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The Caste Question
Discipline and the Other Body: Correction, Corporeality, Colonialism
Discipline and the Other Body reveals the intimate relationship between violence and difference underlying modern governmental power and the human rights discourses that critique it. The comparativeExpand
Violence and Humanity: Or, Vulnerability as Political Subjectivity
This paper is framed around a close reading and discussion of the juridical category of "caste atrocity," a form of postcolonial legislation instituted by the Indian state in 1955 (amended 1976, andExpand
PROBLEMS OF VIOLENCE, STATES OF TERROR: TORTURE IN COLONIAL INDIA
The 'discovery' of torture and its prevalence in the extraction of confessions produced a dilemma for the colonial state in India. Especially with the publication of the two-volume Report of theExpand
The word and the world: Dalit aesthetics as a critique of everyday life
Abstract The early phase of Dalit sahitya (literature) drew quite centrally on descriptive and critical practices associated with both anti-caste thought and Marxism to produce an urban literatureExpand
Introduction
How do we understand the relationship between law, power, and agency in colonial contexts? Broadly speaking, scholarly opinion is divided between those who view law as a core instrument of colonialExpand
Crime Through Time
SERIES NOTE PREFACE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS INTRODUCTION PART I. PRECOLONIAL PREMONITIONS: 1. WRONGS AND RIGHTS IN THE MARATHA COUNTRY: ANTIQUITY, CUSTOM AND POWER IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY INDIA BY SUMIT GUHAExpand
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