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Title Women and the contested state [electronic resource] : religion, violence, and agency in South and Southeast Asia / edited by Monique Skidmore and Patricia Lawrence.

Imprint Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press, c2007.


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Description xi, 260 p. : ill., maps.
Series Kroc Institute series on religion, conflict, and peacebuilding
Kroc Institute series on religion, conflict, and peace building.
Note Based on presentations at a conference in 2003 of the Program in Conflict, Religion, and Peacebuilding at the Joan. B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contesting traditions : religion and violence in South Asia / Peter van der Veer -- The citizen as sexed : women, violence, and reproduction / Veena Das -- The nuclear fetish : violence, affect, and the postcolonial state / Betty Joseph -- Overcoming the silent archive in Bangladesh : women bearing witness to violence in the 1971 Liberation War / Yasmin Saikia -- The watch of Tamil women : women's acts in a transitional warscape / Patricia Lawrence -- Mothers and wives of the disappeared in southern Sri Lanka : fragmented geographies of moral discomfort / Alex Argenti-Pillen -- The other body and the body politic : contingency and dissonance in narratives of violence / Mangalika de Silva -- Buddha's mother and the billboard queens : moral oower in contemporary Burma / Monique Skidmore -- With patience we can endure / Ingrid Jordt -- To marry a man or a spirit? : women, spirit possession cult, and domination in Burma / Bènèdicte Brac de la Perrire.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women -- Violence against -- Political aspects -- South Asia -- Congresses.
Women and war -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses.
Women and religion -- Burma -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Skidmore, Monique.
Lawrence, Patricia.
Program in Conflict, Religion, and Peacebuilding.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780268041250 (cloth : alk. paper)
0268041253 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780268041267 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0268041261 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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