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State Politics and NREGA II: Madhya Pradesh

Rob Jenkins and James Manor

in Politics and the Right to Work: India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190608309
eISBN:
9780190686505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608309.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (NREGA) in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The chapter reports on both quantitative (survey-based) and ... More


Village Forests in India

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses issues related to the joint forest-management systems in various parts of India. The concept of joint forest management emerged from conflict areas where district forest ... More


Madhya Pradesh: Unexpected Gains for Congress

Yatindra Singh Sisodia

in Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198099178
eISBN:
9780199082988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099178.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the electoral politics of Madhya Pradesh in the context of the outcomes of the 2009 Lok Sabha elections and 2008 assembly elections .Politics in the state of Madhya Pradesh has ... More


The View From The State Capitals

Louise Tillin

in Remapping India: New States and Their Political Origins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199336036
eISBN:
9780199388172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter shifts its gaze upwards to the state level to consider the question of state creation from the vantage point of the state capital. It looks at why politicians from the same state but ... More


Statehood Without A Movement: Chhattisgarh

Louise Tillin

in Remapping India: New States and Their Political Origins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199336036
eISBN:
9780199388172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336036.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Despite some of Chhattisgarh’s affinities with neighbouring Jharkhand in terms of its large adivasi population, its endowment with minerals and forests, and the nature of industrial development, the ... More


Poverty in the Midst of Abundance: Repressive Populism, Bureaucratization, and Supply-side Bias in Madhya Pradesh’s Power Sector

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/9780199487820.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Madhya Pradesh is in a low level equilibrium of low quality supply, high loss levels, low collection efficiency, and growing subsidy. This outcome persists despite a reform effort, but one which only ... More


Relating History to the Land: Urban Centers, Geographical Units, and Trade Routes in the Gangetic and Central India of circa 200 BCE

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In the Gangetic plain, the area of this chapter's discussion, land extends from the Chattagram or Chittagong coast in the east to the Agra-Mathura region in the west, including a slice of the ... More


Neolithic-Chalcolithic and Iron-Bearing Cultures Beyond the Harappan Distribution Zone

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198064121
eISBN:
9780199080519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks beyond the Harappan distribution zone and studies sites in the mountains in the north, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Deccan, and eastern India. The purpose is to build up ... More


Crucible of Fire

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the fiery ordeal of getting on board Madhya Pradesh, the state to which Arjun Singh the Union Minster of Education belonged. This is a good case study of the challenges of ... More


Indispensable Intermediaries

Richa Kumar

in Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

The tenth chapter challenges research which suggests that formal institutions such as cooperatives and private companies are more accountable and a less corrupt alternative to private traders in the ... More


Introduction

Richa Kumar

in Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

The book begins by introducing the reader to the story of soyabean and the choupals in Malwa, and the interesting questions raised by the author’s initial research visits to the region. The ... More


Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Richa Kumar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book is an ethnographic study of the processes of agrarian change in the Malwa region of central India over the last forty years, beginning with the introduction of soyabean cultivation in the ... More


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