"A lasting contribution to our understanding of how to tackle the roots of communal violence in India." -- Radha Kumar, Foreign Affairs
"An important breakthrough in understanding the problem of ethnic conflict globally." -- Robert Putnam, author of Bowling Alone, as quoted in the New York Times
"An outstanding work of social science, one of the most important studies of ethnic violence to appear in many years." -- Samuel P. Huntington, author of The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
About the Author
Ashutosh Varshney is associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan.