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ISBN: 0241144620 / ISBN-13: 9780241144626

Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy

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  • Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy (Hamish Hamilton Ltd) – Hardcover (2009)
    by Arundhati Roy

    Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy

    Hardcover, Hamish Hamilton Ltd
    2009
    304 pages

    ISBN: 0241144620
    ISBN-13: 9780241144626

    This series of essays examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India. It looks closely at how religious majoritarianism, cultural nationalism and neo-fascism simmer just under the surface of a country that projects itself as the world's largest democracy. Beginning with the state-backed pogrom against Muslims in Gujarat in 2002, Arundhati Roy writes about how the combination of Hindu Nationalism and India's Neo-liberal economic reforms which began their journey together in the early 1990s are now turning India ... Show more

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