skip to content
Resistance and the state : Nepalese experiences Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Resistance and the state : Nepalese experiences

Author: David N Gellner
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

There has been growing concern about "failed states", and since the massacre of the Royal family in Nepal in 2001, increasing media attention has focused on the decline of the state and the rise of  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David N Gellner
ISBN: 9781845452162 184545216X
OCLC Number: 470527957
Notes: Publ. à l'occasion de la Modern South Asian studies conference, Edinburgh, septembre 2000.
Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XV-383 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Tables List of Plates and Maps Preface List of Contributors Introduction: Transformations of the Nepalese State David N. Gellner SECTION I: THE STATE, DEVELOPMENT, AND LOCAL POLITICS Chapter 1. A Heterotopia of Resistance: Health, Community Forestry, and Challenges to State Centralization in Nepal Ian Harper and Christopher Tarnowski Chapter 2. Resisting the Environmentalist State Ben Campbell Chapter 3. The Politics of Difference and the Reach of Modernity: Reflections on the State and Civil Society in Central Nepal William F. Fisher Chapter 4. Nepali Politics: People-Parties Interface Krishna Hachhethu PART II: THE STATE AND ETHNIC ACTIVISM Chapter 5. How Representative is the Nepali State? Karl-Heinz Kramer Chapter 6. An 'Indigenous Minority' in a Border Area: Tharu Ethnic Associations, NGOs, and the Nepalese State Gisele Krauskopff Chapter 7. The History of the Messianic and Rebel King Lakhan Thapa: Utopia and Ideology among the Magars Marie Lecomte-Tilouine PART III: THE STATE AND MAOIST INSURGENCY Chapter 8. Democracy and Dissent in Nepal: An Overview with Some Perceptions from Dhorpatan Colin Millard Chapter 9. Guns, Kinship, and Fear: Maoists among the Tamu-mai (Gurungs) Judith Pettigrew Chapter 10. The Kham Magar Country: Between Ethnic Claims and Maoism Anne de Sales Person Index General Index
Responsibility: David N. Gellner.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"All of the chapters are valuable and insightful and several have genuinely new things to say...the book is an extremely important and valuable contribution to the literature on Nepal." - JRAI

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/470527957> # Resistance and the state : Nepalese experiences
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "470527957" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/320.954/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11543116#Topic/maoisme_1990> ; # Maoïsme--1990- ..
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11543116#Place/nepal> ; # Népal
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/51785162> ; # David N. Gellner
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/11543116> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Resistance and the state : Nepalese experiences" ;
   schema:productID "470527957" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/470527957#PublicationEvent/new_york_berghahn_books_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11543116#Agent/berghahn_books> ; # Berghahn Books
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781845452162> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/470527957> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11543116#Agent/berghahn_books> # Berghahn Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Berghahn Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11543116#Topic/maoisme_1990> # Maoïsme--1990- ..
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Maoïsme--1990- .." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/51785162> # David N. Gellner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Gellner" ;
   schema:givenName "David N." ;
   schema:name "David N. Gellner" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781845452162>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "184545216X" ;
   schema:isbn "9781845452162" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.