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Title Ethnic activism and civil society in South Asia / edited by David N. Gellner.

Published Los Angeles : SAGE : Asia-Link, EuropeAid Co-Operation Office : MIDEA, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  322.408900954 ETHN    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 367 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Governance, conflict and civic action series ; v. 2
Governance, conflict and civic action series ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction: How Civil are 'Communal' and Ethno-nationalist Movements? / David N. Gellner -- Hindu Nationalism as a Form of Ethnic Activism -- Ch. 2. Young Men's Public Activities and Hindu Nationalism: Naviyuvak Mandals and the Sangh Parivar in a Western Indian Town / Minoru Mio -- Ch. 3. Activists and Adivasis: Hindu Nationalist Militants in Chhattisgarh, Central India / Peggy Froerer -- The Rise of Transnational Connections -- Ch. 4. Reconstructing Jaffna: Transnational Tamil Activism at Local Interfaces / Eva Gerharz -- Ch. 5. Ethnic (P)reservations: Comparing Thangmi Ethnic Activism in Nepal and India / Sara Shneiderman -- Dalit Movements -- Ch. 6. Becoming a Dalit Panther: Caste-based Activism in South India / Hugo Gorringe -- Ch. 7. Dalit Christian Activism in Contemporary Tamil Nadu / David Mosse -- Ch. 8. Struggles against Domination: Forms of Nepali Dalit Activism / Laurie Ann Vasily -- Janajati Activism in a Multi-ethnic Former Hindu Kingdom -- Ch. 9. Intellectuals and Ethnic Activism: Writings on the Tharu Past / Gisele Krauskopff -- Ch. 10. Tamang Activism, History, and Territorial Consciousness / Mukta S. Tamang -- Ch. 11. Ruling Social Groups - From Species to Nations: Reflections on Changing Conceptualizations of Caste and Ethnicity in Nepal / Marie Lecomte-Tilouine.
Other author Gellner, David N.
Subject Minorities -- South Asia -- Political activity.
Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- South Asia.
Civil society -- South Asia.
South Asia -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.
South Asia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
ISBN 9788132100867 (hard back)
8132100867 (hard back)