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Hindu-Muslim Violence in India: A Postscript from the Twenty-First Century

Mitra, Anirban and Ray, Debraj (2019) Hindu-Muslim Violence in India: A Postscript from the Twenty-First Century. In: Carvalho, Jean-Paul and Iyer, Sriya and Rubin, Jared, eds. Advances in the Economics of Religion. International Economic Association Series . Springer, pp. 229-248. ISBN 978-3-319-99336-2. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98848-1_14​) (KAR id:75945)

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The importance of religious conflict today can hardly be overstated. The appalling situation in Syria—stemming from the activism of the Islamic State (ISIS)—is just one cruel reminder of the utter devastation that religious extremism can wreak. The tragic humanitarian crisis in Myanmar involving the displacement of the Rohingya Muslims has strong religious overtones, as do the attacks on Muslims and Christians by Buddhist nationalist groups in Sri Lanka.

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DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-319-98848-1_14​
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Anirban Mitra
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2019 08:41 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021 15:23 UTC
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