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Modern India, society and politics in transition

Modern India, society and politics in transition

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Published by Inter-India Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Kerala (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Sukumaran Nair, V. K.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-,
    • India -- Social conditions -- 1947-,
    • Kerala (India) -- Politics and government.,
    • Kerala (India) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by T.P. Sankarankutty Nair.
      ContributionsSankarankutty Nair, T. P., Sukumaran Nair, V. K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS480.84 .M536 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination392 p. :
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2163391M
      ISBN 108121002060
      LC Control Number88900541

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        India, despite making strides in development in the past three decades, lags behind on gender equality. It ranks of countries on the U.N. . One of the most surprising developments of the last 20 years has been the proliferation of aggressive political movements linked to religion. This timely collection of studies by internationally known scholars offers a multidisciplinary perspective on the interplay between religion and politics in predominantly Hindu India, Islamic Pakistan, and Buddhist Sri Lanka.

      Modernity, or the Modern Age, is typically defined as a post-traditional, [citation needed] and post-medieval historical period (Heidegger , 66–67, 66–67).Central to modernity is emancipation from religion, specifically the hegemony of Christianity, and the consequent thought repudiates the Judeo-Christian belief in the Biblical God as a mere relic of. The best books on India recommended by Pankaj Mishra. The world’s largest democracy isn’t something that has just materialised in the past 60 years, says the Indian essayist and novelist. He chooses books that illustrate India’s complex history and diverse society.


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Modern India, society and politics in transition. New Delhi, India: Inter-India Publications,© (OCoLC) Online version: Modern India, society and politics in transition.

New Delhi, India: Inter-India Publications,© (OCoLC) Named Person: V K Sukumaran Nair; V K Sukumaran Nair: Document Type: Book. Caste, Society and Politics in India from the Eighteenth Century to the Modern Age; Reflections on modern India Delhi: – Alam, Tradition and transition in northern India – Delhi.

Ambedkar, B. The annihilation of caste (ed. Anand, Cited by: "Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia is written in an accessible style for all those with an intellectual curiosity about the region.

After sketching the pre-modern Modern India of the subcontinent, the book concentrates on the last three centuries from c to the present.4/5(1). Urban India is the India of modern industry, national politics and foreign policy, government planning, the national media, the major universities, business, the armed forces, science and technology.

Its best products are frequently as good as the best in the world, its orientation is cosmopolitan. Caste, Society and Politics in India from the Eighteenth Century to the Modern Age - by Susan Bayly July : Merchants, Politics and Society in Early Modern India: Bihar: (Brill's Indological Library, Vol 10) (): Chatterjee: BooksPrice: $ He has published a number of books with Routledge, including The Puzzle of India’s Governance (), (co-author) A Political and Economic Dictionary of South Asia (), Modern Politics of South Asia (5 volumes, ) and Power, Protest and Participation ().

He is the series editor of the Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies by: 1. This is the perfect book for you to understand the evolution of Modern India.

Guha, a former professor and now historian, does an awe-inspiring job of making sense of India’s chaotic and eventful history since independence – the partition, Nehru’s socialist policies, Rajiv Gandhi’s brief but impactful career, the rise of religion and.

The founding fathers of modern India had scrutinized the exclusionary idea of nationalism and adapted it to the local sociopolitical structure of Indian society so that it would reflect its.

The New Cambridge History of India is a major multi-volume work of historical scholarship published by Cambridge University replaced The Cambridge History of India published between and The new history is being published as a series of individual works by single authors and, unlike the original, does not form a connected narrative.

Many people have given some really great suggestions for a better understanding of politics and current state in India. I have been reading a few books in the same ballpark and would suggest the following books: 1- Half-Lion by Vinay Sitapati: Thi.

This monograph deals with the social and political context of commercial activity in early modern India - a period during which Eastern India (and Bihar) experienced the transition to British colonial rule.

As a point of departure from existing scholarly literature that usually studies this transition in material terms. This volume uses an approach that takes into account the configuration of. Modern Indian Society At once a stable society, comfortably couched in time-worn traditions, and a chaotic crucible of new ideas, modern India is distinguished by diversity and united by patriotism.

Political Thought in Modern India. First Edition. Edited by: Thomas This book is a major contribution to modern political philosophy. It will be of great value to students and teacher of political science.

Concepts of Politics and Power in Indian Political Thought. Politics and Religion in Modern India. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the large-scale mass incidents which have taken place in the last decade. whilst also giving society.

The transition the book covers is not over, but is still going. There is much happening in modern India, and much remains to be seen. It makes one wonder how such a work compiled in would look like, what it would say.

As se says in his foreword to the book, “Transitions are always difficult. But we shall overcome.”. The politics of India works within the framework of the country's is a federal parliamentary democratic republic in which the President of India is the head of state and the Prime Minister of India is the head of follows the dual polity system, i.e.

a double government (federal in nature) that consists of the central authority at the centre and states at the. The relationship between society and politics in India has always been subjected to intensive studies, debates and discussions.

Sociologists and anthropologists have brought the various aspects of this debate to light. In these studies and debates, one such aspect that never fails to be identified as an element of influencing the politics in /5(1).

This book doesnt focus on the political factors during that period, but deals with the economic, religious, and social history of India. Through the course of this book, Chandra provides insight on several events in modern Indian history such as the establishment of the British East India Company, which led to a tightened grip of the British over India.4/5.

Get this from a library. Merchants, politics, and society in early modern India: Bihar, [Kumkum Chatterjee] -- This monograph deals with the social and political context of commercial activity in early modern India - a period during which Eastern India (and Bihar) experienced the.

Contemporary India: Economy, Society, Politics Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(12).This idea has been developed further by CJ Fuller and Veronique Benei () in their joint book, "The Everyday State and Society in Modern India" a collection of essays on the interaction between.This book is thematically divided into three parts-Economy, Society, and Politics.

It also delves into related subjects such as poverty, regional disparities, policies, social change and social movements, the elements of democracy, dynamics of the party system, secularism, federalism, decentralization, etc /5(18).