Fabricating Origins - Russell T. McCutcheon

Fabricating Origins - Russell T. McCutcheon

11. Patricide and the Nation

Fabricating Origins - Russell T. McCutcheon

Steven W Ramey [+-]
University of Alabama
Steven W. Ramey is a Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, where he also directs the Asian Studies Program. His specialty is in contemporary issues surrounding identifications in India, which he addresses in his book Hindu, Sufi, or Sikh (Palgrave 2008), where he analyzes specifically the practices and contested definitions of communities identified as Sindhi Hindus. He has extended this analysis to reflect on issues in the academic and public discourse surrounding the category religion and issues of identifications in the United States and other contexts.


Steven Ramey considers the founding of India and Pakistan and the violence that has resulted from this, including attacks in Pakistan the day before Fathers Day in the USA.

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Ramey, Steven. 11. Patricide and the Nation. Fabricating Origins. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 42-44 May 2015. ISBN 9781781791752. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24333. Date accessed: 16 Feb 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24333. May 2015

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