Status claims among Muslims in Malabar, South India

This note shares preliminary reflections on the way status claims are being made by Muslims
in Malabar, South India, by conducting family gatherings. These claims complicate
the existing notions of status based on the identity of each social group. To show these
complications, I share stories of two family gatherings.

Published in Anthropological Notebooks 2017,  23 (2): 103–105.


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