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Social Text (1 December 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 is an...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 125.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © 2011 Duke University Press 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...
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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 September 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 If...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (or...
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Social Text (1 September 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—an...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 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 (1 December 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 (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 29–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 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...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
... edited volumes The Lie of the Land: English Literary Studies in India (Oxford University Press, 1992); Signposts: Gender Issues in Post-Independence India (Kali for Women, 1999); and (coedited with You-me Park) Postcolonial Jane Austen (Routledge, 2000...
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Social Text (1 December 2006) 24 (4 (89)): np.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Palestinianization of the globe. Naveeda Khan is assistant professor of anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She is editor of the forthcoming collection Beyond Crisis: A Critical Look at Pakistan (Routledge India), and is working on a book manuscript, “The Passage of a Promise: Mosques, Sectarianism...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2001
... that tacitly 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...
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Social Text (1 September 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 and their...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., 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.” These...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
...). Sanjay Seth teaches political theory at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He has published widely on political theory and modern Indian history, including Marxist Theory and Nationalist Politics: Colonial India (Sage). He is coeditor of the journal Postcolonial Studies and in 2003 was a Japan Society...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... is finishing a study of late-colonial urbanity, Jakarta Promenades: A Book of Interviews. Sarah Pinto is assistant professor of anthropology at Tufts University. She is the author of “Development without Institutions: Ersatz Medicine and the Politics of Everyday Life in Rural North India...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Calling 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...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2002
... childhood travels between India and Africa play in this aesthetic mapping? something about MA: As a child I lived at the borders of war. Moving back and forth the portability of across the Indian Ocean between Kerala on the west coast of India and...
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Social Text (1 December 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 (1 December 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...