9780195648737

Politics in India

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  • ISBN13:

    9780195648737

  • ISBN10:

    0195648730

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-04-08
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This volume brings together papers by eminent scholars analyzing the sociological bases of Indian politics. It focuses on the relationship modern politics has with changes in caste structure, religious communities, and other types of identity.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(36)
Sudipta Kaviraj
I POLITICS AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE 37(82)
Power and Territory
42(15)
Louis Dumont
Caste and Modern Politics
57(14)
Rajni Kothari
Caste and Political Group Formation in Tamilnad
71(23)
Andre Beteille
The Nation and its Outcasts
94(25)
Partha Chatterjee
II HISTORICAL REFIGURATIONS OF POWER 119(52)
On the Diversity of Ruling Traditions
124(17)
Satish Saberwal
On the Construction of Colonial Power: Structure, Discourse, Hegemony
141(18)
Sudipta Kaviraj
The Study of State and Society in India
159(12)
Nicholas Dirks
III CASTE AND CLASS 171(52)
Regime Types and Economic Performance
177(10)
Lloyd I. Rudolph
Susanne Hoeber Rudolph
Pursuing Equality: An Assessment of India's Policy of Compensatory Discrimination for Disadvantaged Groups
187(13)
Marc Galanter
The Politicization of the Peasantry in a North Indian State
200(23)
Paul R. Brass
IV SOCIOLOGY OF IDENTITIES 223(32)
Ethnicity and Politics
228(13)
Dipankar Gupta
Minority Identities
241(14)
Myron Weiner
V SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICAL PARTIES 255(38)
Karnataka: Caste, Class, Dominance and Politics in a Cohesive Society
262(12)
James Manor
Jana Sangh and Social Interests
274(19)
Bruce Graham
VI SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 293(72)
Communalism as False Consciousness
299(6)
Bipan Chandra
Communalism as Construction
305(13)
Gyanendra Pandey
Sikh Fundamentalism
318(11)
Harjot Oberoi
A Critique of Modernist Secularism
329(13)
Ashis Nandy
Secularism in its Place
342(7)
T.N. Madan
Two Concepts of Secularism
349(16)
Akeel Bilgrami
VII SOCIOLOGY OF STATE CRISIS 365(32)
Decline of a Social Order
370(13)
Francine R. Frankel
Crisis of Governability
383(14)
Atul Kohli
Index 397

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