Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India: Acting Like a Thief (Hardback)Henry Schwarz (author)
Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 09/04/2010
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Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India provides adetailed overview of the phenomenon of the criminaltribe in India from the early days of colonial rule to thepresent. * Traces and analyzes historical debates in historiography,anthropology and criminology * Argues that crime in the colonial context is used as much tocontrol subject populations as to define morally repugnantbehavior * Explores how crime evolved as the foil of political legitimacyunder military * Examines the popular movement that has arisen to reverse thediscrimination against the millions of people laboring under thestigma of criminal inheritance, producing a radical culture thatcontests stereotypes to reclaim their humanity
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 414 g
Dimensions: 237 x 161 x 23 mm
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