Ethnocommunal Conflict and Nationalism

Published

  • "When Large Conflicts Subside: The Ebbs and Flows of Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia" (with Patrick Barron and Sana Jaffrey), in the Journal of East Asian Studies, August 2016.  
  • "The State and Civil Society in Communal Violence: Sparks and Fires" (with Joshua Gubler), in Atul Kohli and Prerna Singh, eds, Routledge Handbook of Indian Politics, New York: Routledge, 2013. pdf
  • “Does the State Promote Communal Violence for Electoral Reasons?” (with Joshua R. Gubler), India Review, July 2012. pdf
  • "Ethnic Diversity and Ethnic Strife. An Interdisciplinary Perspective" (with Ravi Kanbur and Prem Rajaram), World Development, February 2011. pdf
  • "Final Reflections: Looking Back, Moving Forward" (with Patrick Barron, Sana Jaffrey and Blair Palmer), in Ashutosh Varshney, ed, Collective Violence in Indonesia, Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2010. pdf
  • "Civil Society, Islam, and Ethnocommunal Conflict" in Alfred Stepan, ed, Democracies in Danger, Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. pdf
  • “Analyzing Collective Violence in Indonesia: An Overview”, Journal of East Asian Studies, September 2008. pdf
  • "Creating Datasets in Information-Poor Environments: Patterns of Collective Violence in Indonesia, 1990-2003" (with Mohammad Zulfan Tadjoeddin, and Rizal Panggabean), a large-n study of all acts of group violence (1990-2003), Journal of East Asian Studies, September 2008. pdf
  • "Lasting Injuries, Recuperative Possibilities: The Trajectory of an Insufficient National Imagination" in Daniel Alan Herwitz and Ashutosh Varshney, eds, Midnight’s Diaspora: Critical Encounters with Salman Rushdie, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2008. pdf
  • "Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict" in Carles Boix and Susan C. Stokes, eds, The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics, Oxford University Press, 2007. pdf
  • "Recognizing the Tradeoffs We Make", Qualitative Methods: Newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section on Qualitative Methods, Spring 2006. pdf
  • "India’s Identity Politics: Then and Now" (with Vibha Pingle), in David A. Kelly, Ramkishen S. Rajan, and Gillian H. L. Goh, eds, Managing Globalization: Lessons from China and India, Singapore: World Scientific Book Corporation on behalf of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 2006. pdf
  • "Antecedent Nationhood, Subsequent Statehood: Explaining the Relative Success of Indian Federalism" (with Amit Ahuja), in Philip G. Roeder and Donald S. Rothchild, eds, Sustainable Peace: Power And Democracy After Civil Wars, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. pdf
  • "An Electoral Theory of Communal Riots?" Economic and Political Weekly, September 24, 2005. pdf
  • "States or Cities? Hindu-Muslim Riots" in Rob Jenkins, ed, Regional Reflections: Comparing Politics Across India’s States, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004. pdf
  • "Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict, and Rationality", Perspectives on Politics, March 2003. Reprinted in Matthew Evangelista, ed, Peace Studies: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2005. pdf
  • "Understanding Gujarat Violence", Items and Issues (New York: Social Science Research Council), Winter 2002. pdf
  • "Ethnic Diversities, Constitutional Designs, and Public Policies in India" (with David Stuligross), in Andrew Reynolds, ed, The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy, Oxford University Press, 2002. pdf
  • "Ethnic Conflicts and Ancient Hatreds: Cultural Concerns" in Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes, eds, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Oxford: Pergamon, 2001. pdf
  • "Ethnic Conflict and Civil Society: India and Beyond", World Politics, April 2001. Runner-up, Gregory Luebbert Award for the best article in comparative politics, Comparative Politics Organized section, American Political Science Association, 2001 and 2002. Reprinted in Steven Wilkinson, ed, Religious Politics and Communal Violence, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2005. Also reprinted in Carolyn M. Elliott, ed, Civil Society and Democracy: A Reader, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003. pdf
  • "Research as a Cumulative Process of Inquiry: The Field of Ethnic Conflict", Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, March 2001. pdf
  • "Postmodernism, Civic Engagement, and Ethnic Conflict: A Passage to India", Comparative Politics, October 1997. pdf
  • "Hindu-Muslim Riots 1960-93: New Findings, Possible Remedies" (with Steven Wilkinson), RGICS Project No. 12, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi, May 1996.
  • "Contested Meanings: India’s National Identity, Hindu Nationalism, and the Politics of Anxiety", Daedalus, Summer 1993. pdf
  • "Battling the Past, Forging a Future? Ayodhya and Beyond" in Philip Oldenburg, ed, India Briefing, 1993, Boulder, CO: Westview Press in cooperation with The Asia Society, 1993.
  • "India: Liberalism Vs. Nationalism", Journal of Democracy, July 1992. pdf
  • "Three Compromised Nationalisms: Why Kashmir Has Been a Problem" in Raju Thomas, ed, Perspectives on Kashmir: The Roots of Conflict in South Asia, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992. Reprinted in Sanjib Baruah, ed, Ethnonationalism in India: A Reader, Oxford University Press, 2010. pdf
  • "India, Pakistan, and Kashmir: Antinomies of Nationalism", Asian Survey, November 1991. pdf

Work in Progress

  • "Understanding Violent Conflict in Indonesia", with Patrick Barron, Sana Jaffrey and Blair Palmer, latest draft, March 2009.
  • "Ethnic Conflict and Social Policy", paper for the World Bank conference on"Redesigning Social Policy for the Developing and Transition Economies", December 2006, being revised for a book volume.