Home » States in Conflict with Their Minorities: Challenges to Minority Rights in South Asia by Rita Manchanda
States in Conflict with Their Minorities: Challenges to Minority Rights in South Asia Rita Manchanda

States in Conflict with Their Minorities: Challenges to Minority Rights in South Asia

Rita Manchanda

Published July 13th 2010
ISBN : 9788132104551
ebook
319 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Going beyond the mere mapping of the minority situation in South Asia, the essays in this volume explore the modern minority problematique in a democracy as integral to modern state-making processes, recognizing Nation and State as majoritarianMoreGoing beyond the mere mapping of the minority situation in South Asia, the essays in this volume explore the modern minority problematique in a democracy as integral to modern state-making processes, recognizing Nation and State as majoritarian concepts. Focusing on the South Asian context, they emphasize minority as a political category. Further, they move away from isolated national frames and explore the minority question as a foreign policy question.