Democratic Governance in India
Challenges of Poverty, Development and Identity
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Democratic Governance in India by Niraja Gopal Jayal
Book Description'[Democratic Governance in India] is a useful aid to understanding society and politics in contemporary India' - Democratization 'This book...should generate great interest among a large consituency of the students of democratic theory, public policy and institutional arrangements' - Subrata K Mitra, Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics Concentrating on the increase in Indian assertions of identity and their political mobilization, and the economic reforms of 1991, this book looks at the actors in the governance process, and at policies and programmes of poverty reduction. It covers the politics of identity, the impact of the nation state by globalization and political identity, the role of 'identities' versus 'interests' in the course of development, the upsurge of caste-based identity; and the limitations of the Dalit movement.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761995562
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Niraja Gopal Jayal
Citizenship and Its Discontents, Hardback (February 2013)
The idea of citizenship in India has evolved from legal status to rights to identity over the past century. Early optimism for a true republic of equals is challenged today. Once seen as an anomaly, India is where every major theoretical debate about citizenship is being enacted, and a place no global discussion of citizenship can afford to ignore.
Oxford Companion to Politics in India, Hardback (February 2010)
The most comprehensive overview of Indian politics till date, the companion incorporates the best social science knowledge available on the developments in Indian politics and provides an analytical perspective of how such issues are best understood.
Local Governance in India, Paperback (December 2007)
This book analyses the complexity of local governance, both rural and urban, in contemporary India. It argues that there is more to local governance today than a focus on decentralization. It looks at some of the lesser-known aspects of the interface between panchayats and other institutes of local governance.
Democracy in India, Paperback (September 2007)» View all books by Niraja Gopal Jayal
The volume-in the Themes in Politics series-presents essays on Indias experience with democracy. It evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the democratic set-up in the country and the varied descriptions, interpretations, and explanations of it.
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