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Author Subramanian, Ajantha, 1969-
Title Shorelines : Space and Rights in South India.
Imprint Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2009.

Subject Catholic Church -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District) -- Clergy -- Political activity.
Catholic Church -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District) -- History.
Mukkuvars -- Civil rights -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District)
Fishers -- Civil rights -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District)
Village communities -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District)
Maritime anthropology -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District)
Space -- Political aspects -- India -- Kanniyākumāri (District)
Description 1 online resource (319 pages)
Summary Shorelines reveals how spatial imaginaries and practices affect power and politics through a close look at how Catholic fishing communities in southwestern India have defended their role as custodians of the local sea and expressed their rights in relation to church and state.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-291) and index.
Contents The coastal world : spatial jurisdictions and meanings -- From the inland out : caste purity to caste modernity -- Changing developmentalisms : spatializing the artisan -- Community development to the blue revolution : new technologies, new shorelines -- Projects of intermediacy : regionalism, artisanal territory, appropriate technology -- Locality and nation : respatializing rights under neoliberalism.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780804786850
9780804761468 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0804761469 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 818318999
Additional Format Print version: 9780804761468