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Author Kahane, Reuven.

Title Legitimation and Integration in Developing Societies : the Case of India
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (156 pages)
Series A Westview replica edition
Westview replica edition.
Contents Cover; Half Title; About the Book and Author; Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; TABLES; PREFACE; 1. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK; Introduction; Bases of Structural Antagonism; Theoretical Solutions to the Problems of Legitimacy and Integration; Theories of Legitimation; Theories of Integration; Toward a Theory of Intermediary Institutions; 2. PRIMORDIAL BARRIERS TO INTEGRATION; Introduction; Primordial Splits: Language, Religion, Caste; Language; Religion; Caste; 3. NON-PRIMORDIAL BARRIERS TO INTEGRATION; Introduction; The Economic Context: Scarcity and Deprivation; Structural Multiplicity
5. INDIAN DUAL ELITES AND THEIR PATTERNS OF LEGITIMATIONIntroduction; The Emergence of a Hybrid Elite; The Formation of National Symbols; Conclusions; 6. BRIDGING MECHANISMS: INTERMEDIARY POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS; Introduction; The Indian Political Parties; Introduction; The Indian Party System; The Major Political Blocs; Conclusions; Factional Politics and Caste Associations; Federal Arrangements; Conclusions; 7. ""OBJECTIVE"" BRIDGING MECHANISMS; Introduction; Legality and Legal Institutions; The Municipal Panchayat System; The Civil Administration; The Mass Media; Conclusions
8. THE LIMITS OF BRIDGING MECHANISMS: THE POLITICAL PENDULUM, JUNE 1975 TO MARCH 1977Introduction; Institutional Change Resulting from the State of Emergency; Socio-Economic Factors Leading to the State of Emergency; The 1977 Elections and the End of the State of Emergency; Conclusions; 9. EPILOGUE: INDIAN DEMOCRACY ON TRIAL; Introduction; Changing Patterns of Antagonism; The Changing Nature of Mediatory Mechanisms; General Conclusions; REFERENCES; INDEX
Class DivisionClass and Caste; Political Splits; The Rural-Urban Gap; Strained Union-States Relationships; Conclusions; 4. SYNTHESIS OF TRADITIONAL AND MODERN PATTERNS OF INTEGRATION; Introduction; Elements in the Traditional Pattern of Legitimation and Integration; The Varna System; The Transmigration Doctrine and Sanskritization; The Jajmani System; The Jati Panchayat; The Erosion and Transformation of the Traditional Pattern of Integration; Modern Approaches to Integration; Gradual Harmonious Change; Mechanical"" Solidarity; Unity in Diversity; Discriminative Egalitarianism; Conclusions
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Subject Legitimacy of governments -- India
Political participation -- India.
Social integration -- India
India -- Politics and government -- 1947-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 042969685X