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Political identity in South Asia

Political identity in South Asia

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Published by Curzon Press, Humanities Press in London, Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Religion and politics -- South Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Ethnic groups -- Political activity -- Congresses.,
    • South Asia -- Politics and government -- Congresses.,
    • South Asia -- Languages -- Political aspects -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by David Taylor and Malcolm Yapp.
      SeriesCollected papers on South Asia., no. 2
      ContributionsTaylor, David D., Yapp, Malcolm., University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ98.A91 P64 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3841286M
      ISBN 100391010050
      LC Control Number81156764

      The two essays, "Changing Patterns of Political Leadership in West Bengal" and "Notes on Political Development in West Bengal" were prepared for a seminar on state politics in India sponsored by the South Asia Committee of the Association of Asian Studies in April   The viability of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has always been a bone of contention in socially and politically plural South Asia. It is entangled within the polemics of identity politics, minority rights, women’s rights, national integration, uniform citizenry and, of late, global Islamic politics and universal human by: 6.

      Present is based on history and history itself is a drama played on the stage of geography. The starting point of any conflict in South Asia is geography. The Himalayas on the north along with other mountain ranges create a distinct geographical. General Overviews. For an introduction to the region, a number of books provide an excellent historical background. Two recommended books are Bauer and Taylor , which covers more contemporary events in the region, and Denoon and Nyeko , which examines precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial history up to the a different perspective on the region, Love .

        Today’s political map of North Africa and Southwest Asia reflects superimposed boundaries and a legacy of colonialization. The countries of this region have often been prone to political instability and conflict, and religious tension both between Muslims in this region as well as with the region’s many religious minorities has often led to Author: Caitlin Finlayson.   How America's identity politics went from inclusion to division For today’s Left, blindness to group identity is the ultimate sin, because it masks the reality of group hierarchies and.


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Language, religion, and political identity / Malcolm Yapp --Elite groups, symbol manipulation, and ethnic identity among the Muslims of South Asia / Paul R. Brass --Islam and Muslim separatism / Francis Robinson --Language, religion, and political identity: the case of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul-Muslimeen in Andhra Pradesh / G.

Ram Reddy --Region. Identity politics in southern Asia comes in several forms: Islamism, aversion toward Chinese and other minorities, and an intensifying Indian nationalism. Islamism in parts of Southeast Asia fuels local forms of populism, most prominently in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Although South Asia is segmented along various axes of difference – ethnic, caste, class, gender, religion, language – the mobilization of these identities is the result of particular configurations of local and global political, social, and economic forces and of the emergence of specific constituencies and identity politics based on new forms of politicized religion.

Political Identity in South Asia Hardcover – January 1, by Malcolm Taylor, David and Yapp (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Malcolm Taylor, David and Yapp.

Book Description. The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption.

This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of economic reforms.

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Taylor, Malcolm Yapp,Curzon Press, Humanities Press edition, in EnglishPages:Political identity in South Asia / edited by David Taylor and Malcolm Yapp Curzon Press ; Humanities Press London: Atlantic Highlands, NJ Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

The collection offers a rich tapestry of South Asia's political and developmental impulses. The textured analysis will interest all students and observers of South Asia including social scientists, developmental economists, and historians as well as journalists, activists, policy planners, and other professionals.

Printed Pages: South Asia comprises the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The region is assuming increasing importance in the post-Cold War era. Its significance has grown considerably since 9/ It is host to one of the world’s most intractable.

Get this from a library. Political Violence in South Asia. [Ali Riaz; Zobaida Nasreen; Fahmida Zaman] -- Political violence has remained an integral part of South Asian society for decades. The region has witnessed and continued to encounter violence for achieving political objectives from above and.

Political Organization. Type of Governmental System South Asia does not have one political system for the entire region.

Instead, each country within the region has its own political system. India and Pakistan are both federal republics. Afghanistan is an Islamic republic. Bangladesh rules under a. South Asia or Southern Asia, is the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and aphically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate, which rises above sea level as northern parts of India south of the Himalayas and the Hindu Asia is bounded on the south by the Indian Ocean Population: 1, () (1st).

Kaplan argues that South Asia’s current political situation may not be permanent, saying that “the division of the Indian subcontinent between two major states, India and Pakistan (as well as Author: Akhilesh Pillalamarri.

Interdisciplinary and comparative research is encouraged, and the co-editors are also interested in work that stretches the interstices of area studies, identity studies, and technology studies in/of South Asia today. Works in the series are published simultaneously in UK and Indian editions as well as in e-book.

Drawing on the everyday practices in the two schools, this book illustrates that social actors in minority language education did not necessarily select between minority identity and national identity, but instead made simultaneous claims to more than one social identity by discursively positioning 'ethnic identity' as 'national identity'.

“Further, when markers of race, gender, gender fluidity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion and other factors are the only criteria considered in hiring or admissions, students are cheated, as are those chosen to meet diversity measures on the basis of identity alone.

Lisa Mitchell is an anthropologist and historian of southern India. Her interdisciplinary research and teaching interests include the multiple genealogies of democracy in India; political practice, public space, and the built environment; the cultural history of cement in South Asia; ethnography of informal urban credit networks; technology and infrastructure as they impact social, cultural.

1 World Bank, South Asia: Growth and Regional Integration, Washington D.C, (). Intra-regional trade Intra-regional trade in South Asian countries, was at 19% of File Size: KB. This text discusses the principal political and constitutional questions that have arisen in the states of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka following The Post-Colonial States of South Asia book.

Political and Constitutional Problems. The Post-Colonial States of South : Amita Shastri, A. Jeyaratnam Wilson. This book highlights the contradictions and disjunctures dalits face, resulting in economic position, caste, identity and political interestsHb, pp Exploring the Political in South Asia is devoted to the publication of research on the political cultures of the region.South Asia also will face continuing challenges from political turmoil—particularly Pakistan’s struggle to maintain stability—as well as violent extremism, sectarian divisions, governance shortfalls, terrorism, identity politics, mounting environmental concerns, weak health systems, gender inequality, and demographic pressures.‘At last a book that provides a comprehensive, historically grounded and up-to-date survey of politics in Southeast Asia.

Covering the historical origins of the diverse regimes that make up the region, as well as the forces driving political change today, Political Change in Southeast Asia will be welcomed by both experts and students of the by: