Jul 02, 2015 · 'Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India situates India's now-reigning party, the BJP, in a deeply illuminating comparative perspective. Through her analysis of four Indian states, Basu offers a revelatory treatment of the BJP's swings between 'moderation and militancy'. This book is a pioneering study of when and why Hindu Nationalists have engaged in discrimination and violence against minorities in contemporary India. Amrita Basu asks why the incidence and. Amrita Basu ’ s V iolent Conjunctures in Democratic India is an impressive and substantial study that analyses both the local and national electoral dynamics of the BJP and the broader pol- itical.
Basu, Amrita. "Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India" Cambridge University Press, Contentious Politics; Series, 2015 Basu, Amrita. Two Faces of Protest: Contrasting Modes of Women’s Activism in India. University of California Press and Oxford University Press: New Delhi, 1992. Jun 30, 2015 · Amrita Basu is the author of Two Faces of Protest: Contrasting Modes of Women's Activism in India. She is the editor or co-editor of six books, including Women's Movements in a Global Era: The Power of Local Feminisms and Beyond Exceptionalism: Violence, Religion and Democracy in India. Violence and Democracy in India examines the relationship between the extreme violence of riots, pogroms, acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing and the ordinary, everyday, often invisible structures and practices of violence in India. Usually, these exceptional, extreme moments of state-sponsored violence are treated as aberrations, quite separate from the everyday world of politics-as-usual. Synopsis This book is a pioneering study of when and why Hindu Nationalists have engaged in discrimination and violence against minorities in contemporary India. Amrita Basu asks why the incidence and severity of violence differs significantly across Indian states, within states, and through time. "This book is a pioneering study of when and why Hindu nationalists have engaged in discrimination and violence against minorities in contemporary India. Amrita Basu asks why the incidence and severity of violence differs significantly across Indian states, within states, and through time.
This article reflects upon the debate on quotas for women in representative institutions of government. It poses the question whether current debates about quotas for women are relevant to debates on women's empowerment. In doing so, it points to the bases upon which the arguments for and against quotas have been presented within the Indian political system, taking into account the historical. The State of Political Science and Security Studies of India in the United States: Increased. Paul R. 1974. Language, Religion and Politics in North India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Brass, Paul R. 1990. The Politics of Processions and Hindu-Muslim Riots. In Amrita Basu and Atul Kohli, eds., Community Conflicts and the State. The ideological conflicts that prevailed in the ancient society led to the development of many forms of political institutions and democracy is one such, which can be traced back to antiquity. Since ancient times, democracy has meant rule by the. West, and the indigenous political culture has fundamentally reshaped the processes of democracy. These differences are reflected in the current functioning of democracy in India, making it difficult to fit the Indian case to the canonical cases in the standard theories of democracy.
New Delhi: Macmillan India. Ethnic Politics A. Contentious Politics4 Basu, Amrita, and Atul Kohli, eds. 2000. Community Conflicts and the State in India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Beteille, Andre. 2000. “India's Heritage of Diversity.” In Antinomies of Society: Essays on. This book focuses on the interFace between democracy and violence, with specific reference to revolutionary strategies and mobilisations. Revolutionary Violence Versus Democracy: Narratives from India explores the armed conflict in India’s ‘Red Corridor’, where Maoists have been employing militant-revolutionary strategies to implement an alternative model of development. Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India Cambridge University Press, Contentious Politics Series, 2015 Editor, Women’s Movements in the Global Era: The Power of Local Feminisms, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2010, second edition, 2016 Co-Editor, Beyond Exceptionalism: Violence, Religion and Democracy in India, New Delhi and. This study examines the political sources of violence against religious minorities in India. Focusing on Hindu organizations that have asserted dominance over religious minorities, particularly since the late 1980s, Amrita Basu questions the common assumption that Hindu-Muslim violence is inevitable. Category: History. Comparative Politics/ India & South Asia/ Global South. Amrita Basu, Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015,. Populism’s Role in Thwarting the Hindu Right Wing in India”, 2010 Conference on the Study of Religions of India.
Amrita Basu 30 June 2015, Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India, Cambridge University Press, p. 109, ISBN 978-1-10-708963-1 External links [ edit ] Wikinews:Bombing on train from India. political identities continue to emerge alongside some deeply enduring ones. Violent social conflict and democratic politics exist alongside each other giv-ing rise to the 'Indian Paradox'.1 The phase of turmoil has its own signifi-cance in the transition of the democratic polity in India. All major democ Sidney Tarrow 1998 Power in Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press Gay W. Seidman 1994 Manufacturing Militance: Worker’s Movements in Brazil and South Africa, 1970-1985, University of California Press Amrita Basu Ed., 2010 Women’s Movements in the Global Era: The Power of Local.
Oct 15, 2017 · This book focuses on the interFace between democracy and violence, with specific reference to revolutionary strategies and mobilisations. Revolutionary Violence Versus Democracy: Narratives from India explores the armed conflict in India’s ‘Red Corridor’, where Maoists have been employing militant-revolutionary strategies to implement an alternative model of development. Dec 11, 2018 · Amrita Basu is the Paino Professor of Political Science and Sexuality, Women’'s and Gender Studies at Amherst College. She is the author of two scholarly monographs, Two Faces of Protest: Contending Modes of Women’s Activism in India University of California Press, 1992 and Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India Cambridge University.
Mar 29, 2018 · The global reach of Cambridge Analytica CA and its parent company, SCL Group, ranged from Southeast Asia to the US and the UK.But it is in India, the globe’s biggest democracy. Gender and Identity Politics in India. Religious conflicts are not new to India. However, the rise of Hindu fundamentalist political parties like the Shiv Sena or the Bharatiya Janta Party over the past three decades represents a new turn in the politics of Independent India Brass 1990; Frankel et al. 2000.
Politics in some parts of India operates more often through, and in response to, coercion and repression than democratic legality and participation. This is particularly the case in the Northeast, in Kashmir, and in the Maoist-controlled parts of central India. And yet, such armed conflicts are often left out of accounts of India’s democracy.
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