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Title Politics in India / edited by Sudipta Kaviraj.

Published Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.0954 POLI    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 404 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Oxford in India readings in sociology and social anthropology.
Oxford in India readings in sociology and social anthropology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Sudipta Kaviraj -- I. Politics and Social Structure. Power and Territory / Louis Dumont. Caste and Modern Politics / Rajni Kothari. Caste and Political Group Formation in Tamilnad / Andre Beteille. The Nation and its Outcasts / Partha Chatterjee -- II. Historical Refigurations of Power. On the Diversity of Ruling Traditions / Satish Saberwal. On the Construction of Colonial Power: Structure, Discourse, Hegemony / Sudipta Kaviraj. The Study of State and Society in India / Nicholas Dirks -- III. Caste and Class. Regime Types and Economic Performance / Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph. Pursuing Equality: An Assessment of India's Policy of Compensatory Discrimination for Disadvantaged Groups / Marc Galanter. The Politicization of the Peasantry in a North Indian State / Paul R. Brass -- IV. Sociology of Identities. Ethnicity and Politics / Dipankar Gupta. Minority Identities / Myron Weiner -- V. Sociology of Political Parties.
Karnataka: Caste, Class, Dominance and Politics in a Cohesive Society / James Manor. Jana Sangh and Social Interests / Bruce Graham -- VI. Sociology of Religion. Communalism as False Consciousness / Bipan Chandra. Communalism as Construction / Gyanendra Pandey. Sikh Fundamentalism / Harjot Oberoi. A Critique of Modernist Secularism / Ashis Nandy. Secularism in its Place / T. N. Madan. Two Concepts of Secularism / Akeel Bilgrami -- VII. Sociology of State Crisis. Decline of a Social Order / Francine R. Frankel. Crisis of Governability / Atul Kohli.
Other author Kaviraj, Sudipta.
Subject India -- Social conditions -- 1947-
India -- Politics and government -- 1947-
ISBN 0195631331