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Government as practice : democratic left in a transforming India / Dwaipayan Bhattacharyya.

Author/Creator:
Bhattacharyya, Dwaipayan, 1964-
Publication:
New Delhi : Cambridge University Press, [2016]
Series:
South Asia in the social sciences
South Asia in the social sciences
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 273 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Right and left (Political science) -- India -- West Bengal.
Democracy -- India -- West Bengal.
West Bengal (India) -- Politics and government.
Democracy.
Politics and government.
Right and left (Political science)
India -- West Bengal.
Summary:
"Discusses the strategies of governance deployed by the mainstream Left in India"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Preface
abbreviations
1. Inception: Government as practice
2. Consolidation: land reforms
3. Agency: school teachers
4. Machinery: party society
5. Implosion: Singur, Nandigram
Appendix I. The Left through elections
Appendix II. Local governance and electability
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107102262
110710226X
OCLC:
910475529
Publisher Number:
99982441580
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