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Problems in Understanding Religious Radicalization in South Asia

By: Shahab Enam Khan

Price: $20.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2013

Seller ID: 1200738

ISBN: 9789350980040

Condition: New


The contemporary radicalization discourse unfurls against tensions and negotiations between the nations in terms of counter-terrorism and national security needs. A major dilemma at the heart of this discourse is the fundamental gap between radicalization as a cause of terrorism and the actual acts signified by the term radicalization. This study shows that radicalization does not appear to be a necessary condition for terrorism, and a discussion on South Asian Islam and Hinduism reveals a complex set of relations among the religious and the politics of identity. Finally, this study also shows... View more info