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Atterjee Part Three consists of chapters on the dialectics of economic reform religion the politics of Hindu nationalism and on popular democracy These chapters articulate a distinct position on the state and society in India at the end of the century and they allow the authors to engage with the key debates which concern public intellectuals in contemporary India Reinventing India is a lucid and eminently readable account of the transformations which are shaking India than fifty years after Independence It will be welcomed by all students of South Asia and will be of interest to students of comparative politics and development studie.


(Pdf Download) Reinventing India Liberalization Hindu Nationalism and Popular Democracy AUTHOR Stuart Corbridge

When India was invented as a modern country in the years after Independence in 1947 it styled itself as a secular federal democratic Republic committed to an ideology of development Nehru's India never uite fulfilled this promise but recently his vision of India has been challenged by two revolts of the elites those of economic liberalization and Hindu nationalism These revolts have been challenged in turn by various movements including those of India's Backward Classes These movements have exploited the democratic spaces of India both to challenge for power and to contest prevailing accounts of politics the state and modernity Reinve.

Nting India offers an analytical account of the history of modern India and of its contemporary reinvention Part One traces India's transformation under colonial rule and the ideas and social forces which underlay the deliberations of the Constituent Assembly in 1946 to consider the shaping of the post colonial state Part Two then narrates the story of the making and unmaking of this modern India in the period from 1950 to the present day It pays attention to both economic and political developments and engages with the interpretations of India's recent history through key writers such as Francine Frankel Sudipta Kaviraj and Partha Ch.

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