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Muslims in Indian cities : trajectories of marginalisation

Author: Laurent Gayer; Christophe Jaffrelot
Publisher: London : Hurst & Co., 2012.
Series: Comparative politics and international studies series.
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More than 150 million Muslims live in India, the largest minority, yet they are losing power. The contributors consider the regional differences, the role of self-segregation, and the future of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Gayer; Christophe Jaffrelot
ISBN: 9781849041768 1849041768
OCLC Number: 794935130
Description: ix, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Muslims of the Indian city: from centrality to marginality / Laurent Gayer and Christophe Jaffrelot --
"Unwanted in my city"--the making of a "Muslim slum" in Mumbai / Qudsiya Contractor --
Facing ghettoisation in "riot-city": old Ahmedabad and juhapura between victimisation and self-help / Christophe Jaffrelot and Charlotte Thomas --
Ramganj, Jaipur: from occupation-based to "communal" neighbourhood? / Gayatri Jai Singh Rathore --
A minority within a minority: the Shias of Kashmiri Mohalla Lucknow / Gilles Verniers --
Aligarh: from Sir Syed Nagar to Shah Jamal, contrasted tales of a "Muslim" city / Juliette Galonnier --
Bhopal Muslims: besieged in the old city? / Christophe Jaffrelot and Shazia Aziz Wülbers --
Muslims of Hyderabad: land locked in the walled city / Neena Ambre Rao and S. Abdul Thaha --
Safe and sound: searching for a "good environment" in Abul Fazl Enclave, Delhi / Laurent Gayer --
Marginalised in a syncretic city: Muslims in Cuttack / Pralay Kanungo --
Kozhikode (Calicut's) kuttichira: exclusivity maintained proudly / Radhika Kanchana --
Muslims in Bangalore: a minority at ease? / Aminah Mohammad-Arif --
Conclusion: "In their place"? the trajectories of marginalisation of India's urban Muslims / Laurent Gayer and Christophe Jaffrelot --
Annex: Hindu/Muslim riots in post-independence India.
Series Title: Comparative politics and international studies series.
Responsibility: Laurent Gayer and Christophe Jaffrelot (editors).

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