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Description - The Crisis in Kashmir by Sumit Ganguly

This book traces the origins of the insurgency in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir. The first theoretically-grounded account, and the most complete, it is based on extensive interviews. Ganguly's central argument is that the insurgency can be explained by political mobilization and institutional decay. In an attempt to woo the Muslims, the government dramatically expanded literacy, mass media, and higher education. Meanwhile, fearing potential secessionist proclivities, it stifled the development of political institutions. Unable to express dissent in an institutional context, the Kashmiris resorted to violence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521590662
ISBN-10: 0521590663
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 158mm x 18mm)
Pages: 203
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sumit Ganguly

Sumit Ganguly is the Rabindranath Tagore Professor of Indiana Cultures and Civilizations and Director of the India Studies Institute at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He is an expert on the international relations of the countries of South Asia; ethnic, nationalist, and religious violence; and nuclear politics.

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