4 edition of Violence and Democracy in India found in the catalog.
March 6, 2007 by Seagull Books .
Written in English
|Contributions||Amrita Basu (Editor), Srirupa Roy (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
The heated Delhi assembly election campaign and protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act have combined to create a restive air in the country’s capital. BJP, desperate to wrest Delhi from Author: Quick Edit. “The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India’s Future” by Martha C. Nussbaum was a tiring book about the Hindu and Islam relationship in India. This page book is published in which is before the Mumbai attacks in Many pieces of this book predict correctly the Mumbai violence that killed over : Yuxiang Gao.
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Violence and Democracy in India examines the relationship between the extreme violence of riots, pogroms, acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing and the ordinary, everyday, often invisible structures and practices of violence in India.
Usually, these exceptional, extreme moments of state-sponsored violence are treated as aberrations, quite separate from the everyday world of politics-as-usual Format: Paperback. “This impressive and important book grapples with the problems and consequences of religious extremism.
Nussbaum's brilliant analysis of the controversy over religion and democracy in India effortlessly moves between political history, philosophy, and law, to give us a powerful and compelling narrative of the political world of the Hindu by: Violence and Democracy in India examines the relationship between the extreme violence of riots, pogroms, acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing and the ordinary, everyday, often invisible structures and practices of violence in India.
Usually, these exceptional, extreme moments of state-sponsored violence are treated as aberrations, quite separate from the everyday world of politics-as-usual.
Product Information. Violence and Democracy in India examines the relationship between the extreme violence of riots, pogroms, acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing and the ordinary, everyday, often invisible structures and practices of violence in India.
The Clash Within book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Martha Nussbaum examines the threat to democracy in India posed by /5.
Get this from a library. Violence and democracy in India. [Amrita Basu; Srirupa Roy;] -- Most of the papers presented at the Workshop on Violence and the State in India. This book focuses on the interFace between democracy and violence, with specific reference to revolutionary strategies and mobilisations.
Revolutionary Violence Versus Democracy: Narratives from India explores the armed conflict in India’s ‘Red Corridor’, where Maoists have been employing militant-revolutionary strategies to implement an alternative model of development. There is no room for violence in a democracy.
This is why democracy is always regarded as the best form of government where people at large themselves take part in Author: Sudhanshu Tripathi.
Mona Bhan is a cultural anthropologist and associate professor of Anthropology at DePauw extensive research work on Ladakh on questions of identity, development, militarization, and counterinsurgency has been published in numerous journals such as the Journal of Asian Studies, Sociological Bulletin, Contemporary South Asia, and Cultural Anthropology.
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Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers presented in a couple of workshops on the theme of 'Understanding Collective Action and Violence in a Postcolonial Democracy', organized by Calcutta Research Group (CRG) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Shimla, in New Delhi from 19 to 20 March and in Shimla from 26 to 28 September While America is focused on religious militancy and terrorism in the Middle East, democracy has been under siege from religious extremism in another critical part of the world.
As Nussbaum reveals in this penetrating look at India today, the forces of the Hindu right pose a disturbing threat to its democratic traditions and secular s: 1. The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India's Future Martha C.
Nussbaum (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, Harvard University Press, ), pages. As anyone familiar with India can attest, Indians take great delight in describing India as the world's largest democracy. - Buy Violence and Democracy in India book online at best prices in India on Read Violence and Democracy in India book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Amrita Basu.
India’s capital is grappling with the aftermath of the worst communal violence in Delhi in decades. More than 45 people, the majority of them Muslims, were killed in the clashes.
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This is a book about India for an American and European audience. One of its central purposes is to bring to the attention of Americans and Europeans a complex and chilling case of religious violence that does not fit some common stereotypes about the sources of religious violence in today's world.
India Democracy and Violence Edited by Samir Kumar Das. Presents a novel argument - democracy and violence are organically related. Written from an interdisciplinary perspective; the contributors come from a variety of social science disciplines such as political science, history, gender studies, law and legal philosophy, and social anthropology.
In this book, Steven I. Wilkinson uses collected data on Hindu-Muslim riots, socio-economic factors and competitive politics in India to test his theory that riots are fomented in order to win elections and that governments decide whether to stop them or not based on the likely electoral cost of doing : Steven I.
Wilkinson. This book contests and demystifies the celebrationist understanding of democracy and argues that violence is embedded in democracy as much as democracy is embedded in violence.
Their interconnected existence has only made democracy violent and violence one of the many ways of trying to make a democracy work. While America is focused on religious militancy and terrorism in the Middle East, democracy has been under siege from religious extremism in another critical part of the world.
As Nussbaum reveals in this penetrating look at India today, the forces of the Hindu right pose a disturbing threat to its democratic traditions and secular state. Nussbaum's long-standing professional relationship with. The Union Govt, which controls police in Delhi, must act swiftly to book perpetrators of violence and restore normalcy.
Democracy is at peril. — (@mkstalin) Febru Democracy, especially one as vast and complex as India's, cannot afford more zones of closure as these will suffocate its intrinsic capacity to resolve the dilemmas of.
Buy a cheap copy of The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious book by Martha C. Nussbaum. While America is focused on religious militancy and terrorism in the Middle East, democracy has been under siege from religious extremism in another critical part Free shipping over $Cited by: Violence and Democracy 3 Acknowledgements This publication is a product of the UK-India Early Career Knowledge Symposium on Violence & Democracy, convened by the British Academy and the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in New Delhi from 29–30 November Gendered Citizenship Understanding Gendered Violence in Democratic India Natasha Behl Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations.
Proposes situated citizenship as a general theoretical and methodological framework to study the lived experiences of unequal democracy across subordinated demographics and to understand gendered and racialized citizenship in different locations across the.
This book investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracy and the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the s, and how the risk of a large-scale war has grown in South Asia in the s. Solutions to this conflict need to be based on knowledge about what caused it as well as perspectives on why this conflict is so particularly dangerous.
But India defied its skeptics to remain united, and stay somewhat democratic. To be sure, there was violence at its birth, and rebellion afterward, in. It aims to explore how Indian democracy has functioned, with reference to its theoretical foundations, institutional mechanisms and procedures, and political practices.
The book starts with a close analysis of the Constitution of India, which provides the theoretical validation for democratic politics and serves as a reflective and regulative. Democracy and Violence: A Theoretical Overview John Schwarzmantel 2.
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Samir Kumar Das (ed.), India: Democracy and Violence. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. pages. ₹Author: Ngoru Nixon. Domestic violence against women figures as the top category of violence against women inaccording to data from the 'Crimes in India - ' report compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
As per the data, a total of 89, cases related to crimes against women was registered across India in India held itself together with violence, repressing dissidence in Kashmir or the northeast or tribal territories. The political culture grew corrupt. Once, ina declared emergency suspended.
Democratic Origins III: Violence and/in the Making of Indian Democracy - Sunil Puroshotham 4. Democratic Origins IV: Comment - Ajay Skaria 5. The State and/of the Media in Modi's India - Siddharth Varadarajan 6.
Writing Counter-Insurgency, Conflict and Democracy in India. A new book recounts the inspiring story of how India’s constitution introduced democracy to people who had never experienced it before.
Those freedoms are now in jeopardy. By Sonia Faleiro. "Irfan Ahmad's book could not be more timely or important. At a time when clichés about "Islamists" and "Islamic terrorists" abound, he demonstrates the ideological transformation of one of the twentieth century's most important Islamist movements, India's Jamaat-e-Islami, in support of active participation in a secular, plural democracy.
Book Description. Since independence in India has remained a stable and functioning democracy in the face of enormous challenges. Amid a variety of interlinking contraries and a burgeoning media – one of the largest in the world – there has been a serious dearth of scholarship on the role of journalists and dramatically changing journalism practices.
In State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India, this question is addressed through insights offered by ethnographic explorations of everyday policing in Delhi and the anti-insurgency measures of the Indian army in Lakhipathar village in Assam.
India ‘The book relies on rich ethnographic research to ask diffi cult questions about the place of. In several ways, these two stories, separated by a dozen years, represent the continuum of violence that women in India face in cities, towns and villages almost on a daily basis. Women are raped, beaten, murdered, deformed through acid attacks, burned alive and hounded out of their homes.
The motives for these crimes vary. This book demonstrates the close relationship between religion and democracy in India. Religious practice creates ties among citizens that can generate positive and democratic political by: 7.The violence in #Delhi has now reached alarming proportions with gruesome attacks on citizens and journalists.
The Union Govt, which controls police in Delhi, must act swiftly to book perpetrators of violence and restore normalcy. Democracy is at peril. — (@mkstalin) Febru Author: Devarshi Mankad."Nationalism is ingrained in every citizen but when you try and construct a narrative that leads to violence in the name of nationalism, that is certainly not the democracy," he added.
The Congress leader also said that no government should ever disregard the contribution of the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru and diminishing him.