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Deconstructing Terrorist Violence

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Ram Puniyani is currently the Chairman at the Center for Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai. He was a Professor of Biomedica... Lire la suite
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Ram Puniyani is currently the Chairman at the Center for Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai. He was a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, IIT Mumbai, and took voluntary retirement in 2004, and is currently working for communal harmony. He has been involved with human rights activities for the past two decades. He has also involved himself with groups working for workers' rights. Ram Puniyani is also associated with various secular and democratic initiatives, namely, All India Secular Forum, Center for Study of Society and Secularism, and Anhad.

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Ram Puniyani through his long struggle against terrorism and sectarian violence has come up with a strong argument to show that terrorism is a political phenomenon, either aiming to control the oil-rich areas or pushing an agenda of sectarian nationalism. He analyzes the underlying issues threadbare and throws in a lot of uncomfortable questions while deconstructing the ideological modus operandi of religion and violence. For all those who do not want their faith to be used as a mask!


Preface : World Gripped by Terror: Is Terrorism Due to Religion? Introduction : The Politics of Terror in Contemporary Times I. TERRORISM TODAY: THE GLOBAL SCENE A World Gripped by Terror Changing Goals of Colonialism-Imperialism : From 'White Man's Burden' to 'War Against Terror' Islam: Through the Ages II. TERRORISM TODAY: THE VIEW FROM INDIA Hindutva Terrorism From Hindu, Hinduism, to Hindutva III. INDIA: A VICTIM OF GLOBAL TERROR Al Qaeda Strikes: The Mumbai Terror Attack IV. RELIGION, POLITICS, AND TERRORISM Civilizations-Religions: Clash or Alliance Religion, Power, and Violence Appendices Bibliography Index

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Titre: Deconstructing Terrorist Violence
Sous-titre: Faith as a Mask
Code EAN: 9789351500643
ISBN: 978-93-5150-064-3
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Sage
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 210
Poids: 420g
Taille: H222mm x B145mm x T16mm
Année: 2015