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Pedagogies of Knowledge Production and Contestation

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents some of the language the Party created to carry out its mission—including categories that named classes, types of “enemies” and political insurgents, acceptable vs. suspect ... More


Subject to Citizenship: Petitions and the Performativity of Signature

Francis Cody

in The Light of Knowledge: Literacy Activism and the Politics of Writing in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452024
eISBN:
9780801469022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452024.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Petitioning the state became an act of citizenship for Arivoli Iyakkam activists and their followers in a place where such appeals have long been understood in terms of subjection and even servitude. ... More


The Praxis of Petition and the Economy of False Accusation

in Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines petition-writing and official responses to petitions. It sheds light on how and where the judicial system created by the reform did and did not work. The chapter demonstrates ... More


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