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Regional modernities : the cultural politics of development in India

Author: K Sivaramakrishnan; Arun Agrawal
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; London : Eurospan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays by leading social scientists focuses on development in India to explore the emergence of "regional modernities" in ways that are distinct from a so-called global modernity  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Sivaramakrishnan; Arun Agrawal
ISBN: 0804744149 9780804744140 0804744157 9780804744157
OCLC Number: 53030429
Notes: Originally published: Delhi; Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Description: 472 pages
Contents: Regional Modernities in Stories and Practices of Development / K. Sivaramakrishnan, Arun Agrawal --
Traveling Discourses --
The Transmission of Development: Problems of Scale and Socialization / Akhil Gupta --
Developing Women: The Traffic in Ideas about Women and their Needs in Kangra, India / Kim Berry --
'Difficult Work': Becoming Developed / Rebecca Klenk --
Building India's 'Modern Temples': Indians and Americans in the Damodar Valley Corporation, 1945-60 / Daniel Klingensmith --
'Shelter' in Modern Delhi / Vijay Prashad --
Development Situations --
Beyond Blackmail: Multivalent Modernities and the Cultural Politics of Development in India / Donald S. Moore --
Development, Nationalism, and the Time of the Primitive: The Dangs Darbar / Ajay Skaria --
Educating Entrepreneurs, Organizing for Social Justice: NGO Development Strategies in New Delhi Bastis / Sangeeta Luthra --
Mukkuvar Modernity: Development as a Cultural Identity / Ajantha Subramanian --
Development Counter-Narratives: Taking Social Movements Seriously / Subir Sinha --
Transgressing Boundaries --
Rethinking Boundaries / Angelique Haugerud --
On Binaries and Boundaries / David Mosse --
Beyond the Local/Global Divide: Knowledge for Tree Management in Madhya Pradesh / Sonja Brodt --
Modernity in a Suitcase: An Essay on Immigrant Indian Writing / Amitava Kumar --
Policing and Erasing the Global/Local Border: Rajasthani Foresters and the Narrative Ecology of Modernization / Paul Robbins --
State, Place, Identity: Two Stories in the Making of Region / Itty Abraham.
Responsibility: edited by K. Sivaramakrishnan & Arun Agrawal.

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"This collection sets a very high standard of scholarship in the social science literature on development and modernity. Individually and collectively, the essays in this volume will challenge and Read more...

 
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