Inclusion and Exclusion in Local Governance: Field Studies from Rural India is a product of a rare national-level study conducted in 42 panchayats across 12 states to reveal how democratic decentralization is working in Indian villages. This is done through stories of empowerment as well as discrimi..
Examining the processes of state formation and consolidation, and the erosion of the post-colonial state, this book highlights three themes: the constraints of modernization; the contradictory logic of modernization vis-a-vis assertive political identities; and the politics of the governed and the b..
Declassified documents are arguably the premier vantage for understanding global governance, current security concerns and the international market. This book`s introduction provides a comprehensive review of world politics, defining the US and India as actors at this critical juncture. The document..