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Title Democratic transformation and the vernacular public arena in India / edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, and Shinya Ishizaka
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 221 pages .)
Series Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies
Routledge new horizons in South Asian studies.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction: democratic transformation and the vernacular public arena in India; 2 Politics of relations and the emergence of the vernacular public arena: glocal networks of development and livelihood in Odisha; 3 Social politics: youth vernacular action in the Indian Himalayas; 4 Empowering the vernacular publics: civil society and democratic participation in Rajasthan
11 Against the public sphere: the morals of disclosure and the 'vernacular public sphere' in rural Rajasthan12 Communal riots and states: a comparative study of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh; Glossary; Index
5 News media and political participation: re- evaluating democratic deepening in India6 The Jan Lokpal Andolan and alternate politics: symbiotic interactions, vernacular publics, and news media in the Jan Lokpal Andolan; 7 Ways of democracy: making politics work for the urban poor; 8 Re-evaluating the Chipko (forest protection) movement: the emergence of the vernacular public arena in the Uttarakhand; 9 Grassroots and vernacular articulations: politics and popular democracy in Uttar Pradesh villages; 10 Caste and vernacular politics in Tamil Nadu, South India
Summary Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government-an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected coalitions and alliances across diverse castes, classes, and religious groups according to the issues involved. In this volume, we intend to understand this deepening of democracy by employing a new analytical framework of the 'vernacular public arena' where negotiations, dialogues, debates, and c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Democracy -- India.
Political participation -- India.
Social change -- India.
Social classes -- India.
Social groups -- India.
India -- Politics and government.
India -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Ishizaka, Shin'ya, 1976- editor
Neyazi, Taberez Ahmed, 1977- editor
Tanabe, Akio, 1964- editor
ISBN 1315777622 (e-book)
1317694031 (electronic bk.)
9781315777627 (e-book)
9781317694038 (electronic bk.)