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Boundaries, Names, Alterities

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World

Published by University of California Press

Published in print June 2001 | ISBN: 9780520223295
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520924857 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0006
Boundaries, Names, Alterities

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This chapter studies how people ravaged by violence resume everyday life. It forms links between collective disorder and rehabilitation work, and shows how local communities are refashioned after a riot. The riot studied in this chapter happens in Dharavi, a shanty town in Bombay. This chapter discusses how this event of national importance is experienced in a local setting and comments on the controversy.

Keywords: violence; collective disorder; rehabilitation work; local communities; riot; Dharavi

Chapter.  21117 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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