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Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001431

ISBN: 0761998330

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Social movements primarily take the form of non-institutionalised collective political action which strive for political and/or social change. While India has witnessed many such movements over the centuries, it is only recently that scholars have begun to study them in depth. This thoroughly revised and updated version of a seminal book critically examines and reviews the literature concerning social movements in India from 1857 to the present. In the process he discusses the theoretical issues raised by various scholars while analysing major trends in different movements. In conclusion, he s... View more info

Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007969

ISBN: 0761998349

Condition: New


Social movements primarily take the form of non-institutionalised collective political action which strive for political and/or social change. While India has witnessed many such movements over the centuries, it is only recently that scholars have begun to study them in depth. This thoroughly revised and updated version of a seminal book critically examines and reviews the literature concerning social movements in India from 1857 to the present. In the process he discusses the theoretical issues raised by various scholars while analysing major trends in different movements. In conclusion, he s... View more info

Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028122

ISBN: 0761998349

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280. View more info

Caste and Democratic Politics in India

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032327

ISBN: 8178240246

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 410. View more info

Re-Reading Hind Swaraj: Modernity and Subalterns

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $27.60

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers &Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201259

ISBN: 113849951X

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Printed Pages: 248 View more info

Caste and Democratic Politics in India

By: Ghanshyam Shah (ed.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2004

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 010137

ISBN: 8178240955

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 446. View more info

Dalits and the State

By: Ghanshyam Shah (Ed.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 112485

ISBN: 8170229227

Condition: New


The Indian State under the directives of the Constitution is expected to play the role of interventionist to bring social transformation. It aims at eradicating feudal hierarchical social order based on Brahminical ideology and building an egalitarian secular modern society providing all citizens social and political justice, equality, liberty and dignity of life. The dalits, socially and economically most oppressed of Indian society look upon the state not only to provide equal opportunities but also to create positive conditions for improving their socio economic condition. They perceived th... View more info