Democracy and Development in India: From Socialism to Pro-Business by Atul Kohli

Democracy and Development in India: From Socialism to Pro-Business

byAtul Kohli

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This volume brings together Atul Kohli's essays published over the last twenty-five years. They are organized in three sections, each section representing a distinct theme-political change; political economy; and politics and development in select states.The introductory essay provides an 'umbrella' for these essays, giving the volume a significant and useful coherence. This essay accomplishes two intellectual tasks-outlines the state-society frame of reference that underlies much of the author's published work; and provides an overview of theauthor's interpretation of broad political and economic changes in India, especially in the post-Nehru period. It also provides references to other relevant

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Atul Kohli is David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs, and Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University.
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Title:Democracy and Development in India: From Socialism to Pro-BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:460 pages, 9.06 × 5.91 × 0.03 inPublished:July 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Tables and FiguresPublisher's AcknowledgementsIntroductionI. Political Change1. Centralization and Powerlessness: India's Democracy in a Comparative Perspective2. Can Democracies Accommodate Ethnic Nationalism: Rise and Decline of Self-Determination Movements in India3. Enduring Another Election: India Defies the Odds4. From Majority to Minority Rule: Making Sense of the 'New' Indian PoliticsII. Political Economy5. India's Fragmented-Multiclass State and Protected Industrialization6. Politics of Economic Growth in India, 1980-2005, Part I: The 1980s7. Politics of Economic Growth in India, 1980-2005, Part II: The 1990s and Beyond8. Politics of Economic Liberalization in India9. Regime Types and Poverty Reform in IndiaIII. Politics and Development in Select States10. Breakdown in a 'Backward' State: Bihar11. Growing Turmoil in an 'Advanced' State: Gujarat12. From Elite Activism to Democratic Consolidation: The Rise of Reform Communism in West Bengal13. Parliamentary Communism and Agrarian Reform: The Evidence from India's Bengal14. The NTR Phenomenon in Andhra Pradesh: Political Change in a South Indian State15. Karnataka's Land Reforms: A Model for India?Index