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473 Index 1984 violence. See Sikh Carnage of 1984 abolition democracy in America, 50 absence of bodies for ritual, 92 absent body, intimacy and, 57 accountability cultures, 374, 376 adaptive behavior, 288–89 addiction, 193–94 affective impulse, 309 affects of rape, 173–74 African Americans, kinship, 11–12 again, events and, 128 agency, voice and, 212 agonistic versus reparative impulse, 103–4 alliance versus kinship, 236 Amphorn, Khunying, 132 anthropological becoming, 258–59 anthropological knowledge, 55–56 anthropological portraiture, 92 anthropological thought, 268–72 anthropology: art and, 18–20; calling, 302; events, shift to, 259–60; fieldwork as basis, 261; with history, 24; Lévi-Strauss’s definition , 372; as mode of knowing, 374; of modernity, 86; mutilated condition, 302, 373; of pain, 91; Pauline event, 383; picture of thought, 15–18; political anthropology, 103; of postmodernity, 86; relationships and, 11; spiritual dimension, 399; structuralism, 85; work of, 312–13; writing and, 300–1 antim ardas, 92 Arif, Yasmeen, 7–8, 9–10 arranged marriages, 214–15, 221–23; State and, 230–31; Yasir and Rukhsana case study, 231–34 art: anthropology and, 18–20; bimba-pratibimba , 347–48; Chitrakars, 348–51; imagination and, 307–10; inheritance, 318–19, 320–23; interocularity, 19; intertextuality, 19; tradition through practice, 339–40; work of, 311–12. See also Maithil painting Asad, Talal, 23 ascent into the ordinary, 381–82 asmita, 421n18 assertions: Cavell, 381; communication, 376; Dasein, 384; generating the everyday, 375–76 attention to life, 192–93; chemical dependency and, 193–210 Austerlitz (Sebald), 70; dehumanization, 70; Partition, 70–71 authenticity, everyday and, 306 Ayodhya dispute, 273–74; akharas, 432n5; interdictions, 286; rule of law versus officials’ authority, 284, 434n28; status quo, 275–80; suits filed, 431n1; time, 382; “White Paper on Ayodha,” 282–83 Badiou, Alain, 384 Baltimore, sexually transmitted diseases, 43–45 Bangkok protests, 129 Baxi, Pratiksha, 7–8; Public Secrets of Law: Rape Trials in India, 419; violent language, 8 becoming, anthropology and, 258–59 Being, 302; and Dasein, 375–76; temporality and, 305 Being of Dasein, 374–75 Being-toward-death, 306 Being-with, 305 Being-with-one-another, 305 belonging, pain and, 3–4 Benjamin, Walter, The Origin of German Tragedy, 289 Bhogal, community after 1984 violence, 159–62 Bhopal gas tragedy, 85, 90, 387–88 Biehl, João, 40 Bildung, 310–17 bimba-pratibimba, 347–48 biomedical knowledge, 38; agencies, 41; Biehl, João, 40; biomedical spaces, 39; domains, 40; hope placed in technologies, 51; human relationship and, 46–47; imaginary AIDS, 41; institutional configurations, 39; safe sex message, 39; State and, 41–42; support and 474 Index biomedical knowledge (continued) exploitation simultaneously, 44–45; transformations , 40. See also clinics biomedical spaces, 39 biopolitical domination, 38 Boas, Franz, 308; subjective study, 310 body: absence of for ritual, 92; dance project pain, 73–82; expression of the soul and, 68; knowledge of the other, 63–64; pain and anchoring of language, 29–30; registering sensation, 82; vulnerability and history, 28–29 Bolton, Ralph, 40 bondage, Katrina (STD clinic), 49–50 Brandel, Andrew, 15, 373; romanticism, 18 Brara, Rita, kinship relations, 11 British Muslims, 211 Buch Segal, Lotte, 5–6 Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, 131–32; Kittiwuttho Bhikku and, 135–38; nirvana, 138; politics, 134–35 Buddhism: civil politics, 144–45; Dutugemunu, 136; emergence, 133–34; Hinduism’s influence , 139–40; human rights, 129, 130–32; killing non-Buddhists, 136; Kittiwuttho Bhikkhu, 135–38; Mara, 135–36; monarchs and, 139–40; NHRC and, 132–33; Noble Eightfold Path, 132–33; obstruction of, 132; political versus apolitical nature, 138–40; precepts, 131–32; sangha-State interdependence , 142–44; social action and, 147–48 Buddhist fundamentalism, 136–37 Buddhist nationalism, 136–37 Buddhist politics, 133–35 Bunzl, Matti, 309 Butalia, Urvashi, The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India, 70 calling to anthropology, 302 cancer patients, 213 catastrophe, 157 Cavell, Stanley, 55, 373; assertions, slaves and, 381; companionship, 18; descent, 307; dictation, refusal, 129; emergence, 134; everyday, 8, 18; gratitude, 399; Heidegger and, 304–5; knowledge of the other, 55, 56; Lines of Skepticism and Romanticism, 304–5; marriage, 57; pain, knowing the other’s, 6; performative utterance, 210; philosophy in the U.S., 374; private language, 63; public language, 210; refusal of dictation, 129; scientific intellect on pain, 5; separateness of the other, 64; skepticism, 16, 62–63, 67–68, 96–97, 302–3; thinking and thanking, 399; tragedy, 56; “The Uncanniness of the Ordinary,” 56, 304–5; the uncanny, 134; Wittgenstein’s forms of life...


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