Publications of Ajay Gandhi

Journal Article (11)

2021
Journal Article
Gandhi, A.: Shock and shove: The embodied politics of force in India. South Asian History and Culture (2021)
2017
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Gandhi, A.: The sanctioning state: Official permissiveness and prohibition in India. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology 2017 (77), pp. 8 - 21 (2017)
2016
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Gandhi, A.: Delicious Delhi: nostalgia, consumption and the old city. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 23 (3), pp. 345 - 361 (2016)
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Gandhi, A.: The Hermeneutics of the Bazaar: Sincerity's elusiveness in Delhi. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39 (1), pp. 126 - 148 (2016)
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Gandhi, A.: The language of the crowd: public congregation in Urban India. Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory 17 (3), pp. 308 - 315 (2016)
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Gandhi, A.; Hoek, L.: Provisional relations, indeterminate conditions: Non-sociological sociality in South Asia. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39 (1), pp. 64 - 72 (2016)
2013
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Gandhi, A.: Standing still and cutting in line: the culture of the queue in India. South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal (2013)
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Gandhi, A.: A superlative form: How gold mediates personhood and property in Mumbai. Etnofoor 25 (1), pp. 91 - 110 (2013)
2012
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Gandhi, A.: Catch me if you can: Monkey capture in Delhi. Ethnography 13 (1), pp. 43 - 56 (2012)
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Gandhi, A.; Hoek, L.: Introduction to crowds and conviviality: ethnographies of the South Asian city. Ethnography 13 (1), pp. 3 - 11 (2012)
2011
Journal Article
Gandhi, A.; Kanzaki Sooudi, O.: The exceptional Asian: the fetish for culture in India and Japan. IIAS Newsletter 56 (Spring), pp. 8 - 9 (2011)

Talk (5)

2012
Talk
Gandhi, A.: Known unknowns’ in urban India. Annual conference, Canadian Anthropology Society, University of Alberta, Canada (2012)
2011
Talk
Gandhi, A.: Beyond civitas: non-human subjects in the city. Utopia and Dystopia in the Global South, University of Witwatersrand conference, Johannesburg (2011)
Talk
Gandhi, A.: Looking without seeing: deliberate forms of obscurity in Delhi. City Talk: Language and the Urban Sensorium, Stanford University conference, Palo Alto, USA (2011)
Talk
Gandhi, A.: Opacity and legibility in urban India. 'Media Morphologies' conference, Rotterdam (2011)
Talk
Gandhi, A.: Better living through chemistry: stimulants and labour power in Delhi. International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam (2011)

Working Paper (1)

2016
Working Paper
Gandhi, A.: Fraught transactions: The ethics of monetary exchange in India. MMG Working Paper (16-01) (2016), 28 pp.

Contribution to a Collected edition (8)

2020
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: Black money in India: Fighting specters and fostering relations. In: Rethinking markets in modern India: embedded exchange and contested jurisdiction, pp. 269 - 293 (Eds. Gandhi, A.; Harriss-White, B.; Haynes, D. E.; Schwecke, S.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2020)
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.; Schwecke, S.: Markets in modern India: embedded, contested, pliable. In: Rethinking markets in modern India: embedded exchange and contested jurisdiction, pp. 1 - 28 (Eds. Gandhi, A.; Harriss-White, B.; Haynes, D. E.; Schwecke, S.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2020)
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: Poornima: Designer of relations. In: Bombay Brokers (Ed. Bjorkman, L.). Duke University Press, Durham (accepted)
2017
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: A fractured globe: Anthropology and narration after 1989. In: Beyond neoliberalism: Social analysis after 1989, pp. 69 - 81 (Eds. Burchardt, M.; Kirn, G.). Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke (2017)
2015
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: The postcolonial street: Patterns, modes and forms. In: Cities in South Asia, pp. 265 - 286 (Eds. Bates, C.; Mio, M.). Routledge, London (2015)
2013
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: Porous boundaries: Hindu-Muslim demarcation and crossings in Delhi. In: Topographies of faith: religion in urban spaces, pp. 189 - 205 (Eds. Becci, I.; Burchardt, M.; Casanova, J.). Brill, Leiden (2013)
2012
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: Informal moral economies and urban governance in India. In: Urban Informalities, pp. 51 - 66 (Eds. McFarlane, C.; Waibel, M.). Ashgate, Farnham (2012)
2011
Contribution to a Collected edition
Gandhi, A.: Crowds, congestion, conviviality: the enduring life of the old city. In: A companion to the anthropology of India, pp. 202 - 222 (Ed. Clarke-Decès, I.). Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford (2011)

Collected Edition (1)

2020
Collected Edition
Gandhi, A.; Harriss-White, B.; Haynes, D. E.; Schwecke, S. (Eds.): Rethinking markets in Modern India: embedded exchange and contested jurisdiction. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2020), xii, 372 pp.

Blog Post (1)

2021
Blog Post
Gandhi, A.: [Blog Post:] Is Indian capitalism really designed to enhance public welfare? The difference in the way the farmers protest and bank bailouts are treated is instructive. (2021)

Interview (1)

2021
Interview
New Books in South Asian Studies: A. Gandhi et al., "Rethinking Markets in Modern India: Embedded Exchange and Contested Jurisdiction" (Cambridge UP, 2020) An interview with A. Gandhi and S. Schwecke. (2021)
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