Chitralekha, 1972-

Ordinary people, extraordinary violence : naxalites and Hindu extremists in India / Ordinary people extraordinary violence Chitralekha. - New Delhi : Routledge, 2012. - xviii, 326 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes statistical tables.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-319) and index.

Introduction : why compare Naxalites and Hindu extremists? --
Left extremists in Bihar and Jharkhand : historical context, ideology, organisation structure and dynamics --
Committed, opportunists and drifters : redescribing the Naxalites in Jharkhand and Bihar --
Hindu extremists in Ahmedabad : who are they and why are they ready to kill Muslims? --
Hindu extremists in rural and Adivasi Gujarat : Sardarpura and Palla --
Conclusions.

Study on naxalite armed cadre in Jharkhand and Bihar districts; includes on Hindu riots in Gujarat during the year 2002.

9780415624831 (hbk.) Rs795.00

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Political violence--India.
Extremists--India.
Naxalite movement--India.
Hindutva--India.

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