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Hematologies: The Political Life of Blood in India

Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan Banerjee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501745096
eISBN:
9781501745102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501745096.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is an account of the political economy and cultural meaning of blood in contemporary India. It examines how the giving and receiving of blood has shaped social and political life. The book ... More


India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this book, Ramin Jahanbegloo converses with twenty-seven leading Indian personalities—social scientists, journalists, activists, artists, and sportspersons—to gain an understanding of contemporary ... More


Introduction: Modernity, Identity, and Citizenship—Dipankar Gupta and Sociology of India

Surinder S. Jodhka

in Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The introductory chapter has three parts. In the first part it provides a context to the scholarship of Dipankar Gupta and situates his work in the larger history of the discipline of sociology in ... More


The Trishanku Nation: Memory, Self, and Society in Contemporary India

Deepak Kumar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199461530
eISBN:
9780199086399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461530.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Taking a cue from the story of Trishanku—the mythological king who aspired to reach heaven while still alive—Deepak Kumar builds a compelling narrative on the state of contemporary India. Much like ... More


Tod’s knowledge exchanges with his contemporaries in India

Florence D’Souza

in Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090806
eISBN:
9781781708576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090806.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 6 aims to arrive at a complete a picture of Tod as possible through his written mentions of and exchanges during his stay in India. Tod’s family had Scottish connections and his two maternal ... More


Does the Elephant Dance?: Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy

David M. Malone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199552023
eISBN:
9780191803482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199552023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Comparative Politics

This book surveys key features of contemporary Indian foreign policy. The text identifies relevant aspects of Indian history, examines the role of domestic politics and internal and external security ... More


Labour Conditions in Contemporary India

Praveen Jha

in Economics: Volume 3: Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458950
eISBN:
9780199086900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458950.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Decent employment and livelihood options ought to be among the most important policy objectives on any meaningful agenda of economic development. India’s experience, on this count, has been quite ... More


The Woman Question

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This interview focuses on women in India, particularly their interests and rights. With the ‘woman question’ being at the centre, Nivedita Menon discusses the women's movement and looks at the sudden ... More


Indian Classical Dance as a Genre

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In her interview, Sonal Mansingh discusses Indian classical dance. Determining the difference between Indian classical dance and other genres in the East and the West, Mansingh looks at classical ... More


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