The State in India after Liberalization: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-11-11
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book assesses the changing nature of the state in the period after liberalization in India. It includes detailed analysis of its implications for important issues such as inequality, poverty, basic needs provision, citizenship, federalism and democratization.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Pursuing Liberalization after Development in India, Akhil Gupta and K. Sivaramakrishnan 2. The Enchantment of the State, Sudipto Kaviraj 3. A Political Economy of the Post-liberalization State in India, Aseema Sinha 4. 'New Politics' and the Governmentality of the Post-liberalization State in India: An Ethnographic Perspective, John Harriss 5. Poverty Knowledge and Poverty Action in India, Anirudh Krishna 6. States of Empowerment, Aradhana Sharma 7. 'Money itself Discriminates': Obstretic Emergencies in the time of Liberalization, Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery 8. The Terms of Trade: Competition and Cooperation in Neoliberal North India, Kriti Kapila 9. Normative Vision, Cultural Accommodation and Muslim Law Reform in India, Narendra Subramanian 10. The Rule of Law and the Rule of Property: Law-Struggles and the Liberalising State in India, Nandini Sundar 11. Crafting Entrepreneurial Subjects: Class, Mobility, and Neoliberal Aspiration in Twenty-First Century India, Purnima Mankekar 12. Afterword, Sugata Bose

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