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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


Cohesive State in Mizoram

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/9780195692976.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores the history of state crystallization in the erstwhile Lushai Hills. It also determines the forces behind Mizo National Front's (MNF) armed rebellion and what the second round of ... More


Building the Mizo Nation: Include Some, Exclude Some

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/9780195692976.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the social and economic changes taking place in the Lushai Hills. It examines the conflicts in Mizo society and its dominant sections’ response to claims over the new state. It ... More


Resilience of the Mizo State

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/9780195692976.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a discussion on the resiliency of the Mizo state. Changes in the legal system in Mizoram have helped strengthen the authority of state institutions. Mizo law enforcement ... 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


Introduction: Mapping the Terrain

Joy L.K. Pachuau

in Being Mizo: Identity and Belonging in Northeast India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451159
eISBN:
9780199084586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451159.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The introductory chapter begins by first looking at the various conceptual categories that the book deals with. The author sets up her work in the context of identity studies and then explains ... More


The Uprising: Colonial State, Christian Missionaries, and Anti-Slavery Movement in North-East India (1908-1954)

Sajal Nag

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460892
eISBN:
9780199086412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460892.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

In 1908, a Welsh Doctor named Peter Fraser turned down a lucrative job with the King’s Government in London and instead wore the robes of a Christian missionary to travel to the remote Lushai Hills ... More


Experiences from India and Abroad

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter summarizes the experience of other countries and a few states in India which have been relatively successful in creating demand for schooling from most sections of the society. The ... More


Other Northeastern States: Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the situations under which the special category status was accorded to these five northeastern states. Meghalaya was carved out of Assam in 1972, and the union territories of ... More


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