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Borderlands and Borderlines: Re-negotiating Boundaries in Jammu and Kashmir

Sumona DasGupta


This article identifies the term border not just as a physical boundary that separates the sovereign writ of one state from another, but also as another fault line generated or accentuated by a conflict - a line that separates "us" from "them." This article explores some of the fault lines/borderlines in the iconography of the contemporary conflic in Jammu and Kashmir using gender as a cross-cutting variable rather than as a separate, add-on issue.

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Print ISSN: 0886-5655
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