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Ascending India and Its State Capacity : Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Author: Sumit Ganguly; William R Thompson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the ongoing struggles and instability of India's political and economic institutions. This study delves into the intricate inner workings of this Asian nation to reveal an Indian state struggling to maintain national security, domestic order, and steady fiscal growth despite weaknesses in its economic and political institutions. The authors' account questions India's perceived strengths and domestic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sumit Ganguly; William R Thompson
ISBN: 0300215924 9780300215922 9780300224993 0300224990
OCLC Number: 969368584
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 338 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The Indian state's capacity to get things done --
Ascending major powers --
Conceptualizing and measuring state strength --
Extraction and legitimacy --
Violence monopoly --
The economy --
Infrastructure --
Inequality --
Democratic institutions --
Grand strategy --
Defense and security policies --
Ascending india-its state-capacity problems and prospects.
Responsibility: Sumit Ganguly & William R. Thompson.

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