Author:Aniket Jaaware

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Practicing Caste: on Touching and Not Touching

By: Aniket Jaaware

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2018

Seller ID: 1202271

ISBN: 9789352875405

Condition: New


Practicing Caste makes a fundamental break from the tradition of caste studies, and highlights the limits of the historical, sociological, political, and moral categories through which it has usually been discussed. Engaging with the resources that phenomenology, structuralism, and post structuralism offer to our thinking of the body, Jaaware illuminates the ethical relations surrounding caste, especially around its prescriptions concerning touch. The resulting insights offer new ways of thinking about sociality that are pertinent not only to India, but also to other cultures, and make thinkin... View more info

Neon Fish in Dark Water

By: Aniket Jaaware

Price: $5.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 111997

ISBN: 8188204714

Condition: New


All the stories in this volume are set in the year 2050, in The City. Though they are set in the future, and though science has a role to play in some of them, these are not science fiction stories. Some of the stories are related to each other. This form, stories loosely related to each other and set in the same world, does not yet have a name of its own.The stories tell of some curious characters in The City?—extraordinary, solitary individuals—?some children who may or may not be solitary, a pair of lovers, a butterfly expert, a painter, a nurse, an ex-hacker, an inspector and a serial ... View more info