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Introduction: Reframing Indian Political Thought

Pradip Kumar Datta and Sanjay Palshikar

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the reframing of Indian political thought (IPT). It discusses how IPT has gained distinctive tradition and highlights the ... More


Demystifying Democracy in the Dalit–Bahujan, Adivasi, and Feminist Discourses

Krishna Swamy Dara

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the role of democracy and feminism in Indian political thought based on adivasi and Dalit-bahujan discourses. It explores the question of Buddhist identity through works on ... More


Cosmopolitanism: A Review of Literature in Indian Political Thought

Mohinder Singh

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the limitations of ‘universalist’ cosmopolitanism and offers an alternative in the form of a so-called postcolonial cosmopolitanism. It also considers a novel form of ... More


Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Pradip Kumar Datta, Sanjay Palshikar, and Achin Vanaik (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Indian Political Thought is the third of a four-volume research surveys and explorations in political science conducted by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). This ... More


Revisiting Early Indian Political Thought: Texts, Practices, Material Culture

Kumkum Roy

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the texts, practices, and material culture associated with early Indian political thought (IPT). It discusses the ideal of kingship as it emerges through two recent translations ... More


Time and Knowledge

Prathama Banerjee

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the works about the relevance of time and knowledge in Indian political thought by Indian academics. It analyses works that question the purity, priority, and universality of ... More


Revisiting Middle Period Political Thought: Texts, Practices, Material Culture

Nandita Prasad Sahai

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter examines the texts, practices, and material culture associated with Indian political thought (IPT) of the ‘middle period’. It looks into works on the internal differentiation and ... More


Ethics and Politics

Rajarshi Dasgupta

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter discusses the ethical thoughts of the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore and analyses ways in which the Self has been conceived, focusing on the programme of a Hindutva Self. ... More


Fateful Choice

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at how Jawaharlal’s decision not to join the Indian Civil Service (I.C.S.) changed the lives of his family and the history of India. It first shows that Jawaharlal was able to pass ... More


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