Modernity of Tradition: Political Development in India

Modernity of Tradition: Political Development in India

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ISBN-13: 9780226731353
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 03/01/1968
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part One - Traditional Structures and Modern Politics: Caste
Marx, Modernity, and Mobilization
Paracommunities: The Sociology of Caste Associations
Horizontal Mobilization: The Nadars; the Vanniyars
The Politics of Caste
Differential Mobilization: Fission, Fusion, Decompression
The Future of Equality: The Social Condition of Political Integration
Untouchability: The Test of Fellow Feeling
Part Two - The Traditional Roots of Charisma: Gandhi
The Fear of Cowardice
Gandhi and the New Courage
Self-Control and Political Potency
This-Worldly Asceticism and Political Modernization
The Private Origins of Public Obligation
The New Meaning of Old Paths
Part Three - Legal Cultures and Social Change: Panchayats, Pandits, and Professionals
Traditional and Modern Justice
The Modernity of Brahmanic Law
The Anglicization of Indian Law
Appendix
Index

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