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SECULARISM AND ITS CRITICS: Themes in Politics
SECULARISM AND ITS CRITICS: Themes in Politics
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About the Book:

The Themes in Politics series brings together the most significant articles and debates on important issues in Indian politics. This volume deals with the concept of secularism and answers the challenges posed to it by the recent resurgence in organized religion and religious faiths. It dwells on the need for a separation between religion and politics and grapples with the question whether modern secularism has the cultural and philosophical resources to enable people with differing faiths to live together. This book will be of interest to academics and scholars as well as journalists, activists and all those interested in religion and politics.

About the Author:

Rajeev Bhargava is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Delhi University.

Excerpts from Review:

'...a brave endeavour to revive the debate on secularism with the appropriate emphasis on basis humanitarian values'

-Economic and Political Weekly

'The issues raised by this book are of great moment ...this collection [is] enormously enlightening and provocative.'

-The Book Review

'It...consolidates a particularly rich debate on the subject.'

-Indian Economic and Social History Review

'Considering the paucity of detailed material in this "borderland" between sociology, politics and philosophy, Bhargava deserves unstinting praise for his book.'

-Interventions

'Rajeev Bhargava deserves our gratitude for having compiled a useful book of readings on the vexed subject of secularism'

-Indian Review of Books

CONTENTS

Contributorsxi
Introduction
Rajeev Bhargava
1
I THE SECULAR IMPERATIVE
1. Modes of Secularism
Charles Taylor
31
II SECULARISM IN THE WEST
3. Religious Liberty: Freedom of Choice
or Freedom of Conscience
Michael J. Sandel
73
4. The Two Thresholds of Laicization
Jean Bauberot
94
5. Muslim Minorities in Liberal Democracies:
The Politics of Misrecognition
Joseph H. Carens and Melissa S. Williams
137
IIISECULARISM IN INDIA: THE EARLY DEBATE
6. India as a Secular State
D. E. Smith
177
7. Secularism, East and West
Marc Galanter
234
8. Hinduism, Secularism, and the Indian Judiciary
Marc Galanter
268
IVSECULARISM IN INDIA: THE RECENT DEBATE
9. Secularism in Its Place
T. N. Madan
297
10. The Politics of Secularism and the Recovery
of Religious Toleration
Ashis Nandy
321
11. Secularism and Tolerance
Partha Chatterjee
345
12. Secularism, Nationalism, and Modernity
Akeel Bilgrami
380
13. The Crisis of Secularism in India
Stanley J. Tambiah
418
14. Secularism and Its Discontents
Amartya Sen
454
15. What is Secularism For?
Rajeev Bhargava
486
Bibliography543

SECULARISM AND ITS CRITICS: Themes in Politics

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About the Book:

The Themes in Politics series brings together the most significant articles and debates on important issues in Indian politics. This volume deals with the concept of secularism and answers the challenges posed to it by the recent resurgence in organized religion and religious faiths. It dwells on the need for a separation between religion and politics and grapples with the question whether modern secularism has the cultural and philosophical resources to enable people with differing faiths to live together. This book will be of interest to academics and scholars as well as journalists, activists and all those interested in religion and politics.

About the Author:

Rajeev Bhargava is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Delhi University.

Excerpts from Review:

'...a brave endeavour to revive the debate on secularism with the appropriate emphasis on basis humanitarian values'

-Economic and Political Weekly

'The issues raised by this book are of great moment ...this collection [is] enormously enlightening and provocative.'

-The Book Review

'It...consolidates a particularly rich debate on the subject.'

-Indian Economic and Social History Review

'Considering the paucity of detailed material in this "borderland" between sociology, politics and philosophy, Bhargava deserves unstinting praise for his book.'

-Interventions

'Rajeev Bhargava deserves our gratitude for having compiled a useful book of readings on the vexed subject of secularism'

-Indian Review of Books

CONTENTS

Contributorsxi
Introduction
Rajeev Bhargava
1
I THE SECULAR IMPERATIVE
1. Modes of Secularism
Charles Taylor
31
II SECULARISM IN THE WEST
3. Religious Liberty: Freedom of Choice
or Freedom of Conscience
Michael J. Sandel
73
4. The Two Thresholds of Laicization
Jean Bauberot
94
5. Muslim Minorities in Liberal Democracies:
The Politics of Misrecognition
Joseph H. Carens and Melissa S. Williams
137
IIISECULARISM IN INDIA: THE EARLY DEBATE
6. India as a Secular State
D. E. Smith
177
7. Secularism, East and West
Marc Galanter
234
8. Hinduism, Secularism, and the Indian Judiciary
Marc Galanter
268
IVSECULARISM IN INDIA: THE RECENT DEBATE
9. Secularism in Its Place
T. N. Madan
297
10. The Politics of Secularism and the Recovery
of Religious Toleration
Ashis Nandy
321
11. Secularism and Tolerance
Partha Chatterjee
345
12. Secularism, Nationalism, and Modernity
Akeel Bilgrami
380
13. The Crisis of Secularism in India
Stanley J. Tambiah
418
14. Secularism and Its Discontents
Amartya Sen
454
15. What is Secularism For?
Rajeev Bhargava
486
Bibliography543
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