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Social Movements and Electric Populism in Andhra Pradesh

Sunila S. Kale

in Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on Andhra Pradesh. Thanks to colonial-era policies, some parts of Andhra Pradesh started with relatively higher rates of rural electrification than the rest of the country. ... More


The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Arvind Panagariya and M. Govinda Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190236625
eISBN:
9780190236656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236625.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The book studies three Indian states that grew in excess of 8% per year for a decade in the twenty-first century: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat. Despite differences of geography, size, resource ... More


Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh: The Disparate Twins

V.N. Balasubramanyam and Ahalya Balasubramanyam

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the impact of growth on development in the context the experience of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in south India. It argues that the translation of growth into development is ... More


Marketing Enlightenment: The Development of Andhra’s Buddhist Tourist Potential

Catherine Becker

in Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199359394
eISBN:
9780199359424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359394.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 considers how publications produced by Andhra Pradesh Tourism in the late 1990s and 2000s weave new narratives from the Buddhist remains of the state. Crafted amid India’s larger (and ... More


Farmers' Suicides and Unfolding Agrarian Crisis in Andhra Pradesh

S. Galab, E. Revathi, and P. Prudhvikar Reddy

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an account of farmers' suicides in the state of Andhra Pradesh starting in 1996. Based on a survey of several studies, it shows that farmers' distress in the state can be ... More


Rise of a Folk God: Vitthal of Pandharpur

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777594
eISBN:
9780199919048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777594.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Viṭṭhal, also called Viṭhobā, is the most popular god in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, and the best-known Hindu god of that region outside of India. This book, presented here in English ... More


Adivasis, Pastoralists, and Forest Governance: Challenges and Opportunities

Sagari R. Ramdas

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines current forest governance paradigms from the point of view of communities for whom livestock management is an integral component of their livelihoods. It provides a detailed ... More


Functioning of NREGS in Andhra Pradesh

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the implementation and functioning of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in Andhra Pradesh in relation to other states and in the context of politics and ... More


Transforming Reforms: Hype, Hostility, and Placation in Andhra Pradesh’s Power Sector Reforms

Ashwini K. Swain

in Mapping Power: The Political Economy of Electricity in India’s States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199487820
eISBN:
9780199093755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487820.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Andhra Pradesh’s electoral politics has frequently provided electricity a starring role, largely due to the way that electoral competition between the state’s two main parties (TDP and Congress), ... More


Precolonial India in Practice: Society, Region, and Identity in Medieval Andhra

Cynthia Talbot

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195136616
eISBN:
9780199834716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136616.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The desire to have their charitable deeds documented in permanent form led thousands of Hindu temple donors in the Andhra Pradesh region of South India to get the details of their gifts inscribed on ... More


Andhra Pradesh: Land Acquisition and Popular Resistance

Karli Srinivasulu

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Andhra Pradesh was one of the earliest states to embrace the Special Economic Zone concept, and it boasts one of the highest number of approved SEZ projects in the country. The enthusiasm for SEZs ... More


Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh

Catherine Becker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199359394
eISBN:
9780199359424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359394.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Investigating how material remains and visual experiences shape and reveal core human concerns, Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stūpas of Andhra Pradesh examines the ... More


Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Asia

Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner

in Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses the issue of children and the knowledge–policy interface in Asia. It briefly outlines the extent and nature of child poverty and well-being across Asia using the 3D well-being ... More


Hyderabad’s Hussain Sagar Buddha

Catherine Becker

in Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199359394
eISBN:
9780199359424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359394.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the 1990–1992 installation of a colossal monolithic standing Buddha image in Hussain Sagar Lake in the state capital, Hyderabad. According to the primary patron of this image, ... More


Introduction: Understanding the Growth Miracles of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Arvind Panagariya and M. Govinda Rao

in The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190236625
eISBN:
9780190236656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236625.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explains the reasoning behind the choice of the states and summarizes the findings of the three state case studies. We chose Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat based on the criteria that ... More


Andhra Pradesh: Setting the Stage

Mudit Kapoor and Rahul Ahluwalia

in The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190236625
eISBN:
9780190236656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236625.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter highlights the bold and ambitious reforms that were initiated by Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. These reforms led to a rapid economic transformation of the state ... More


Locating the Politics of Reform: Labour Market in Subnational States of India

Zaad Mahmood

in Globalization and Labour Reforms: The Politics of Interest Groups and Partisan Governments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199475278
eISBN:
9780199090808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475278.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter presents the case study and the research design. It presents India with its federal structure as a natural experiment to evaluate the political dynamics of labour market reform. It ... More


Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Manisha Priyam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book analyses the role of politics in the process in education policy reforms in the context of developing countries, specifically India. Considered significant in the real world, politics is ... More


The Local Politics of Policy in the Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Reforms

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In recent years there is a growing interest in the impact and performance of irrigation management transfer (IMT) or participatory irrigation management (PIM) models. The Andhra Pradesh irrigation ... More


Performing Untenable Pasts: Aesthetics and Selfhood in Coastal Andhra Pradesh

Davesh Soneji

in Unfinished Gestures: Devadasis, Memory, and Modernity in South India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226768090
eISBN:
9780226768113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768113.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the persistent yet invisible performance practices of a section of the kalavantula community in Andhra Pradesh that has witnessed the drastic social and political ... More


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