Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India by Henry Schwarz
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Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India
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Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India

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Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India by Henry Schwarz

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Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India provides adetailed overview of the phenomenon of the criminaltribe in India from the early days of colonial rule to thepresent. * Traces and analyzes historical debates in historiography,anthropology and criminology * Argues that crime in the colonial context is used as much tocontrol subject populations as to define morally repugnantbehavior * Explores how crime evolved as the foil of political legitimacyunder military * Examines the popular movement that has arisen to reverse thediscrimination against the millions of people laboring under thestigma of criminal inheritance, producing a radical culture thatcontests stereotypes to reclaim their humanity

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405120579
ISBN-10: 1405120576
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 161mm x 23mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Henry Schwarz

Henry Schwarz is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University. He is author of Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India (1997) and co-editor of Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies (with Richard Dienst, 1996) and of A Companion to Postcolonial Studies (with Sangeeta Ray, Blackwell, 2000).

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