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The Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
Analyzing Indian receptivity to the right-wing Hindu nationalist party, this book also explores its political wing, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which claims to create a policy based onExpand
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Wages of Violence: Naming and Identity in Postcolonial Bombay
Acronyms vii Introduction: The Proper Name 1 Chapter 1: Deccan Pastoral: The Making of an Ethnohistorical Imagination in Western India 20 Chapter 2: Bombay and the Politics of Urban Desire 37 ChapterExpand
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Recuperating Masculinity: Hindu nationalism, violence and the exorcism of the Muslim 'Other'
Le nationalisme hindou a Thane City au Nord de Bombay est represente par le RSS (Organisation volontaire nationale) et le Shiv Sena (Armee de Shivaji). Ce nationalisme culturel exalte la forceExpand
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Introduction: States of Imagination
The state has once again emerged as a central concern in the social sciences. It has also been rediscovered by practitioners of development and powerful international agencies such as the World BankExpand
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States of imagination : ethnographic explorations of the postcolonial state
Contents: States of imagination Thomas Blom Hansen University of Edinburgh and Finn Stepputat Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen I State as governance "Demonic societies": Liberalism,Expand
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The BJP and the compulsions of politics in India
This text has been updated by merging and editing the earlier introduction and afterword as well as presenting a new afterword. The new afterword accounts for the last Lok Sabha elections in 1999Expand
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Governance and State Mythologies in Mumbai
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Sovereign Bodies: Citizens, Migrants, and States in the Postcolonial World
Preface vii List of Contributors ix Introduction 1 Thomas Blom Hansen and Finn Stepputat RACE, LAW, AND CITIZENSHIP Territorializing the Nation and "Integrating the Indian": "Mestizaje" in MexicanExpand
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Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India
"Majoritarian State" traces the ascendance of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP administration has established an ethno-religious and populistExpand
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Predicaments of secularism: Muslim identities and politics in Mumbai
Dans son ensemble le debat sur le secularisme et l'etat seculier en Inde est reste a un niveau general, laissant de nombreuses lacunes dans nos connaissances des significations et des pratiques quiExpand
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