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The Subject in Fieldwork-Malinowski and Gandhi

Malinowski and Gandhi Amrit Srinivasan It was the revolutionary, 'new' field component of anthropological praxis which constituted for Malinowski, the first- hand experience of the 'other'

Women and Reform of Indian Tradition-Gandhi an Alternative to Liberalism

Gandhi an Alternative to Liberalism Amrit Srinivasan A proper understanding of the Gandhian concept of swaraj and the role, symbolic and substantive, of women within it can be used to criticise liberalism and its particular definition of Indian nationalism as the product of rational social policy and action on the part of a centralised government. In Gandhi's science of swaraj women appear as a collective representation by means of which the superiority and inviolability of indigenous social tradition is demonstrated against the modern.

Ghastly Rites-of-Passage

Ghastly Rites-of-Passage Amrit Srinivasan The Delhi Riots: Three Days in the Life of a Nation by Uma Chakravarti and Nandita Haksar; Lancer International, New Delhi, 1987; pp 662, Rs 300.

Helping Third World Cultures

on a neoclassical image of self-equilibrating markets that simply does not conform to reality. Nationalisation of production', Reorganisation of productive apparatus', 'corporate capitalism/modes of production

Reform and Revival The Devadasi and Her Dance

Reform and Revival: The Devadasi and Her Dance Amrit Srinivasan This paper describes the changes that effected an artist community of Tamil Nadu in the wake of the reform agitation concerning the idiosyncratic life style of a section of its women
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