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Nation, Civil Society and Social Movements
Essays in Political Sociology

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Courses:
Social Movements

January 2004 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This book is a collection of 12 essays on three interrelated themes of Nation, Civil Society and Social Movements organized in three parts each having four chapters.

 
Introduction
The Themes

 
 
PART ONE: NATION, RELIGION AND LANGUAGE
 
Conceptualising Nation and Nationality in South Asia
 
New Nationalisms and Collective Rights
The Case of South Asia

 
 
Religious Nationalism and Democratic Polity in India
An Untenable Linkage

 
 
Language and Nation
For a Cultural Renewal of India

 
 
PART TWO: CIVIL SOCIETY, STATE AND GOVERNANCE
 
State, Civil Society and Market in India
Gradual Autonomisation

 
 
Civil Society
Religion, Caste and Language in India

 
 
Civil Society and Good Governance in India
The Pre-Requisites

 
 
Civil Society and the Deprived
The Relevance of Perspective from Below

 
 
PART THREE: MOVEMENTS, POLICIES AND MODERNITIES
 
Movements and Policies
A Misplaced Polarity in Social Research

 
 
Social Movements in the Three Worlds
A Comparative Perspective

 
 
Social Movements in the Third World
Some Specificities

 
 
Multiple Modernities and the Rise of New Social Movements
The Case of India

 

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