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Ceasefire as Conflict

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 16547 words.

This chapter gives voice to ordinary villagers’ experiences, views, and concerns vis-à-vis Naga insurgency, and particularly evaluates the post-ceasefire practices and patterns they speak...

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Clan, Village, Tribe, and Naga Nation

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 15656 words.

Naga identity, akin to all modern identities, is historically contingent, constructed, and continually debated. This chapter offers an ethnographic view of local processes of identity and...

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Corruption and the Moral Economy of State Resources

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 14444 words.

This chapter uses the vantage of corruption to explore state-society relations in Nagaland. Through focusing on the narrativisation of corrupt practices, the author explores the moral...

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Epilogue

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 4969 words.

This epilogue, in conclusion, reflects on some of the main arguments made in the book and discusses the possibility of Naga society moving beyond the shadows of insurgency. Adopting a...

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In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 356 pages.

In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency is a fine-grained critique of the Naga struggle for political redemption, the state’s response to it, and the social corollaries and...

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Introduction

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 14012 words.

Starting with a vignette that details a mass protest in Dimapur against excessive ‘rebel’ taxations and the perceived degeneration of the long lingering Naga Movement for Independence, this...

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Performing Democracy in Nagaland

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 14696 words.

This chapter reveals ethnographically how Naga insurgency, pre-existing political practices and principles, and present-day democratic and electoral politics interrelate in complex and...

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Seeing the State

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 16290 words.

This chapter examines how protracted political conflict shapes the ways ordinary Naga men and women ‘see’ the postcolonial state. For most Nagas, long decades of conflict were marked by a...

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The State as a Resource

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 12809 words.

The politics of statehood and related demands pervade all nooks and corners of India. This chapter discusses the Frontier Nagaland statehood demand that has emerged within (or against?) the...

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Unruly Bodies

Randolph Hohle.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Body and Embodiment

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology; Race and Ethnicity. 7944 words.

This chapter outlines a methodological approach to studying the body and embodiment in political and historical sociology. The advantage of incorporating the body into the study of...

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