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Defending the Nation: Militarism, Women’s Empowerment, and the Hindu Right

Meera Sehgal

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes paramilitary camps in India in which middle-class, urban Hindu women's gender identities are deployed to support interethnic violence and militarization. The instruction and ... More


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