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Author Nasir Uddin (Anthropologist), author

Title The Rohingya : an ethnography of 'subhuman' life / Nasir Uddin
Edition First edition
Published New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (259 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Introduction : the Rohingya, their textual (re)presentation, and a contextual framing -- Who are the Rohingya? : Life through Roshang, Arakan, and Rakhine state -- Of hurting and hosting : the Rohingyas in the place of migration -- State of stateless people : the struggle for existence and the cry for survival -- The (re)production of vulnerability : state in everyday life of stateless Rohingyas -- The story of the 'subhuman' life : untold pains and miseries and uncertain futures -- Theorizing 'subhuman' : treatment of Rohingyas as lesser than human beings -- Conclusion : Looking forward
Summary This text offers a comprehensive portrait of refugee-life in modern nation-state illuminating their pains, sufferings, and struggle with the case of Rohingya people. The work with ethnographically informed analysis proposes a new framework called 'subhuman' life for understanding the extreme vulnerability as well as genocide, ethnocide, ethnic cleansing, and domicide. The volume contributes both a theoretical potential and an ethnography of Rohingya to the spectrum of stateless people, asylum seekers, transborder movements, camp people and non-citizens
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 07, 2020)
Subject Rohingya (Burmese people) -- History
Rohingya (Burmese people) -- Social conditions
Rohingya (Burmese people)
Rohingya (Burmese people) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199099849