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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

(p.201) Boundaries, Names, Alterities
Remaking a World

Veena Das

Arthur Kleinman

Margaret Lock

Mamphela Ramphele

Pamela Reynolds

University of California Press

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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