Identifying peacebuilding at work: notes on methodology -- The need for Sikh-Muslim analysis -- Methodological challenges -- Outline of the book -- Evolution of theories: conflict and peace -- Religion and conflict -- Peacebuilding at the state and community level -- Civil society -- The role of religion -- Group identity and space sharing -- Narratives in religious communities -- Rationale for case study in an ethnographic tradition -- Researchable questions -- Content analysis -- Ethnographic methods -- In-depth interviewing -- Sikhism and Islam: a historical look at religious constructions of peace and conflict -- Tensions in history: Sikhs and Muslims -- Islam and nonviolence in the Punjab -- Partition -- Partition's effect on Malerkotla -- Perspectives from Malerkotla -- Religion and history -- Religious historical narratives -- Understanding others religious teachings and practices -- Religious exchange -- Ideas of peace and conflict informed by sacred text/teachings/similarity in content -- Conflict incidences -- Engagement in peacebuilding activities -- Analysis of findings -- Civil society linkages -- Negotiating the collective memory: narratives of past and present -- Inclusive political processes -- Economic life and interreligious relations -- Society -- Education -- Social relations -- Conflict resolution systems -- Media -- Conclusion.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.