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South Asia

Anticipatory States: Tsunami, War, and Insecurity in Sri Lanka

Witness: Humans, Animals, and the Politics of Becoming

Socialities of Indignation: Denouncing Party Politics in Karachi

Tolerated Encroachment: Resettlement Policies and the Negotiation of the Licit/Illicit Divide in an Indian Metropolis

The Time of Anthropology: Notes from a Field of Contemporary Experience

Ethnography in Late Industrialism

Pressure: The PoliTechnics of Water Supply in Mumbai

But Do Not Identify as Gay: A Proleptic Genealogy of the MSM Category

Making Time for the Children: Self-Temporalization and the Cultivation of the Antisuicidal Subject in South India

Branding the Mahatma: The Untimely Provocation of Gandhian Publicity

Inscribing Subjects to Citizenship: Petitions, Literacy Activism, and the Performativity of Signature in Rural Tamil India

The Coolie

Pastoral Power in the Postcolony: On the Biopolitics of the Criminal Animal in South India

The Allure of the Transnational: Notes on Some Aspects of the Political Economy of Water in India

Technologies of the Voice: FM Radio, Telephone, and the Nepali Diaspora in Kathmandu

Crossbreeding Institutions, Breeding Struggle: Women's Empowerment, Neoliberal Governmentality, and State (Re)Formation in India

Carnal Economies: The Commodification of Food and Sex in Kathmandu

Development without Institutions: Ersatz Medicine and the Politics of Everyday Life in Rural North India

Phantasms in a "Starry" Place: Space and Identification in a Central New Delhi Market

Traces of Folk Medicine in Jaunpur

Gender and the Politics of Voice: Colonial Modernity and Classical Music in South India

"Very Bombay": Contending with the Global in an Indian Advertising Agency

Roadwork: Offstage with Special Drama Actresses in Tamilnadu, South India

The Book in the Coffin: On the Ambivalence of “Informants”

The Credible and the Credulous: The Question of "Villagers' Beliefs" in Nepal

Ayurvedic Interiors: Person, Space, and Episteme in Three Medical Practices

Panopticon in Poona: An Essay on Foucault and Colonialism

Refractions of the Field at Home: American Representations of Hindu Holy Men in the 19th and 20th Centuries

The Body of One Color: Indian Wrestling, the Indian State, and Utopian Somatics

Royal Words and Their Unroyal Consequences