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Interlinkages between Security and Development

Gurudas Das

in Security and Development in India's Northeast

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079781
eISBN:
9780199081738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079781.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the two-way linkages between insurgency and economic development. The various channels through which one influences the other have been examined. It is observed that ... More


Hermeneutic Understanding

Gurpreet Mahajan

in Explanation and Understanding in the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076971
eISBN:
9780199080403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076971.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses hermeneutic understanding, which is primarily a way of recovering the meaning of utterances and performances of historical agents. However, what distinguishes it from other ... More


Normative Dimensions of India’s International Engagement

A.K. Ramakrishnan

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the literature on India’s foreign policy which is directly or indirectly related to international norm. The analysis indicates that Indian foreign policy writings have rarely ... More


The ‘Human Rights’ Onslaught

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on external interventions in the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka exemplified mainly by the pressures brought to bear by the West upon both the government and the Liberation Tigers ... More


The Indian State and ULFA: Winning a Battle and Losing the War? 1

Sanjib Baruah

in Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690828
eISBN:
9780199081769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690828.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In the late 1980s, Assam was rocked by an independentist militancy under the leadership of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) that the Indian government eventually suppressed by the 1990s ... More


Is India a Postmodern Culture?

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Beginning with a discussion of Ashis Nandy's views about postmodernism in India, this section also presents his views about the colonized response to colonization; the issues of multiculturalism and ... More


Introduction

Devesh Kapur, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, and Milan Vaishnav

in Rethinking Public Institutions in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474370
eISBN:
9780199089109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474370.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter outlines the analytical framework for the larger volume, situating the book’s inquiry of India’s institutional foundations in the larger context of the multiple transformations the ... More


Northeast and Kashmir: Problems in a Comparative Perspective

Noor Ahmad Baba

in Troubled Diversity: The Political Process in Northeast India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199453337
eISBN:
9780199085231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453337.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter highlights that in spite of the contextual variation and many objective differences, there are a number of similar factors that go into making of the problems in Kashmir and in the ... More


The Politics of Human Rights

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

in Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a theoretical discussion of what is meant by the politics of human rights. It moves beyond traditional accounts of human rights which are marked by debates around what ... More


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