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Introduction

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines why tribal genealogies continue to be a central facet of modern Saudi identity despite the erosion of kinship ties resulting from almost 300 years of religious conditioning, and ... More


Parallel Migrations, Divergent Destinations

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the role of race in Saudi narratives of tribal authenticity by focusing on two stories of migration from a common point of origin, the villages and grazing lands south of ... More


Determining the Self

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Following the Northern Cheyenne revolt, this chapter moves to the adjacent Crow Reservation to detail similar efforts to resist non-Indian mining there. The bulk of the chapter, however, is dedicated ... More


Post-Colonial Indian State and Tribes: Nationalist Discursive Structures and a New Hegemonic Consensus

Amit Prakash

in Troubled Diversity: The Political Process in Northeast India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199453337
eISBN:
9780199085231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453337.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Indian state is locked into contests over definition, administrative arrangements, development and autonomy with the ‘sub-national’ identities, especially tribal identities, which is inextricably ... More


Constructing and Performing Diversity: Colonial and Contemporary Processes

Nandana Dutta

in Troubled Diversity: The Political Process in Northeast India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199453337
eISBN:
9780199085231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453337.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In a country like India or a region like its Northeast the term ‘diversity’ is almost a cliché, effectively disguising fractures and fissures within its complacencies. Diversity as an idea is ... More


Tribes and Patronage Networks in Qatar

Jill Crystal

in Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264925
eISBN:
9780190638573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264925.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyzes adaptive tribal identity in Qatar. It begins by examining the transformation of tribal identity as wealth and growing state power weakened the authority of tribal shaykhs, which ... More


Alawi Diversity and Solidarity: From the Coast to the Interior

Leon T. Goldsmith

in The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines Syrian Alawi diversity and solidarity by delimiting two broad categories: Alawites of the Sahel (coast) and Dakhel (interior). These definitions do not suggest a clear division ... More


The Christian Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter develops a Christian argument for the claim that human rights are Western by gathering some hints from human rights discourse. These various hints attribute to Christianity some ... More


G. S. Ghurye and the Politics of Sociological Knowledge

Nicholas B. Dirks

in Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169677
eISBN:
9780231538510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169677.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the politics of sociological knowledge by focusing on the views of G. S. Ghurye, the most influential Indian academic to write about Indian sociology during the colonial period. ... More


‘It shall be a nation’: Terry Gilliam’s Exploration of National Identity, Between Rationalism and Imagination

Ofir Haivry

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Terry Gilliam's The Brothers Grimm (2005), and its exploration of the interplay of imagination and rationalism with political identity. Set in Germany 1811 under the Napoleonic ... More


Geopolitics: How Rome Selectively Exploited the Manpower of the Provinces

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The way in which the auxiliaries were raised across the Empire reflects the diverse impact of incorporation. From the perspective of the authorities, it can be considered in two forms. Most ... More


Rituals, Contests, and Images: Vocational Discernment Beyond the Classroom

Quincy D. Brown

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers an account of co-curricular activities in undergraduate education and explores their significance for vocational discernment. In conversation with the work of Victor Turner, it ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Grillot

in First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter considers the results of the changes that took place between 1917 and the onset of the termination movement. During this time, World War I had made it possible to claim U.S. ... More


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