Buffalo Nationalism: A Critique of Spiritual Fascism

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Popular Prakashan, 2004 - Dalits - 206 pages
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Writing with passion and wit on contemporary India, this selection from the author's columns in the Hindu, the Deccan Chronicle and the Hindustan Times bring to light his vision of a more just society.
 

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Contents

ON CXMMUNAL VIOLENCE
1
A Case of Slipping Morality
19
The Invisible Country
27
A Paradigm Shift
37
The Bard Whose Song Is His Weapon
44
Countering the CounterRevolution
50
Spiritual Fascism and Civil Society
57
The Buffalos Unholy Milk
69
Cows Buffaloes and Nationalism
141
Hinduism and Capitalist Ethics
144
The Buddha Smiles in Afghanistan
148
ON GLOBALIZATION
153
Cultural Globalization
155
Dalits and Globalization
159
Death Wish?
163
ON EDUCATION
167

The Predicament of the OBCs
76
I9 Caste and V0mens Sexuality 20 Caste Shadows in London
90
Caste in a New Mould
94
ON THE RIGHT TO RELIGION
99
Hinduism and the Right to Religion
101
Reject the Oppressor
105
Religion and Democracy
109
Spiritual Democracy
111
Where Should the Reform Begin?
117
ON ELECTORAL POLITICS
121
Sonia Swadcshi and V ideshi 28 The End of Dalit Ideology?
127
ON CULTURE
135
Cow and Culture
137
A Lesson from African English
169
Caste Clinton and the IT Revolution
173
Through Books Ships and
177
Blacks Science and National Pride
180
Education and the Dignity of Labour
184
Experience as Framework of Debate
188
INDEX
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About the author (2004)

Kancha Ilaiah is Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, and an activist in the Dalitbahujan and civil liberties movement.

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