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作者 Khan, Nyla Ali, 1972-
書名 Islam, women, and violence in Kashmir : between India and Pakistan / Nyla Ali Khan
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
國際標準書號 9780230107649 (hbk.)
0230107648
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  305.48697 K45    在架上    30550100525318
版本 1st ed
說明 xvii, 211 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
系列 Comparative feminist studies
Comparative feminist studies series
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-199) and index
"Since 1989, religious fundamentalism and exclusionary nationalism in Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir have generated political and social turmoil that has eroded the ethos and fabric of Kashmiri culture. These forces are responsible for the silencing of dissenters, economic deprivation, lack of infrastructure, mass displacements, political anarchy, and repression of women. This book seeks to analyze the effects of nationalist, militant, and religious discourses and praxes on a gender-based hierarchy"--Provided by publisher
"Since 1989, religious fundamentalism and exclusionary nationalism in Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir have generated political and social turmoil that has eroded the cultural syncretism that has long been part of the ethos and history of Kashmir. These forces are responsible for the silencing of dissenters, economic deprivation, lack of infrastructure, mass displacements, political anarchy, and repression of women. Historical Kashmiri culture inscribes a wide range of experiences, which centralizing institutions attempt to render invisible and homogeneous. Women in Kashmir, as in other postcolonial countries, are positioned in relation to their own class and cultural realities, their own histories, their sensitivity to the diversity of cultural traditions and to the questions and conflicts within them. They constantly grapple with the legacies of Sufi Islam, their own struggles not just with the devastating effects of Indian occupation and Pakistani infiltration, but also with the discourses of cultural nationalism and religious fundamentalism propagated in the valley. I position myself with reference to the West as well as with communities outside the West, so I speak with a complex awareness of and investment in representation.I analyze the ways in which experiences have been constructed historically and have changed over time. The refusal to wallow in grief and a desire to deconstruct the Camelot-like atmosphere of that period impelled me to undertake this cross-disciplinary project regarding the political history, composite culture, literature of the state; the attempted relegation of Kashmiri women to the archives of memory, and their persistent endeavors to rise from the ashes of immolated identities. "--Provided by publisher
Machine generated contents note: Introduction * Conflicting Discourses on the Political Landscape of Jammu and Kashmir * Cultural Syncretism in Kashmir * Political Debacles * Militarization of the Landscape of Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir * Negotiating the Boundaries of Gender, Community, and Nationhood * Conclusion * Negotiating Necrophilia: An Afterword--Ashis Nandy
主題 Sex discrimination against women -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir
Muslim women -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir
Women in Islam -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir
Political violence -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir
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