1st Edition

Living With Violence
An Anthropology of Events and Everyday Life




ISBN 9780367176051
Published April 30, 2019 by Routledge India
216 Pages

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This book gives a detailed account of thecommunal riots between Hindus and Muslims in Mumbai in 1992-93. It departs from the historiography of the riot, which assumes that Hindu-Muslim conflict is independent of the participants of the violence.Speaking to and interacting with the residents of Dharavi, the largest shanty town in the city, the au

Table of Contents

1. Nation, State and Violence in Dharavi  2. Documents and Testimony: Violence, Witnessing and Subjectivity in the Bombay Riots 1992-93  3. Boundaries, Names, Alterities: The Riot in Dharavi  4. Communal Violence, Public Spaces and the Unmaking of Men  5. Plans, Habitation and Slum Redevelopment: The Production of Community  6. Governmental Technologies and Institutional Practice: NGOs and the Slum Dwellers Voice.  Bibliography.  Index

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