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Elusive peace: seeking a 'new normal' in post-conflict Ahmedabad and Mumbai

Gupta, Dipankar (2010) Elusive peace: seeking a 'new normal' in post-conflict Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

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Identification Number/DOI: ISBN: 0704427834/ 9780704427839


Hindu-Muslim violence occurred in the Indian cities of Mumbai in 1993 and Ahmedabad in 2002. Hindu violence against Muslims has roots in the Partition of India and Pakistan but also, more recently, in the emergence of a Hindu nationalist agenda. This study aimed to develop a better understanding of the role of religion in violence and its aftermath in India by examining the dynamics and aftermath of the violence, focusing on the roles of the state and Muslim religious organizations in post-conflict resolution, assisting those affected and rebuilding social relations.

Type of Work:Monograph (Working Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Number of Pages:123
Department:International Development Department
Projects:Religions and Development Research Programme
Series/Collection Name:RaD Working Papers Series
Keywords:Religion, Violence, Conflict, Peace-building, India
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
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Copyright Status:University of Birmingham, 2010
Copyright Holders:University of Birmingham
ID Code:1651

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