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Author Bailey, F. G. (Frederick George)

Title The need for enemies : a bestiary of political forms / F.G. Bailey
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1998


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Description xiv, 223 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. The Babel Sound of Politics. Antitheses. Animosity and Its Sources. A Plurality of Cultures -- 2. Bhubaneswar New Capital. The Tented Eatery. Optimism and the Third World. The New Capital. The Framework. Past and Future. Oriya Nationalism. The Coalition. Inconsistencies -- 3. The Rhetoric of Paternalism. Look to Government. Reserved Seats. Attitudes to Authority. The Royal Style. The Officials. Subaltern Freedoms. The Complexity of Paternalism -- 4. The Rhetoric of Business. Sharp Practice. Politicians and Public Money. Profit and Preaching. The Iron-Foundry Man. Pervasive Improbity -- 5. The Rhetoric of Struggle. Agitation and Leadership. The Man from Koraput. The Labor Organizer. An Oriya Patriot. The Man from Singhbhum. The Man from Talcher. Tales of Adventure -- 6. Pragmatism and the Gandhians. Sarvodaya. Land Reform and Local Government. The Gift of a Village. A Modernizing Realist. The Perfect Politician. Retreat into Good Works -- 7. Disenchantment and Compromise
Enantiodromia. Distance Lends Enchantment. Hard Realities and High Hopes. Moderation and Its Causes. Pragmatism Defined. Four Stages. The Argument
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-217) and index
Subject Enemies.
Political culture -- India -- Odisha.
Political psychology.
Opposition (Political science)
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- India -- Odisha.
Odisha (India) -- Politics and government.
LC no. 97038676
ISBN 080143470X (cloth : alk. paper)
080148474X (paperback: alk. paper)