Secularism and Its Critics (Themes in Politics)
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About the Author Rajeev Bhargava is at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
This book puts together the most important contemporary writings in the debate on secularism. It addresses urgent questions, including the relevance of secularism to non-Western societies, and the question of minority rights.
"Excellent introductory volume to theories of secularism" according to Jennifer Ryanne Coleman. Coming to the end of a dissertation on topics revolving around the successes and failures of Indian secularism in relation to other often unwieldy literature such as nationalism theory, gender theory, Indian legal theory, and so on, I have to admit I wish I'd kept this particular volume closer at hand throughout--from day one of the Phd program to its final, dreadfully nasty final gauntlet.Bhargava's edited volume not only gives you the best introduction to theories of secular
Rajeev Bhargava is at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.