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The ethics of des seva
Based on fieldwork in Udaipur district in Rajasthan, this article examines how Bhil tribal leaders of the Vanvasi Kalyan Parishad (VKP), a branch of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu
Regimes of legality: ethnography of criminal cases in South Asia.
An anthropological study on judicial practices in South Asia, this volume takes criminal cases as frameworks to examine power dynamics within a legal setting. Case studies in this book analyse a set
The Politics of Custom: Blood Money, Disputes, and Tribal Leadership in Western India
I initiated my ethnographic fieldwork in the regions of Southern Rajasthan inhabited by Bhils.1 I examined cases that are addressed by the panchayats or community-based institutions responsible for