Subalternity and religion the prehistory of Dalit empowerment in South Asia by Milind Wakankar

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementMilind Wakankar
SeriesIntersections: colonial and postcolonial histories -- 2
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LC ClassificationsBL2015.S6 W35 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24461501M
ISBN 109780415778787, 9780203859650
LC Control Number2009031781

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This book explores the relationship between mainstream and marginal or subaltern religious practice in the Indian subcontinent, and its entanglement with ideas of nationhood, democracy and equality.

With detailed readings of texts from Marathi and Hindi literature and criticism, the book brings together studies of Hindu devotionalism with issues of religious violence. Let us recall the image at the close of the previous chapter of Kabir’s arrival on the scene of a triangulated religious contest in medieval India between Hinduism and the religions of the Book.

What made this representation possible was the late colonial idea of an ecumenical caste-based Hindu society, broad enough to embrace the nation as a whole, but narrow enough to resist social : Milind Wakankar.

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Subalternity and Religion: The Prehistory of Dalit Empowerment in South Asia (Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories) Milind Wakankar This book explores the relationship between mainstream and marginal or subaltern religious practice in the Indian subcontinent, and its entanglement with ideas of nationhood, democracy and equality.

The book goes on to analyse the concept of the Subaltern and the meaning of Subalternity, insisting that it should be understood though action and self-identification in relationship to repression, rather than as an abstract academic tool of analysis. About the Book.

Subaltern literature or literature from the margins is an alterity, literature that contravenes ‘mainstream,’ represents margins, exemplifies resistance, challenges privileging, locates roots and explores the otherness.5/5(1). Subalternity in The Pearl that Broke Its Shell: An Alternative Feminist Analysis.

International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies. 6(4). Page | (), she explained that the term sex is biological while the term gender is a social construct. She gave rise to the issue ofFile Size: KB.

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This book explores the relationship between mainstream and marginal or subaltern religious practice in the Indian subcontinent, and its entanglement with ideas of nationhood, democracy and equality. With detailed readings of texts from Marathi and Hindi literature and criticism, the book brings together studies of Hindu devotionalism with issues of religious : Milind Wakankar.

About Beyond Religion in India and Pakistan. Drawing on insights from theoretical engagements with borders and subalternity, Beyond Religion in India and Pakistan suggests new frameworks for understanding religious boundaries in South Asia.

It looks at the ways in which social categories and structures constitute the bordering logics inherent within enactments of these.

Preface --Introduction: The question of a prehistory --Subalternity at the cusp: limits and openings in the Dalit critique --Moral rite before myth and law: death in comparative religion --The time of having-found (God): languages of Dalit hearsay --The vicissitudes of historical religion --The anomaly of Kabir: historical religion in Dwivedi's Kabir --The pitfalls of a Dalit theology: DR Dharmvir's critique of.

Subalternity And Religion è un libro di Wakankar Milind edito da Routledge a ottobre - EAN puoi acquistarlo sul sitola grande libreria online. In the s he participated in the Indian-British Subaltern Studies Collective that established new standards in the historiography of colonialism.

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[Milind Wakankar] -- Explores the relation between mainstream and marginal or subaltern religious practice in the Indian subcontinent. Keeping in view the power and reach of genocidal Hinduism, this book offers a look at. India is a land of varieties and vitalities. It is divided into different states in the name of class, religion, language, ethnicity, gender and citizenship.

In this scattered outlook, the condition of the subaltern is all the more Size: KB. In postcolonial studies and in critical theory, the term subaltern designates the colonial populations who are socially, politically, and geographically outside the hierarchy of power of a colony, and of the empire's metropolitan homeland.

In describing cultural hegemony as popular history, Antonio Gramsci coined the term subaltern to identify the social groups excluded and displaced from the socio-economic.

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6 Religious Pluralism and Democracy 7 Subalternity and Religion in India 8 Ambedkar's Philosophy of Religion as a Political Theology 9 Biblical Hermeneutics: A Subaltern Perspective 10 A Subaltern Public Theology of the Holy Spirit 11 Encounter of End-Time Beliefs as It Occurred in Pandita Ramabai 12 Conversation on Pages: Subaltern Studies, books, authors.

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Chaudhury, Ajit K. Section II addresses some issues relating to the creation of Subalternity, a survey-based study of the process of differentiations of Billavas of Karnataka, and the culture of the Santals of Bengal.

The first two chapters in section III discuss problems of food entitlement and other issues of empowerment by socio-religious and gender groups in. In so doing, the book seeks to argue that what underpins Spivak’s essays and interventions is a political commitment to achieve what she calls a relation of ethical singularity with the subaltern.

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Latin American Studies, Postcolonial and Colonial Studies, Theory and Philosophy > Marxism. The term “subalternity” refers to a condition of subordination brought about by colonization or other forms of economic, social, racial, linguistic, and/or cultural dominance.

Subaltern studies is. Resisting Subalternization. The book under review is a critical analysis of subalternity in India, which is in contrast to both the postcolonial and postmodern approaches that have dominated academia for the last three decades or so.

The author is critical of the postcolonial studies, represented by the Subaltern Studies project, for drawing. This book emphasizes the need for adopting an integrated approach to understand the concepts of subalternity, exclusion and social change in India.

It also explores the dynamic relations between these three concepts, instead of treating them as unconnected and discrete social facts.

Following the lead of Gramsci and Ambedkar, the contributors are committed, apart from underscoring the historical roots of subalternity, to uncovering the subalterns’ presence in social, economic, cultural, educational, literary, legal and religious grounds.

The book offers a renewed critical approach to Gramsci and Ambedkar and expands on. This book explores the relationship between mainstream and marginal or subaltern religious practice in the Indian subcontinent, and its entanglement with ideas of nationhood, democracy and equality.

With detailed readings of texts from Marathi and Hindi literature and criticism, the book brings together studies of Hindu devotionalism with. Thesis Title: Subalternity and Representation: A Feminist Analysis of the Issue of Divorce in the Selected Novels () For Spivak, the idea of subalternity as encapsulated in“Can the Subaltern Speak”?()-is a complex definition, encompassing the way Author: Aisha Jadoon.

The article shows that Gramsci's concept of the subaltern is not limited to class relations and that in fact subalternity in the Gramscian sense encompasses an intersectionality of race, class, gender, and religion. For Gramsci, subalternity is constituted through constructions of identity, otherness, and marginality that are reinforced within Cited by: Subalternity and Representation: Arguments in Cultural Theory - Ebook written by John Beverley.

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The term “subalternity” refers to a condition of subordination brought about by colonization or other forms of economic, social, racial, linguistic, and/or cultural dominance.

Subaltern studies is, therefore, a study of power. Who has it and who does not. Who is gaining it and who Pages: Subaltern Studies, Introduction. This essay attempts to examine the critique of Orientalism in India by Subaltern Studies Group. It explains how Orientalist discourse was constructed and constituted as imperial knowledge in South Asian context.

In order to understand the critique of Orientalism by the subaltern studies’ scholars, it is imperative to locate their epistemological stance.

The Tamil Dalit Pentecostal conversion movement that has been active in Chennai’s slums and low-income settlements for the last four decades is also a political movement.

It is, moreover, a women’s political movement. Normally both Dalits and women are ignored in India, they are considered people of no importance and irrelevant to the issues that grab the : Karin Kapadia. Subalternity, Exclusion and Social Change in India.

New Delhi: Foundation Books, imprint of Cambridge University Press. xii + pp. Tables, figures, references. ` (hardback). DOI: / The book under review is about social change vis-à-vis the interrelated issues of subalternity and exclusion in India. It is an edited. Drawing on insights from theoretical engagements with borders and subalternity, Beyond Religion in India and Pakistan suggests new frameworks for understanding religious boundaries in South Asia.

It looks at the ways in which social categories and structures constitute the bordering logics inherent within enactments of these boundaries, and positions hegemony and resistance through popular.

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