A review of The Deadly Ethnic Riot by Donald L. Horowitz and Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life: Hindus and Muslims in India by Ashutosh Varshney.
About the Author
Hugh Donald Forbes is professor of political science at the University of Toronto. He is author of Ethnic Conflict: Commerce, Culture, and the Contact Hypothesis (1997) and is currently working on a book-length study of multiculturalism in Canada.
This article assesses the historical record and current practice to argue that a form of autonomy that is appropriately grounded in China’s Constitution and international human rights practice may offer…