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Class, Politics, and Agrarian Policies in Post-liberalisation India

Class, Politics, and Agrarian Policies in Post-liberalisation India

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  • Date Published: May 2019
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  • isbn: 9781108697538

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  • The book visits the idea of New India, studying how the political economy of India has changed significantly in post-liberalisation India. The book challenges the notion that all farmers in India are in agrarian distress, showing that some classes of farmers have gained under policies; it helps understand why farmer movement has weakened and control of industrial capitalist class has been bolstered. The book discusses the growing presence of petty bourgeoisie with both old and new fractions thriving. Gujarat and Karnataka are instances of these two kinds of fractions. Refuting to pre-suppose a uniformity across countries, this book upholds the significance of studying these dynamics within a nation state.

    • Distinguishes post-liberalisation India from the period between 1990 to 2004
    • Presents in-depth case studies from three Indian states
    • The book is rich in data
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    • Date Published: May 2019
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781108697538
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    List of tables
    Acknowledgments
    Abbreviations
    1. Introduction
    2. Policy-making, class factor, and political settlement: setting the theoretical framework
    3. Privatising the inputs of production: a case of careful choice by beneficiaries and losers
    4. Chhattisgarh: new state, new opportunities for old class domination
    5. Gujarat: strong state-directed capitalism across sectors
    6. Karnataka: state patronage, market opportunism, and urban-rural closing gap
    7. State in action, political settlement, and the agrarian flux
    Bibliography.

  • Author

    Sejuti Das Gupta, James Madison College, Michigan State University
    Sejuti Das Gupta teaches at James Madison College, Michigan State University. Her research interests are agrarian political economy, public policy, class-caste and state-society interactions. She has worked at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and in the development sector in India.

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