vernacularisation of democracy

politics, caste, and religion in India by Lucia Michelutti

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Subjects:

  • Ahirs -- Politics and government,
  • Democracy -- India,
  • Religion and politics -- India,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1977-

About the Edition

On the political rise of Ahirs in north India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-245) and index.

StatementLucia Michelutti.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS432.A38+
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22554278M
ISBN 109780415467322
LC Control Number2008335222

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Religious practice in India does not show equality, as it is commonly understood. However, in this article, that focuses on the Chittagong Hills, which for many decades has formed one of the most violent spaces in Bangladesh, we argue that, in reality, democracy and violence.

Religion Caste and Politics in India Book Description: After Independence the Nehruvian approach to socialism in India rested upon three pillars: secularism and democracy in the political domain; state intervention in the economy; and diplomatic Non-Alignment.

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Democracy is a universally recognised ideal as well as a goal, which is based on. The Vernacularisation of Democracy Politics, Caste and Religion in India Lucia Michelutti – London School of Economics and Political Science, UK This book focuses on a historically marginalised caste, the Yadav, that in recent years has become very assertive and.

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Ahir or Aheer is a community in India, most members of which identify as being of the Indian Yadav community because they consider the two terms to be synonymous. The Ahirs are variously described as a caste, a clan, a community, a race and a tribe. The traditional occupations of Ahirs are cattle-herding and agriculture.

They are found throughout India but are particularly concentrated in the. Introduction: The vernacularisation of democracy --The rise of popular democracy in North India --Sacred topographies and socio-economic spaces: mapping political theatres --Sons of Krishna: genealogy, colonial knowledge and the past --The salience of kinship: the making of a numerous community --Religious reformism: from lineage deities to.

The resurgence of Hindi newspapers has made it difficult for English newspapers to continue their dominance over social, cultural and political spheres in postcolonial India. It has also widened the political and cultural space available for the hitherto marginalised groups who could not participate in the national public sphere dominated by a certain mode of discourse and the English-speaking.

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Teaching. Teaching is a big part of why I enjoy work as an academic. I convene two third-year modules GEG Contemporary India: Politics, Society and Economy and GEG Development Futures: Mumbai unbound which both draw on my own fieldwork in India and close understanding of current lectures focus on key themes (such as Democracy, Citizenship, Violence, Post-liberalising.

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Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current issues are available. She has carried out extensive fieldwork in North India (Uttar Pradesh) and has worked in Venezuela and on South Asia in comparative contexts.

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