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Title Sentiment, politics, censorship : the state of hurt / edited by Rina Ramdev, Sandhya Devesan Nambiar, Debaditya Bhattacharya
Published New Delhi, India : SAGE, 2016
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Contents List of Photographs; Preface; Introduction: Sentimental Sovereignties: Hurt and the Political Unconscious; 1. How Far Can You Go?; 2. What, If the Hurt Is 'Real'? Psyche, Neighbor, and Intimate Violence; 3. Between Speech and Silence; 4. The Harm in Hate Speech Laws: Examining the Origins of Hate Speech Legislation in India; 5. The Alchemy of Hate and Hurt; 6. Strangers in the Land: Mapping the Muslim Hurt; 7. Commemorating Hurt: Memorializing Operation Bluestar; 8. The Reascription of Hurt: When Abu Gharaib Came to Kashmir
17. The Engendering of Hurt: A Feminist Analysis of Hurt Sentiments18. On the Question of Free Speech and Censorship; 19. The Lines of Control; About the Editors and Contributors; Index
9. Anathema and Anachronism: A Contemporary Utilization of Ambedkar's Critique of Gandhism10. The Cartoon Controversy: Crafty Politicos, Impatient Pedagogues; 11. Writing Humiliation, Righting Humiliation: Marking the Dalit Moment in the History of India's Untouchables and Beyond; 12. Sense and Sentimentality: A Political Fable; 13. The Return of Daya; 14. Of JAB and Hurt: Exploring Spaces of Resistance withinthe University; 15. Sexuality, Mediation, Commodification: The Businessof Representation; 16. The Erotics of Law, Scandal, and Technology
Summary The creation of a ready vocabulary of hurt sentiments in the political and social space, the publicity it generates for a potential claim to victimhood and trauma and how it can become an excuse for repressive regimes of state-vigilantism as well as strategies of terror and hate speech
Subject Censorship -- India.
Freedom of speech -- India.
Hate speech -- India.
Sentimentalism -- Political aspects -- India.
Form Electronic book
Author Bhattacharya, Debaditya, editor
Nambiar, Sandhya Devesan, editor
Ramdev, Rina, editor
ISBN 9351503054 (electronic bk.)
9789351503057 (electronic bk.)