racism

Islam and Identity Politics among British-Bangladeshis : A Leap of Faith, book, Ali Riaz

Looking to their home: dilemma of British Bangladeshis

It is human nature that always remembers its past and has nostalgia for it.  Wherever and whenever it finds vent for it, it expresses itself in one form or another form.  However, distant and developed they may become, they long for their past how pleasant and sweet was it!  This nostalgic feeling is very common […]

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education, effects, brainwashing

Assembling of Citizenship through Education

Book Name; Manufacturing Citizenship, Education and Nationalism in Europe, South Asia and China. Editor; Veronique Benei Gobalization has globalized everything. Right from trade, politics, migration to education. Nothing is now isolated and could vigorously be affected by globalization. Political boundaries and lines now exist only in maps as symbolic demarcation of political entity and sovereignty.

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civil war, Sri Lanka,

Killed for life!

Book Name; The Cage; The fight for Sri Lanka and the last days of Tamil Tigers. Author; Weiss Gordon.  Former UN official and journalist Weiss Gordon gives a blood clotting account of last days of the Sri Lankan civil war that raged the country for 26 years. Save up to 40% on bestselling kids books

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Hindutva, Naxalites, violence, extremism, India,

Violence for Peace?

Book Name; Ordinary people Extra ordinary Violence, Naxalites and Hindu Extremists in India.  Author; Chitralekha The book cover with an Eye Image carrying red and saffron colours explicitly coveys the subject matter of the book.   The violence and extremism of the Naxalites bloody politics and communal violence of Hindu extremists against Muslims and other

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Subaltern, studies, past,

Raking my colonial past!

Book Name: Subaltern Studies; Writing on South Asian History and Society Author/ Editor: Ranjit Guha, et.al . What is our past? Who we are? Who and how the colonizers colonized and governed us? What were the reasons that made a whole population surrendered before a very small bunch of people? These and some more questions

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emotions, south, Asia, politics,

The melting emotions in politics

Book Name; Emotions, Mobilization and South Asian Politics. Editors; Amelie Blom, Stephanie Tawa Lama-Rewal. Believing staunchly on anything compels one to act and react for it.  It was only emotions aroused by Mark Antony against the murderers of Julius Caesar that killed the conspirators by the Romans in revenge of their beloved Caesar!! It is

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sub-nationalism, conflicts, South Asia

Local Colours in High Colour!

Book Name; Patchwork States: the Historical roots of Subnational Conflict and Competition in South Asia. Author; Adnan Naseemullah The British rule in India and then its independence and division into the two successor states of India and Pakistan in August 1947 on the assumed religious ideologies of Islam and Hinduism served as a gluing force

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