Legible bodies: race, criminality and colonialism in South Asia

Introduction: textualizing the Indian criminal body -- Inscribing the criminal body: the penal tattoo -- 'Surely there is more in this than mere ornament': ethnography, surveillance, and the decorative tattoo -- The question of convict dress -- Voir/savoir: photographing, measuring and fin...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Anderson, Clare (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [u.a.] Berg 2004
Edition:1. publ.
Online Access: Autorenbiografie (Verlag)
Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Verlagsangaben (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 297
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Subito Delivery Service: Order now.
Keywords:
Description
Summary:Introduction: textualizing the Indian criminal body -- Inscribing the criminal body: the penal tattoo -- 'Surely there is more in this than mere ornament': ethnography, surveillance, and the decorative tattoo -- The question of convict dress -- Voir/savoir: photographing, measuring and fingerprinting the Indian criminal -- Emperors of the Lilliputians: criminal physiology and the Indian social body
Item Description:Formerly CIP
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VIII, 245 S. Ill. 23cm
ISBN:1859738559
1859738605