Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty Year Perspective, 1956-2006: Volume II: The Realm of…

Hardcover | May 14, 2008

byLloyd I. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph

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This volume is the second of the three volumes that collect the Rudolphs' life works over a period of fifty years since their first visit to India in 1956. Volume II comprises two parts: Processes of State Formation and Processes of Institutional Change. The five essays in the first section,Processes of State Formation, engage with the processes of state formation in India and provide a larger comparative historical framework in which it can be understood. The eight essays in the second section, Processes of Institutional Change, span 37 years of India's independent history (1965-2002)in the aftermath of the war with China in 1962, to changes in India's political institutions, and an analysis of a decade of economic reforms in 2002.

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This volume is the second of the three volumes that collect the Rudolphs' life works over a period of fifty years since their first visit to India in 1956. Volume II comprises two parts: Processes of State Formation and Processes of Institutional Change. The five essays in the first section,Processes of State Formation, engage with the...

Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph are Professors Emeriti of Political Science, University of Chicago.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 9.06 × 5.91 × 0.91 inPublished:May 14, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Preface;AcknowledgementsPart I: Processes of State FormationIntroduction1. The Subcontinental Empire and the Regional Kingdom in Indian State Formation (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)2. State Formation in Asia: Prolegomenon to a Comparative Study (Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)3. State Formation in India: Building and Wasting Assets (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)4. Religion, States, and Transnational Civil Society (Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)5. Framing the Inquiry: Historicizing the Modern State (Lloyd I. Rudolph and J.K. Jacobsen)Part II: Processes of Institutional ChangeIntroduction6. Generals and Politicians in India (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)7. The Centrist Future of Indian Politics (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)8. Judicial Review versus Parliamentary Sovereignty: The Struggle over Stateness in India (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)9. Rethinking Secularism: Genesis and Implications of the Textbook Controversy, 197779 (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)10. Demand Groups and Pluralist Representation in India (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)11. The Iconization of Chandrababu: Sharing Sovereignty in Indias Federal Market Economy (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)12. Redoing the Constitutional Design: From an Interventionist to the Regulatory State (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph)13. New Dimensions of Indian Democracy (Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph);Index