Democracy, Development, and the Countryside: Urban-Rural Struggles in India / Edition 1by Ashutosh Varshney
This book examines how the rural sector in India uses its numbers in a democracy to further its economic and political interests.See more details below
This book examines how the rural sector in India uses its numbers in a democracy to further its economic and political interests.
Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. Town-Country struggles in development; 2. Nehru's agricultural policy: a Reconstruction; 3. Policy change in the mid-1960s; 4. Rise of Agrarian power in the 1970s; 5. Organizing the countryside in the 1980s; 6. Has rural India lost out?; 7. Paradoxes of power and the intracacies of economic policy; 8. Conclusion: democracy and the countryside; Endnotes.
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