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Modi and the Spectre of Terrorism: Crafting the Hindutva Icon

Manisha Sethi

in The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Terrorism constituted an important element of the wider ensemble of ideas and images that Narendra Modi’s election campaign disseminated. It reiterated the Bharatiya Janata Party’s idea of India as, ... More


Partisan Dreams, Fractured Homeland: Gujarati Diaspora Politics in America

Mona G. Mehta

in Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195394825
eISBN:
9780199380947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394825.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This essay explores the long-distance nationalism of the Gujarati diaspora in the United States, specifically its attempts to influence politics in the Gujarati homeland since 2002. Through an ... More


Business-Friendly Gujarat Under Narendra Modi: The Implications of a New Political Economy

Christophe Jaffrelot

in Business and Politics in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190912468
eISBN:
9780190912505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912468.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

In Gujarat, close relations between a robust business community, politicians and the bureaucracy crystallized at an early date and survived under the Nehruvian system. In the 1990s, Gujarat ... More


Yoga Bodies and Bodies of Water: Solutions for Climate Change in India?

Christopher Patrick Miller

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter analyzes the confluence of environmental politics, biopolitics, and the cultural role of yoga in India. It begins with an overview of India’s current economic development challenges and ... More


The Obama Doctrine’s Asian Pivot

Robert G. Kaufman

in Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167206
eISBN:
9780813167749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167206.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Obama Doctrine’s emphasis on soft power, engagement, and American military retrenchment has fundamentally misread the dynamic of power in the world’s most important geopolitical region in the ... More


Agrarian Crisis, Changing Jat–Muslim Relations, and Everyday Communalism in Western Uttar Pradesh

Sudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar

in Everyday Communalism: Riots in Contemporary Uttar Pradesh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199466290
eISBN:
9780199095865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199466290.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the reasons underlying the revival of communalism in western UP in the 2000s, culminating in one of the most extremely violent riots in recent decades in UP in Muzaffarnagar and ... More


Ideology, Identity, and the 2014 National Elections

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 2014 national elections were an ideological showdown between the main political parties with distinctly different visions offered to Indian voters. The BJP advocated a de-emphasis on statism and ... 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


The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Irfan Ahmad and Pralay Kanungo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Electoral democracy combines the ideas and practices of warfare and welfare, where both work in tandem as near synonyms. India’s robust electoral democracy exemplifies this combination in diverse ... More


Lessons from the States and Looking Ahead

Archana Dholakia and Ravindra Dholakia

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/9780190236625.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This concluding chapter draws common lessons from the three case studies, discusses the latest developments in the states and their likely implications, and speculates on how the promise of a changed ... More


Conclusion

D. Asher Ghertner

in Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book’s conclusion summarizes key findings and traces the transformation of urban and national politics in India in the wake of a series of high-profile corruption scandals, including corruption ... More


Conclusion: Relevance and Road to the Future

Subir Bhaumik

in The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This looks at how the ‘Agartala doctrine’ of ‘appropriate response’ is meaningful for Northeastern states as they seek to break free of India’s limiting security paradigm and leverage the ... More


Introduction

Harsh V. Pant

in Indian foreign policy: An overview

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993368
eISBN:
9781526109859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993368.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a brief historical overview of Indian foreign policy and lays out some central themes in the evolution of Indian foreign policy.


Governance, Efficiency, and Effectiveness

Archana Dholakia and Ravindra Dholakia

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/9780190236625.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter shows that the use of modern technology and management principles in delivery of public services and several reforms including judicial reforms have improved transparency, accountability ... More


Political Finance in a Developing Democracy: The Case of India

Eswaran Sridharan and Milan Vaishnav

in Costs of Democracy: Political Finance in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199487271
eISBN:
9780199093144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487271.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter surveys the legal and regulatory history of political finance in India, situating it in the context of India’s political economy. It devotes special attention to recent developments, ... More


India

C. Christine Fair

in Comparative Grand Strategy: A Framework and Cases

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840848
eISBN:
9780191876745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840848.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter maps the historic foundations of Indian grand strategy and the obstacles that have precluded the realization of a new one. First, it describes the elements of Nehru’s grand strategy, and ... 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


India and the Potential of Trade East

Rani D. Mullen

in Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467242
eISBN:
9780199087143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467242.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

India’s quarter century old Look East Policy, a policy focused on increasing India’s strategic as well as economic relationship with its eastern neighbours, was refashioned under Prime Minister ... More


The Knowledge Barons of India

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

India’s economic journey has seen many ups and downs since 3,500 BC. It has become the third largest economy in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) in purchasing power parity (PPP). It has the ... More


India’s Engagement with Myanmar: Regional Security Implications of Acting East Slowly

Jonah Blank

in Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467242
eISBN:
9780199087143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467242.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

With a self-confident and internationally-minded government in New Delhi, India has an unprecedented opportunity turn its ‘Look East’ Policy into a genuine ‘Act East’ programme. This would advance ... More


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