Sign In

 
Forgot password?
Enter your username or email to reset and email yourself your password
Sign In
Welcome . For your security, please choose your password.
Sign In
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Sign up
for saving your wish list, viewing past orders
receiving discounts and lots more...

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts

Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.

Share

Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > History > Religious Politics and Communal Violence (Critical Issues in Indian Politics)
Displaying 4158 of 4396         Previous  |  Next
Religious Politics and Communal Violence (Critical Issues in Indian Politics)
Religious Politics and Communal Violence (Critical Issues in Indian Politics)
Description
From the Jacket:

The salience of religion in Indian politics has risen sharply in the past twenty-five years leading to major outbreaks of violence, most recently in Gujarat in 2002. The selections brought together in this volume describe some of the main events during this period, and also introduce readers to different explanations scholars have put forward to answer key questions in the study of religious politics and communal violence.

The regarding in this collection offer explanations as to why religious issues become prominent in politics at some times but not at others, and why religious mobilization seems to lead communal riots and pogroms in some cases but not in many others.

Offering primarily political and institutional explanations for communal conflicts in India, the reader includes influential and lesser-known, yet significant interventions to present the most comprehensive social scientific analysis of communal violence.

Individual essays in the volume discuss religion, power, and elections, as also ethnically motivated and violent political behaviour. Is communal conflict a construction deliberately fomented by the erstwhile colonial state or modern day politicians, or is it a reflection of intense and 'primordial' communal differences?

The essays in this volume provide leading sociological, psychological, economic, and political explanation for the incidents of communal violence in Gujarat, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Delhi, and elsewhere.

The second in the Critical Issues in Indian Politics series, this volume is aimed at students and scholars of Indian politics, sociology, history, and an informed lay audience consisting of journalists, activists, and policy planners.

About the Author:

Steven I. Wilkinson is Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University.

From the back of the book

Critical Issues in Indian Politics is a series dealing with decisive events, processes, and institutions in Indian Politics. It focuses on the ideas, events, decisions, and social forces which underlie key debates and complex changes that have transformed India in the past two decades. The volumes serve both an unique introductions and comprehensive discussion aimed at undergraduate and graduate students in India and abroad who specialize in South Asian and comparative politics. They will also interest advanced researchers and scholars in the field, policymakers, and informed general readers.

Francine R. Frankel is Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Penn's Center for the Advanced Study of India.

Zoya Hasan is Professor of Political Science at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Kanti Bajpai is Headmaster, The Doon School and former Professor of International Politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

CONTENTS
List of Tables and Figures vii
Introduction 1
1. Rape at Daphnala 34
2 Partition and Violence in Mewat: Rites of Territorial and Political Passage 66
3 Privileging the Local: The 1984 Riots 91
4 Godhra: Crime against Humanity 101
5 Hindus and Muslims: Communal Relations and Cultural Integration 131
6 Communal Violence in India 149
7 Ethnic Conflict and Civil Society: India and Beyond 183
8 The Warriors 218
9 Hindu-Muslim Inter-group Relations in India: Applying Socio-Psychological perspectives 231
10 Communal Riots in Mau Nath Bhanjan 244
11 The 1992 Calcutta Riots in Historical Continuum: A Relapse into 'Communal Fury'? 272
12 The politics of Processions and Hindu-Muslim Riots 280
13 The Saffron Wave 308
14 When Local Riots are not Merely Local: Bringing the State Back in, Bijnor 1988-92 342
15 Contestation and Negotiations: Hindutva Sentiments and Temporal Interests in Gujarat Elections 377
16 Commentary: Putting Gujarat in Perspective 391
Appendix 405

Item Code:
IDF397
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2005
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN:
0195672372
Language:
English
Size:
8.8" X 5.8"
Pages:
454
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 670 gms
Price:
$37.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Viewed 3768 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
From the Jacket:

The salience of religion in Indian politics has risen sharply in the past twenty-five years leading to major outbreaks of violence, most recently in Gujarat in 2002. The selections brought together in this volume describe some of the main events during this period, and also introduce readers to different explanations scholars have put forward to answer key questions in the study of religious politics and communal violence.

The regarding in this collection offer explanations as to why religious issues become prominent in politics at some times but not at others, and why religious mobilization seems to lead communal riots and pogroms in some cases but not in many others.

Offering primarily political and institutional explanations for communal conflicts in India, the reader includes influential and lesser-known, yet significant interventions to present the most comprehensive social scientific analysis of communal violence.

Individual essays in the volume discuss religion, power, and elections, as also ethnically motivated and violent political behaviour. Is communal conflict a construction deliberately fomented by the erstwhile colonial state or modern day politicians, or is it a reflection of intense and 'primordial' communal differences?

The essays in this volume provide leading sociological, psychological, economic, and political explanation for the incidents of communal violence in Gujarat, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Delhi, and elsewhere.

The second in the Critical Issues in Indian Politics series, this volume is aimed at students and scholars of Indian politics, sociology, history, and an informed lay audience consisting of journalists, activists, and policy planners.

About the Author:

Steven I. Wilkinson is Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University.

From the back of the book

Critical Issues in Indian Politics is a series dealing with decisive events, processes, and institutions in Indian Politics. It focuses on the ideas, events, decisions, and social forces which underlie key debates and complex changes that have transformed India in the past two decades. The volumes serve both an unique introductions and comprehensive discussion aimed at undergraduate and graduate students in India and abroad who specialize in South Asian and comparative politics. They will also interest advanced researchers and scholars in the field, policymakers, and informed general readers.

Francine R. Frankel is Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Penn's Center for the Advanced Study of India.

Zoya Hasan is Professor of Political Science at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Kanti Bajpai is Headmaster, The Doon School and former Professor of International Politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

CONTENTS
List of Tables and Figures vii
Introduction 1
1. Rape at Daphnala 34
2 Partition and Violence in Mewat: Rites of Territorial and Political Passage 66
3 Privileging the Local: The 1984 Riots 91
4 Godhra: Crime against Humanity 101
5 Hindus and Muslims: Communal Relations and Cultural Integration 131
6 Communal Violence in India 149
7 Ethnic Conflict and Civil Society: India and Beyond 183
8 The Warriors 218
9 Hindu-Muslim Inter-group Relations in India: Applying Socio-Psychological perspectives 231
10 Communal Riots in Mau Nath Bhanjan 244
11 The 1992 Calcutta Riots in Historical Continuum: A Relapse into 'Communal Fury'? 272
12 The politics of Processions and Hindu-Muslim Riots 280
13 The Saffron Wave 308
14 When Local Riots are not Merely Local: Bringing the State Back in, Bijnor 1988-92 342
15 Contestation and Negotiations: Hindutva Sentiments and Temporal Interests in Gujarat Elections 377
16 Commentary: Putting Gujarat in Perspective 391
Appendix 405

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

God Politics (God in Political Battlefield)
by Ram Puniyani
Hard Cover (Edition: 2012)
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAH531
$35.00
The Concept of War (In Indian and Western Political Thought)
by Sanghamitra Dasgupta
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF964
$30.00
Social and Political Thought in Modern India
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Item Code: NAF536
$25.00
The Violence of Normal Times (Essays on Women’s Lived Realities)
by Kalpana Kannabiran
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Women Unlimited
Item Code: NAF896
$40.00
History, Bhakti, and Public Memory (Namdev in Religious and Secular Traditions)
by Christian Lee Novetzke
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Permanent Black
Item Code: NAI006
$55.00
Exploring Harmony Among Religious Traditions In India
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
The Ramakrishna Mission Institute Of Culture
Item Code: NAE245
$25.00
The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories
by Stephen Alter and Wimal Dissanayake
Paperback (Edition: 2001)
Penguin Books
Item Code: IHL568
$25.00
Survival and Emancipation (Notes From Indian Women's Struggles)
by Brinda Karat
HARDCOVER (Edition: 2005)
Three Essays Collective
Item Code: IDH186
$22.50
Sources of Indian Traditions: Modern India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAJ941
$40.00
Myth in Contemporary Indian Literature
by K.Satchidanandan
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: NAD185
$25.00
Images and Representation of the Rural Woman (A Study of the Selected Novels of Indian Women Writers )
by Jaiwanti Dimri
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Item Code: NAH525
$58.50
Satyagraha (A Profusely Illustrated Book)
Deal 15% Off
by Savita Singh
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Publications Division, Government of India
Item Code: IDJ972
$60.00$51.00
You save: $9.00 (15%)

Testimonials

I received the 2 sarees and the DVDs. You truly are a treasure house for the music and other related things. You have gotten me an array of CDs,books,DVDs and not least of all beautiful sarees. All always packed with care, delivered in a timely, no hassle fashion. Your business is very trustworthy and I am so glad to have when I need to look for something.
Prashanti, USA
Hello, Just a short feedback on your new website layout: the old one was better than most of what you come across on the www, but you've managed to make it even better. I very much like the new look of the book pages and 'my gallery' pages. Thanks again for offering me a look inside the books. It's a big help for finding out if it's really what I want. Everything is perfect: the presentation of the items, your way of handling the orders, and the fast and always diligently packed parcels. Thanks to all at Exotic India, Walter
Walter
thank you sooo much for the speedy delivery!! within two days I am already wearing my beautiful Exotic Indian shawl!! thanks so much
Pat Demaret
This is the second time I am ordering kurta. The first time it was in July of 2015. The whole transaction was very smooth, and I received my order in USA within a week's tme from India. it was faster than some of the local orders that I have placed. Thank you for your efficiency.
Prabha, USA
I like Exotic India and have had a great experience so far with your books / shipping etc. Please keep it up!
Sriram, USA
Thanks to all the staff at Exotic Art for helping me acquire these wonderful books from the holy land of Bharata Varsha. Happy new year to you all and all glories to Sri Krsna, peace...
J. Idehen, UK
Exotic India is a fine organization to do business with. I have had the best trading experience and the very best customer service. The communication I have had with Vipin K. is of the highest quality; my questions and requests were quickly and professionally answered and fulfilled. A special thanks to the artist Kailash Raj for the beautiful art he produces; I have certainly been enriched by the way his art exemplifies the stories they tell. Many Thanks to all concerned.
W. J. Barnett, USA
My beautiful shawl arrived today. Thank you so much for this lovely shawl. Really, it is nicer than the photograph. I hope you and yours have a very Happy New Year and much prosperity in the New Year. With gratitude
Tom Anderson, Canada
An excellent website, as always. I do not even mention its content, which is beautiful beyond words, but I am merely referring to the great functionality and optimal design of your website. Links always work, the information is accurate and complete, images are very clear, including scanned content of your books. A pleasure to purchase from you.
Oreste, USA
I just wanted to extend my profound thanks to you for expediting my order. It was so well packaged and all import processes taken care of so the beautiful statue arrived in fabulous condition. It looks truly wonderful and I am so happy to have Lord Ganesh take pride of place in my home. Thank you again for your superb service. Best regards
Nikki Grainger
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 © Exotic India