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Security and Development in India's Northeast

Gurudas Das

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079781
eISBN:
9780199081738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The book provides a lucid account of the dynamics of development of civil wars in the Northeastern Region (NER)—the second soft underbelly of India after Jammu and Kashmir. The central argument of ... More


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


Secularism, Hindu Nationalism and Gujarat’s State *

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Secularism has been a defining norm of the modern, liberal Indian state. The constitutionally secular state of Gujarat is believed to have undergone a paradigmatic shift in 2002, when it supported a ... More


Rethinking India

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in Talking Politics: Bhikhu Parekh in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071549
eISBN:
9780199081349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071549.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter is on Parekh’s views on India, specifically his observation on Indian identity and the notion of an Indian community. Parekh talks in details on developments that had occurred in the ... More


Violence as Method and Ideology: ‘I want my government to inspire fear.’ 1

Julia M. Eckert

in The Charisma of Direct Action: Power, Politics, and the Shiv Sena

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195660449
eISBN:
9780199082001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195660449.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter addresses the idea of combativeness and role of public violence within the internal dynamic of the Shiv Sena, and its effect on the movement's interaction with its environment. The ... More


In Search of Gandhi

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter traces the development of the author’s interest in Mahatma Gandhi. The author was never an uncritical admirer of Gandhi but he was desolate, inconsolable, and unable to hold back his ... More


Exploring Indian Peace Perspectives in the New Millennium

Priyankar Upadhyaya

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/9780198085409.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter argues that India’s recent scorecard in leading indigenous and innovative peace discourses onto the global template is not impressive despite the rich legacy of peace ideas and values ... More


Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

M. Sajjad Hassan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book deals with the instability and violence in Northeast India, and discusses the attempts made by states and societies in the region to respond to them. It also investigates why attaining ... More


Letters to Chief Ministers

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In October 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru started writing a fortnightly letter to the Chief Ministers, or Prime Ministers, of the provinces in India, urging them to keep in close touch with one another in ... More


Towards a Political Sociology of Durable Disorder 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/9780195690828.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book explores the causes as well as the meaning and significance of political violence in Northeast India, focusing on the formal and informal structures of governance and the democracy deficit ... More


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