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Ethnonationalism in India : a reader

Author: Sanjib Baruah
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Critical issues in Indian politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contributed articles on ethnic politics in India.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjib Baruah
ISBN: 9780198060437 0198060432
OCLC Number: 562787323
Description: xi, 519 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Sanjib Baruah ---
Part I: Debating the Indian Record. 1. Diversity, Democracy, and Devolution in India / Kanti Bajpai --
2. Elite Interests, Popular Passions, and Social Power in the Language Politics of India / Paul R. Brass --
3. Reassessing 'Conventional Wisdom': Ethnicity, Ethnic Conflict and India as an Ethnic Democracy / Gurharpal Singh ---
Part II: Kashmir: Ethnonational Conflict and the Legacy of Partition. 4. Three Compromised Nationalisms: Why Kashmir has been a Problem / Ashutosh Varshney --
5. Explaining the Kashmir Insurgency: Political Mobilization and Institutional Decay / Sumit Ganguly --
6. Kashmir / Sumantra Bose ---
Part III: Northeast India: Ethnonationalism in a Cultural Borderland. 7. Confronting Constructionism: Ending the Naga War / Sanjib Baruah --
8. Invention, Reinvention and Contestation: Politics of Identity in Assam / M.S. Prabhakara --
9. Secessionism in Northeast India: Identity Wars or Crises of Legitimacy? / M. Sajjad Hassan ---
Part IV: Federal Design and Ethnonationalism. 10. Constitutional Centring: Nation Formation and Consociational Federalism in India and Pakistan / Katherine Adeney --
11. Federalism, Multi-national Societies, and Negotiating a Democratic 'State-Nation': A Theoretical Framework, the Indian Model, and a Tamil Case Study / Alfred C. Stepan --
12. Integration through Internal Reorganization: Containing Ethnic Conflict in India / Maya Chadda ---
Part V: Consociational Theory and India. 13. The Puzzle of Indian Democracy: A Consociational Interpretation / Arend Lijphart --
14. India, Consociational Theory and Ethnic Violence / Steven Ian Wilkinson ---
Part VI: The Fate of Ethnonational Movements: Contextual Variables. 15. Can Democracies Accommodate Ethnic Nationalism? Rise and Decline of Self-Determination Movements in India / Atul Kohli --
16. Ethnicity and Pluralism: An Exploration with Reference to Indian Cases / Narendra Subramanian.
Series Title: Critical issues in Indian politics.
Responsibility: edited by Sanjib Baruah.
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THe reader is the fourth in th Critical Issues in India Politics Series. Discussing various ethnonational movements in India, including the Northeast, Punjab, and the Kashmir movements, the volume  Read more...


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