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Uttar Pradesh: The Burden of Inertia

Jean Drèze and Haris Gazdar

in Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198292043
eISBN:
9780191684852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292043.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the problem of economic and social backwardness in Uttar Pradesh and its causal antecedents. Among these are the disastrous functioning of public services in rural areas, the ... More


Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198292043
eISBN:
9780191684852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292043.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India is a country of great diversity. The commonly used indicators of ‘quality of life’ (such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and literacy) vary tremendously between the different states, ... More


Stalled Reform in the Face of Electoral Fears: Uttar Pradesh’s Electricity Distribution Sector

Jonathan Balls

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/9780199487820.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

One of the largest states in India in terms of population and political influence, UP is also one of the poorest, with a very large rural population and low levels of electricity access. UP has seen ... More


The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Badri Narayan Tiwari

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book is a commentary on politics and political consciousness, participation, and mobilization among the Dalits of Uttar Pradesh. Based on extensive fieldwork at the village level in eastern ... More


Remaking the Hindu/Nation: Terror and Impunity in Uttar Pradesh

Angana P. Chatterji

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Angana P. Chatterji excavates the contemporaneous practices of Hindu majoritarianism in Uttar Pradesh surrounding the 2014 elections. This chapter elaborates on the emergent relations between Hindu ... 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


After 2000: Further Reorganisation?

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/9780199336036.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This final chapter considers the story of federal reorganisation as it stands after 2000, focusing on the resurgent demand for Telangana and the debate about Uttar Pradesh’s reorganisation which have ... More


Understanding Popular Politics: Caste, Kinship and Factionalism among Yadavs in North India

LUCIA MICHELUTTI

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the rise of caste politics and the dynamics of Indian popular politics in the 1990s, specifically in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It shows how the interrelation between ... More


History of Territorial Design and Federal Thought in India

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/9780199336036.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the territorial architecture of India’s federal system since independence. It explains how the federal system and the history of political thought with regard to the territorial ... More


Early Years’ Education and Subsequent Schooling in Rural India: An Economic Analysis

Geraint Johnes

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on data from a survey of living conditions in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, two major Indian states, for the year 1997–8, published by the World Bank, this chapter analyses the factors that have ... More


States of Birth

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the states of birth of the judges. The ninety-three judges were born in sixteen of the twenty-five states which existed in the 1980s. Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra are ... More


Andhra Pradesh: Setting the Stage

Mudit Kapoor and Rahul Ahluwalia

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/9780190236625.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter highlights the bold and ambitious reforms that were initiated by Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. These reforms led to a rapid economic transformation of the state ... More


Uttar Pradesh: Contrasting Cases from the National Capital Region

Sudha Pai and Avinash Kumar

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter compares two cases of SEZ implementation in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). It analyses key differences in the politics of land acquisition in two districts within UP: Gautam Buddha ... More


Economic Status and Child Deprivation: Findings from Village Surveys1

Madhura Swaminathan and Venkatesh Athreya

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores selected dimensions of child deprivation and variations in these dimensions across households of different economic status, using wealth as a proxy for long-term economic ... More


Controlling Minds, Disciplining Bodies: Life Inside a Madrasa

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the disciplinary mechanisms adopted by the Madrasa Ashrafiya Misbahul Ulum in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, and analyses what strategies are used and what they mean to ... More


Uttarakhand

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Uttarakhand comprises two regions – Garhwal and Kumaon which were independent kingdoms at constant loggerheads with each other till they were merged together by the British and made a part of the ... More


Akhilesh Yadav

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Akhilesh Yadav, son of the founder of the Samajwadi Party—Mulayam Singh Yadav, was the youngest chief minister of India’s largest state Uttar Pradesh, at 38. He is currently the president of the ... More


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who bears an uncanny resemblance to her grandmother, Indira Gandhi, in both her looks and mannerisms, surprised everybody by announcing her formal entry into politics only in ... More


Epilogue: In Search of Alternative Dalit Politics

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the development and current state of Dalit politics in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It describes the formation of the Bahujan Samaj Party around 25 years ago, which swept the polls in ... More


Holy Place/TIRTHA: Living in the Place of the Buddha’s Death

Jessica Marie Falcone

in Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723469
eISBN:
9781501723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723469.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the proposed site of the colossal Maitreya Project: Kushinagar, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The chapter explains the various communities and stake-holders of the ... More


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