Impasse and Opportunity: Reframing Postcolonial Territory at the India-Bangladesh Border

@article{Cons2014ImpasseAO,
  title={Impasse and Opportunity: Reframing Postcolonial Territory at the India-Bangladesh Border},
  author={J. Cons},
  journal={South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={10}
}
  • J. Cons
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal
This essay makes a case for reconceptualizing South Asia by refiguring postcolonial territory. It does this by bringing together the broad political history of a series of enclaves along the India-Bangladesh border with an ethnographic discussion of the contemporary political economy of Dahagram, the largest of these enclaves. The essay argues for a need to bring nationalist framings of space and more textured explorations of everyday forms of territory-making into a single analytic frame… Expand