The Haunting Specter of Hindu Ethnonationalist-Neocolonial Development in the Indian Occupied Kashmir
Ather Zia ()
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Ather Zia: University of Northern Colorado
Development, 2020, vol. 63, issue 1, 60-66
Abstract The Indian government says that the removal of Kashmir’s autonomy is for development, but it should be seen as embedded in a structure of neocolonialism based on fundamentalist Hindu ethnonationalism or Hindutva and fueled by neoliberalism in which even Muslims living in India are cast as invaders and foreigners. Kashmiri, doubly marked as the Other: first as Muslims and second as seekers of self-determination, fear their loss of territorial sovereignty will pave way for settler colonialism, dispossession of indigenous people and rampant exploitation of resources resulting in neocolonial maldevelopment.
Keywords: Neocolonialism; Kashmir; Indian occupation; Maldevelopment; Indus Water Treaty; Settler colonialism; Power development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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