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Sikh ethnonationalism and the political economy of the Punjab

Shinder Purewal

Sikh ethnonationalism and the political economy of the Punjab

by Shinder Purewal

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Published by Oxford University Press in Delhi, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhs -- India -- Punjab -- Economic conditions,
  • Sikhs -- India -- Punjab -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementShinder Purewal.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17601328M
    ISBN 100195651804
    LC Control Number00403122
    OCLC/WorldCa44915726

    Sikhs and Sikhism: Comprising Guru Nanak and the Sikh Religion, Early Sikh Tradition, The Evolution of the Sikh Community and Who Is a Sikh?: W.H. McLeod, Oxford University, , pbk, ISBN: , Rs. Divine India - India - Sikh separatism: India’s problems with poverty, pluralism, inequities in development and gross disparities in wealth and education, and continuing provincial and communal violence did not disappear or diminish. The worst violence erupted in Punjab, where, ironically, the majority of the Sikh population had gained affluence in the wake of India’s Green Revolution of the late.

      Sikh militancy, it has been openly asserted, had been introduced into the Sikh struggle by the Congress as a means to embarrass, divide and weaken the Akali leadership under the moderates Secondly, it is quite well known that the violence used against the Sikhs,going to Delhi during the period of Asiad, was both unjustified and provocative. “The Political Economy of Sikh Separatism: Ethnic Identity, Federalism, and the Distortions of Post-Independence Agrarian Development in Punjab–India,” in Matthew Webb and Albert Wijeweera (eds.), The Political Economy of Conflict in South Asia. (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, ).

      The Punjab region was under Hindu rule for centuries, then under Islamic dominance for five hundred years. Maharaja Ranjit Singh () then established a short-lived Sikh empire. Sikh political power collapsed on 29 March , when the British .   To clarify the discussion, an illustrative study of religious nationalism in India is made, with a particular focus on, and comparison of, Sikh and Hindu religious nationalism. I show how, in their search for `chosen traumas', similar processes of categorizing and demonizing the `other' have been prevalent in both the Sikh and Hindu by:


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Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Part I: Introduction. Chapter 1: “Patterns of Political Leadership” and Ethnonationalist Insurgency Chapter 2: Sikh Ethnic Identity and Early Post-Independence Politics in Punjab Part II: The Emergence of the Sikh Ethnonationalist Movement (–) Chapter 3: Beginnings of Sikh Extremism (–) Chapter 4: Emergence of Ethnonationalist Violence (–).

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The Khalistan movement is a Sikh separatist movement seeking to create a separate country called Khalistān ("The Land of the Khalsa") in the Punjab region as a homeland for Sikhs. The proposed country would consist of both the Punjab, India along with Punjab, Pakistan and include parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Sindh in Pakistan; as well as Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and parts of.

This book throws new light on the study of India's development through an exploration of the triangular relationship between federalism, nationalism and the development process. It focuses on one of the seemingly paradoxical cases of impressive development and sharp federal conflicts that have been witnessed in the state of Punjab.

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This movement resulted in Punjabi-majority state in India on. Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES) Abstract. The north-western Indian state of Punjab experienced non-violent mobilization by large segments of its Sikh population for increased regional autonomy during the early s, and a subsequent armed separatist insurgency for an independent state from the mids to Author: Jugdep S.

Chima. Sikh Ethnonationalism, during the post Blue Star and Anti-Sikh Pogroms in Delhi and other parts of India, the anti-regime sentiments brimmed to the level and theAuthor: Satnam Singh Deol.

Sikh political system could not lag behind in upholding a cause so crucial to the Sikhs. This was equally applicable during Bhindranwale’s time and the same pattern is discernible even in the modern moderate phase of the Sikh political agenda.

The Contestation of Sikh Identity and. This timely and significant study explores the reasons behind the rise in Sikh militancy over the s and s.

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Shinder Purewal's book Sikh Ethnonationalism and the Political Economy of Punjab in a sense further advances this thesis. Purewal argues that those who "explore the realm of identities and culture without taking into account the material context in which identities take shape" fail to answer some obvious questions, such as, "why.

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