Secularism and Religion in Multi-Faith Societies
The Case of India
|Series title:||SpringerBriefs in Political Science Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.99|
| Book Description: |
This Brief looks at the illustrative case of the Hindu-Muslim conflict in India, with the aim of understanding the dynamics of lived secularism as it exists in traditional multi-faith societies such as India. The data analyzed in this Brief comprise many interviews, conducted amidst Hindus and Muslims, with respondents of both sexes living in slum and middle class regions in the city of Mumbai. The volume begins by giving a brief summary of the historical and cultural background to...