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Hindu nationalism in India and the politics of fear

Dibyesh Anand

Hindu nationalism in India and the politics of fear

by Dibyesh Anand

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Hindus,
  • Hinduism and politics,
  • Hindutva,
  • Hinduism and state

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDibyesh Anand
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS480.853 .A49 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24842965M
    ISBN 109780230603851
    LC Control Number2011016913

    The representation of the Muslims as threatening to India's body politic is central to the Hindu nationalist project of organizing a political movement and normalizing anti-minority violence. Adopting a critical ethnographic approach, this book identifies the poetics and politics of fear and violence engendered within Hindu : Palgrave Macmillan US. The larger majority in India which is anti Colonialist and which does not buy into the premisses of the religious right has been largely ignored by her. This book's thus intellectually resembles the many books on Iraq western journalists wrote in time frame after a few weeks inside the Green Line in by:

      India's RSS Has Played A Powerful Role In The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or RSS, is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and holds an outsize influence on national. "Hindu nationalism is built on the idea that India is a Hindu majoritarian nation, with Muslims and Christians cast as the minority, 'other'," Rahul Verma, a journalist and researcher on the.

    Hindu nationalism came to world attention in , when the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won national elections in gh the BJP was defeated nationally in , it continues to govern large Indian states, and the movement it represents remains a major force in the world’s largest democracy. This book presents the thought of the founding fathers and key. Abstract. Hindutva (“Hindu-ness,” shorthand for Hindu nationalism) in India is a chauvinist and majoritarian nationalism that conjures up the image of a peaceful Hindu Self vis-à-vis the threatening minority nationalism normalizes a politics of fear and hatred by representing it as a defensive reaction to the threats supposedly posed by Muslims to the Cited by: 2.


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In this revelatory book, Dibyesh Anand takes us deep into the multi-stranded fear-engendering strategies employed by India's contemporary Hindu nationalists.

With a sharp feminist eye for exactly how both femininities and masculinities are wielded, he provides lessons for all of us concerned about the mobilization of ethnic hatreds and militarized nationalisms."Cited by:   Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fear.

Hindutva in India is a chauvinist and majoritarian political ideology that conjures up the image of a peaceful Hindu Self vis-à-vis the threatening minority Other/5. The representation of the Muslims as threatening to India's body politic is central to the Hindu nationalist project of organizing a political movement and normalizing anti-minority violence.

Adopting a critical ethnographic approach, this book identifies the poetics and politics of fear and violence engendered within Hindu nationalism.5/5(1). The representation of the Muslims as threatening to India's body politic is central to the Hindu nationalist project of organizing a political movement and normalizing anti-minority violence.

Adopting a critical ethnographic approach, this book identifies the poetics and politics of fear and violence engendered within Hindu nationalism. The representation of the Muslims as threatening to India's body politic is central to the Hindu nationalist project of organising a political movement and normalising anti-minority violence.

Adopting a critical ethnographic approach, this book identifies the poetics and politics of fear and violence engendered within Hindu : Dibyesh Anand. Pre-publication proof-read version of the book.

The representation of the Muslims as threatening to India's body politic is central to the Hindu nationalist project of organizing a political movement and normalizing anti-minority violence. In my work, including the book Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fear (Palgrave Macmillan), I have investigated how Muslims, Christians, Communists and Secularists are all represented as enemies of Hindu individuals, communities and the nation.

Muslims, the largest religious minority in India, are seen as the ‘enemy number one’. “The only difference,” says Niraja Jayal, a political scientist who studies Indian democracy, “was that Jinnah wanted the territory of undivided India to. Modi’s election win is a victory for far right Hindu nationalism – India’s secular democracy is under threat.

The BJP and Modi have won not in spite of the divisive politics. Adopting a critical ethnographic approach, this book investigates myriad ways in which the discourses of culture, insecurity, gender, identity, and violence intersect in Hindu nationalismʹs reactionary and right-wing politics of fear and imagination.

With Delhi rocked by deadly protests as Muslim and Hindu groups clash violently, Guardian writer Samanth Subramanian looks at the rise of Hindu nationalism within India.

And: Daniel Boffey on the. It also explores Hindu nationalism as a vote-catching device, especially from the late twentieth century onwards.

Providing a nuanced analysis of Hindu nationalism in India as a constantly evolving phenomenon, this book will be of interest to researchers on Asian political theory, nationalism, religious politics and South Asian and Indian politics. Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fear. Book; Hindu nationalism in India and the politics of fear.

Anand, D. Hindu nationalism in India and the politics of fear. New York Palgrave by:   This book presents the thought of the founding fathers and key intellectual leaders of Hindu nationalism from the time of the British Raj, through the independence period, to the present. Spanning.

As an ideology, Hindu nationalism is not even years old—but it has dramatically reshaped politics in India, with Narendra Modi’s help. VARANASI, India—The seven pandits draped in cloth of gold are clearly competing against the five in : Jonah Blank.

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The militant Hindu nationalism that the group espouses is not new. Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Gandhi, on Januwas a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or R.S.S., a violent right-wing organization that .