Emancipating Cultural Pluralism (Suny Series in National Identities)

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Examines both the benign and harmful aspects of identity politics.
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Examines both the benign and harmful aspects of identity politics.
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Cris E. Toffolo is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of St. Thomas.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part 1. Introduction

1. Overview and Critique of the Present Research into the Politics of Cultural Pluralism
Cris Toffolo

Part 2. Transforming the Conceptual, Theoretical, and Methodological Terrain

2. A Propaedeutic to the Theorizing of Cultural Pluralism
Jeff Hoover

3. The Ethnic State: The Structural Generation of Ethnic Conflict by the International System
Virginia Q.Tilley

4. Cleansing Ethnicity: Taking Group Harms Seriously
Thomas W. Simon

Part 3. Interrogating the Logic of Cultural Politics

5. Forjando Patria: Anthropology, Criminology, and the Post-Revolutionary Discourse on Citizenship
Robert Buffington

6. The Shari'a State: The Case of the Islamists in the Sudan
Ismail H. Abdalla

7. Mahatma Gandhi on Indian Self-Rule: An Instrumentalist, an Ethno-Symbolic, or a Psychological Discourse of Nationalism?
Manfred B. Steger

8. Here We Do Not Speak Bhojpuri: A Semantics of Opposition
Beth Simon

9. Reclaiming Sacred Hindu Space at Ayodhya: The Hindu Right and the Politics of Cultural Symbolism in Contemporary India
Ellen Christensen

Part 4. Transforming the Institutional Framework

10. Self-Government in the Darjeeling Hills of India
Selma K. Sonntag

11. Politics of State Creation and Ethnic Relations in Nigeria: The Case of Former Bendel State
Paul G. Adogamhe

12. Ethnicity and Constitutionalism in Ethiopia
Assefaw Bariagaber

Part 5: Conclusion

13. Afterword: Interrogating the Emancipation of Cultural Pluralism
Crawford Young

Contributors

Index

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