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Remaking a WorldViolence, Social Suffering, and Recovery$
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Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, and Margaret Lock

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520223295

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520223295.001.0001

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Boundaries, Names, Alterities

Boundaries, Names, Alterities

A Case Study of aCommunal Riotin Dharavi, Bombay

Chapter:
(p.201) Boundaries, Names, Alterities
Source:
Remaking a World
Author(s):

Veena Das

Arthur Kleinman

Margaret Lock

Mamphela Ramphele

Pamela Reynolds

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0006

This chapter studies how people ravaged by violence resume everyday life. It forms links between collective disorder and rehabilitation work, and shows how local communities are refashioned after a riot. The riot studied in this chapter happens in Dharavi, a shanty town in Bombay. This chapter discusses how this event of national importance is experienced in a local setting and comments on the controversy.

Keywords:   violence, collective disorder, rehabilitation work, local communities, riot, Dharavi

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