By Rajiv K. Mishra. This blog highlights the resurgence of biometric governmentality in India from colonial times to the present neoliberal era. In doing so, it argues that at heart of this governmentality is the re-institutionalization of (mis)trust of Dalits and Adivasis for accessing welfare entitlements.
By Marian Burchardt. Global sociology and postcolonial sociology have emerged as two agendas which partly overlap and converge but which also entail some divergent assumptions and emphases. The relationship of these agendas yet requires some clarification.