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Author Randhawa, Karenjot Bhangoo, 1976-

Title Civil society in Malerkotla, Punjab [electronic resource] : fostering resilience through religion / Karenjot Bhangoo Randhawa.

Imprint Lanham [Md.] : Lexington Books, 2012.


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Description xii, 127 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Peace-building -- India -- Maler Kotla -- Religious aspects -- Case studies.
Conflict management -- India -- Maler Kotla -- Religious aspects -- Case studies.
Civil society -- India -- Maler Kotla -- Case studies.
Religious pluralism -- India -- Maler Kotla -- Case studies.
Sikhism -- Relations -- Islam -- Case studies.
Islam -- Relations -- Sikhism -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780739167373 (cloth alk. paper)
9780739167380 (e-book)

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