Through a wide array of ideas applied from political science, anthropology, contemporary philosophy, and critical theory, Ruhail Andrabi presents an extensive paper that interrogates the impact of geopolitical conflict, militarization, and occupation on education in Kashmir. The result of such inquiries describes multiple problems and fissures within a Kashmiri education system that is steeped in a politically charged environment, yet somehow magically detached from it. Andrabi takes on the ambitious task of unearthing that ‘magical detachment’ within this paper.

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