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Saffron Semantics: The Struggle to Define Hindu Nationalism

Pathik Pathak

in The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter relocates to India, the complementary rise of Hindutva, and neo-liberalism since the early 1990s. It reflects on the Left's struggles to categorise the threat posed by the Sangh Parivar, ... More


The BJP and Indian Foreign Policy Until 1998

Chris Ogden

in Hindu Nationalism and the Evolution of Contemporary Indian Security: Portents of Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198089551
eISBN:
9780199082728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089551.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the trajectory of the BJP’s (often contrasting) political origins, ideologies, and agendas concerning India’s domestic and foreign policies over the same 1947–1998 period. This ... More


Remaking the Hindu/Nation: Terror and Impunity in Uttar Pradesh

Angana P. Chatterji

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/9780190078171.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Angana P. Chatterji excavates the contemporaneous practices of Hindu majoritarianism in Uttar Pradesh surrounding the 2014 elections. This chapter elaborates on the emergent relations between Hindu ... More


Violent and Violated Women in Hindu Extremist Politics

Tanika Sarkar

in Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195394825
eISBN:
9780199380947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394825.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines two contradictions exhibited by the Hindu Right. On the one hand, the Hindu Right has been responsible for a large amount of violence against Hindu and Christian women. Its ... More


Media, Corporates, and Democracy: Lessons from the 2014 General Elections

Sudhir Pattnaik

in The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Indian democracy became increasingly corporatized since the advent of neoliberal economy, resulting in the emergence of a corporate–media–politics nexus. Narendra Modi, as the chief minister of ... More


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