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Introduction

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the main themes of the book. It introduces the idea of cosmopolitanism as it is understood in everyday language and in the literature of philosophy and the social sciences. It ... More


The Meritocrats: The Indian Institutes of Technology and the Social Life of Caste

Ajantha Subramanian

in Mapping the Elite: Power, Privilege, and Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491070
eISBN:
9780199097920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491070.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Culture

The politics of meritocracy at the Indian Institutes of Technology illuminates the social life of caste in contemporary India. This chapter argues that an IIT graduate’s status depends on the ... More


Epistemological Fracture

John E. Drabinski

in Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relationship between the Levinasian Other and subalternity, particularly Gayatri Spivak's treatment of the gendered subaltern. It evaluates whether Emmanuel Levinas's Other ... More


New Cartographies of the Bolivian State in the Context of the Constituent Assembly, 2006–2007

DENISE Y. ARNOLD

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines new maps or cartographies of the Bolivian state in the context of the 2006-7 constituent assembly. It analyzes both senses of subalternity in the present situation of political ... More


Introduction

in Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761468
eISBN:
9780804786850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter opens a study on the coastal politics of rights, which is discussed throughout this book. It begins with a case in June 1997 that involved the Catholic fisherwomen and fishermen from a ... More


Conclusion

in Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761468
eISBN:
9780804786850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The concluding chapter reviews the various implications for a postcolonial democracy of a diachronic articulation of space and rights. The first half of the chapter centers on a short account of the ... More


Pre-Islamic Iran and Archaistic Frenzy

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

in The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175760
eISBN:
9780231541114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175760.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 3 analyses dislocative nationalism's infatuation with Iran's pre-Islamic past (or 'archaistic frenzy'). The nationalist claim that such frenzy is a timeless feature of Iranian identity is ... More


Of Hellenized Cosmopolitanism and Colonial Subalternity

E. M. Forster

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter tackles E. M. Forster's Egyptian writings to bring out their almost diametrically opposed positions and thus open up both the overdetermination of genre and the relationship between ... More


Conclusion

in The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755672
eISBN:
9780804781923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755672.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has emphasized the central role of subalternity in the intellectual history of Egypt during the twentieth century. It has argued that peasant studies developed as a direct result of the ... More


New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India

Alf Gunvald Nilsen and Srila Roy (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457557
eISBN:
9780199085446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457557.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book presents a critical dialogue between the analytical templates developed through the Subaltern Studies project and new research on emergent forms of hegemony and resistance in contemporary ... More


The Optical Field

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter assesses the construction of an optical field in which dominant frameworks are unlearned. It evaluates the theoretical approach that would give access to the ways of viewing cities that ... More


Provincial Cosmopolitanism

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter identifies the distinction between cosmopolitanism and provincialism. It explains that cosmopolitanism is typically associated with elite/popular forces whereas provinciality is ... 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


Introduction

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/9780199469864.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The Introduction highlights the major topics and questions addressed by this ethnography. The first section introduces disenfranchised Andaman migrants from various social, regional, linguistic, ... More


Muslims in Delhi: The Normative Non-Citizens of the Global Urban

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Delhi is conceived as part of the global urban where the global processes are manifested in local. Simultaneously, the ‘local’ itself becomes mired in contradictory processes of urban governance and ... More


Media Representations: Providing the Discursive Logic

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter five is an attempt to further develop the discussion on discursive subalterneity of Muslims. Although media practices generally and Bollywood cinema specifically have been an arena for ... More


Regenerating Feminism: Sarojini Naidu’s Eugenic Feminist Renaissance

Asha Nadkarni

in Eugenic Feminism: Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689903
eISBN:
9781452949284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689903.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses nationalist feminist poet Sarojini Naidu’s speeches and nationalist poetry from the first part of the twentieth century up to Indian independence in 1947. In her work, Naidu ... More


Subaltern Studies: Then and Now

David Arnold

in New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457557
eISBN:
9780199085446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457557.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This postscript reflects on the conceptual and empirical orientations of the Subaltern Studies project in light of the chapters in this volume. The postscript discusses the context in which the ... More


Introduction: Reconceptualizing Subaltern Politics in Contemporary India

Alf Gunvald Nilsen and Srila Roy

in New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457557
eISBN:
9780199085446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457557.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the aims and scope of the volume, and presents the key theoretical issues that are discussed in the various contributions. In particular, the chapter focuses on the concepts ... More


For a Historical Sociology of State–Society Relations in the Study of Subaltern Politics

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

in New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457557
eISBN:
9780199085446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457557.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a dense historical and theoretical discussion of how state-society relations have been theorized in both the Subaltern Studies project and in more recent Foucauldian studies of ... More


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