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By A. Aneesh
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... social identity bureaucratic identity system identity ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter is a close study of different notions of identity, recognizing in particular the development of system identity. While social identity is an identity continually renegotiated through linguistic interactions and social performances, bureaucratic identity—glimpsed in passports...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... This chapter considers the bureaucratic and legal culture of the courtroom, including what constituted evidence. It argues that the power vested in the presentation of documents, including brands on faces and bodies, and the testimonies of expert witnesses resulted in the creation of legal...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... In chapter 4, Sara L. Friedman examines the work performed by identity and travel documents in contexts of contested citizenship and sovereignty, focusing on the largely de facto sovereignty experienced by Taiwan as a consequence of its contested relationship with China. By analyzing...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... differentiating realms. Separations of cultural and neutral accents; of social, bureaucratic, and system identities; of diurnal body and nocturnal work; and of economic, social, and physical knowledge production are briefly discussed to illuminate divergent tracks and independent itineraries of different realms...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... in the very bureaucratic operations that have been mobilized by the state to prevent it. She demonstrates that citizenship adjudication procedures rely on a fiction of the territorialized state that has never been achieved in the highlands, yet which serves as the standard of “truth” against which stateless...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... citizen, fit for bureaucratic manipulation. In the rush to strengthen rights and build legal citizenship, we neglect the exclusionary impact of its institutions and documents on migrants, the urban poor, and minorities. Sadiq argues that a highly regulated and formalized citizenship produces an oppressive...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
...Surveillance as Foundational Structure The focus of surveillance studies has generally been on the modern, bureaucratic state. And yet the history of patriarchal and colonialist surveillance in this continent is much longer. The traditional account of surveillance studies tends to occlude...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Jahanara’s textual and architectural narratives as forms of male Mughal prerogatives and bureaucratic practice that allowed the princess as the emperor’s “consort queen” to advance imperial agendas, sustain sovereignty, and conceptualize her subjecthood/objecthood. The concept of the imperial self as both...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... Flaim locates the reproduction of statelessness in the very bureaucratic operations that have been mobilized by the state to prevent it. She demonstrates that citizenship adjudication procedures rely on a fiction of the territorialized state that has never been achieved in the highlands, yet which...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... seemingly unrelated matters, such as being convicted of a crime, can give rise to a context in which statelessness is almost unprovable. The fiction of a fixed and self-evident legal identity creates a context for allegations of fraud and mendacity, and the denial of statelessness claims. In chapter 4...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... and architectural narratives as forms of male Mughal prerogatives and bureaucratic practice that allowed the princess as the emperor’s “consort queen” to advance imperial agendas, sustain sovereignty, and conceptualize her subjecthood/objecthood. The concept of the imperial self as both a synecdoche of royal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...) that was responsible, but also ostensibly “progressive” bureaucrats in the Ministry of Education who were hostile to its culturally pluralist principles and who favored the incorporation of Indians into a modernizing nation as culturally assimilated “peasants.” Elizardo Pérez’s passionate narrative of the founding...