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Published: 05 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002192-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0219-2
Published: 19 April 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381631-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8163-1
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... that so quickly rise to the forefront in relation to enforcing the antisodomy law. Second, indicating how police also target hijras, the analysis addresses the flexible uses of Section 377 that permit governance well beyond the law’s scope. ...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... quickly rise to the forefront in relation to enforcing the antisodomy law. Second, indicating how police also target hijras, the analysis addresses the flexible uses of Section 377 that permit governance well beyond the law’s scope. ...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... impotent that even the hijras have come out. The word hijra, which translates roughly as transgender or intersex, carries a somewhat derogatory valence in Mumbai. At 10 a.m. the rally wound up. An irritated Laxmi snapped at me: I told you not to come late. The party people wanted to meet you...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... a wide array of liminal figures, each articulating a very distinct management of the politics of location and repre sen ta tion: Bhimsen Gaikwad, a self- taught Ambedkari jalsa performer, Laxmi, a hijra po liti cal strategist, Sultan, an Ismaili or ga nizer, Raj, the street snack vendor, the mul...
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By Lisa Björkman
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-425
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... at the initiation of a new proj ect related to land. The guest of honor is invited to strike the first blow to the land, to break open a devo- tional coconut, and to distribute sweets. bida dancers female, hijra, or transgender dancers who are commissioned to per- form at weddings. bidi hand- rolled cigarette...
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By Lisa Björkman
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-045
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... also Kutch region Gupte, Rupali, 363 64 Hamara Mahanagar (Our Metropolis), 300, 316, 320 Hankare, Anil, 341f Hansen, Thomas Blom, 15, 43n74 Hardy, Kathryn, 299 301 hegemony, 13, 41n63, 305, 422 hierarchy, 34, 35, 235, 357, 360; caste, 251, 252; of smartness, 95, 99; social, 249, 305, 318, 422 hijras...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... class. The Takfir wal Hijra, that bane of the governnlent's existence, consisted at its organizational apex of an agricultural engineer, two military officers, and the owner of a bookstore, while further down in the ranks edu• cational and vocational backgrounds were less illustrious. 27 TIle am...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... of the Prophet. This migration has been Muslims and U.S. Politics of Secularism · 255 crystalized in Islamic thought through the Arabic word for migration, hijra. Embedded in hijra is the notion that the whole of Earth belongs to God, and as such any place could be suitable for Muslims to live and worship...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012856-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1285-6
... of the very categories of gay or lesbian have been treated as potential signs of cultural imperialism, and the persistence of local (pre- sumed to be indigenous) gendered and sexual formations, such as waria, kathoey, bakla, hijra, and others, have been understood as signs that West- ern modernity...
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By Evren Savci
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 08 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012856-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1285-6
... without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Nanda, Serena. Neither Man nor Woman: The Hijras of India. Belmont, CA: Wad- sworth, 1990. Navaro-Y­ ashin, Yael. Faces of the State: Secularism and Public Life in Turkey. Prince- ton, NJ...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... jurist, he was faced with the daunting task of winnowing out true from false Traditions. By the third century after the hijra (exodus), the tracing of isnad or chains of transmission had become a fixed part of Islamic legal training.18 One book even cata logs all the vari ous categories of malfeasants...
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By Dwaipayan Banerjee
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012214-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1221-4
..., To Be Some Other Name: The Naming Games That Hijras Play, South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal, no. 12 (2015): 1 16. 3 Veena Das, The Dreamed Guru: The Entangled Lives of the Amil and the An- thropologist, in The Guru in South Asia, ed. Jacob Copeman and Aya Ikegame (Abingdon, UK: Routledge...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... 54 Hebrew language, 328 30, 334 39 Hegel, Georg W. F., 81, 140, 332 34 Here s Life, Amer i ca, 212 Heritage Foundation, 209, 212 15 Hershey, Don, 215 Hershkowitz, Daniel, 179 81 Herzl, Theodor, 328 29, 335 hijra (migration), 255 Hinduism, 12, 44 Hindutva Party (India), 12 history: Shaqaqi s critique...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012214-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1221-4
...: The Naming Games That Hijras Play. South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal, no. 12 (2015): 1 16. Sarin, Rajiv. Indian National Cancer Control Programme: Setting Sight on Shifting Targets. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics 1, no. 4 (2005): 240 48. Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain...
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By Xavier Livermon
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007357-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0735-7
... Man Now. True Love (June): 73 77. Ratele, Kopano. 2003. Re tla Dirang ka Selo Se Ba Re Ho ke Ghetto Fabulous? Aca- demics on the Streets. Agenda 17 (57): 46 50. Reddy, Gayatri. 2005. With Re spect to Sex: Negotiating Hijra Identity in South Asia. Chi- cago: University of Chicago Press. Redmond...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... 38; Ottoman, 200; Tusi on, 288 Hijaz, 195 96, 199, 207, 288, 292, 335 hijra (exodus), 59, 74, 135, 277 Hillenbrand, Carole, 283 84 Hinduism: Biruni and, 11, 109 12; and funda- mentalism, 258 59; M. F. Husain and, 22, 391; Lawrence s and, 4; pan- Asian, 67; Shahrastani on, 113 20 hip hop, 334 35, 342...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... in, 317; history of, 1946-60, Takfir wal Hijra, 145, 157 314; 1960-71, 314-15; 1971- 80, Talabani, Ja1al, 380, 495 315; after 1980, 315-16; ideologi• Talal, Prince (Saudi Arabia), 58 cally motivated violence in, 317• Taleghani, Mahmud, 246 18; Islamic fundamentalists...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... class. The Takfir wal Hijra, that bane of the governnlent's existence, consisted at its organizational apex of an agricultural engineer, two military officers, and the owner of a bookstore, while further down in the ranks edu• cational and vocational backgrounds were less illustrious. 27 TIle am...