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Minorities and the state : changing social and political landscape of Bengal

Author: Abhijit Dasgupta; Masahiko Togawa; Abul Barkat
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Calif. : SAGE ; Tokyo : Japanese Association for South Asian Studies (JASAS), 2011.
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Minorities and the State discusses the plight of two numerically significant religious minority groups: Hindus in Bangladesh and Muslims in West Bengal, India, emphasizing the crises and coping  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abhijit Dasgupta; Masahiko Togawa; Abul Barkat
ISBN: 9788132105893 8132105893
OCLC Number: 793466671
Description: xxii, 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction - Abhijit Dasgupta, Masahiko Togawa, and Abul Barkat The Minorities in Post-Partition West Bengal The Riots of 1950 - Sekhar Bandyopadhyay On the Margins: Muslims in West Bengal - Abhijit Dasgupta 'Wrestling with My Shadow': The State and the Immigrant Muslims in Contemporary West Bengal - Samir Kumar Das Partition Refugees on Borders: Assimilation in West Bengal - Tetsuya Nakatani Political Economy of Deprivation of Hindu Minority in Bangladesh Living with the Vested Property Act - Abul Barkat Role of Civil Society in Combating Violence against Religious Minorities during the Post-2001 General Elections of Bangladesh - Rangalal Sen Hindu Minority in Bangladesh: Migration, Marginalization, and Minority Politics in Bengal - Masahiko Togawa Status of Hindu Women: Spheres of Human Rights Violation in Bangladesh - Sadeka Halim The Crises of Hindu Minority as Depicted in the Fictions of Contemporary Bangladesh - Abu Dayen Index
Responsibility: edited by Abhijit Dasgupta, Masahiko Togawa, and Abul Barkat.
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