Sovereign bodies : citizens, migrants, and states in the postcolonial world

Main Author: Hansen, Thomas Blom
Other Authors: Stepputat, Finn
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press c2005, 2005
Online Access:
Collection: Anthropology Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-362) and index
  • "Mestizaje" in Mexican official discourses and public culture / Ana Maria Alonso
  • Violence, sovereignty, and citizenship in postcolonial Peru / Finn Stepputat
  • Sovereign violence and the domain of the political / Partha Chatterjee
  • Confinement in the imagination: sovereignty and subjectivity in a quasi-state / Yael Navaro-Yashin
  • Naturing the nation: aliens, apocalypse, and the postcolonial state / Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff
  • Sovereignty as a form of expenditure / Achille Mbembe
  • Sovereigns beyond the state: on legality and authority in urban India / Thomas Blom Hansen
  • The sovereign outsourced: local justice and violence in Port Elizabeth / Lars Buur
  • Above the law: practices of sovereignty in Surrey Estate, Cape Town / Steffen Jensen
  • Citizenship and empire / Barry Hindess
  • Splintering cosmopolitanism: Asian immigrants and zones of autonomy in the American west / Aihwa Ong
  • Virtual India: India