Globalization and Poltics in India

Paperback | October 1, 2009

EditorBaldev Raj Nayar

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This volume - in the Themes in Politics series - asks three important questions: What is the nature of the phenomenon under study? What are the causes of this pattern or phenomenon? What are its consequences? In addition, it asks what policies that would accentuate or attenuate theconsequences? These questions form the overarching framework of this reader. The introduction provides a broad overview of the nature and development of economic globalization and India's experience with it. The readings offer a wide range of viewpoints and are organized into five broad sections:the nature of globalization, both in its past and contemporary incarnations; the nature of economic strategy in India that preceded globalization; the shift to economic liberalization and the stimulus for it; the consequences of globalization and liberalization for India in relation to its externalsetting; and the consequences of these processes for India's domestic situation.

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This volume - in the Themes in Politics series - asks three important questions: What is the nature of the phenomenon under study? What are the causes of this pattern or phenomenon? What are its consequences? In addition, it asks what policies that would accentuate or attenuate theconsequences? These questions form the overarching fram...

Baldev Raj Nayar is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:612 pagesPublished:October 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of TablesList of FiguresPrefaceAcknowledgementsList of Abbreviations and AcronymsIntroduction1. Baldev Raj Nayar: Globalization, Geopolitics, and India2. Baldev Raj Nayar: A Guide to the ReadingsPart I: Economic Globalization: Then and Now3. Jeffrey G. Williamson: Winners and Losers over Two Centuries of Globalization4. Angus Maddison: Why and When Did the West Get Rich?5. Deepak Nayyar: Globalization: The Game, the Players, and the Rules6. Amartya Sen: Global Inequality and Human Insecurity7. Joseph E. Stiglitz: The Overselling of Globalization8. Jagdish Bhagwati: In Defense of Globalization: It Has a Human FacePart II: Nationalism and Economic Strategy9. Baldev Raj Nayar: Nationalist Planning for Autarchy and State Hegemony: Development Strategy under NehruPart III: Globalization and Economic Liberalization10. Montek Singh Ahluwalia: India in a Globalizing World11. Prabhat Patnaik and C.P. Chandrasekhar: India: Dirigisme, Structural Adjustment, and the Radical Alternative12. Keith Griffin: Comments on 'India: Dirigisme, Structural Adjustment, and the Radical Alternative'13. Jalal Alamgir: Nationalist Globalism: The Narrative of Strategic Politics and Economic Openness in India14. Devesh Kapur: Ideas and Economic Reforms in India: The Role of International Migration and the Indian Diaspora15. Ashok Malik: The BJP, the RSS Family, and Globalization in IndiaPart IV: India and the World Economy and Interstate System16. B. Vivekanandan: Globalization and India17. Sanjaya Baru: Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance18. Baldev Raj Nayar: Globalization and India's National AutonomyPart V: Globalization, Liberalization, and Domestic Change19. Devesh Kapur: The Causes and Consequences of India's IT Boom20. Angus Deaton and Jean Dreze: Poverty and Inequality in India: A Re-examination21. B.B. Bhattacharya and S. Sakthivel: Regional Growth and Disparity in India: Comparison of Pre- and Post-Reform Decades22. Aseema Sinha: The Changing Political Economy of Federalism in India: A Historical-Institutionalist Approach23. Supriya RoyChowdhury: Globalization and LabourBibliographyNotes on ContributorsIndex