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The Agartala DoctrineA Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Subir Bhaumik (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The book revolves round the role played by Tripura in Indian foreign policy on East Pakistan, later Bangladesh. The ‘Agartala Doctrine’, that emerges from the policy of successive Tripura ... More

Article 370A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

A. G. Noorani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This collection of documents on Article 370 of the Constitution of India contains ‘temporary provisions’ with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir. This book presents documents on the five-month ... More

B.R. AmbedkarThe Buddha and his Dhamma

B.R. Ambedkar: The Buddha and his Dhamma

Aakash Singh Rathore and Ajay Verma (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198068679
eISBN:
9780199081233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068679.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book presents a scholarly edition of one of the greatest works on Buddhist writings, Ambedkar's The Buddha and His Dhamma. It was published posthumously without citations, bibliographies and ... More

Battling CorruptionHas NREGA Reached India's Rural Poor?

Battling Corruption: Has NREGA Reached India's Rural Poor?

Shylashri Shankar and Raghav Gaiha

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085003
eISBN:
9780199082476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085003.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

How can the government and citizens become more responsive to each other in alleviating poverty and reducing corruption? The book tests several intuitions including whether vulnerable groups demand ... More

Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

S.K. Das

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India’s current bureaucracy dates back to the nineteenth century, set up by the British in 1854. It is outdated and moribund. Clearly, India needs a better civil service, one that delivers policies ... More

Building LegitimacyExploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

M. Sajjad Hassan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book deals with the instability and violence in Northeast India, and discusses the attempts made by states and societies in the region to respond to them. It also investigates why attaining ... More

The Charisma of Direct ActionPower, Politics, and the Shiv Sena

The Charisma of Direct Action: Power, Politics, and the Shiv Sena

Julia M. Eckert

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195660449
eISBN:
9780199082001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195660449.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book explores how movements that are explicitly anti-pluralist in nature still manage to succeed electorally within a democratic framework which they themselves reject. The book studies the ... More

Child Labour in IndiaGlobalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India has the largest number of child labourers in the world, and has been the subject of intense media and political campaigns in the North aimed at addressing the abuse of children’s rights. This ... More

Congress after IndiraPolicy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Zoya Hasan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The political history of modern India is intimately intertwined with the history of the Indian National Congress. The Congress is unique not only for its longevity but also for its role in the ... More

Contested Politics of Educational Reform in IndiaAligning Opportunities with Interests

Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Manisha Priyam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book analyses the role of politics in the process in education policy reforms in the context of developing countries, specifically India. Considered significant in the real world, politics is ... More

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