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Durable disorder : understanding the politics of Northeast India / Sanjib Baruah.

By: Baruah, Sanjib.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: xi, 265 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780195669817 (hbk.); 0195669817 (hbk.).Subject(s): Insurgency -- India, Northeastern | India, Northeastern -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 320.9541 BAR Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Towards a political sociology of durable disorder 2. Nationalizing space : cosmetic federalism and the politics of development 3. Generals as governors 4. Clash of resource use regimes in colonial Assam : a nineteenth century puzzle revisited 5. Confronting constructionism ending : the Naga war 6. Society versus state in Assam 7. The Indian state and ULFA : winning a battle and losing the war? 8. Twenty-five years later : a diminished democracy 9. Citizens and denizens : ethnicity, homelands, and the crisis of displacement 10. Beyond durable disorder : Northeast India and the look east policy.
Summary: "This book explores the economic incorporation of the region into the global capitalist economy in the 19th century and the resultant conflict between global and local resource use regimes. It delves into the historical roots of the region's oldest armed conflict - the Naga insurgency, and carries a detailed analysis of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) during different phases of its power and influence." "Opening new perspectives in our understanding of ethnic conflict and the meaning of democracy with specific reference to the Northeast, this book will be of interest to students, researchers and scholars in politics and history, journalists, policy-makers, defence analysts, and the informed lay reader."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-251) and index.

1. Towards a political sociology of durable disorder
2. Nationalizing space : cosmetic federalism and the politics of development
3. Generals as governors
4. Clash of resource use regimes in colonial Assam : a nineteenth century puzzle revisited
5. Confronting constructionism ending : the Naga war
6. Society versus state in Assam
7. The Indian state and ULFA : winning a battle and losing the war?
8. Twenty-five years later : a diminished democracy
9. Citizens and denizens : ethnicity, homelands, and the crisis of displacement
10. Beyond durable disorder : Northeast India and the look east policy.

"This book explores the economic incorporation of the region into the global capitalist economy in the 19th century and the resultant conflict between global and local resource use regimes. It delves into the historical roots of the region's oldest armed conflict - the Naga insurgency, and carries a detailed analysis of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) during different phases of its power and influence." "Opening new perspectives in our understanding of ethnic conflict and the meaning of democracy with specific reference to the Northeast, this book will be of interest to students, researchers and scholars in politics and history, journalists, policy-makers, defence analysts, and the informed lay reader."--BOOK JACKET.

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