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Indian Civil Service Officers

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines Indian Civil Service officers. Six of the judges were officers of the storied ICS — the elite civil service trained during the colonial years. They were S.K. Das, K.N. Wanchoo, ... More


The Structural Peculiarities of a Colonial Judiciary

Abhinav Chandrachud

in An Independent, Colonial Judiciary: A History of the Bombay High Court during the British Raj, 1862–1947

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453306
eISBN:
9780199085330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453306.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes four features of the judiciary in colonial India which might have formally undermined its independence from the executive government. First, the Chief Justice of important ... More


Administering Colonialism and War: The Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Colin R. Alexander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493739
eISBN:
9780199096954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Colonialism is a dehumanizing experience for all those at the mercy of its power structures. The officers of the Indian Civil Service (ICS) were no exception. This book focuses on the role of ICS in ... More


Identification with the Organization

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

When members of an organization identify their interests with those of their organization, they show commitment to its objectives. Identification with the organization gives members a purpose and a ... More


The Specialists in the Higher Civil Service

S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India: The Higher Civil Service

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683769
eISBN:
9780199080373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the so-called specialists in the Indian Civil Service (ICS). The civil service in India has been a generalist one before it was challenged with the passage of the Government of ... More


Sir Andrew Gourlay Clow: A Life in History

Colin R. Alexander

in Administering Colonialism and War: The Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493739
eISBN:
9780199096954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493739.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter seeks to position Clow’s experiences in colonial India against the backdrop of wider issues and trends during the period of his service. The chapter discusses Clow’s recruitment into the ... More


Introduction: Colonialism and the Colonial Mind

Colin R. Alexander

in Administering Colonialism and War: The Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493739
eISBN:
9780199096954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493739.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The introductory chapter articulates the book’s central argument about colonialism, which it defines as rule by outsiders for the benefit of outsiders, a structure that results in the extreme ... More


Young Kim

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Kim Philby's early years, first by focusing on his father, Harry St John Bridger Philby, whose career placed Kim's life in an international context and enabled him to establish ... 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


Professional Careers

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the professional careers of the judges. The average age at which these men had completed their education and commenced their professional careers was twenty-four. All, except ... More


Imagining Utopia: Oxford Hellenism and the Aesthetic Alternative

Leanne Grech

in Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789260
eISBN:
9780191831119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789260.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a cultural-historical analysis of Oscar Wilde’s aesthetic criticism, focusing on the use of imperial rhetoric in ‘The Critic as Artist’ and The Soul of Man. It explores the ... More


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