Book Discussion on The Clash Within

Professor Nussbaum talked about her book, The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India’s Future. She described the rise… read more

Professor Nussbaum talked about her book, The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India’s Future. She described the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in India and the threat it poses to the democratic tradition there. She argued that the clash of civilizations predicted by Samuel Huntington and others does not occur between nations, but instead within them. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions.

Martha Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Clash Within

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199996-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 23, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 28, 2007

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  • Jul 23, 2007 | 6:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 2007 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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