Ethnic Conflict in India: A Case-Study of Punjab

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Feb 11, 2000 - Political Science - 231 pages
This important new book critically evaluates the conventional reading of ethnicity and ethnic conflict in contemporary Indian politics. By focusing on India's nation and state-building in the peripheral regions since 1947, in particular Punjab, it argues that there is a case for considering India as an ethnic democracy.

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GURHARPAL SINGH is Professor in Politics at the University of Hull. He has previously worked at Birkbeck College and De Montfort University. He is the author of Communism in Punjab and the co-editor of Punjabi Identity and Region and Partition: Bengal, Punjab and the Partition of the Subcontinent.

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