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War and its Transformations: India 1754–1765

P. J. MARSHALL

in The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Anglo-French worldwide rivalry extended to India, where both nations traded through their East India companies. This rivalry, which had led to almost continuous warfare since the 1740s, merged into ... More


Refugees and the Indian State

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the Indian state’s relief and rehabilitation policies in West Bengal to argue that, in addition to being a patchwork of contingent and ad hoc solutions, such policies and the ... More


Cholera, Commerce, and the Ka'aba: Epidemics and the Haj from India

Saurabh Mishra

in Pilgrimage, Politics, and Pestilence: The Haj from the Indian Subcontinent, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070603
eISBN:
9780199080007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070603.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1865 the first massive epidemic of cholera occurred in Mecca and caused havoc in various countries of Europe. Brought by the pilgrims, the disease seemed to travel fast and deep into territories ... More


Introduction: Surveying the Literature on State in Post-Independence India *

Samir Kumar Das

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The introductory chapter discusses the literature on the Indian state during the post-independence period. This volume explores research and writings on issues about political economy, social policy, ... More


Social Character of the Indian State: A Survey of Current Trends

Sobhanlal Datta Gupta

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the literature on the changing perception of the social character of the Indian state. It analyses the relevant works of Baldev Raj Nayar, Zoya Hasan, Partha Chatterjee, and ... More


Political Economy of India: A Selected Review of Literature

Supriya RoyChowdhury

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines research and literature about the history of the political economy of the Indian state. It explores how the left-leaning scholarship has seriously constrained the state’s ... More


Indian Civil Society and the ‘International’

Mathew Joseph C.

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the history of civil society activism in India and its link to the international/global civil society. It describes the civil society movements in India including the emergence ... More


Indian Muslim Leadership: Predicaments and Possibilities for Human Security

Rowena Robinson

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between the Indian state, Muslim nonstate actors, and the inherent relationship between religion, secularity, and human security. It focuses on Muslim activists ... More


Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Samir Kumar Das and Achin Vanaik (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Indian State is the first of a four-volume research surveys and explorations in political science conducted by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). While focusing ... More


The Indian State’s Capacity to Get Things Done

Sumit Ganguly and William R. Thompson

in Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300215922
eISBN:
9780300224993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215922.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter assesses state capacity in India. There is little question, as many boosters of India's rise have argued, that the Indian state has exhibited considerable ability to tackle ... More


Conclusion: Key Insights and Further Research

Narayan Lakshman

in Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The concluding chapter discusses several of the main arguments and results that were presented in the previous chapters. It looks at their implications on the broader literature for pro-poor ... More


Social Policy in India: Education Reform and Employment Guarantee in a Rapidly Changing Economy

Dwaipayan Bhattacharyya

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Examining research and literature on the social policy of the Indian State, this chapter focuses on education reform and employment guarantee. It analyses the tensions and conflicts associated with ... More


From Cultural Pluralism to a Global Science of Acculturation in the United States

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on Collier and the US Indian Service (IS). Collier brought applied anthology into the Indian Service so as to develop culturally appropriate policies—an innovation he claimed was ... More


Governmental Policies and Practices of Resettlement

Ravinder Kaur

in Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter reports the active presence of the Indian state in the resettlement process. It is shown that state apparatus is not necessarily a congruent and coordinated unit but rather a ... More


7 7 Transcending Modernity: the Postmodern Reconstruction of Hindu Law

Menski Werner

in Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the transition of Hindu law to postmodernity. This change of Hindu law is charted through an analysis of different processes of society-state interactions in post-colonial ... More


Peace?

Gillum Ferguson

in Illinois in the War of 1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter considers a treaty of peace at Ghent, signed on December 24, 1814 by American and British commissioners. Initially, the British had insisted on creation of a permanent and ... More


Law, Rights, and the Indian State

Mangesh Kulkarni

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines research and literature on the role of law and rights in Indian state. It discusses the writings about issues such as judicial activism, violation and assertion of rights, the ... More


Conclusion

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book has tried to show the significant connections between Indian social service practices and the wider world of ‘public politics’, nation-building, and nationalism in the first two decades of ... More


Regional Aspects of Indian Industrialization

Jayan Jose Thomas

in Economics: Volume 1: Indian Industrialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458936
eISBN:
9780199086887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458936.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the regional aspects of India’s industrial growth. It finds that over the decades, the western states, mainly Maharashtra and Gujarat, have accounted for a disproportionately ... More


Violence Monopoly

Sumit Ganguly and William R. Thompson

in Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300215922
eISBN:
9780300224993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215922.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines violence monopoly. Violence monopoly refers to whether the state is capable of establishing an order in which its claim to be the ultimate and principal employer of coercion ... More


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