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The Hindu Code Bill in Independent India

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter assesses the contribution of the Hindu Code Bill in the construction of the modern Indian nation. Contrary to the existing perception that the Hindu Code Bill in its diluted form failed ... More


Final Thoughts

Sumit K. Majumdar

in Lost Glory: India's Capitalism Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199641994
eISBN:
9780191864070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641994.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Business History

The chapter sums up the evidence and concludes that India’s industrial performance has been sub-par. Given India’s uninspiring industrial performance, three ameliorative reforms, an administrative ... More


Capital and Capitalism

Sumit K. Majumdar

in Lost Glory: India's Capitalism Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199641994
eISBN:
9780191864070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641994.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Business History

The chapter summarizes the nature of capital and capitalism. The chapter also highlights concepts related to the role of the State in economic activity, and the nature of industrial policy. The ... More


Conclusions

John Bryden, Lesley Riddoch, and Ottar Brox

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter draws together the major arguments and insights presented in the preceding chapters. Drawing on Adam Smith’s and Karl Polanyi, they consider ideas about the role of the state in ... More


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