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India's political economy, 1947-2004 : the gradual revolution / Francine R. Frankel.

By: Frankel, Francine R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xx, 819 p. : map ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780195683790 (pbk.); 0195658396.Subject(s): Social conflict -- India | India -- Economic conditions -- 1947- | India -- Economic policy -- 1947- | India -- Social conditions -- 1947- | India -- Politics and government -- 1947-DDC classification: 330.95404 FRA
Contents:
ONE Introduction: The Paradox of Accommodative Politics and Radical Social Change 3 TWO Class Conciliation and Class Struggle: Competitive Patterns of Mass Mobilization in Indian Nationalism 28 THREE Growth and Democratic Social Transformation: Multiple Goals of Economic Planning 71 FOUR The Contradiction of Rapid Industrialization and Gradual Agrarian Reform 113 FIVE Failures of Implementation 156 six Attack on Socialist Principles of Planning 201 SEVEN Retreat from the Social Goals of Planning: Domestic Constraints and Foreign Pressures 246 EIGHT Crisis of National Economic Planning 293 NINE Crisis of Political Stability 341 TEN The Congress Split and the Radicalization of Indian Politics 388 ELEVEN Reprise: Class Accommodation or Class Struggle? 434 TWELVE Impasse 491 THIRTEEN Emergency and Beyond 548 FOURTEEN Toward Two Economies: Macroeconomic Reforms without Redistributive Change 580 FIFTEEN Political Fragmentation, Social Conflict and Challenges to India's Democracy 626 SIXTEEN The Challenge of Hindu Nationalism to India's Constitutional Democracy 693 Bibliography 789 Index 803
Summary: This is a revised and updated edition of the classic on India's post-Independence political economy published in the early 1980s. It addresses the fundamental paradox of India's political economy: how do we achieve the goals of increased economic growth and reduced economic and social disparities without causing social turmoil and dissent. This revised edition includes substantial new chapters carrying forward the analyses to the second generation in the 21st century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

ONE Introduction: The Paradox of Accommodative
Politics and Radical Social Change 3
TWO Class Conciliation and Class Struggle:
Competitive Patterns of Mass Mobilization
in Indian Nationalism 28
THREE Growth and Democratic Social Transformation:
Multiple Goals of Economic Planning 71
FOUR The Contradiction of Rapid Industrialization
and Gradual Agrarian Reform 113
FIVE Failures of Implementation 156
six Attack on Socialist Principles of Planning 201
SEVEN Retreat from the Social Goals of Planning:
Domestic Constraints and Foreign Pressures 246
EIGHT Crisis of National Economic Planning 293
NINE Crisis of Political Stability 341
TEN The Congress Split and the Radicalization
of Indian Politics 388
ELEVEN Reprise: Class Accommodation or
Class Struggle? 434
TWELVE Impasse 491
THIRTEEN Emergency and Beyond 548
FOURTEEN Toward Two Economies: Macroeconomic
Reforms without Redistributive Change 580
FIFTEEN Political Fragmentation, Social Conflict and
Challenges to India's Democracy 626
SIXTEEN The Challenge of Hindu Nationalism to
India's Constitutional Democracy 693
Bibliography 789
Index 803

This is a revised and updated edition of the classic on India's post-Independence political economy published in the early 1980s. It addresses the fundamental paradox of India's political economy: how do we achieve the goals of increased economic growth and reduced economic and social
disparities without causing social turmoil and dissent. This revised edition includes substantial new chapters carrying forward the analyses to the second generation in the 21st century.

Gift of Rishika Rangarajan.

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