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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 123–128.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Atreyee Sen The phenomenal rise of Hindu nationalism, and the implementation of a series of anti-minority decrees, has raised national and international concerns about the nature and culture of interfaith relations in contemporary India. While Hindu religious identities become increasingly...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram India’s mainstream film industry has increasingly fallen under the influence of the Hindu nationalist ruling party and its agenda. But a thriving, multilingual independent sector is producing creative counternarratives. © 2022 by The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Renu Addlakha This essay examines the engendering of disability in India over the past half a century through a reflexive lens; the author has been both an observer and participant in this process. The article looks at how women with disabilities have emerged as a distinct category in the different...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sufia Uddin Communities of landless Hindus and Muslims in the Sundarbans, a mangrove-forested river delta sprawling across the Bangladesh–India border, have common class-based grievances and concerns for the imperiled ecosystem that transcend their religious differences. Their shared beliefs...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 159–161.
Published: 01 April 2021
... as a series of skirmishes continued. With authoritarian nationalists in charge in Beijing and New Delhi, backed by public opinion, compromise has proved hard to reach. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 The occupation of Tibet brought China directly to India’s frontiers...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 127–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ashwini Deshpande The economic impact of COVID-19 has been much harder on those at the bottom of the caste ladder in India, reflecting the persistence of a system of social stigmatization that many Indians believe is a thing of the past. Untouchability has been outlawed since 1947...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 162–164.
Published: 01 April 2021
... historians who contributed to a Hindu-centric idea of India. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Majoritarian political projects seek to deny modern South Asians access to their rich history. India history colonialism religion Hinduism The Loss...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Xuefei Ren Comparing China, India, and Brazil reveals that current housing policies in all three countries have produced new forms of exclusion for inhabitants of informal settlements. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California China...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 137–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Lanka China India civil war reconciliation transitional justice Tamils Buddhists Muslims Mahinda Rajapaksa democracy constitution debt trap 137 Sri Lanka s ethnoreligious divisions are bound to continue as long as the likes of Rajapaksa dominate the island s political scene. Sri...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Frank-Borge Wietzke social mobility middle class poverty inequality economic policy politics identity developing countries China India Brazil 16 Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle- income groups enter the political arena and when...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Raffaello Pantucci Beijing's miscalculations regarding India have created conflict with a regional power that has the capability and desire to disrupt China's outward push. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Raffaello Pantucci...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sumit Ganguly India has emerged onto the global stage after decades of adherence to strategic nonalignment and protectionist trade rules limited its influence. But triumphalism is premature. Our Time Has Come: How India Is Making Its Place in the World , by Alyssa Ayres Oxford University...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 148–150.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Neeti Nair Whether in India, Pakistan, or Myanmar, governments have failed to protect minorities, and too often politicians have pandered to agitators stirring up sectarian hatred. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Neeti Nair...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the issue waxes and wanes in the course of broader political and economic developments. The mas- sive famine in China under Chairman Mao s 1958 62 Great Leap Forward, a succession of se- vere droughts and associated famines in India in 1965 66, and the political violence that accompa- nied regime change...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Emmanuel Teitelbaum India labor unions organized labor employment Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance Trade Unions Act Contract Labor Act Industrial Disputes...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2017
... History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Chitralekha Zutshi Kashmir India Pakistan Srinagar Jammu Partition British Empire Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Islamist militancy Lashkar-i-Taiba Jaish-e-Muhammad Burhan Wani Hizbul Mujahidden...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
... India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Ganges River Indus River Brahmaputra River Indus Water Treaty Ganges Waters Treaty climate change environment rivers South Asia 148 [D]isputes have deepened to the extent that water is seen as inherently a source of conflict rather than...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Sumit Ganguly A new book on Britain's reign in the subcontinent, departing from earlier generations of scholarship, does not sanitize the brutality and racism that undergirded the colonial enterprise. The Chaos of Empire: The British Raj and the Conquest of India , by Jon Wilson . Public...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of California Anirudh Krishna India demonetization Narendra Modi corruption tax evasion banking informal economy currency PERSPECTIVE Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the airwaves on November 8, 2016, to an-nounce a plan that would destroy black money, a bane of the Indian...