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Religion and politics in South Asia

Ali Riaz

Religion and politics in South Asia

by Ali Riaz

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Ali Riaz
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL65.S8 R4445 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487696M
ISBN 109780415778008, 9780415778015, 9780203859421
LC Control Number2009032085

The politics of religion in South and Southeast Asia \/ Ishtiaq Ahmed -- 2. Religion as a political ideology in South Asia \/ Ali Riaz -- 3. Islamism beyond the Islamic heartland: a case study of Bangladesh \/ Taj Hashmi -- 4. Secular versus Hindu nation-building: Dalit, Adivasi, Muslim and Christian experiences in India \/ Ishtiaq Ahmed -- 5. The book argues that politics, inter-state and international relations often play a more important role in the rise of extremism in South Asia than religious identity, poverty, and state repression. AaCited by:

However, this book The Politics of Religion in South and Southeast Asia was conceived after a symposium in March , when he was a visiting research professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore. The purpose of the seminar was to investigate the role of religion in the countries of South and South. Reviews 'This is a wonderful collection combining excellent historical scholarship with incisive cultural critique. Religion and Violence: The South Asian Perspective is one of the very few books in this field to illuminate the present by an understanding of religious traditions. It is very well written and thus a good read both for students of social sciences and humanities.

  Religion and Politics in SE Asia. over the publication of a banned book by a liberal Muslim activist. insurgency in the south part of the country. Religion is not often discussed in the. This collection of 13 original essays demonstrates traditions in motion through the historical period in South Asia. The essays look at these traditions from the point of view of scholars outside, as well as believers within the tradition. A wide range of religious traditions Buddhism, Christianity, Sikhism, and several strands of Islamic and Hindu traditions are discussed in this rich collection.


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