6 - The New Model a meshing of the two o What are those two fundamental lines of tension in Indian policies brought about by the Indian

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February 6, 2008 Indian Identity in a Postcolonial World o Indian Nationalism (Congress Party) vs. Hindu Nationalism (BJP): Competing Concepts o Indian Nationalism vs. Hindu Nationalism: Different Policy Consequences o Comparisons between Indian Identity and American Identity Is “Indian Nationalism similar to which concept in our debates on American national identity? Multiculturalism Majority rule, minority rights More peaceful Is “Hindu Nationalism” similar to which concept in our debates on American national identity? Homogeneous society Majority rule only Civil Model, Ethnic Model, or New Model? o On which model is India founded? Why?
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Unformatted text preview: The New Model: a meshing of the two o What are those two fundamental lines of tension in Indian policies brought about by the Indian constitution? The center and the regional states (Provinces) • The government did not give the nations itself the power to have socioeconomic reform – rather, it preferred that the individual state’s legislature should create these reforms The Citizenship: Affirmation Actions o Which issues of the civil mode of national identity cannot address effectively? Religious tolerance Socioeconomic • Many unintended and undesired policies thus emerged • THE PAPER o...
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