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The Naxalites and their Ideology

Rabindra Ray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Naxalite beginnings are by now history, and not a little nostalgia tinges the memory of these dreaded events. The leaders, the organizers, the spine, and the continuity of the movement are the ... More


‘Semi-Feudal, Semi-Colonial’

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The central concept of the Naxalite metaphysic was the characterization of the Indian economy as ‘semi-feudal, semi-colonial’. The characterization is not so much the description of a state of ... More


The Roots of the Periphery: A History of the Gonds of Deccan India

Bhangya Bhukya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468089
eISBN:
9780199087440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Exploring the history of the Gonds of Deccan India, the book traces the genealogy of the periphery in the Indian subcontinent. The idea of ‘periphery’ in India is shaped by narratives of wildness, ... More


Policing Insurgencies: Cops as Counterinsurgents

C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198094883
eISBN:
9780199082896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198094883.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The importance of police forces in combating insurgencies is receiving increasing attention from policymakers and national leaders, but there is little academic work addressing the question of how ... More


The Police and India’s Maoist Insurgency

Arvind Verma

in Policing Insurgencies: Cops as Counterinsurgents

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198094883
eISBN:
9780199082896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198094883.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India’s left-wing Naxalite insurgency has achieved a dramatic resurgence in the last decade, leading Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to declare it the single most important internal security threat ... More


Solidarity through Dissidence: Violence and Community in Indian Cinema

Alka Kurian

in Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the cinematic portrayal of dissident friendships, in particular among women, located across differences of class, caste, faith, and ideological positions, expressed particularly ... More


Genesis of Maoism in India

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Communism in India: Events, Processes and Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199974894
eISBN:
9780199395460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974894.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Focusing on what led to the growth of Maoism in India, the chapter provides an analytical account of the movement’s long historical past. The chapter addresses the Naxalbari movement of the late ... More


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