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Tolerance, secularization, and democratic politics in South Asia

Author: Humeira Iqtidar; Tanika Sarkar
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is the relationship between secularization and tolerance? Critically analyzing the empirical and theoretical foundations of a putatively linear relationship between the two, this volume argues for moving past both romanticised readings of pre-modern tolerance and the unthinking belief that secularization will inevitably lead to tolerance. The essays collected in this volume include contributions from across
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Humeira Iqtidar; Tanika Sarkar
ISBN: 9781108428545 1108428541 9781108450249 1108450245
OCLC Number: 1019749798
Description: ix, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Humeira Iqtidar and Tanika Sarkar --
Languages of secularity / Sudipta Kaviraj --
Secularization of politics: Muslim nationalism and sectarian conflict in South Asia / Sadia Saeed --
Temple building in secularizing Nepal: materializing religion and ethnicity in a state of transformation / Sara Shneiderman --
Secularization and constitutive moments: insights from partition diplomacy in South Asia / Joya Chatterji --
Tolerance in Bangladesh: discourses of state and society / Samia Huq --
In the void of faith: Sunnyata, sovereignty, minority / Aishwary Kumar --
Pillayar and the politicians: secularization and toleration at the end of Sri Lanka's Civil War / Jonathan Spencer.
Responsibility: edited by Humeira Iqtidar, Tanika Sarkar.

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