Formation and Fragmentation of Nation-States: Partition of India - An Example
The IUP Journal of History and Culture, Vol. IV, No. 3, pp. 7-16, July 2010
Posted: 24 Jul 2010
Date Written: July 22, 2010
The paper demolishes the lingering viewpoint that partition of Indian subcontinent was caused by religious animosity between the Muslims and the Hindus, and substantiates that unequal exchange of material and mental amenities among the people belonging to sensitive social groups leads to the formation and fragmentation of nation-states along the march of the process-structure - process syndrome in extant society.
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