This comprehensive study by Sumit Ganguly and William Thompson, two highly distinguished scholars of political science and international relations, delves into the intricate inner workings of this great Asian nation to reveal an Indian ...
Author: Sumit Ganguly
Publisher: Yale University Press
A comprehensive and revealing account of the ongoing struggles and instability of India s political and economic institutions India s ascent as a formidable power on the world stage and its geopolitical ramifications have received much attention in recent years. This comprehensive study by Sumit Ganguly and William Thompson, two highly distinguished scholars of political science and international relations, delves into the intricate inner workings of this great Asian nation to reveal an Indian state struggling to maintain national security, domestic order, and steady fiscal growth despite weaknesses in its economic and political institutions. The authors sobering account questions India s perceived strengths and domestic and foreign policy initiatives, while focusing on the South Asian giant s infrastructural and economic growth problems, opposition to reform, and other important hurdles the nation has faced and will continue to face over the coming decade and beyond.
The Hindutva Wave and Indian Nationalism Paul Wallace. and ethnography of
law and state. His special area focus is 'Northeast' India. ... His most recent book
is Ascending India and Its State Capacity (2017, with William R. Thompson).
Author: Paul Wallace
Publisher: Sage Publications Pvt. Limited
This book, the sixth in the series on India’s elections from SAGE, is arguably the first to critically analyze the 17th General Elections held in India in 2019. It closely analyzes how the elections were conducted and what factors influenced the electorate in returning Narendra Modi to power with a thumping majority. The book critically explores underlying factors such as the absolute dominance of extreme nationalism based on majoritarian religious identity as well as the increased participation of women and the marginalized sections of Indian society. The initial chapters focus on national topics and are followed by fourteen analytical state and regional studies grouped into four regional clusters. A highlight of the book is its strong focus on contentious issues such as the structure, stability and integrity of electoral institutions as well as caste, tribal, minority and ethnic politics.
Ganguly, S. and Scobell, A. (2018) 'The Himalayan impasse: Sino-Indian rivalry
in the wake of Doklam', The Washington Quarterly 41(3): 177–190. Ganguly, S.
and Thompson, W. (2017) Ascending India and Its State Capacity, New Haven: ...
Author: Hall, Ian
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Narendra Modi’s energetic personal diplomacy and promise to make India a ‘leading power’, made soon after his landslide election victory in May 2014, surprised many analysts. Most had predicted that his government would concentrate on domestic issues, on the growth and development demanded by Indian voters, and that he lacked necessary experience in international relations. Instead, Modi’s time in office saw a concerted attempt to reinvent Indian foreign policy by replacing inherited understandings of its place in the world with one drawn largely from Hindu nationalist ideology. This book explores the drivers of this reinvention, arguing it arose from a combination of elite conviction and electoral calculation, and the impact it had on India’s international relations under Modi.
Edited by two distinguished scholars at Indiana University, the book examines how ISIS will affect not only the Middle East but the global order.
Author: Feisal al-Istrabadi
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Looking to the future in confronting the Islamic State The Islamic State (best known in the West as ISIS or ISIL) has been active for less than a decade, but it has already been the subject of numerous histories and academic studies—all focus primarily on the past. The Future of ISIS is the first major study to look ahead: what are the prospects for the Islamic State in the near term, and what can the global community, including the United States, do to counter it? Edited by two distinguished scholars at Indiana University, the book examines how ISIS will affect not only the Middle East but the global order. Specific chapters deal with such questions as whether and how ISIS benefitted from intelligence failures, and what can be done to correct any such failures; how to confront the alarmingly broad appeal of Islamic State ideology; the role of local and regional actors in confronting ISIS; and determining U.S. interests in preventing ISIS from gaining influence and controlling territory. Given the urgency of the topic, The Future of ISIS is of interest to policymakers, analysts, and students of international affairs and public policy.
Informed by a deep knowledge of world history, political economy, and environmental technology, this book is the first complete overview of energy transitions over the past thousand years.
Author: William R. Thompson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
In the international political economy of the last two millennia, there tends to be one state leading the world as the foremost producer of energy and new technology. In Racing to the Top, William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova argue that the US and China, like previous leading countries, rely on energy transition, or the development of alternative energy, in order to make new technology relatively inexpensive to develop and to fuel. While the US has historically held the lead, its edge in the global energy economy appears to be eroding, and as energy leadership diminishes, so does the country's position in world politics. Thompson and Zakhirova take a long view in order to show what will be necessary for a new power to emerge as the system leader, then map a path forward for energy policy. Informed by a deep knowledge of world history, political economy, and environmental technology, this book is the first complete overview of energy transitions over the past thousand years.
By karmic purification and corresponding increase of knowledge the adept in any
sādhanā — be it Buddhist , Jain ... five tattvas , that the originally omniscient and
omnipotent soul was reduced to a state of limited capacities of both knowledge
and action . In order to undo this limitation , the ascending adept has to get rid of
the five kañcukas or cuirasses that limit his capacity of perception and action .
Author: Vasudha Dalmia
Publisher: Oxford India Collection (Paper
Contributed articles orginally presented at symposia in 1990 and 1997.
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Author: Kanangopal Bagchi
Constraints and trends in Indian agriculture; Aspects of Indian agriculture.