By Neera Chandhoke
By exploring the concept that of political violence from the viewpoint of serious political conception, Neera Chandhoke investigates its nature, justification and contradictions. She makes use of the case examine of Maoist revolutionaries in India to globalize and relocate the talk along questions of social injustice, exploitation, oppression and imperfect democracies. As such, this is often a huge and much-needed contribution to the discussion surrounding progressive violence.
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