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Religion and Citizenship

Religion and Citizenship
Based on an empirical survey carried out in two towns in Maharashtra (Pune and Nagpur), this study provides a broad mapping of "faith-based organisations". This paper focuses on the historical...
Development has been an attractive and powerful idea. It has dominated the political landscape of countries in the South ever since their decolonisation, mostly after the second world war...
Sceptical of the role of religion in politics, liberal political theorists interpret investments made by religious political parties in welfare work as electoral politics. This paper examines the...
This paper examines the dynamics of religion and democratic politics by looking at political mobilisations of marginalised groups in Punjab and Maharashtra. It argues that even when religious...
This paper examines the general assumption that transnationalism is creating new divisions and iniquitous social hierarchies in caste-based social movements. By drawing on a detailed case study of...
Religion coexists with what may be described as a liberalised, cosmopolitan and global outlook among Indians and remains an indispensable part of the cultural ethos and social fabric of Indian...
This paper contrasts two forms of Buddhism in India and their respective engagements with concepts of social justice. It highlights the phenomenon of pluralism within religions, arguing that subtle...
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