Drawing on over 20 years of field-level research in rural Uttar Pradesh, these essays challenge Hindutva myths about Muslims in India. Communalist discourses often portray Muslims as ‘backwar...
Nidhi S. Sabharwal is Associate Professor, Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), New Delhi.
Ari Sitas, a South African writer and a sociologist, works at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has been a leading scholar among the development alternative sociological voices in south
Amit Kumar Gupta has worked as a teacher, editor and researcher with the Scottish Church College, the Indian Council of Historical Research, the Centre for Contemporary Studies, the Nehru Memorial