Rethinking Contemporary Indian Polity by Dr Shalini SaxenaRethinking Contemporary Indian Polity by Dr Shalini Saxena

Rethinking Contemporary Indian Polity

EditorDr Shalini Saxena

Hardcover | January 2, 2019

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This book talks about the Indian political regime after 2014. It explores the changing meaning of diaspora and reflects upon the nature and features of Diaspora Policy of Prime Minister Modi and its impact on the changing perception about India in the world. The book also gives a glimpse of gender based perspective on how security of the environment promotes gender security. It also explores the adequate options existing for women to participate in order to improve human security in current political regime. A review of social welfare policies of current government is another highlight of this book; the present Government's social welfare schemes aim to make programmes and schemes more efficient and give priority to empowerment of the vulnerable sections of the society including women, children and the marginalised. It also emphasises on the fact that Indian federalism is conducive to the social structure of India which has a plural and multicultural socio-cultural split. Furthermore it explains about how India followed a geopolitical code of regional 'brothers', a foreign policy belief system. The issue of Maoism and failure of the policy is also discussed in this tome. There is an emphasis on National Security which symbolizes a sense of confidence that the government of a sovereign state is able to instill into its citizenry through its proactive approach and actions. Moreover there is an enhanced focus on the increasingly localised economic development, which is a global concern, and currently gaining momentum.
Dr Shalini Saxena has done her Ph.D. from Lucknow University in March 2010. Prior to this, she completed her M.Phil. from Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, in International Politics. She has done M.A. (Political Science) from D...
Title:Rethinking Contemporary Indian PolityFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:162 pages, 8.81 × 5.77 × 0.66 inShipping dimensions:8.81 × 5.77 × 0.66 inPublished:January 2, 2019Publisher:Vij Books IndiaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9388161106

ISBN - 13:9789388161107


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements1. Rethinking Contemporary Indian Polity An Introduction2. Modi Government, Development and Diaspora 3. Securing the Environment and Promoting Gender Security4. Social Welfare Measures in Contemporary Indian PolityDr. Nandini Sahay5. Rethinking Indian Federalism: Issues and Challenges6. Situating India on the World Map: India's Rise Narrative and Rethinking Cohen's World Geopolitical Order7. Maoist Movement and its Effect on Indian Political System8. National Security: Role of Energy in Terms of Oil and Natural Gas: Future Prospects With Reference to India9. Local Democracy: Issues and Challenges of Economic Development in South AsiaContributors