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Queer Presence in/and Hindu Nationalism

Paola Bacchetta

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter describes Hindu nationalist examples of national and transnational strategies of social inclusion and exclusion that mobilize gender and sexuality, including strategies that valorize ... More


Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen, and Christophe Jaffrelot (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Majoritarian State traces the ascendance of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP administration has established an ethno-religious and populist style ... More


Introduction

Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen, and Christophe Jaffrelot

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In the Introduction, Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen and Christophe Jaffrelot elaborate on the unparalleled majoritarian turn of politics in India today, its present effects and future ... More


Sculpting the Saffron Body: Yoga, Hindutva, and the International Marketplace

Jyoti Puri

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Jyoti Puri examines Hindu nationalism’s traffic in a popular strand of yoga, one aimed at enhancing health and wellbeing, which has become popular in India and across the world, and while many ... More


A De Facto Ethnic Democracy?: Obliterating and Targeting the Other, Hindu Vigilantes, and the Ethno-State

Christophe Jaffrelot

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The concept of ethnic democracy as coined by Sammy Smooha illustrates a two-tiered citizenship, the majority enjoying more rights than the minority, both de facto and de jure and the Israel model ... More


Aggressive Hindu Nationalism: Contextualising the Triple Talaq Controversy

Flavia Agnes

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter scrutinizes the triple talaq issue in the context of an aggressive Hindu nationalism in India to provide the intersectional and historical context for the overemphasis on triple talaq ... More


Regimes of Legality: Ethnography of Criminal Cases in South Asia

Daniela Berti and Devika Bordia (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199456741
eISBN:
9780199085477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199456741.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

An anthropological study on judicial practices in South Asia, this volume takes criminal cases as frameworks to examine power dynamics within a legal setting. Case studies in this book analyse a set ... More


Hindutva Incorporation and Socioconomic Exclusion: The Adivasi Dilemma

Nandini Sundar

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Nandini Sundar examines the conditions and discursive strategies utilized by the BJP to contribute to building an extensive Adivasi (tribal) voter base that continues to support the BJP despite the ... More


Aaditya Thackeray

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Aaditya Thackeray, 30, grandson of the founder of the Shiv Sena, the Mumbai-based Hindu nationalist party, has been active in politics for just over a decade. He heads the Shiv Sena’s youth wing and ... More


‘The Devil’s Court!’: The Trial of ‘Katta Panchayat’ in Tamil Nadu

Zoé E. Headley

in Regimes of Legality: Ethnography of Criminal Cases in South Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199456741
eISBN:
9780199085477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199456741.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines a bitter encounter that has been taking place over the last decade between the Indian judiciary and caste panchayats. This encounter has taken the form of a trial, both literal ... More


India's First Dictatorship

Christophe Jaffrelot and Pratinav Anil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197577820
eISBN:
9780197583302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577820.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

In June 1975 Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed a state of emergency, resulting in a twenty-one-month suspension of democracy. Jaffrelot and Anil revisit the Emergency to re-evaluate ... More


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