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 Ethnicity, Civil Society, and the Church: The Politics of Evangelical Christianity in Northeast India

Fernandes Sujatha

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the contemporary relationship between politics and evangelical activity. Focusing on the northeast Indian state of Manipur, it makes comparisons with Mizoram, Nagaland, and ... More


The Fight for Regional Autonomy through Regional Culture: Antigone in Manipur, North‐East India

Erin B. Mee

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on two productions of Antigone in Manipur, a police state in North-East India: a 1995 production directed by Nongthombam Premchand, and a 2004 production directed by Kshetrimayum ... 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


Introduction

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter first defines the problem with the existing research on the region, which treats the Northeast region as a single unit. It then summarizes the history of conflicts in the region and in ... More


Contested State Power in Manipur

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter reviews the process of state formation in pre-colonial and colonial Manipur. It also examines the social conflicts that took place in the state in the run-up to Independence, the ... More


Fragmentation of Society in Manipur

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter investigates the dynamics of the exclusivist political mobilization in Manipur. It explores the social basis, aspirations, and interests of the rising middle class in the Imphal Valley. ... More


Unravelling of the State in Manipur

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at how agencies of the state in Manipur perform in terms of their basic functions. In Manipur, the state's failure to dominate the rule system and provide secure property rights ... More


Conclusion

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter compares the account of the variance in conflict and political order to that provided in the literature on Northeast India and specifically in the conflict literature. The author ... More


Generals as Governors 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/9780195690828.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

When India became independent from British rule in 1947, it faced a major constitutional problem with respect to Manipur and other indirectly ruled ‘native states’. Indeed, the decision of the ... More


Confronting Constructionism: Ending the Naga 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/9780195690828.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Since 1947 when India gained independence from British rule, the government has been engaged in a bloody armed conflict with the leading political organization fighting for Naga independence. In ... More


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