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The other India : realities of an emerging power, edited by Rajesh Chakrabarti

Label
The other India : realities of an emerging power
Title
The other India
Title remainder
realities of an emerging power
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rajesh Chakrabarti
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection documents and analyzes, from different angles, the forces and trends that shape contemporary India's socio-economic reality. The contributors comprise an eclectic group--spiritual leaders, grassroot activists, as well as eminent thinkers from diverse fields like the judiciary, social development, environment, education, contemporary science and art. In contrast to the dominant characterization of a "Shining India" in recent years, these articles present a complex and multi-dimensional reality, essential for a balanced, objective understanding of the issues that shape today's Ind
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
306.0954/09051
Index
index present
LC call number
HN683.5
LC item number
.O84 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Chakrabarti, Rajesh
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  • India
  • India
  • India
  • India
  • India
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Social conditions
  • Social policy
  • India
  • India --Economic conditions --21st century
  • India --Economic policy
  • India --Social conditions --21st century
  • India --Social policy
  • Sociology & Social History
  • Social Conditions
  • Social Sciences
Label
The other India : realities of an emerging power, edited by Rajesh Chakrabarti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Section I: India-Seven Portraits; 1 -- India-21st Century Disconnects; 2 -- Secularism in India-A Minority Perspective; 3 -- The Struggle of an Artist; 4 -- An Aesthetic of Erasures; 5 -- Shaping India's Agricultural Destiny; 6 -- Inclusive Sustainable Development; Section II: Faith that Heals-Religion and Social Justice; 7 -- Religion and Social Justice; 8 -- Religion in the Quest for Global Justice and Peace; Section III: The Violence of Religious Identities; 9 -- Terrorism-Causes and Remedies; 10 -- From the Age of Anxiety to the Age of Fear
  • 11 -- Defi ne Terrorism, and You Could be Targeting Your Own Leaders12 -- Justice for Peace-Challenges from Gujarat; Section IV: Nature-Sustaining the Sustainer; 13 -- Earth Democracy, Living Democracy; 14 -- Unfair Land Deals, Unjust Water Grab; Section V: Actions and Reactors in War and Peace; 15 -- Peace-Imperative for South Asia; 16 -- Nuclear Energy-Hardly an Unmixed Blessing; Section VI: Justice; 17 -- Caste-A Persistent Mind Disease; 18 -- The Buddha and the Caste System; 19 -- The Human Price of Flawed Development; 20 -- Unorganized Sector Labor-A Reality Check
  • 21 -- The Extent of Bonded Labor in India22 -- The Civil Service and the Right to Dissent; 23 -- Appointing the Judges; Section VII: CollectiveSuccess; 24 -- Food from the Courts; 25 -- Water Harvesting in Arid Rajasthan and Himalaya-A Story of Community Action; 26 -- Empowering Women-The SEWA Experience; About the Editor and Contributors
Control code
647830833
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132104216
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647830833
Label
The other India : realities of an emerging power, edited by Rajesh Chakrabarti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Section I: India-Seven Portraits; 1 -- India-21st Century Disconnects; 2 -- Secularism in India-A Minority Perspective; 3 -- The Struggle of an Artist; 4 -- An Aesthetic of Erasures; 5 -- Shaping India's Agricultural Destiny; 6 -- Inclusive Sustainable Development; Section II: Faith that Heals-Religion and Social Justice; 7 -- Religion and Social Justice; 8 -- Religion in the Quest for Global Justice and Peace; Section III: The Violence of Religious Identities; 9 -- Terrorism-Causes and Remedies; 10 -- From the Age of Anxiety to the Age of Fear
  • 11 -- Defi ne Terrorism, and You Could be Targeting Your Own Leaders12 -- Justice for Peace-Challenges from Gujarat; Section IV: Nature-Sustaining the Sustainer; 13 -- Earth Democracy, Living Democracy; 14 -- Unfair Land Deals, Unjust Water Grab; Section V: Actions and Reactors in War and Peace; 15 -- Peace-Imperative for South Asia; 16 -- Nuclear Energy-Hardly an Unmixed Blessing; Section VI: Justice; 17 -- Caste-A Persistent Mind Disease; 18 -- The Buddha and the Caste System; 19 -- The Human Price of Flawed Development; 20 -- Unorganized Sector Labor-A Reality Check
  • 21 -- The Extent of Bonded Labor in India22 -- The Civil Service and the Right to Dissent; 23 -- Appointing the Judges; Section VII: CollectiveSuccess; 24 -- Food from the Courts; 25 -- Water Harvesting in Arid Rajasthan and Himalaya-A Story of Community Action; 26 -- Empowering Women-The SEWA Experience; About the Editor and Contributors
Control code
647830833
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132104216
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647830833

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