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Globalization and the politics of identity in India / edited by Bhupinder Brar, Ashutosh Kumar, Ronki Ram. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Brar, Bhupinder, author.
Publication:
New Delhi : Pearson Longman, an imprint of Pearson Education, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 312 p. ) ill. ;
Edition:
1st edition
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Subjects:
Globalization -- Social aspects -- India.
Group identity -- India.
Political culture -- India.
India -- Politics and government.
National interest -- India.
Globalization -- India.
Nationalism -- India.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
Contributed articles.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
List of Tables
Introduction: Contextualizing Globalization and the Politics of Identity 1 in India
Part I: Globalization and the Nature of Identity
Chapter 1: Globalization and Geo-Political Imperatives in South Asia
Notes
Bibliography
Chapter 2: Globalization and Imagined Identities: Lessons from Colonial and Nationalist Constructions of Identities in Punjab*
Note
References
Chapter 3: Globalization, the Diaspora and Hindutva
Fragmentation and Deterritorialization
Diaspora: The Changing Connotations
Cultural Globalization: Glocalization and Hybridity
Transnational Hinduism and the 'Hindu Diaspora'
Transnational Hindutva
Why does Hindutva Attractthe Hindu Diaspora in the West?
Note
References
Chapter 4: Globalization and the Politics of Identities in India
References
Part II: Identity and the Politics of Marginality
Chapter 5: Religion and the Political Discourse of Identity in Kashmir
Kashmiri Identity and the Meaning of Islam
Construction of Political Identityamong the Kashmiri Muslims
Assertion of Muslim Identity
Secularization of Political Identity
Reassertion of the Muslim Identity
Summarizing the Arguments
Notes
References
Chapter 6: Development (?) and Identity Politics in West Bengal: The Kamtapur Movement in North Bengal
Introduction
Introducing North Bengal
State Policy: The Politics of Land Reforms And Decentralization in Rural Areas
Who are the Rajbansis? Defining an Identity
The Demand for 'Kamtapur State'
Conclusion
Notes
References
Chapter 7: Caste Politics and Hindu Nationalism in a Closed Society: Limits of Electoral Politics in Rajasthan
The First Phase
The Second Phase
The Third Phase: Electoral Outcome in the 1990S
Scene Before the 1999 Elections
References.
Chapter 8: 'Mool/Asli' Backward Classes and the Politics of Recognition in Rajasthan
Introduction
Beyond Modernization: Looking for an Alternative Framework
Politics of Recognition
Who are the 'Mool/Asli' Backward Classes?3
'The Intellectuals of Society'
Phase I: Sanskritization
Phase II (1956 Onwards): Desanskritization
Caste Organizations of the Mbcs
Inter-MBC (Intra-Varna) Organizations
Discrete/Single Caste Organizations
Construction of Cultural Identity
Sainization, or the Impact of the Ideas of Sain
Shri Rajasthan Sain Siksha Sansthan (SRS3)16
Invention of the Institution of the First Sainacharya
Conclusion
Note
References
Chapter 9: Caste Identity and Social Conflicts in Punjab
Caste and Democratic Politics: The Social Science Discourse
Thinking Beyond the Politics of 'Dominant Castes'
Dalits in Punjab: The Background
Case I: Jethumajra
Case II: Talhan
Case III: Hassanpur
Concluding Comments
Notes
References
Part III: Globalization, the Economy and the Politics of Identity
Chapter 10: Globalization and the Foreign Economic Policy of India: A Study of Foreign Direct Investment
Notes
References
Chapter 11: India Shining: The Impact of Economic Reforms on Indian Elections
What do People Feel about Economic Reforms?
Opinion on Related Issues
Impact of the Policy of Economic Reforms
Who should be Blamed?
Future of the Economic Reforms Policy
Appendix
Notes
References
Part IV: Unitarist Nationalism and Identities
Chapter 12: The Politics of Identity in Kashmir
Notes
References
Chapter 13: Thinking about Democracy, Identity Politics and Development in India
Nehru and the Evolution of Post-Colonial Democracy
Explosion of Multiple Identities, Ideologies and Loyalties.
Muddling through Diversities: An Overview of the Political Regimes
The Resurgence of Hindutva
Development Processes: A Critique
Concluding Observations
Notes
References
Chapter 14: Democracy Beyond Frontiers: Indian Democracy in the Age of Globalization
Nation Against Nation
People-Turned-Nation
Democratic Deficit in the Age of Globalization
Re-Moralizing Democracy
Women Crossing Lines
The Ethics of Medical Practitioners
Notes
References
Part V: Globalization Beyond Identity Politics
Chapter 15: Globalization and Development Strategies for the Indian Northeast
The Northeast
Government Finances
The Northeast in Indian Regional Planning
Economic Policy Framework for the Northeast
Preparing for Globalization
Conclusion
Notes
References
About the Editors and Contributors
The Editors
The Contributors
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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Contributor:
Brar, Bhupinder.
Kumar, Ashutosh.
Ram, Ronki.
ISBN:
93-325-0065-7
OCLC:
1024264064