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In the shadows of Naga insurgency: tribes, state and violence in Northeast India

By: Wouters, Jell J.P.
Publisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2018Description: xxiv, 329 p. with index.ISBN: 9780199485703.Subject(s): Politics and government | Tribals - Nagaland | Tribals - Northeast - India | North India | Naga movementDDC classification: 954.165 Summary: In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency is a fine-grained critique of the Naga struggle for political redemption, the state’s response to it, and the social corollaries and carry-overs of protracted political conflict on everyday life. Offering an ethnographic underview, Jelle Wouters illustrates an ‘insurgency complex’ that reveals how embodied experiences of resistance and state aggression, violence and volatility, and struggle and suffering link together to shape social norms, animate local agitations, and complicate inter-personal and inter-tribal relations in expected and unexpected ways. https://india.oup.com/product/in-the-shadows-of-naga-insurgency-9780199485703?
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In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency is a fine-grained critique of the Naga struggle for political redemption, the state’s response to it, and the social corollaries and carry-overs of protracted political conflict on everyday life. Offering an ethnographic underview, Jelle Wouters illustrates an ‘insurgency complex’ that reveals how embodied experiences of resistance and state aggression, violence and volatility, and struggle and suffering link together to shape social norms, animate local agitations, and complicate inter-personal and inter-tribal relations in expected and unexpected ways.

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