Book 2016

Negotiating Normativity

ISBN: 978-3-319-30983-5 (Print) 978-3-319-30984-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-23

    Normative Legitimacy and Normative Dilemmas: Postcolonial Interventions

  3. Appropriating Transnational Norms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-44

      Can the Subaltern Speak within International Law? Women’s Rights Activism, International Legal Institutions and the Power of ‘Strategic Misunderstanding’

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      Pages 45-59

      Cultural Brokers in Post-colonial Migration Regimes

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      Pages 61-77

      Indigenising Democracy? Renegotiating the Role of Indigenous Political Authorities in Ghana’s Constitution Review

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      Pages 79-93

      Civil Society as a Postcolonial Project: Challenging Normative Notions in Post-conflict Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 95-109

      Undoing Subalternity? Anarchist Anthropology and the Dialectics of Participation and Autonomy

  4. Postcolonial-Queer-Feminist Appropriations and Contestations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-130

      The Re-colonization of South Asian Women’s Bodies: Normalizing Off-Label Experiments in the Pharmaceuticalization of Homebirths

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      Pages 131-146

      Motherhood, Mining and Modernity in the Peruvian Highlands from Corporate Development to Social Mobilization

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      Pages 147-158

      Women’s Rights in the Aftermath of Tunisia’s Revolution: New Options and Constraints for Women’s Activism in Processes of Transition

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      Pages 159-173

      Contested Universal R/rights: The New Family Code in Mali

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      Pages 175-188

      “Cruelty Is Uncivilized”: Consent, BDSM, and Legal Regulation of the Civil(ized) Subject

  5. Transformations of Development Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-205

      Negotiating ‘Development’: Constitution, Appropriation and Contestation

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      Pages 207-223

      Political Economy, Subjectivity and Agency: A Materialistic Governmentality Study of Microfinances

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      Pages 225-240

      Normative Conflicts in Bangladesh: Nature/Forest Conservation, Corporate Interests and the Politics of Co-management

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      Pages 241-253

      “We Want You to Ask Us First”: Development, International Aid and the Politics of Indebtedness