Racial Thinking in Nepal Origins and Contemporary Political Uses
22 June, 2008
Racial Thinking in Nepal: Origins and Contemporary Political Uses
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Susan Hangen is Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Studies at Ramapo College, New Jersey, USA. She has conducted research on ethnic politics in Nepal since 1993, in Ilam and Jhapa districts as well as in Kathmandu. She is the author of Creating a New Nepal: The Ethnic Dimension (2007) as well as of several articles on ethnic politics in Nepal. She is currently completing a book called Democracy in the Margins: The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal. Her current research focuses on transnational politics among Nepalis in New York City, where she now lives.