Essays about: "communalism"

Found 5 essays containing the word communalism.

  1. 1. A Jihad on Love : A study on the phenomenon of love jihad in relation to Hindu nationalist constructs of identities in India

    University essay from

    Author : Joakim Björkelid; [2021]
    Keywords : India; Hindu nationalism; communalism; propaganda; Vishva Hindu Parishad; Is-lam; hindutva;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to investigate the Indian Hindu nationalist concept of “love jihad”, an idea based upon the alleged fact that Muslim men actively seeks out non-Muslim women for conversion to Islam by various methods including, false promises of love and abductions. While the accusation that Muslims are conducting love jihad currently is being propagated by several active Hindu nationalist groups, the focus of this paper lies on the Viśva Hindū Pariṣad (VHP) and the Rāṣṭrīya Svayaṃsevak Saṃgh (RSS), two major branches within the so-called family of Hindu nationalist organisations, or the Saṃgh Parivār. READ MORE

  2. 2. “In the spirit of the constitution” : A study of Amit Shah’s rhetoric on immigration and Indian identity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Joakim Björkelid; [2020]
    Keywords : Amit Shah; Indian politics; Hindu Nationalism; Hindutva; Propaganda; BJP; Citizenship Amendment Act; Muslims; Communalism;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to analyse how India’s Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah, constructs the image of minorities and refugees in articles, speeches, and on social media platforms. The analysis is performed with the method of qualitative content analysis within a theoretical framework of propaganda put against the backdrop of Hindu nationalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Community explorations : voices from Brazier’s Park

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : David Hallnäs; [2015]
    Keywords : community; a sense of community; utopia; communitas; developmental communalism;

    Abstract : This Bachelor Thesis within the subject of Rural Development aims at exploring a specific community and how it works as alternative way of living. The community, Brazier’s Park, is located in the Southern countryside of England, near Oxford. Here there is a group of people living and working together in a community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Striving Intentionalities: Vision and Practice in Cloughjordan Eco-village

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Pedro Coutinho Campos; [2013]
    Keywords : alternative vs. mainstream; green thinking; sustainable living; eco-villages; intentional communalism; structural conditioning; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Eco-villages are intentional communities whose ultimate purpose is to provide alternative ways of living that are locally rooted, self-reliant, socially supportive, and ecologically sustainable. The issues that hinder these communities from realizing their vision and aspirations are the main draw of this study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Repetitive Stability of Indian Muslim Identity - An Account from the Majority/Minority Nexus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ted Svensson; [2005]
    Keywords : India; Muslim identity; communalism; majoritarianism; minorityism; state categorisation; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Muslims constitute the largest religious minority in contemporary India. During the last two decades the Hindu Right, with its notion of India as an essentially Hindu nation, has imposed grave external pressure on the Muslim population, both in terms of security and self-identification. READ MORE