Author:Ranjita Mohanty and Rajesh Tandon (eds)

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Participatory Citizenship: Identity, Exclusion, Inclusion

By: Ranjita Mohanty and Rajesh Tandon (eds)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028334

ISBN: 0761934677

Condition: New


This volume argues that the conventional undestanding of citizenship is inadequate to capture the complex challenges a large majority of India`s marginalised people face in actualising their rights and making their voices heard. It offers instead an extended connotation of citizenship and participation from the perspective of those bearing excluded identities—namely, the low caste, the poor, women and tribals. Based on the experiences of these groups in their everyday relationships with the state and with society at large, the contributors to this volume detail and explore the possibilities... View more info