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Identities in South Asia

Conflicts and Assertions

Queeny (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India) Pradhan & Anu (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India) Venugopalan & Vivek (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India) Sachdeva

Identities in South Asia

Identities in South Asia

Conflicts and Assertions

Identities in South Asia

 

"This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions.


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Beschrijving Identities in South Asia

This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions.


Drawing on an interdisciplinary approach, combining methodologies from history, literary studies, politics, and sociology, this book:


• Explores the multiple ways in which personal and collective identities manifest and engage, are challenged and resisted across time and space.;


• Highlights how the shared history of colonialism and partition, communal violence, bloodshed and pogrom are instrumental in understanding present-day developments in identity politics.;


• Sheds light on a number of current themes such as borders and nations, race and ethnicity, identity politics and fundamentalism, language and regionalism, memory and community, and resistance and assertion.


A key volume in South Asian Studies, this book will be of great interest to scholars and researchers of modern South Asian history, politics, sociology, literary studies and social exclusion.


ISBN
9780815361992
Pagina's
204
Verschenen
NUR
741
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Hardback
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
Taylor & Francis Inc

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