Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life: Hindus and Muslims in India

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Yale University Press, 2003 - History - 382 pages
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This work, updated for the paperback edition, examines how civic ties between Hindus and Muslims in different Indian cities serve to contain, or even prevent, ethnic violence. It should be of interest to South Asian scholars and policymakers as well as to those studying multiethnic societies in other areas of the world.
  

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This is a thoroughly researched and well-written study of ethnic violence in India. Varshney uses a unique research method: he compares similar cities with high or low levels of ethnic violence, and ... Read full review

Contents

Part II The National Level
53
Part III Local Variations
117
Part IV Conclusions
279
Notes
319
Index
373
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