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The Social Origins of Political Power in Karnataka: Stable Caste and Class Dominance

Narayan Lakshman

in Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the analytical links between the pro-poorness of the state as manifested in its policies, and the social/caste structure and political movements in Karnataka. The chapter ... More


Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Narayan Lakshman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Why has there not been more progress with reducing poverty in India? Patrons of the Poor offers a rich and contemporary account of politics and policymaking in India, as it seeks to provide an answer ... More


Introduction: Analysing Poverty in India

Narayan Lakshman

in Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Poverty in India has proven to be inflexible ever since the country gained its independence more than fifty years ago, prompting the question of what the role of the state or public policy is in ... More


The Social Origins of Political Power in Tamil Nadu: Towards Class–based Politics

Narayan Lakshman

in Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses in detail the question pertaining to policy priorities by presenting an analysis of the political settlement in each state within a historical context. It tries to pinpoint the ... More


The Aryan Homeland Debate in India

Shereen Ratnagar

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter outlines what historical linguistics tells us about the Indo-European homeland and about the Indo-Iranian language(s) during the period 5000 to 2000 BC. It shows how the Hindutva ... More


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