Pluralism and Democracy in India
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Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right
Edited by Wendy Doniger and Martha C. Nussbaum
New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 384 + xiii
This is a major scholarly work, twenty papers on the rise of Hindu fundamentalism. Six sections look at the history of pluralism and tolerance in India, media and the rise of the new intolerance, political developments related to Hindu revivalism and poverty, the roles of education and literature, issues in the empowerment of women, and controversies among American Hindus. 19 respected academic authorities contribute chapters to this important book.