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Social movements and the state / edited by Ghanshyam Shah.

Contributor(s): Shah, Ghanshyam [edited by].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Readings in Indian government and politics ; 4. Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2001Description: 475 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0761995137; 0761995145 (pbk.).Subject(s): Social movements -- India | Social problems -- India | India -- Social conditions -- 1947- | India -- Politics and government -- 1947-DDC classification: 303.48/4/0954 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- Ghanshyam Shah -- 2. Nine Theses on Social Movements -- Andre Gunder Frank and Marta Fuentes -- 3. Cyclical Movement towards the 'Eternal'--'Nine Theses -- of Social Movements': A Critique -- D.N. Dhanagare and J. John -- 4. Masses, Classes and the State -- Rajni Kothari -- 5. Social Origins of the Peasant Insurrection in -- Telengana, 1946-51 -- D.N. Dhanagare -- 6. Naxalbari and the Left Movement -- Sumanta Banerjee -- 7. Farmers' Movements in Contemporary India -- Dipankar Gupta -- 8. Organized Labour and Militant Unionism: The Bombay -- Textile Workers' Strike of 1982 -- Salim Lakha -- 9. Tribal Solidarity Movements in India: A Review -- Surajit Sinha -- 10. 'Iibal Autonomy Movements in Chhotanagpur -- K.S. Singh -- 11. Anbedkir and After: The Dalit Movement in India -- Gail Omvedt -- 12. Taking Stock: Women's Movement and the State -- L )akshmi Lingam -- 13. Direct Action in India: A Study of Gujarat and Bihar -- Agitations -- Ghanshyam Shah -- 14. Little Nationalism Turned Chauvinist: Assam's -- Anti-Foreigner Upsurge, 1979-80 -- Amalendu Guha -- 15. 'God Must Be Liberated': A Hindu Liberation -- Movement in Ayodhya -- Peter van der Veer -- 16. Chipko: Social History of an 'Environmental' Movement -- Ramachandra Guha -- Select Readings -- About the Editor and Contributors -- Index.
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A collection of 16 articles previously published between 1972 and 2001.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- Ghanshyam Shah -- 2. Nine Theses on Social Movements -- Andre Gunder Frank and Marta Fuentes -- 3. Cyclical Movement towards the 'Eternal'--'Nine Theses -- of Social Movements': A Critique -- D.N. Dhanagare and J. John -- 4. Masses, Classes and the State -- Rajni Kothari -- 5. Social Origins of the Peasant Insurrection in -- Telengana, 1946-51 -- D.N. Dhanagare -- 6. Naxalbari and the Left Movement -- Sumanta Banerjee -- 7. Farmers' Movements in Contemporary India -- Dipankar Gupta -- 8. Organized Labour and Militant Unionism: The Bombay -- Textile Workers' Strike of 1982 -- Salim Lakha -- 9. Tribal Solidarity Movements in India: A Review -- Surajit Sinha -- 10. 'Iibal Autonomy Movements in Chhotanagpur -- K.S. Singh -- 11. Anbedkir and After: The Dalit Movement in India -- Gail Omvedt -- 12. Taking Stock: Women's Movement and the State -- L )akshmi Lingam -- 13. Direct Action in India: A Study of Gujarat and Bihar -- Agitations -- Ghanshyam Shah -- 14. Little Nationalism Turned Chauvinist: Assam's -- Anti-Foreigner Upsurge, 1979-80 -- Amalendu Guha -- 15. 'God Must Be Liberated': A Hindu Liberation -- Movement in Ayodhya -- Peter van der Veer -- 16. Chipko: Social History of an 'Environmental' Movement -- Ramachandra Guha -- Select Readings -- About the Editor and Contributors -- Index.

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