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Sovereign Bodies:
Citizens, Migrants, and States in the Postcolonial World
Edited by Thomas Blom Hansen & Finn Stepputat

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
List of Contributors ix
Introduction 1
Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat
RACE, LAW, AND CITIZENSHIP
Territorializing the Nation and ''Integrating the Indian'': ''Mestizaje'' in Mexican Official Discourses and Public Culture by Ana María Alonso 39
Violence, Sovereignty, and Citizenship in Postcolonial Peru by Finn Stepputat 61
Sovereign Violence and the Domain of the Political by Partha Chatterjee 82
DEATH, ANXIETY, AND RITUALS OF STATE
Confinement and the Imagination: Sovereignty and Subjectivity in a Quasi-State Yael Navaro-Yashin 103
Naturing the Nation: Aliens, Apocalypse, and the Postcolonial State by Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff 120
Sovereignty as a Form of Expenditure by Achille Mbembe 148
BODY, LOCALITY, AND INFORMAL SOVEREIGNTY
Sovereigns beyond the State: On Legality and Authority in Urban India by Thomas Blom Hansen 169
The Sovereign Outsourced: Local Justice and Violence in Port Elizabeth by Lars Buur 192
Above the Law: Practices of Sovereignty in Surrey Estate, Cape Town by Steffen Jensen 218
POSTCOLONIAL CITIZENSHIP IN THE EMPIRE
Citizenship and Empire by Barry Hindess 241
Splintering Cosmopolitanism: Asian Immigrants and Zones of Autonomy in the American West by Aihwa Ong 257
Virtual India: Indian IT Labor and the Nation-State by Peter van der Veer 276
Inside Out: The Reorganization of National Identity in Norway ivind Fuglerud 291
Suspended Spaces--Contesting Sovereignties in a Refugee Camp by Simon Turner 312
Bibliography 333
Index 363

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