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Title State, society, and minorities in South and Southeast Asia / edited by Sunil Kukreja
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 180 pages)
Contents Map of South and Southeast Asia -- Memory, history, and landscape : ethnic Hazaras' understanding of marginality in Bamyan, Afghanistan / Melissa Kerr Chiovenda -- Sri Lanka after the war : reconciliation vs marginalization / Dagmar Hellmann-Rajanayagam -- Internal displacement of Kashmiri Pandits / Sudha G. Rajput -- Ethnic cleansing : the neglected case of the Hindus of Bangladesh / Richard L. Benkin -- Orientation and citizenship status of the Indonesian Chinese and political implications / Taufiq Tanasaldy -- The politics of ethnic marginalization and foreign policy in Malaysia / Amy L. Freedman -- The ethnic Chinese in Cambodia's pre-war economy / Peter J. Hammer -- Justice and rights in the Malay Muslim south of Thailand / Thanet Aphornsuvan
Summary "This book provides a multidisciplinary and multilayered assessment of the salience of the ethnic and religious realities of shaping various South and Southeast Asian nations. Featuring chapters on Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, it offers a deep appreciation of the challenges that these societies confront in integrating and/or responding to specific ethnic- and/or religious-based conflicts and tensions"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Acculturation -- Political aspects -- South Asia.
Acculturation -- Political aspects -- Southeast Asia.
Minorities -- Government policy -- South Asia.
Minorities -- Government policy -- Southeast Asia.
Religious minorities -- Government policy -- South Asia.
Religious minorities -- Government policy -- Southeast Asia.
Social conflict -- South Asia.
Social conflict -- Southeast Asia.
South Asia -- Ethnic relations.
Asia, Southeastern -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Kukreja, Sunil, editor
ISBN 0739188917 (electronic bk)
9780739188910 (electronic bk)