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The Resource States of imagination : ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state, edited by Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat

States of imagination : ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state, edited by Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat

Label
States of imagination : ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state
Title
States of imagination
Title remainder
ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat
Title variation
Ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1958-
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  • Hansen, Thomas Blom
  • Stepputat, Finn
Series statement
Politics, history, and culture
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  • Political anthropology
  • Anthropology
  • Social sciences and state
  • Postcolonialism
  • Post-communism
  • Poststructuralism
Label
States of imagination : ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state, edited by Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-413) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction: States of Imagination/
  • Thomas Blom Hansen
  • Finn Stepputat
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • State and Governance
  • "Demonic Societies": Liberalism, Biopolitics, and Sovereignty/
  • Mitchell Dean
  • p. 41
  • Governing Population: The Integrated Child Development Services Program in India/
  • Akhil Gupta
  • p. 65
  • Battlefield and the Prize: ANC's Bid to Reform the South African State/
  • Steffen Jensen
  • p. 97
  • Imagining the State as a Space: Territoriality and the Formation of the State in Ecuador/
  • Sarah A. Radcliffe
  • p. 123
  • II.
  • State and Justice
  • South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Technique of Nation-State Formation/
  • Lars Buur
  • p. 149
  • Reconstructing National Identity and Renegotiating Memory: The Work of the TRC/
  • Aletta J. Norval
  • p. 182
  • Rethinking Citizenship: Reforming the Law in Postwar Guatemala/
  • Rachel Sieder
  • p. 203
  • Governance and State Mythologies in Mumbai/
  • Thomas Blom Hansen
  • p. 221
  • III.
  • State and Community
  • Before History and Prior to Politics: Time, Space, and Territory in the Modern Peruvian Nation-State/
  • David Nugent
  • p. 257
  • Urbanizing the Countryside: Armed Conflict, State Formation, and the Politics of Place in Contemporary Guatemala/
  • Finn Stepputat
  • p. 284
  • In the Name of the State? Schools and Teachers in an Andean Province/
  • Fiona Wilson
  • p. 313
  • Captive State: Corruption, Intelligence Agencies, and Ethnicity in Pakistan/
  • Oskar Verkaaik
  • p. 345
  • Public Secrets, Conscious Amnesia, and the Celebration of Autonomy for Ladakh/
  • Martijn van Beek
  • p. 365
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 391
  • About the Contributors.
  • p. 415
  • Index.
  • p. 417
Control code
ocm47101011
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 423 p.
Isbn
9780822328018
Lccn
2001040348
Label
States of imagination : ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state, edited by Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-413) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction: States of Imagination/
  • Thomas Blom Hansen
  • Finn Stepputat
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • State and Governance
  • "Demonic Societies": Liberalism, Biopolitics, and Sovereignty/
  • Mitchell Dean
  • p. 41
  • Governing Population: The Integrated Child Development Services Program in India/
  • Akhil Gupta
  • p. 65
  • Battlefield and the Prize: ANC's Bid to Reform the South African State/
  • Steffen Jensen
  • p. 97
  • Imagining the State as a Space: Territoriality and the Formation of the State in Ecuador/
  • Sarah A. Radcliffe
  • p. 123
  • II.
  • State and Justice
  • South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Technique of Nation-State Formation/
  • Lars Buur
  • p. 149
  • Reconstructing National Identity and Renegotiating Memory: The Work of the TRC/
  • Aletta J. Norval
  • p. 182
  • Rethinking Citizenship: Reforming the Law in Postwar Guatemala/
  • Rachel Sieder
  • p. 203
  • Governance and State Mythologies in Mumbai/
  • Thomas Blom Hansen
  • p. 221
  • III.
  • State and Community
  • Before History and Prior to Politics: Time, Space, and Territory in the Modern Peruvian Nation-State/
  • David Nugent
  • p. 257
  • Urbanizing the Countryside: Armed Conflict, State Formation, and the Politics of Place in Contemporary Guatemala/
  • Finn Stepputat
  • p. 284
  • In the Name of the State? Schools and Teachers in an Andean Province/
  • Fiona Wilson
  • p. 313
  • Captive State: Corruption, Intelligence Agencies, and Ethnicity in Pakistan/
  • Oskar Verkaaik
  • p. 345
  • Public Secrets, Conscious Amnesia, and the Celebration of Autonomy for Ladakh/
  • Martijn van Beek
  • p. 365
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 391
  • About the Contributors.
  • p. 415
  • Index.
  • p. 417
Control code
ocm47101011
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 423 p.
Isbn
9780822328018
Lccn
2001040348

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