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Postcolonial minorities and securitization

Shailja Sharma

in Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the security challenges as they have recently been articulated with regard to minorities. The fear of Islam, radicalisation and terrorism from Muslim populations is seen as a ... More


Inward Hunger: How Eric Williams Fails Postcolonial History

Grant Farred

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter talks about how Eric Williams’ failure at Chaguaramas, Trinidad, in 1975 marked a “triple failure” because it was at this moment that federalist dreams were destroyed, protonationalist ... More


Imperial Technoscience: Transnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India

Amit Prasad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026956
eISBN:
9780262322065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026956.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the last four decades, during which magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as a cutting-edge medical technology and a cultural icon, technoscientific imaginaries and practices have undergone ... More


Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Timothy Rommen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the role music has played in the formation of the political and national identity of the Bahamas. It analyzes Bahamian musical life as it has been influenced and shaped by the ... More


The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State

Miranda Johnson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600020
eISBN:
9780190600051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600020.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Land Is Our History tells the story of indigenous legal activism at a critical juncture in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. In the late 1960s, indigenous activists protested policies of ... More


The New Histories of International Criminal Law: Retrials

Immi Tallgren and Thomas Skouteris (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198829638
eISBN:
9780191868153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829638.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Seventy years after Nuremberg and Tokyo, and twenty years after the Rome Conference, international criminal law seems to have developed a ‘Whig’ historiography of its own. This historiography at ... More


Controlling the River to Free Up Land

James C. Scott

in Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines the colonial and postcolonial history to delineate the factors of char formation, and to substantiate the claim that chars are as much products of human intervention as they are ... More


The Pacific Way

Miranda Johnson

in The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600020
eISBN:
9780190600051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600020.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The final chapter examines the possibilities of the principle of partnership for tribes, rejecting scholarly interpretations of this political moment in New Zealand as another example of coercive ... More


Editors’ Introduction

Immi Tallgren and Thomas Skouteris

in The New Histories of International Criminal Law: Retrials

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198829638
eISBN:
9780191868153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829638.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The introductory chapter to the volume serves four functions. First, it explains the motivations and sensibility of this collective work (Section:‘Intrigue’), with emphasis on the need to re-evaluate ... More


Historicising Vigilante Policing in Plateau State, Nigeria

Jimam Lar

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Starting from the premise that in studying contemporary policing practices in Africa one needs to also acknowledge the role of non-state policing actors, this chapter explores the historicity of ... More


“We Solicit Our Freedom”: Citizenship and the Patria

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Exercising indigenous citizenship in California depended on being emancipated from the missions, a process that began in 1826. The state articulated one vision of what emancipation would mean, and ... More


Conclusion: Interpreting the Emergency

Christophe Jaffrelot and Pratinav Anil

in India's First Dictatorship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197577820
eISBN:
9780197583302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577820.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter pursues the following questions: (1), was the Emergency a parenthesis, a turning point or was the difference between it and the periods that bookended it more a matter of degree? And ... More


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