Resisting Occupation in Kashmir

Resisting Occupation in Kashmir considers the social and legal dimensions of India's occupation of Kashmir and the ways in which Kashmiri youth are drawing on the region's history of armed rebellion to reimagine the freedom struggle in the twenty-first century.

Resisting Occupation in Kashmir

Edited by Haley Duschinski, Mona Bhan, Ather Zia, and Cynthia Mahmood

2018 | 312 pages | Cloth $79.95
Anthropology | Asian Studies | Political Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction. "Rebels of the Streets": Violence, Protest, and Freedom in Kashmir
—Mona Bhan, Haley Duschinski, and Ather Zia

Chapter 1. Contesting the Law, Contesting the State: Jurisdictional Authority of the Majlis-e-Mushawarat in Kashmir
—Haley Duschinski and Bruce Hoffman
Chapter 2. "In Search of the Aryan Seed": Race, Religion, and Sexuality in Indian-Occupied Kashmir
—Mona Bhan
Chapter 3. The Killable Kashmiri Body: The Life and Execution of Afzal Guru
—Ather Zia
Chapter 4. From "Terrorist" to "Terrorized": How Trauma Became the Language of Suffering in Kashmir
—Saiba Varma
Chapter 5. Sexual Crimes and the Struggle for Justice in Kashmir
—Seema Kazi
Chapter 6. Police Subjectivity in Occupied Kashmir: Reflections on an Account of a Police Officer
—Gowhar Fazili
Chapter 7. The Contingencies of Everyday Life in Azad Jammu and Kashmir
—Ershad Mahmud
Chapter 8. Interrogating the Ordinary: Everyday Politics and the Struggle for Azadi in Kashmir
—Farrukh Faheem
Chapter 9. Epitaphs as Counterhistories: Martyrdom, Commemoration, and the Work of Graveyards in Kashmir
—Mohamad Junaid
Chapter 10. Perturbations of Violence in Kashmir
—Cynthia Mahmood

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