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Utopia in Crisis? Subaltern Imaginations in Contemporary Bihar

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The Subaltern Studies Collective inaugurated an important point of departure in Indian historiography and social sciences by demanding that attention be directed to subalterns (a term adapted from Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks) as makers of their own destinies. Their scholarship raises three issues, which are discussed in this article. The first of these relates to the empirical observation about subaltern resistance to elites. The second pertains to the analytical dichotomy between elite and su...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/00472336.2015.1045378

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Contemporary Asia Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
4
Pages:
640-659
Publication date:
2015-05-18
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EISSN:
1752-7554
ISSN:
0047-2336
URN:
uuid:982d0ea5-6f67-4424-8ce9-c1f02c5897c1
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552162
Local pid:
pubs:552162

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