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Culture, Space and the Nation-State
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Culture, Space and the Nation-State
From Sentiment to Structure

  • Dipankar Gupta - Centre for Public Affairs and Critical Theory / Shiv Nadar University, India


December 2000 | 284 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This book is about extending the concerns of anthropology beyond village life, rituals and caste observances to considerations of the nation-state.
 
PART ONE: FROM SENTIMENT...
 
Introduction
Culture, Space and Social Membership  
 
Space, Non-Space and Site
Root Metaphor and Lex  
 
Root Metaphors and Regnant Sets of Meanings
 
Space, Territory and Nation-State
 
Sentiment and Structure
Nation and State  
 
PART TWO: ... TO STRUCTURE
 
Civil Society or the State
What Happened to Citizenship?  
 
Fraternity, Citizenship and Affirmative Action
Recasting Reservation in the Language of Rights  
 
Positive Discrimination and the Question of Fraternity
Connecting Durkheim to Rawls  
 
Minoritization and the Public Sphere

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ISBN: 9780761994992
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