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Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life Hindus and Muslims in India

ISBN-10: 0300085303

ISBN-13: 9780300085303

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ashutosh Varshney

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What kinds of civic ties between different ethnic communities can contain ethnic violence? This text draws on research on Hindu-Muslim conflict in India to address this question.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/8/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Arguments and Theories
Introduction
Why Civil Society? Ethnic Conflict and the Existing Traditions of Inquiry
The National Level
Competing National Imaginations
Hindu-Muslim Riots, 1950-1995: The National Picture
Local Variations
Aligarh and Calicut: Civic Life and Its Political Foundations
Vicious and Virtuous Circles
Princely Resistance to Civil Society
Hindu Nationalists as Bridge Builders?
Gandhi and Civil Society
Decline of a Civic Order and Communal Violence
Endogeneity? Of Causes and Consequences
Conclusions
Ethnic Conflict, the State, and Civil Society
Questionnaire for the Project on Hindu-Muslim Relations in India
Data Entry Protocol for the Riot Database
Regression Results: Hindu-Muslim Riots, 1950-1995
Notes
Index