Rehearsing the State

The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile
Product Number: EB00666897
Released: Apr 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118661222
Publisher: Wiley
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Rehearsing the State presents a comprehensive investigation of the institutions, performances, and actors through which the Tibetan Government-in-Exile is rehearsing statecraft. McConnell offers new insights into how communities officially excluded from formal state politics enact hoped-for futures and seek legitimacy in the present. -Offers timely and original insights into exile Tibetan politics based on detailed qualitative research in Tibetan communities in India -Advances existing debates in political geography by bringing ideas of stateness and statecraft into dialogue with geographies of temporality -Explores the provisional and pedagogical dimensions of state practices, adding weight to assertions that states are in a continual situation of emergence -Makes a significant contribution to critical state theory

Author(s): Fiona McConnell
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Dec 29, 2015

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