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Author Harriss, John.

Title Power matters : essays on institutions, politics, and society in India / John Harriss.

Published New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.0954 HARR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 314 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-294) and index.
Contents 1. 'Borderlands of economics' -- 2. Making out on limited resources -- 3. Why poor people stay poor in rural South India -- 4. Rural inequality matters -- 5. Between economism and post-modernism -- 6. 'Widening the radius of trust' -- 7. For an anthropology of the modern Indian state -- 8. Do political regimes matter? -- 9. Public action and the dialectics of decentralization -- 10. 'Politics is a dirty river'.
Subject Social classes -- India.
Politics and culture -- India.
Power (Social sciences) -- India.
ISBN 9780195678970