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Everyday Life in South Asia, Second Edition

Label
Everyday Life in South Asia, Second Edition
Title
Everyday Life in South Asia, Second Edition
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This anthology provides a lively and stimulating view of the lives of ordinary citizens in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. For the second edition of this popular textbook, readings have been updated and new essays added. The result is a timely collection that explores key themes in understanding the region, including gender, caste, class, religion, globalization, economic liberalization, nationalism, and emerging modernities. New readings focus attention on the experiences of the middle classes, migrant workers, and IT professionals, and on media, consumerism, and youth c
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mines, Diane P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lamb, Sarah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam and culture
  • South Asia
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Islam and culture
  • Manners and customs
  • South Asia
Label
Everyday Life in South Asia, Second Edition
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 503-543) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration; Map; Introduction; Part One: The Family and the Life Course; Introduction; 1 One Straw from a Broom Cannot Sweep: The Ideology and Practice of the Joint Family in Rural North India; 2 Allah Gives Both Boys and Girls; 3 ""Out Here in Kathmandu"": Youth and the Contradictions of Modernity in Urban Nepal; 4 Rethinking Courtship, Marriage, and Divorce in an Indian Call Center; 5 Love and Aging in Bengali Families; Part Two: Genders; Introduction; 6 New Light in the House: Schooling Girls in Rural North India
  • 7 Roadwork: Offstage with Special Drama Actresses in Tamil Nadu, South India8 Breadwinners No More: Identities in Flux; 9 Life on the Margins: A Hijra's Story; 10 Crossing ""Lines"" of Difference: Transnational Movements and Sexual Subjectivities in Hyderabad, India; Part Three: Caste, Class, and Community; Introduction; 11 Seven Prevalent Misconceptions about India's Caste System; 12 God-Chariots in a Garden of Castes: Hierarchy and Festival in a Hindu City; 13 High and Low Castes in Karani; 14 Weakness, Worry Illness, and Poverty in the Slums of Dhaka
  • 15 Anjali's Alliance: Class Mobility in Urban India16 Recasting the Secular: Religion and Education in Kerala, India; Part Four: Practicing Religion; Introduction; 17 The Hindu Gods in a South Indian Village; 18 The Feast of Love; 19 The Delusion of Gender and Renunciation in Buddhist Kashmir; 20 Muslim Village Intellectuals: The Life of the Mind in Northern Pakistan; 21 In Friendship: A Father, a Daughter, and a Jinn; 22 Vernacular Islam at a Healing Crossroads in Hyderabad; Part Five: Nation-Making; Introduction; 23 Voices from the Partition; 24 A Day in the Life
  • 25 Living and Dying for Mother India: Hindu Nationalist Female Renouncers and Sacred Duty26 Political Praise in Tamil Newspapers: The Poetry and Iconography of Democratic Power; 27 Mala's Dream: Economic Policies, National Debates, and Sri Lankan Garment Workers; 28 Interviews with High School Students in Eastern Sri Lanka; Part Six: Globalization, Public Culture, and the South Asian Diaspora; Introduction; 29 Cinema in the Countryside: Popular Tamil Film and the Remaking of Rural Life; 30 Dangerous Desires: Erotics, Public Culture, and Identity in Late-Twentieth-Century India
  • 31 A Diaspora Ramayana in Southall32 British Sikh Lives, Lived in Translation; 33 Examining the ""Global"" Indian Middle Class: Gender and Culture in the Silicon Valley/Bangalore Circuit; 34 Placing Lives through Stories: Second-Generation South Asian Americans; 35 Unexpected Destinations; List of References; List of Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn858764961
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (581 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299875517
Lccn
2009054114
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 518802
  • 22573/ctt16gkw4k
Publisher number
MWT11531642
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858764961
Label
Everyday Life in South Asia, Second Edition
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 503-543) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration; Map; Introduction; Part One: The Family and the Life Course; Introduction; 1 One Straw from a Broom Cannot Sweep: The Ideology and Practice of the Joint Family in Rural North India; 2 Allah Gives Both Boys and Girls; 3 ""Out Here in Kathmandu"": Youth and the Contradictions of Modernity in Urban Nepal; 4 Rethinking Courtship, Marriage, and Divorce in an Indian Call Center; 5 Love and Aging in Bengali Families; Part Two: Genders; Introduction; 6 New Light in the House: Schooling Girls in Rural North India
  • 7 Roadwork: Offstage with Special Drama Actresses in Tamil Nadu, South India8 Breadwinners No More: Identities in Flux; 9 Life on the Margins: A Hijra's Story; 10 Crossing ""Lines"" of Difference: Transnational Movements and Sexual Subjectivities in Hyderabad, India; Part Three: Caste, Class, and Community; Introduction; 11 Seven Prevalent Misconceptions about India's Caste System; 12 God-Chariots in a Garden of Castes: Hierarchy and Festival in a Hindu City; 13 High and Low Castes in Karani; 14 Weakness, Worry Illness, and Poverty in the Slums of Dhaka
  • 15 Anjali's Alliance: Class Mobility in Urban India16 Recasting the Secular: Religion and Education in Kerala, India; Part Four: Practicing Religion; Introduction; 17 The Hindu Gods in a South Indian Village; 18 The Feast of Love; 19 The Delusion of Gender and Renunciation in Buddhist Kashmir; 20 Muslim Village Intellectuals: The Life of the Mind in Northern Pakistan; 21 In Friendship: A Father, a Daughter, and a Jinn; 22 Vernacular Islam at a Healing Crossroads in Hyderabad; Part Five: Nation-Making; Introduction; 23 Voices from the Partition; 24 A Day in the Life
  • 25 Living and Dying for Mother India: Hindu Nationalist Female Renouncers and Sacred Duty26 Political Praise in Tamil Newspapers: The Poetry and Iconography of Democratic Power; 27 Mala's Dream: Economic Policies, National Debates, and Sri Lankan Garment Workers; 28 Interviews with High School Students in Eastern Sri Lanka; Part Six: Globalization, Public Culture, and the South Asian Diaspora; Introduction; 29 Cinema in the Countryside: Popular Tamil Film and the Remaking of Rural Life; 30 Dangerous Desires: Erotics, Public Culture, and Identity in Late-Twentieth-Century India
  • 31 A Diaspora Ramayana in Southall32 British Sikh Lives, Lived in Translation; 33 Examining the ""Global"" Indian Middle Class: Gender and Culture in the Silicon Valley/Bangalore Circuit; 34 Placing Lives through Stories: Second-Generation South Asian Americans; 35 Unexpected Destinations; List of References; List of Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn858764961
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (581 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299875517
Lccn
2009054114
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 518802
  • 22573/ctt16gkw4k
Publisher number
MWT11531642
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858764961

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