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At the MarginsDiscourses of Development, Democracy, and Regionalism in Orissa

At the Margins: Discourses of Development, Democracy, and Regionalism in Orissa

Jayanta Sengupta

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099154
eISBN:
9780199085224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In comparison to other linguistic movements in India, Orissa is the single instance of a pan-regional linguistic identity that made a successful negotiation with the colonial state by using ... More

Being Muslim in South AsiaDiversity and Daily Life

Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Robin Jeffrey and Sen Ronojoy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The 500 million Muslims who live in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka constitute roughly one-third of the world’s Muslims. Their lives in the twenty-first century are challenging and ... More

Denial of ViolenceOttoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009

Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009

Fatma Muge Gocek

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199334209
eISBN:
9780199395774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334209.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

To this day, the Turkish state officially denies that what happened to the Armenians in 1915 was genocide, while the Western scholarly community is almost in full agreement that what happened to the ... More

Encounter on the Great PlainsScandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Karen V. Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

In 1904, Scandinavian settlers began moving onto the Spirit Lake Dakota Indian Reservation. These land-hungry first and second generation immigrants struggled with a poverty nearly as severe as that ... More

Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940The Politics of Method

Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Mike Savage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book examines how, between 1940 and 1970, British society was marked by the imprint of the academic social sciences in profound ways that have an enduring legacy on how we see ourselves, ... More

LEARNING TO FORGETThe Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

LEARNING TO FORGET: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Dipankar Gupta

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674330
eISBN:
9780199081820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674330.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book introduces some of the enduring features of modernity which are often overlaid and hidden from view because of contemporaneous diachronies, or the coexistence of different temporal rhythms. ... More

The Long DefeatCultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

How do memories of national trauma remain relevant to culture and society long after the event? Why do the memories of difficult experiences endure, and even intensify, despite people’s impulse to ... More

Modernity of SlaveryStruggles against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala

Modernity of Slavery: Struggles against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala

P. Sanal Mohan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099765
eISBN:
9780199085392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099765.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book tells the story of Cherumas, Kuravas, Parayas, Pulayas, and Thanda Pulayas—the slave castes of nineteenth-century Kerala—and their tryst with Christianity. These castes comprised nearly ... More

National ColorsRacial Classification and the State in Latin America

National Colors: Racial Classification and the State in Latin America

Mara Loveman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199337354
eISBN:
9780199379491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337354.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The era of official color-blindness in Latin America has come to an end. For the first time in decades, nearly every state in Latin America now asks their citizens to identify their race or ethnicity ... More

The Politics of ConsolationMemory and the Meaning of September 11

The Politics of Consolation: Memory and the Meaning of September 11

Christina Simko

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199381784
eISBN:
9780199381814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381784.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

What meaning can be found in calamity and suffering? This question is in some sense perennial, reverberating through the canons of theology, philosophy, and literature. Today, this book reveals, it ... More

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