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Minority Rights in Colonial India and the Constituent Assembly: A Historical Background

Rochana Bajpai

in Debating Difference: Group Rights and Liberal Democracy in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067504
eISBN:
9780199080410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067504.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter offers a historical interpretation of the career of group preferential policies from the late nineteenth century through to close of the Constituent Assembly debates. It shows that while ... More


Diaspora as Foreign Policy

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines diaspora as a territorializing practice of foreign policy. It is concerned with understanding the changes in India's diaspora policy, from inclusion during the colonial period, ... More


Becoming National: Tamils, Muslims and Congress in Colonial India

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explains why the pan-ethnic conception of Indian national identity associated with the Indian National Congress was able to mobilize support in the Tamil-speaking areas, and therefore ... More


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