Everyday Life in South Asia

ISBN-10: 0253221943

ISBN-13: 9780253221940

Edition: 2nd 2010

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 7/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 584
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Diane P. Mines is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Appalachian State University and co-editor of Everyday Life in South Asia (IUP, 2002).

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The Family and the Life Course
One Straw from a Broom Cannot Sweep: The Ideology and Practice of the Joint Family in Rural North India
Allah Gives Both Boys and Girls
�Out Here in Kathmandu�: Youth and the Contradictions of Modernity in Urban Nepal
Rethinking Courtship, Marriage, and Divorce in an Indian Call Center
Love and Aging in Bengali Families
New Light in the House: Schooling Girls in Rural North India
Roadwork: Offstage with Special Drama Actresses in Tamil Nadu, South India
Breadwinners No More: Identities in Flux
Life on the Margins: A Hijra's Story
Crossing �Lines� of Difference: Transnational Movements and Sexual Subjectivities in Hyderabad, India
Caste, Class, and Community
Seven Prevalent Misconceptions about India's
God-Chariots in a Garden of Castes: Hierarchy and Festival in a Hindu City
High and Low Castes in Karani
Weakness, Worry Illness, and Poverty in the Slums of Dhaka
Anjali's Alliance: Class Mobility in Urban India
Recasting the Secular: Religion and Education in Kerala, India
Practicing Religion
The Hindu Gods in a South Indian Village
The Feast of Love
The Delusion of Gender and Renunciation in Buddhist Kashmir
Muslim Village Intellectuals: The Life of the Mind in Northern Pakistan
In Friendship: A Father, a Daughter, and a Jinn
Vernacular Islam at a Healing Crossroads in Hyderabad
Voices from the Partition
A Day in the Life
Living and Dying for Mother India: Hindu Nationalist Female Renouncers and Sacred Duty
Political Praise in Tamil Newspapers: The Poetry and Iconography of Democratic Power
Mala's Dream: Economic Policies, National Debates, and Sri Lankan Garment Workers
Interviews with High School Students in Eastern Sri Lanka
Globalization, Public Culture, and the South Asian Diaspora
Cinema in the Countryside: Popular Tamil Film and the Remaking of Rural Life
Dangerous Desires: Erotics, Public Culture, and Identity in Late-Twentieth-Century India
A Diaspora Ramayana in Southall
British Sikh Lives, Lived in Translation
Examining the �Global� Indian Middle Class: Gender and Culture in the Silicon Valley/Bangalore Circuit
Placing Lives through Stories: Second-Generation South Asian Americans
Unexpected Destinations
List of References
List of Contributors
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