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The Secular City in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter illustrates the rich variety of the secularization process, looking at four cities representing four distinctive regions. These cities include New Delhi, Rome, Prague, and Boston. They ... More


‘Erosion’ of Article 370: The Process

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The first section of this chapter presents the President’s 47 Orders under Article 370, most of them based on the Ministry of Law in New Delhi and the law department of the government of Jammu and ... More


Interrupting the Archive: Indigenous Voices and Colonial Hegemony

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

in Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226283470
eISBN:
9780226331898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226331898.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter overturns colonial rhetoric regarding illiterate Indians who were lethargic about preserving their built heritage. Instead it shows the passionate claims and histories presented by a ... More


Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book analyses recent developments in international sustainable development law (ISDL), a field emerging at the intersection between international economic, environmental, and social law. ... More


Issues of Entitlement

Saurabh Dube

in Mapping the Elite: Power, Privilege, and Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491070
eISBN:
9780199097920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491070.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Culture

This chapter explores some of the ways in which affect and entitlement, friendship and privilege, and memory and hierarchy come together and fall apart. Focusing on my diverse elite subjects, ... More


Introduction

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/9780199385560.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces what the book means by “rule by aesthetics” and the practice of world-class city making. Using a set of opening vignettes to introduce the contemporary politics of slum ... More


Indira Gandhi: In Context and in Power

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

After the death of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, a new era marked by confrontation over institutional and personal power began with the arrival in the Prime Minister's office of Nehru's ... More


New Delhi's Long Arm

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Central governments in all federations have means to make their will felt in the capitals of the country's constituent units. These were unusually extensive in India. This has been true because of at ... More


26 June 1975

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On June 26, 1975, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi told the nation in a radio broadcast that with Parliament not in session, the President had declared an emergency because of turmoil and incipient ... More


Death and the Urchin

Jonah Steinberg

in A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the social life of child death on Delhi's streets. In particular, it attempts to make sense of the public circulation, iteration, and visibility of knowledge, narratives, and ... More


The China Factor in Indian Ocean Policy of the Modi and Singh Governments

Pramit Pal Chaudhuri

in India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199479337
eISBN:
9780199092086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479337.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the evolution of top Indian foreign policy-makers towards China’s role in the Indian Ocean. Chaudhuri gives a New Delhi insider’s view on the efforts by Indian leaders to engage ... More


The Evolution of the China Factor in India’s Foreign Policy

Frédéric Grare

in India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190859336
eISBN:
9780190872595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859336.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Ongoing bilateral disputes and mistrust between Beijing and New Delhi, coupled with China’s growing economic, political and military role, have been important motivators behind India’s engagement ... More


Japan in India’s Look East Policy

Frédéric Grare

in India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190859336
eISBN:
9780190872595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859336.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With China’s rising international status, the importance of India-Japan security relations has grown commensurately. India’s and Japan‘s importance for each other security has grown commensurately ... More


Thinking Through Akshardham and the Making of the Swaminarayan Self

Hanna Kim

in Swaminarayan Hinduism: Tradition, Adaptation, and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463749
eISBN:
9780199086573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463749.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The monumental Akshardham temple complexes—in Gujarat, New Delhi, and the United States—do not suddenly arise, fully formed and efficiently operating, from their foundations in the ground. Based on ... More


Objects in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear: Imagination and the Other

Šarūnas Paunksnis

in Dark Fear, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493180
eISBN:
9780199096923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter looks at the problem of urban centre and the periphery, as well as the production of the Other in neoliberal India and new Hindi cinema. The Other here means one that is outside of the ... More


OSHO®?: The Struggle over Osho’s Legacy in the Twenty-First Century

Hugh B. Urban

in Zorba the Buddha: "Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286665
eISBN:
9780520961777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286665.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the most recent legal, financial, and political struggles over Osho's legacy in India and around the world. Since the guru's death, the Osho community has become increasingly ... More


Gay Sexualities and Complicities: Rethinking the Global Gay

Jyoti Puri

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the circulation of the “global gay paradigm” within lesbian, gay, and bisexual academic and activist discourses in India. Despite scholarly criticisms of the paradigm, it ... More


Civil/political society, protest and fasting: the case of Anna Hazare and the 2011 anti-corruption campaign in India

Andrew Davies

in Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the August 2011 New Delhi fast against corruption conducted by Anna Hazare. The fast was the largest political mobilisation in India for many years, and attracted widespread ... More


Prologue

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the events that led to the Constituent Assembly that drafted the world's longest democratic constitution, which began its work in New Delhi in December 1946. It also describes ... More


Swaminarayan Temple Building: Tradition and Innovation

Rabindra Vasavada

in Swaminarayan Hinduism: Tradition, Adaptation, and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463749
eISBN:
9780199086573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463749.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The reinterpretation of western Indian temple architecture in the temple-building activities of Swaminarayan highlights the architectural expressions and cultural relevance through concepts of space ... More


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