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 A Long and Winding Tail: Hanuman in History and Historiography

Philip Lutgendorf

in Hanuman's Tale: The Messages of a Divine Monkey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195309225
eISBN:
9780199785391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309225.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

While surveying textual sources, iconography, and other historical evidence for the development of Hanuman's popular cult, this chapter also interrogates the explanatory narratives that have been ... More


Participatory Democracy: All Together Now

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In participatory democracy, preferences are not quasi‐mechanically aggregated, as in voter democracy, but interactively ‘transformed’ into something that is ‘more than the sum of the original ... More


Crossing Paths

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The notion of convivencia, or cultures living alongside one another, arose from scholarship on religious diversity in medieval Spain. This concept can add to a vision of leadership in which diverse ... More


 Complicating the Two‐Party Protestant Explanation

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The two‐party system in American Protestantism is a convenient rubric to generalize American religion. However, it does not frame the facts on the ground; American religion generally and ... More


Introduction

Andrew Greeley and Paul Wink

in The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This text reviews recent research carried out on American Catholics. Three theoretical perspectives have aided a refocusing. The argument provided is that the bishops introduced relatively modest ... More


Internal Criticism

A. Raghuramaraju

in Modernity in Indian Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070122
eISBN:
9780199080014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070122.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines how reading contemporary Indian philosophers' writings as modern texts or considering them as modern authors fails to capture some important ideas contained in them. There are ... More


Family Development and Change in the Hare Krishna Movement

E. Burke Rochford, Jr.

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay examines family development and change within the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), more popularly known as the Hare Krishna movement. It focuses on the demise of ... More


Collective Memory and Pluralistic Identity

Michael Gottlob

in History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first discusses the emergence of communalist interpretations of Indian past and their political implications. It also relates to the Indian scepticism ... More


Environmental History, Biradari, and the Making of Pakistani Punjab

David Gilmartin

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0047
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter links Punjab’s large-scale environmental transformations, brought by British canal irrigation, to partition and the creation of Pakistan. Colonial irrigation and settlement policies ... More


Concerning Some ‘Isms’

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Visitors in India often encounter the terms ‘communalism’, ‘nationalism’, and ‘socialism’. In this chapter, the author comments on their implications in every Indian problem as she understood them in ... More


Reform, Revival and the Call for Hindu Rashtra

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores Gujarat’s nineteenth-century path to Hindu communalism and the shaping of the Hindu nationalist project in the twentieth century. It begins with initiatives for social reform ... More


Parsis in Post-Independence Bombay

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the situation for Parsis in post-independence Bombay in India. It suggests that prior to independence, Parsis were divided over the political future: many expressed concern ... More


Afterword: Communalism after Communalism

Gyanendra Pandey

in The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198077305
eISBN:
9780199081097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077305.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It looks at a condition of post-communalism, in which the context and the discursive space that made for what was characterized as ... More


Life near the Bone

Jonathan McKenzie

in The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Thoreau’s Walden Pond experience is, at least in part, an individualistic response to the popular communal living experiments of the 1840s in the United States. This chapter examines one key aspect ... More


Terrorism, Communalism and Democracy: The Limits of Tolerance

Tom Farer

in Confronting Global Terrorism and American Neo-Conservatism: The Framework of a Liberal Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534722
eISBN:
9780191715891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534722.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the encounter of liberal and illiberal communities occurs in an epoch where the integration of national economies and the revolution in communication and transportation ... More


Letting-Be Politically: Heidegger on Freedom and Solidarity

Fred Dallmayr

in Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The pivotal category of Western modernity is the idea of human freedom anchored in the cogito and typically identified with a self-possessed autonomy. A major issue, given its traditional linkage ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Norton

in The politics of constitutional nationalism in Northern Ireland, 1932-1970: Between grievance and reconciliation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719059032
eISBN:
9781781706763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059032.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The conclusion considers the legacy of constitutional nationalist tradition. It recaps on its diverse ideological composition, ranging from conservative Catholic communalism to left-nationalism, and ... More


Everyday Communalism: Riots in Contemporary Uttar Pradesh

Sudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199466290
eISBN:
9780199095865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199466290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The authors analyse the reasons underlying the resurgence of communalism in the 2000s in Uttar Pradesh (UP) leading to riots in Mau in 2005, Gorakhpur in 2007, and Muzaffarnagar in 2013, but more ... More


The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India

Gyanendra Pandey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198077305
eISBN:
9780199081097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book charts the history of the term communalism and the politics and attitudes it seeks to encapsulate. While attending closely to the social, economic, and political issues underlying Hindu and ... More


Modern Historians of Ancient India

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The British interpretations of Indian history served to denigrate the Indians and their achievements, and justify the colonial rule. A few of these observations appeared to have some validity. Like, ... More


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