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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 55–82.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan Duke University Press 2000 ST 65.03 Rajan 11/8/00 2:24 PM Page 55 Women between Community and State SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE UNIFORM CIVIL CODE DEBATES IN INDIA This essay...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Harris Solomon This article addresses the phenomenon of metabolic surgery in urban India, an intervention designed to address the metabolic diseases of obesity and diabetes. While consumptive willpower grounds prescriptions for changes in lifestyle, such as diet and exercise, metabolic surgery...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 125.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Durbar, India, 1903. The carriage of H. H. the Maharaja of Rewah (center) is parked at a festival in honor of the coronation of Edward VII. Bain News Services, digital print from glass negative, 5 x 7 inches, Bain Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-B2-2350-14...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 67–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Banu Subramaniam Duke University Press 2000 4. Subramaniam 8/9/00 12:51 PM Page 67 Archaic Modernities SCIENCE, SECULARISM, AND RELIGION IN MODERN INDIA...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 37–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Naisargi N. Dave This article tries to locate the missing something that enables radical social projects to persevere, in this case, the social project of animal activism in India. The author argues that we will find the missing something buried in and by the tyranny of consistency...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... stories on the 1947 partition of British India by Sa'adat Hasan Manto. By concentrating on Manto's writings, this essay revisits Pakistan's early history to demonstrate how, after the country's creation, there was continued debate among intellectuals about what would constitute a national culture...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... such nationalist interpretations by delineating the expansive qualities of empire in the United States and in South Asia. By historicizing the Delhi Durbar as an aesthetic spectacle of empire, this essay highlights how geometric motifs of colonial India are linked to the architectural landscape of post-9/11...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ananya Jahanara Kabir This essay examines the “Line of Control” (LOC) dividing the region of Jammu and Kashmir into two parts controlled by India and Pakistan, respectively. It does so to establish the LOC as a symptom and marker of what I term “cartographic irresolution.” Through theoretical...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and the emptiness of humanitarian law, the displaced person, who is a complex political actor, is entirely depoliticized and rendered unintelligible. The largely ignored program of ethnic cleansing in Gujarat, India, in 2000 provides an example of this now routine process of sovereignty. © 2008 Duke University...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
... or, alternately, exposed. —David Eng Exposing many discrepancies, Deepa Mehta’s film Fire provoked conflict in India in 1998 as Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena members not only attacked and closed theaters but also repeatedly condemned and attempted to com- munalize the film for its “deviancy...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
... accepts the technology as the final arbitrator of power and prestige. As countries attempt to respond to this global order by actively partici- pating in nuclearism, as India and Pakistan have done, they inescapably incur...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... themselves the Social Text 86, Vol. 24, No. 1, Spring 2006. © 2006 by Duke University Press. Whereas India “dot-busters,” neo-Nazi youth had attacked South Asian immigrants and their stores. The irony of Tripathi’s suggestion was of course lost on the and West Asia...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 47–66.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- nium bug: “Failures in one country could have significant effects on many other nations.”2 Banks—from India to Hong Kong—are reportedly talking to one another across national “borders” about systemic infections...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
... shorts and saffron flags: A critique of the Hindu Right . New Delhi: Orient Longman. Bhattacharya, N. 1990 . Myth, history and the politics of Ramjanmabhumi. In Anatomy of a confrontation: The Babri Masjid Ram Janmabhumi issue , edited by S. Gopal et al. New Delhi:Penguin India. Bhushan, B. 1987...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 91–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as the aestheticization of politics so that participation in—not pacification through—the image was central to mass-mediated society. Here, we can think of the moment of market liberalization in India through Benjamin’s notion of the relation- ship between the cultural...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2004
... who is the protagonist of the 1955 hit Hindi fi lm Shri 420 (Mr. 420) dreamed of when he fi rst sang this song in the fi lm’s opening shots. Raju was on his journey from the north Indian town of Allahabad, once an important cultural nerve center of India’s national modernity (the home of India’s...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the demolition of the Babri Masjid (a mosque honoring Emperor Babur) in India by Hindu fanatics in December 1992. It also identifies the collusion between the mainstream nationalists of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) and the far-­right Islamic fundamentalists of the Jama’at-­e-­Islami...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 25–65.
Published: 01 December 2006
... agreement” in Calcutta between two parties, a statewide organization of Aravani and two members of the CPM, the ruling party at the time in the state of Bengal in eastern India. At the heart of this “gentlemen’s agreement” between members of a governing party that includes women...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
... by trauma. But what does it do to the richness and density of ordinary experience—might it be a curious way of maintaining it? The Poet in the Public Sphere 33 There is LB: What part did your childhood travels between India and Africa...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the Administration of India during the Last Thirty Years . In Mill , Writings on India , 91 – 160 . Mill John Stuart . (1861) 1963 . Considerations on Representative Government . In The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, Vol. 19, Essays on Politics and Society, Part 2 , edited by Robson...