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Democracy, Development, and the Countryside: Urban-Rural Struggles in India


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November 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book examines how the rural sector in India uses its numbers in a democracy to further its economic and political interests.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Introduction; 1. Town-Country struggles in development; 2. Nehru's agricultural policy: a Reconstruction; 3. Policy change in the mid-1960s; 4. Rise of Agrarian power in the 1970s; 5. Organizing the countryside in the 1980s; 6. Has rural India lost out?; 7. Paradoxes of power and the intracacies of economic policy; 8. Conclusion: democracy and the countryside; Endnotes.

Pressestimmen

"The author has produced a truly exceptional book. His clear style, comparative focus, and methodologically sophisticated approach make this book a major contribution to the field of political economy, comparative politics and Indian Studies. Varshney has established himself as one of the leading young scholars in the field." Stanley A. Kochanek, Studies in Comparative International Development
EAN: 9780521646253
ISBN: 0521646251
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Comparati'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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