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Author Middleton, Townsend, author.

Title The demands of recognition : state anthropology and ethnopolitics in Darjeeling / Townsend Middleton.

Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  301.095414 MIDD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series South Asia in motion.
South Asia in motion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-263) and index.
Contents Introduction : becoming tribal in Darjeeling : an introduction to the ethno-contemporary -- A searching politics : anxiety, belonging, recognition -- Durga and the rock : a colonial category and its discontents -- Tribal recognition : a postcolonial problem -- Interface : encounters of the multicultural state -- Soft science in hard places : government anthropologists and their knowledge -- Reforming the subject : the effects and affects of recognition -- Perpetuated paradigms : at the limits of ethno-intelligibility -- Epilogue : negotiating the ethno-contemporary.
Subject Gorkha (South Asian people) -- India -- Darjeeling (District) -- Politics and government.
Gorkha (South Asian people) -- India -- Darjeeling (District) -- Government relations.
Gorkha (South Asian people) -- India -- Darjeeling (District) -- Ethnic identity.
Ethnology -- Political aspects -- India -- Darjeeling (District)
Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- India -- Darjeeling (District)
Identity politics -- India -- Darjeeling (District)
Darjeeling (India : District) -- Scheduled tribes -- Government policy.
ISBN 9780804795425