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Conclusion: Archaeological Pasts, Postcolonial Presents, Traditional Futures

François G. Richard

in Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion tracks the legacies of contested sovereignty and the dialectics of state presence/absence in postcolonial Senegal. Since independence, the state’s involvement in Siin has tacked ... More


The Children's Decade

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter underscores the idea of the child as the key to the national future—a notion that became a paramount theme of the 1920s. While other Progressive reform campaigns faltered or ceased after ... More


Marriage and Minority: The Indian Nation, the Muslim Question, and the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929

Ishita Pande

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0005
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

The Child Marriage Restraint Act passed in India in 1929 had tremendous signifying value for a nation struggling to shake off colonial rule and accusations of backwardness. As a progressive, liberal, ... More


Conclusion

Philipp Zehmisch

in Mini-India: The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199469864
eISBN:
9780199089116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469864.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The conclusion summarizes the argument and serves to embed this anthropological contribution—and challenge—to the Subaltern Studies project within the larger academic landscape. Elaborating on the ... More


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