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Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Yasmeen Arif

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Life, Emergent advocates for an affirmative life-politic that places the social squarely in the ‘meaning of life’, animating contemporary theory and practice on life in unexplored terrains. It ... More


‘The madness of party’: Homicide and sectarianism

Richard Mc Mahon

in Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that the relatively low rate of sectarian homicide evident in Ireland at this time was a product of the complex interplay of competing considerations of religious identity, ... More


Compassionate Citizenship: Nyayagrah, Gandhi, and Justice in Gujarat

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The second chapter explores the making of a ‘justice movement’ called Nyayagrah in the context of an episode of Hindu--Muslim violence in Gujarat, India. The unleashing of unprecedented violence ... More


Mitigation, Management, and Resolution of Sectarianism under Mubarak

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter takes a micro-level look at the causes of communal violence against Copts: places of worship, the escalation of petty, non-sectarian disputes, and gender relations in which women are ... More


Afterlife: Violence, the Social, and Life

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction of Life, Emergent lays down the main theoretical anchors of how the privileging of the social over the biological in contemporary bio--political theory is apprehended in this book. ... More


Bios, Pathos, and Life Emergent

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The fifth and final chapter of Life, Emergent brings together the various strands of life and the social that have woven a swath of arguments that directs an excavation of life within an emphatic ... More


Wounding Attachment: Suffering, Surviving, and Community in Delhi

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The third chapter centers around the events of the Sikh Carnage of 1984, where the assassination of the Indian prime minister by her Sikh bodyguards led to a genocidal killing of Sikh men in many ... More


The Salience of Ethnic and Religious Cleavages

Renaud Egreteau

in Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the deepening of religious and ethnic cleavages in the 2010s, attempting to evaluate their impact on the ongoing transitional process. It investigates the new round of ... More


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