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Communal violence and minorities

Communal violence and minorities

Gujarat society in ferment

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riots -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Hindus -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Muslims -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Gujarat (India) -- Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lancy Lobo and Biswaroop Das ; [contributors, J.S. Bandukwala ... et al.].
    ContributionsLobo, Lancy, S.J., Das, Biswaroop, 1953-, Bandukwala, J. S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6485.I42 G8535 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17175474M
    ISBN 108131600173
    LC Control Number2006414184
    OCLC/WorldCa71237833

    Yengde has done a valuable job in drawing our attention to the role of caste in communal violence; the problem with his thesis is the undermining the role of ‘Hate against religious minorities’, which is the base on which the violence is orchestrated. The extent and degree of indoctrination done through shakhas is very powerful and effective. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

    Scholars in the Centre for Equity Studies mapped through official records the ways in which impunity is accomplished in their book On Their Watch: Mass Violence and State Apathy in India. In this second work, Warisha Farasat and Prita Jha drill deeper into two major communal massacres, of Bhagalpur in and Gujarat in   Outbreaks of communal violence, meanwhile, rose from during the first five months of , when a Congress Party–led coalition government .

    This lucid and absorbing book explores many facets of communalism and its growing threat to the social fabric of the nation. Ram Puniyani argues that one of the main reasons for the ascendancy of communal politics is the misconceptions and distortions spread by those bent upon constructing an identity based on suspicion and hatred. Communal Riots in India STEVEN I WILKINSON T W hat causes communal riots in con-temporary India? In my book Votes and Violence (), I argue that politi-cians both cause them and, more impor-tantly, have the power to prevent them, through their control of .


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Communal violence is a form of violence that is perpetrated across ethnic or communal lines, the violent parties feel solidarity for their respective groups, and victims are chosen based upon group membership.

The term includes conflicts, riots and other forms of violence between communities of different religious faith or ethnic origins. In Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages David Nirenberg argues that one should not view violence against religious minorities as being primarily driven by religious bigotry.

Rather, the social and political structure of the society should be taken into consideration/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Communal violence and minorities.

Jaipur: Rawat Publications, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource. Book Description. This book examines conflict and violence among religious minorities and the implication on the idea of citizenship in contemporary India. Going beyond the usual Hindu-Muslim question, it situates communalism in the context of conflicts between Muslims and Christians.

This book examines the causes of communal violence in India and its impact. It starts by elucidating the communal violence from the perspective of different scholars, it then moves to explain the different elements involved in communal violence such as the riot leaders, the mobilized and misled.

Special emphasis is made to Communal violence and minorities book the overall role of police and in general the role of media. The page book, Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia, was published by Monash University Publishing a week before Indonesia’s general elections on.

Religious minorities are “as much children of the soil as the majority” and nothing should be done by the majority community to deprive them of a sense of belonging, of a feeling of security. ‘In this important book, Wilkinson provides strong arguments against some prevailing theories concerning the causes of interethnic violence in competitive political regimes, including those that associate it with state strength or weakness, the presence or absence of consociational arrangements and practices, or ‘civic engagement’ through ‘interethnic associations’.Author: Steven I.

Wilkinson. There is no doubt that mass communal and caste violence have long targeted religious minorities and Dalits. But we need to understand what makes the present phase of lynching distinct. Communal violence in particular, however severe and lethal, is still bound by geography and time.

Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and the Crown of Aragon (Aragon, Catalonia, and Valencia).Cited by: Get this from a library.

Interrogating communalism: violence, citizenship and minorities in South India. [Salah Punathil] -- "This book examines conflict and violence among religious minorities and the implication on the idea of citizenship in contemporary India.

Going beyond the usual Hindu-Muslim question, it situates. Religious Politics and Communal Violence. Steven Wilkinson. From inside the book. What people kar sewaks Kerala killed Kolkata Kolkata WB large number leaders looting Maharashtra Majid Khan majority Masjid Meerut Meos militant minorities mobilization mohalla mosque Mulayam Mumbai nagar palika Nuruddin officers organizations Pakistan.

The NAC-drafted Communal Violence Bill is a disaster. It shows how creating a law on the basis of one Gujarat tragedy can derail the larger goal of communal harmony. It needs to be jettisoned for it will exacerbate communalism and damage the federal structure of India.

The author of the book currently teaches at the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, and according to her, this work of hers is a result of almost nine years of research that had begun with a thesis at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Book: Communal Violence, Forced Migration and the State: Gujarat since   The book details the narratives and testimonies of different respondents on communal riots in U.P. in the s as also the communal mobilisations immediately preceding the riots — in this it Author: Manjari Katju.

Communal Violence in India in India — by Ram Puniyani — Ma The carnage or to put it more precisely the anti Muslim violence in Delhi (February-March ) has shaken us all.

Communalism and Communal Violence in India: An Analytical Approach to Hindu-Muslim Conflict. Asgharali Engineer. Ajanta Publications (India), - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book Islam killed large number leaders leadership lims looted Maharashtra majority community Marathas masses Meerut middle castes.

Role of Police and administration in controlling communal violence has been wanting and in fact prejudicial to minorities. Communal riots in India are generally well planned. Riots that are spontaneous in nature can be controlled within 24 hours unless the police or the district administration or the government wants it otherwise.

Violence against a minority community is considered targeted communal violence.A India ‘s fundamental law declares the state to be secular.

However, institutional prejudice against spiritual and lingual minorities is profoundly entrenched, doing them vulnerable to force. Pluralism and rights are under threat from communal violence, authoritarianism, and religious identity politics. How is the Middle East attempting to create more inclusive rights and citizenship.

'Splintered Justice' in the Aftermath of Communal Violence. India has, over time, cultivated a culture of exerting no effort towards justice for .Communal violence is a form of violence that is perpetrated across ethnic or communal lines, the violent parties feel solidarity for their respective groups, and victims are chosen based upon group membership.

[1] The term includes conflicts, riots and other forms of violence between communities of different religious faith or ethnic origins. The communal violence bill prepared by the National Advisory Council (NAC) seeks fundamentally to change how the government deals with violence against minorities.

The bill focuses on religious and linguistic minorities as well the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes,but religious minorities are at its heart.