Third World Resistance Paper

Third World Resistance Paper

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One of the most important questions in the sociology of the Third World is the following: What constitutes successful resistance? That may seem to be a simple question, but it is simple only syntactically, for it contains embedded within it a complexly layered model of the nature of relationships among peoples and nations. Even though it is often not mentioned specifically, at the heart – of the arguments put forth by writers such as Mike Davis and Fatima Mernissi and George Collier is the fact of globalization, the politico-economic connections that currently exist among various nations and in many ways define our modern world. In order to understand the alternatives that may exist in this form of social organization, we must therefore first define the phenomenon of globalization. (more…)

Kashmir since Partition

Kashmir since Partition

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Jammu and Kashmir is a multifaceted area. Not only is it composed of several distinct geographical regions Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Ladakh in India, the Azad Kashmir districts plus Gilgit and Baltistan in Pakistan, but its population is separated into a bewildering multiplicity of religious, ethnic, linguistic and caste groups. This means that not only are there Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist elements in the population but that the two major elements Muslim and Hindu are further divided within along fault lines of region, ethnicity, language, caste and political association. Thus, for instance, the typical first-preference of a Kashmiri Muslim from the Valley the historical center of Kashmiri autonomy once personified by Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah. (Bose 30) (more…)