States of imagination ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state
by
 
Hansen, Thomas Blom, 1958-

Title
States of imagination ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state

Author
Hansen, Thomas Blom, 1958-

ISBN
9780822381273

Publication Information
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2001.

Physical Description
viii, 423 p. ; 24 cm.

Series
Politics, history, and culture
 
Politics, history, and culture.

Contents
"Demonic societies": liberalism, biopolitics, and sovereignty / Mitchell Dean -- Governing population: the integrated child development services program in India / Akhil Gupta -- The battlefield and the prize: ANC's bid to reform the South African State / Steffen Jensen -- Imagining the state as a space: territoriality and the formation of the state in Ecuador / Sarah A. Radcliffe -- The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission: a technique of nation-state formation / Lars Buur -- Reconstructing national identity and renegotiating memory: the work of the TRC / Aletta J. Norval -- Rethinking citizenship: reforming the law in postwar Guatemala / Rachel Sieder -- Governance and state mythologies in Mumbai / Thomas Blom Hansen -- Before history and prior to politics: time, space, and territory in the modern Peruvian nation-state / David Nugent -- Urbanizing the countryside: armed conflicts, state formation, and the politics of place in contemporary Guatemala / Finn Stepputat -- In the name of the state? Schools and teachers in an Andean province / Fiona Wilson -- The captive state: corruption, intelligence agencies, and ethnicity in Pakistan / Oskar Verkaaik -- Public secrets, conscious amnesia, and the celebration of autonomy for Ladakh / Martijn van Beek.

Subject Term
Political anthropology.
 
Anthropology -- Fieldwork.
 
Social sciences and state.
 
Postcolonialism.
 
Post-communism.
 
Poststructuralism.

Genre
Electronic books.

Added Author
Hansen, Thomas Blom, 1958-
 
Stepputat, Finn.

Electronic Access
http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/9780822381273


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University LibraryeBookER213339GN492 .S75 2001Electronic ResourcesE-resources