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Ideas and frameworks of governing India

By: Samaddar, Ranabir.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Routledge 2016Description: xi, 321 p.ISBN: 9781138219571.Subject(s): Politics - Government - India | Democracy - India | Political institutionsDDC classification: 320.954 Summary: Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India and its companion volume Neo-liberal Strategies of Governing India tell the story of governance in independent India and address the critical question: how is a post-colonial democracy governed? Further, they attempt to understand why the process of governing a post-colonial democracy, particularly in the neo-liberal age, should be studied as the central question within the history of post-colonial democracy. The volumes offer hitherto unexplored analyses of governance — political and ideological aspects along with technological characteristics — in a historical framework. https://www.routledge.com/Ideas-and-Frameworks-of-Governing-India/Samaddar/p/book/9781138670235
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Table of Contents:

Part I. Ideals of Governance
1. Radicalism, Violence, and the Task of Governing
2. Crisis in the Nationalist Ideal of Self-Governance
3. The Power of the Aesthetic and a Different Style of Governing the Self
4. Another Idea of Democratic Governance
5. Citizen as a Problem Figure for Governance
6. The Religious Nature of Our Ways of Governing

Part II. Law and Regulations as the Framework of Governance
7. Rule of Law in a Society of Unrest
8. Riot, Police, and the City
9. Two Constitutional Tasks of Setting up a State and a Government
10. Legitimacy of the Constitution as a Living Document

Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India and its companion volume Neo-liberal Strategies of Governing India tell the story of governance in independent India and address the critical question: how is a post-colonial democracy governed? Further, they attempt to understand why the process of governing a post-colonial democracy, particularly in the neo-liberal age, should be studied as the central question within the history of post-colonial democracy. The volumes offer hitherto unexplored analyses of governance — political and ideological aspects along with technological characteristics — in a historical framework.

https://www.routledge.com/Ideas-and-Frameworks-of-Governing-India/Samaddar/p/book/9781138670235

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