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The Resource Community, gender and violence, edited by Partha Chatterjee and Pradeep Jeganathan

Community, gender and violence, edited by Partha Chatterjee and Pradeep Jeganathan

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Community, gender and violence
Title
Community, gender and violence
Statement of responsibility
edited by Partha Chatterjee and Pradeep Jeganathan
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In its early phase, "Subaltern Studies" dealt extensively with the issue of community and violence in the context of peasant uprisings. Once the problems of peasant involvement in the modern politics of the nation were subjected to the same critical scrutiny, complexities in that relationship began to emerge. A new dimension was introduced when gender and national politics came to be taken seriously and in the present volume the whole range of new issues raised by the relations between community, gender and violence are addressed. The question of women and the nation, especially among minorities, features strongly in this work. Qadri Ismail examines the claims of Tamil nationalism in Sri Lanka from the standpoint of the Southern Tamil woman; Aamir Mufti looks not at the familiar gendered figure of the nation as mother but, from the standpoint of the rejected minority, at the brutalized prostitute; while Tejaswini Niranjana writes on the "new woman" in contemporary Indian cinema. Further chapters look at women and minorities in the context of the law: Flavia Agnes examines the colonial and nationalist histories of the Hindu law of marriage and women's property, Nivedita Menon critically reviews the Indian debate over the universal civil code, and David Scott discusses, with an eyeto Sri Lanka, the concept of minority rights within modern theories of citizenship. The issue of violence is taken up by Satish Deshpande in his study of the imagined space within which the new Hindu Right seeks to assert its dominance, and by Pradeep Jeganathan in his exploration of violence in the cultivation of masculinity. In her conclusion, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak considers the position within a globalized economic space of the "new subaltern"--The Third World laboring woman." -- from http://books.google.com (Nov. 10, 2010)
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Cataloging source
VA@
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1742
LC item number
.S7889 1995
Literary form
non fiction
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1995
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Subaltern Studies Conference
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1947-
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  • Chatterjee, Partha
  • Jeganathan, Pradeep
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  • Women
  • Women
  • India
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Minorities
Label
Community, gender and violence, edited by Partha Chatterjee and Pradeep Jeganathan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers presented at the Fifth Subaltern Studies Conference held in Colombo in June 1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A greater story-writer than God : genre, gender and minority in late colonial India / Aamir R. Mufti -- A space for violence : anthropology, politics and the location of a Sinhala practice of masculinity / Pradeep Jeganathan -- Embodying the self : feminism, sexual violence and the law / Nivedita Menon -- Women, marriage, and the subordination of rights / Flavia Agnes -- Nationalism refigured : contemporary South Indian cinema and the subject of feminism / Tejaswini Niranjana -- Hegemonic spatial strategies : the nation-space and Hindu communalism in twentieth-century India / Satish Deshpande -- Constituting the nation, contesting nationalism : the southern Tamil (woman) and separatist Tamil nationalism in Sri Lanka / Qadri Ismail -- Toleration and historical traditions of difference / David Scott -- Discussion : an afterword on the new subaltern / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Control code
ocm48369280
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 347 p.
Isbn
9780231123143
Lccn
00065756
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Community, gender and violence, edited by Partha Chatterjee and Pradeep Jeganathan
Publication
Note
Papers presented at the Fifth Subaltern Studies Conference held in Colombo in June 1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A greater story-writer than God : genre, gender and minority in late colonial India / Aamir R. Mufti -- A space for violence : anthropology, politics and the location of a Sinhala practice of masculinity / Pradeep Jeganathan -- Embodying the self : feminism, sexual violence and the law / Nivedita Menon -- Women, marriage, and the subordination of rights / Flavia Agnes -- Nationalism refigured : contemporary South Indian cinema and the subject of feminism / Tejaswini Niranjana -- Hegemonic spatial strategies : the nation-space and Hindu communalism in twentieth-century India / Satish Deshpande -- Constituting the nation, contesting nationalism : the southern Tamil (woman) and separatist Tamil nationalism in Sri Lanka / Qadri Ismail -- Toleration and historical traditions of difference / David Scott -- Discussion : an afterword on the new subaltern / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Control code
ocm48369280
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 347 p.
Isbn
9780231123143
Lccn
00065756
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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