1st Edition

Liberation And Purity Race, Religious Movements And The Ethics Of Postmodernity

    328 Pages
    by Routledge

    326 Pages
    by Routledge

    An examination of race and political/cultural/religious movements in the West in the context of transatlantic debates on modernity. It explains the relationship to political developments in the Third World.

    Chapter 1 Knowledge and its alternatives; Chapter 2 Authoritarian religious movements and modern civil societies; Chapter 3 The modernity of Islamic movements; Chapter 4 The Rushdie affair and the deceptive critique of imperialism; Chapter 5 Neotraditional Hinduism and the fabrication of purity; Chapter 6 The land, the blood and the passion; Chapter 7 The new materials of ethnogenesis;


    Chetan Bhatt is ESRC Research Fellow at the University of Southampton