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Maoism, democracy and globalization : cross-currents in Indian politics / Ajay Gudavarthy.

By: Gudavarthy, Ajay.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : SAGE Publications, 2014Description: xii, 243 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788132118473 (hardback).Subject(s): Communism -- India | Democracy -- India | Globalization -- India | India -- Politics and government -- 1977-DDC classification: 320.954 GUD
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Maoism; 1 -- Democracy against Maoism, Maoism against Itself; Democracy; 2 -- Middle Classes: Urban Activism and Anna Hazare's Soap Opera; 3 -- Backward Classes: Reservations, Recognition and the Republic; 4 -- Subaltern Classes: Governmentality, Resistance and 'Political Society'; Globalisation; 5 -- Politics of Global Human Rights in India; 6 -- Globalisation and Regionalisation: Mapping the New Continental Drift; Epilogue: India's Violent Democracy: Past and Future; References; Index; About the Author.
Summary: Maoism, democracy and globalization are three distinct but inseparable currents marking Indian politics today. They are distinct in terms of their goals, direction, and modalities of forging social, political, economic and even cultural change, while mutually influencing each other in the emergent political process. This book is an attempt to precisely map processes that are internal to each of these currents while exploring and identifying the moments of mutual influence, are.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Maoism; 1 --
Democracy against Maoism, Maoism against Itself; Democracy; 2 --
Middle Classes: Urban Activism and Anna Hazare's Soap Opera; 3 --
Backward Classes: Reservations, Recognition and the Republic; 4 --
Subaltern Classes: Governmentality, Resistance and 'Political Society'; Globalisation; 5 --
Politics of Global Human Rights in India; 6 --
Globalisation and Regionalisation: Mapping the New Continental Drift; Epilogue: India's Violent Democracy: Past and Future; References; Index; About the Author.

Maoism, democracy and globalization are three distinct but inseparable currents marking Indian politics today. They are distinct in terms of their goals, direction, and modalities of forging social, political, economic and even cultural change, while mutually influencing each other in the emergent political process. This book is an attempt to precisely map processes that are internal to each of these currents while exploring and identifying the moments of mutual influence, are.

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