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The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Sudhir Kakar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Feelings, impulses, wishes, and fantasies—the dynamic content of the inner world—occupy the deepest recesses of the psyche. It is through introspection and empathy, essential to psychotherapy, that ... More


Families and Children

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter tries to identify the central psychological themes in Indian infancy and childhood and to interpret the long shadow they cast on the horizons of individual and cultural consciousness. It ... More


Indian Identity in the Caribbean

Lomarsh Roopnarine

in The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.003.0090
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how migration has led to the formation of different types of identity among resident Caribbean Indians as well as those living abroad. Two alternative analyses of Indian ... More


Introduction

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the aims and approach of the book. The book deals with the psychological themes which pervade Indian childhood, and relates these themes to the traditions and institutions of ... More


The Nativization of English

RUMINA SETHI

in Myths of the Nation: National Identity and Literary Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183396
eISBN:
9780191674020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183396.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how the problematic pan-Indian identity is posited by indigenizing the English language, and raises questions about the part played by a small minority of the intelligentsia in ... More


Tracings The Inner World in Culture and History

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Fears and anxieties as well as specific psycho-social strengths are rooted in the earliest ‘pre-verbal’ experiences and connections of life. It is this residual dark soil of infantile experience that ... More


Identity Crisis

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines controversies surrounding Indian identity—including ethnic fraud, disenrollment, and banishment—and relates them to a larger identity crisis. It considers the most nagging and ... More


India in a Globalized World

Sagarika Dutt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at India in the context of a globalized world. It starts by looking at the history of Indian civilization, exploring the roots of Indian identity and highlighting processes such as ... More


The Politics of History and Identity

Denise E. Bates and John David Smith (eds)

in We Will Always Be Here: Native Peoples on Living and Thriving in the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062631
eISBN:
9780813051727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062631.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter addressed the controversial issues of tribal resurgence, legitimacy, politics that surround tribal recognition, and the task of challenging dominant historical narratives. Although ... More


Conclusion Childhood and Social Change

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter underscores the wider implications of the inner world—the childhood layer of the mind—for the processes of modernization and social change. It is essential to understand the ways in ... More


An Identity Aloof: Baghdadi Jews of the Raj

Nathan Katz

in Who Are the Jews of India?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Lal Dewal (Red Temple) is Pune's most famous landmark. Its steeple dominates much of the old British cantonment. The Mizrachi Jews acquired their Baghdadi identity via a series of encounters with ... More


‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social Physical ... More


Theoretical and Historical Sketches of Guyana and Trinidad

Dave Ramsaran and Linden F. Lewis

in Caribbean Masala: Indian Identity in Guyana and Trinidad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818041
eISBN:
9781496818089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818041.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents theoretical and historical sketches of Guyana and Trinidad. Both countries share a similar colonial history and ethnic makeup, with people of Indian descent representing 39.3 ... More


From Southern Indians to “South Indians”

Nikhil Rao

in House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678129
eISBN:
9781452948034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678129.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter investigates the constitution of South Indian identity. “South Indian” was a highly fluid and novel category that was generated in the context of Matunga’s residents’ efforts to ... More


A brief history of India up to independence (1947)

Sagarika Dutt

in India in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the history of India. It explores the roots of Indian identity and discusses how the Indian civilisation was influenced by various processes such as foreign invasions, foreign ... More


Cultural Moves: Authenticity and Legalizing Difference

Jan Hoffman French

in Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil's Northeast

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832929
eISBN:
9781469605777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889886_french.11
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how revisions to cultural practices of the Xocó and Quilombo Mocambo operated to consolidate new self-conceptions. It examines the importance to Indian identity of the tore (a ... More


Resignations

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the prospects of indigenous citizenship as a force to be reckoned with in modern times. In particular, it considers the concept of resignation and one of its meanings—“to sign ... More


Prologue: Muslim Identity Formation in Neoliberal India

Maidul Islam

in Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199489916
eISBN:
9780199097197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489916.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Prologue contextualises the socio-economic conditions of Muslim minorities in contemporary India. It points out severe income inequality as the most significant feature of contemporary India, ... More


Repression, Reform, Rebellion

Rajesh Rai

in Indians in Singapore, 1819-1945: Diaspora in the Colonial Port-city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099291
eISBN:
9780199083114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099291.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 4 focuses on social developments in the Indian diaspora in Singapore over the period spanning from the transfer of the Straits Settlements in 1867 to the end of World War I. It examines how ... More


We Will Always Be Here: Native Peoples on Living and Thriving in the South

Denise E. Bates (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062631
eISBN:
9780813051727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062631.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This collection of first-hand accounts from Native people from across the southeast offers a rare glimpse into the powerful and diverse experiences of a population who have been historically ... More


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