The Resource Rise of the Plebeians? : the Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies

Rise of the Plebeians? : the Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies

Label
Rise of the Plebeians? : the Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies
Title
Rise of the Plebeians?
Title remainder
the Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
For decades, India has been a conservative democracy governed by the upper caste notables coming from the urban bourgeoisie, the landowning aristocracy and the intelligentsia. The democratisation of the 'world's largest democracy' started with the rise of peasants' parties and the politicisation of the lower castes who voted their own representatives to power as soon as they emancipated themselves from the elite's domination. In Indian state politics, caste plays a major role and this book successfully studies how this caste-based social diversity gets translated into politics. This
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
328.540922
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS422.C3 R57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Exploring the Political in South Asia
Label
Rise of the Plebeians? : the Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies
Publication
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Rise of the Plebeians?: The Changing Face of Indian Legislative Assemblies; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Glossary; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I The Hindi Belt towards Social Engineering; 1 The Marginalisation of the Savarnas in Uttar Pradesh?; 2 Bihar: The New Stronghold of OBC Politics; 3 The Uneven Rise of Lower Castes in the Politics of Madhya Pradesh; Part II The North-western Pattern; 4 Legislative Elite in Punjab: A Socio-political Study; 5 Towards Jat Empowerment in Rajasthan
  • 6 Gujarat: When Patels Resist the KshatriyasPart III The Reign of Dominant Castes in the Deccan; 7 Maharashtra or Maratha Rashtra?; 8 Legislators in Karnataka: Well-entrenched Dominant Castes; 9 Two Dominant Castes: The Socio-political System in Andhra Pradesh; Part IV Tribal States?; 10 Jharkhand: Between Tribal Mobilisation and the Rise of the OBC; 11 Tribals, OBC, Reformist Movements and Mainstream Politics in Chhattisgarh; Part V Where the Upper Castes Resist; 12 The Resilient Bhadralok: A Profile of the West Bengal MLAs; 13 Socio-Economic Background of Legislators in Kerala
  • Part VI The Domain of Proportionality14 Himachal Pradesh: Well-established Domination of Majoritarian Upper Castes; 15 Changing Face of Delhi's Politics: Has it Changed the Face of the Political Representatives?; Part VII The Tamil Exception: The Subalternist Tradition; 16 Caste and Beyond in Tamil Politics; About the Editors; Notes on Contributors
Control code
ocn798533274
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (531 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203150764
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35365730
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)798533274
  • pebco0203150767

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