Political Thought in Modern India

Political Thought in Modern India



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ISBN-13: 9780803995031
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Thomas Pantham is Professor of Political Science at the M.S. University of Baroda. He has been nominated UGC National Lecturer in Political Science (1985–86), has been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Essex (1973) and a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the universities of Princeton and Massachusetts (1981). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited volumes and has written Political Parties and Democratic Consensus (New Delhi, 1976).

Kenneth L Deutsch is Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York, Geneseo. He has been a Fulbright Senior Visiting Lecturer in Political Science at the universities of Rajasthan and Baroda (1979) and has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has contributed articles to various journals and books and has co-edited Political Obligation and Civil Disobedience (New York, 1972) and Constitutional Rights and Student Life (St. Louis, 1979).

Table of Contents

Preface - Thomas Pantham
Introduction: For the Study of Modern Indian Political Thought
Some Reflections on the Hindu Tradition of Political Thought - Bhikhu Parekh
The Socio-Religious and Political Thought of Rammohun Roy - Thomas Pantham
The Social and Political Ideas of Swami Dayananda Saraswati - B R Purohit
Culture and Power in the Thought of Bankimchandra - Partha Chatterjee
Two Strands of Indian Liberalism: The Ideas of Ranade and Phule - Rajendra Vora
The Political Ideas of Lokmanya Tilak - N R Inamdar
The Ideology of Hindu Nationalism - Prabha Dixit
Dynamics of Muslim Political Thought - Moin Shakir
The Social and Political Thought of B R Ambedkar - Eleanor Zelliot
Tagore: Politics and Beyond - Radharaman Chakrabarti
Sri Aurobindo and the Search for Political and Spiritual Perfection - Kenneth L Deutsch
The Heteronomous Radicalism of M N Roy - Sudipta Kaviraj
Ideology and Strategy of the Communist Movement in India - Manoranjan Mohanty
The Political Thought of Jawaharlal Nehru - R C Pillai
The Ideology of Sarvodaya: Concepts of Politics and Power in Indian Political Thought - Dennis Dalton
Gandhi's Satyagraha and Hindu Thought - Indira Rothermund
Gandhi and Democratic Theory - Ronald J Terchek
Beyond Liberal Democracy: Thinking with Mahatma Gandhi - Thomas Pantham
Oppression and Human Liberation: Towards a Post-Gandhian Utopia - Ashis Nandy

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