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Society and politics in India

AndreМЃ BeМЃteille

Society and politics in India

essays in a comparative perspective

by AndreМЃ BeМЃteille

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Published by Athlone in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAndré Béteille.
SeriesLondon School of Economics monographs on social anthropology -- 63
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15055327M
ISBN 100485195631

After Independence the Nehruvian approach to socialism in India rested upon three pillars: secularism and democracy in the political domain; state intervention in the economy; and diplomatic Non-Alignment mitigated by pro-Soviet leanings after the s. These features defined the Indian model, and even the country's political identity. Independent India's first election was in the winter of Until then, the Constituent assembly elected in served as the Parliament. It was a closer affair with just people contesting for MP seats [less than 4 people per seat on a.

Power and Kingship in Mughal India I. B. Tauris, New Books in Arts & Letters New Books in Gender Studies New Books in Peoples & Places New Books in Performing Arts New Books in Politics & Society New Books Network May 8, Toney Brown. Playwright, actor, and director Charles Ludlam () helped to galvanize the Ridiculous style. Indian Society and Social Change Page 5 MODULE 1 FEATURES OF INDIAN SOCIETY Features of Indian Society-Rural Among the earliest human groups, gathering was the main source of food. Gradually man acquired the skill and knowledge in agriculture. With the development of agriculture, people beganFile Size: KB.

  Overall, the book provides a sound introduction to India's changing dynamics of social power and economic structure, and the part the political elite plays in infusing strength to the systemic flaws. Religion and politics are concepts that designate two differ- freedom for religious organizations in civil and political society, ” like Hindu extremists in India, want a new religious.


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The journal will cover a wide variety of sub-fields in politics, such as political ideas and thought in India, political institutions and processes, Indian democracy and politics in a comparative perspective particularly with reference to the global South and South Asia, India in world.

The book is also important because it offers a perspective that is very rarely found in books about India, which are mostly written by Europeans and Americans.

Paz comes from a society which has had a somewhat similar experience to India – in terms of dealing with an extremely conservative-minded colonialism, and coming out of that and trying. It uses the idea of caste as the basis for a magisterial history of modern India.

And in making a powerful case that the colonial past continues to haunt the Indian present, it makes an important contribution to current postcolonial theory and scholarship on contemporary Indian politics.

This book is thematically divided into three parts-Economy, Society, and Politics. It also delves into related subjects such as poverty, regional disparities, policies, social change and social movements, the elements of democracy, dynamics of the party system, secularism, federalism, decentralization, etc /5(18).1 Studying elections in the largest democracy in the world is bound to be a challenge: given the size of the country and of its population, Indian national elections have been the largest electoral exercise in the world ever since the first national elections in Moreover the cultural, linguistic, ethnic and religious diversity of the Indian society, as well as the federal nature of Cited by: 7.Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics at Cornell and former Chief Economist of the World Bank (), says there's a Gandhian way of evaluating society that takes account of both growth and inequality, and tells us why his job is an anthropologist's dream come picks the best books to understand India's economy.

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