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Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Narendra Subramanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The distinct personal laws that govern the principal religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and ... More


History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Michael Gottlob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book provides an insight to the teaching and writing of history in postcolonial India. It traces the different events that shaped postcolonial Indian historiography like the textbook ... More


The Creation and Recreation of India’s Illicit Zones of Performing Arts: Dynamics of Exclusion in Colonial and Postcolonial India

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines processes of exclusion of hereditary female performers that stretch from the first part of the nineteenth century through the twentieth and into the twenty-first. It describes ... More


A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Jonah Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. The book situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger ... More


Language and the Postcolonial Predicament

SHALINI ADVANI

in Schooling the National Imagination: Education, English, and the Indian Modern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062752
eISBN:
9780199080205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062752.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses how the dichotomy on the status of English and of its place in the project of education has led to enormous confusion in the teaching and functioning of the language within the ... More


Evolution: Ethnology and the Primitivity of Deviant Female Sexuality

Durba Mitra

in Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691196350
eISBN:
9780691197029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196350.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter accounts for the foundational place of deviant female sexuality in social evolutionary thought over the period between the 1860s and the 1950s. It begins by analyzing concepts of ... More


Public Anger, Violence, and the Legacy of Decolonization in India

Nandana Dutta

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 1: Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040801
eISBN:
9780252099304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040801.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, Nandana Dutta examines the turn to collective violence, especially lynching, in postcolonial India, tracing it to “the forms of agency that emerged in the peculiar understanding of ... More


Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Alan Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book focuses on the crucial role that conceptions of iconic colonial Indian spaces—jungles, cantonments, cities, hill stations, bazaars, clubs—played in the literary and social production of ... More


Conclusion: Xavier and the Portuguese colonial legacy

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The last chapter explores some of the contours of Goa’s postcolonial imaginary, including the author’s ethnographic encounters with Xavier both in the archive and the field, the extraordinary and the ... More


Feminism’s Estrangement: Critical Reflections on Feminist Engagements with Law in India*

Ratna Kapur

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Slutwalk campaigns around the world have triggered a furious debate on whether it advances or limits feminist legal politics. This article examines the position of Slutwalk in the context of ... More


“Canadians Are Not Proficient in the Art of Lynching”: Mob Violence, Social Regulation, and National Identity

Brent M. S. Campney

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041389
eISBN:
9780252099984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041389.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, Nandana Dutta examines the turn to collective violence, especially lynching, in postcolonial India, tracing it to “the forms of agency that emerged in the peculiar understanding of ... More


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