politics of modern state governmentality and the infrapolitics of the Jēnu Kuṟumba. It details the Jēnu Kuṟumba practice of everyday politics, as ... More


Logjam: Peasantization Caused Deforestation in Narmada Valley

Vikramaditya Thakur

in Shifting Ground: People, Animals, and Mobility in India's Environmental History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198098959
eISBN:
9780199084999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098959.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The Indian subcontinent has witnessed unprecedented change in land-use pattern during the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries marked by the intensification of agriculture, in turn adversely ... More


Conclusion: Digital India and the Politics and Geopolitics of Information

Pradip Ninan Thomas

in The Politics of Digital India: Between Local Compulsions and Transnational Pressures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199494620
eISBN:
9780199097869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199494620.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a background to some of the challenges faced by the Indian State in its attempt to remain a sovereign nation in matters related to the digital. It specifically highlights the IP ... More


Hindutva Incorporation and Socioconomic Exclusion: The Adivasi Dilemma

Nandini Sundar

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Nandini Sundar examines the conditions and discursive strategies utilized by the BJP to contribute to building an extensive Adivasi (tribal) voter base that continues to support the BJP despite the ... More


Remaking the Hindu/Nation: Terror and Impunity in Uttar Pradesh

Angana P. Chatterji

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Angana P. Chatterji excavates the contemporaneous practices of Hindu majoritarianism in Uttar Pradesh surrounding the 2014 elections. This chapter elaborates on the emergent relations between Hindu ... More


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