"Seventy years since the independence of the Indian sub-continent Institutions & Political Economy Drawing the line: The short- and long-term consequences of partitioning India"

Bharadwaj, Prashant
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Partitioning states into smaller units is a solution that is often suggested to resolve ethnic conflicts around the world. The appealing elementary school logic of fostering peace by separating groups that are not playing well together continues to be actively discussed by both policymakers and academics, assuming a prominent role in contemporary debates over the continued conflict in Iraq, Syria, and beyond. Link - bit.ly/3oN2x1Z