Fascism Without Fascists? A Comparative Look at Hindutva and Zionism

  title={Fascism Without Fascists? A Comparative Look at Hindutva and Zionism},
  author={S. Sen},
  journal={South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies},
  pages={690 - 711}
  • S. Sen
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
  • This essay examines some aspects of Hindutva and Zionism, taking a comparative approach that underlines the ubiquity—i.e. the comparability—of fascisms in the articulation of modernity. It focuses on the imaginary of race, place and peoplehood in each ideology, the roles of majorities and minorities in the formulation of national well-being, and possible exit strategies from violently exclusivist statecraft. It explores, also, an intellectual prehistory in which Indian nationalists cultivated a… CONTINUE READING


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