Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Yogesh Atal & Sunil K. Chaudhary

Title   Combating Corruption: The Indian Case

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Orient BlackSwan 2014

ISBN    812505233X / 9788125052333

Seller ID   101902

Combating Corruption: The Indian Case provides a perspective for viewing the increasing levels of corruption in the higher echelons of politics and bureaucracy in post-Independence India, and the limits of popular struggles and legislative/administrative measures to combat it. Looking at the phenomenon as ‘deviance’ from norms and a systemic dysfunctionality, the authors argue that it can be resisted by effective strategies of mass mobilisation under charismatic leaders. Focusing on peoples’ participation, it traces the emergence of anti-corruption movements to the JP Movement of the 1970s, and culminates with the protests led by Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev and the rise of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party. The book fills a major lacuna in our sociological understanding of corruption—as exemplified by cases of grand embezzlement—and the popular opposition to it. Identifying the traditional sources of corruption, the authors show how the problem manifests itself in the social, economic and political contexts peculiar to India. And in doing so, they underline the crucial role of state institutions and a vigilant civil society in tackling a problem that afflicts almost all, and not only the developing, societies. As ‘instant history’, Combating Corruption is an account of an unprecedented phase of mass protests in India. A must-read for political analysts, sociologists, journalists and general readers alike, it is indispensable for understanding contemporary India.Printed Pages: 312.

Combating Corruption: The Indian Case Yogesh Atal & Sunil K. Chaudhary

Price = 13.96 USD


Books of related interest
On Education and Development
Yogesh Atal
11.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Exploring the Social Frontier
Yogesh Atal and D.C. Sah (eds)
20.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Entering the Global Village: Essays on the Sociology of Communication
Yogesh Atal
13.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

In a World of Gods and Goddesses: The Mystic Art of Indra Sharma
Nimisha Sharma; Foreword By Dr Yogesh Atal; Text By James H. Bae
75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Poverty and Participation in Civil Society
Yogesh Atal
3.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Perspective on Educating the Poor
Yogesh Atal
3.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Hoodlum Years
Ashok Mitra (Author) & Prabhat Patnaik (Frwd)
47.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Democracy: 80 Questions and Answers
David Beetham & Kevin Boyle (Authors)
1.62 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Knowledge, Power and Politics: Educational Institutions in India
Mushirul Hasan (Ed.)
12.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective, 1956-2006 (The Realm of Ideas: Inquiry and Theory), Volume 1
Lloyd I. Rudolph & Susanne Hoeber Rudolph (Authors)
11.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective, 1956-2006: (The Realm of Institutions: State Formation and Institutional Change), Volume 2
Lloyd I. Rudolph & Susanne Hoeber Rudolph (Authors)
12.22 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective, 1956-2006 (The Realm of the Public Sphere: Identity and Policy), Volume 3
Lloyd I. Rudolph & Susanne Hoeber Rudolph (Authors)
14.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie