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Nielsen, Kenneth Bo

Social Movements and the State in India

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Table of contents

1. Social Movements, State Formation and Democracy in India: An Introduction
Alf Gunvald Nilsen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen

2. The Slow-Motion Counterrevolution: Developmental Contradictions and the Emergence of Neoliberalism
Radhika Desai

3. The Politics of Caste and the Deepening of India’s Democracy: The Case of the Backward Caste Movement in Bihar
Jeffrey Witsoe

4. Transnational Dalit Feminists In Between the Indian State, the UN and the Global Justice Movement
Eva-Maria Hardtmann

5. Feminist Efforts to Democratize Democracy: Insights from Four Decades of Activism in India
Manisha Desai

6. Women Workers, Collective Action and the “Right to Work” in Madhya Pradesh
Nandini Nayak

7. Turbid Transparency: Retelling the Story of the Right to Information Act in India
Prashant Sharma

8. Rights-Based Legislation in Practice: A View from Southern Orissa
Minati Dash

9. Re-making Labour in India: State Policy, Corporate Power and Labour Movement Mobilisation
Michael Gillan

10. Blind Alleys and Red Herrings? Social Movements, the State, Class Alliances and Pro-Labouring Class Strategy
Jonathan Pattenden

11. Disappearing Landlords and the Unmaking of Revolution: Maoist Mobilization, the State and Agrarian Change in Northern Telangana
Jostein Jakobsen

12. Conclusion
Kenneth Bo Nilsen, Alf Gunvald Nielsen

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Democracy, Political Communication, Asian Politics, Political Sociology, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Development and Social Change

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Rethinking International Development series
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137591333
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-59132-6

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