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Communalism, caste, and Hindu nationalism

Ornit Shani

Communalism, caste, and Hindu nationalism

the violence in Gujarat

by Ornit Shani

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communalism -- India -- Ahmad*ab*ad.,
  • Hindutva -- India -- Ahmad*ab*ad.,
  • Caste -- India -- Ahmad*ab*ad.,
  • Ethnic relations -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
  • Hinduism -- Social aspects -- India -- Ahmad*ab*ad.,
  • Group identity -- India -- Ahmad*ab*ad.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-210) and index.

    StatementOrnit Shani.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS422.C64 S544 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22756655M
    ISBN 109780521865135, 9780521683692

    She is the author of Communalism, Caste, and Hindu Nationalism: The Violence in Gujarat, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Fields of interest: Modern South Asia, democracy and democratisation, India’s constitutionalism, India legal history, .   Sometimes religious/caste distinctions coincide with economic distinctions, e.g., the exploiting sections (landlord, moneylender and merchant) were upper- caste Hindu and the exploited are poor peasants, landless labour, etc., were low-caste or Muslims. Characteristics of Communalism: It is an ideological concept, It is a complex process. However, I use the term in part to differentiate Hindu nationalism or communalism from religious fundamentalism, with which it is often confused. The distinction between communalism and fundamental­ ism is elaborated further below on p. 32 in the paragraph with n. 10 in it. Amrita Chhachhi analyzes the gendered imagery and theCited by:


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As a woman of postcolonial India, of Hindu descent, ‘mixed' caste heritage, the book is a journey in speaking with history. Communalism is a term used in South Asia to denote attempts to construct religious or ethnic identity, incite strife between people identified as different communities, and to stimulate communal violence between those groups.

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