Tag Archives: India

Populism, Technocracy and the Politics of Expertise in India

Anuradha Sajjanhar of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University in Canberra has a new article available. “The New Experts: Populism, Technocracy and Politics of Expertise in Contemporary India” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1934889) is an important examination of … Continue reading

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India and its Northeast

In the Name of the Nation: India and its Northeast is a new book by Sanjib Baruah and published by Stanford University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Ganeshdatta Poddara of the Foundation For Liberal And Management Education (FLAME) … Continue reading

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An Indian Precariat?

“Is There an Indian Precariat? Evidence from the Auto Manufacturing Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1888148) is a new article for JCA by Tom Barnes of the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia. The abstract for the paper … Continue reading

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Religion, Identity and Belonging in Goa (with podcast)

Citizenship in a Caste Polity: Religion, Identity and Belonging in Goa is a new book authored by Jason Keith Fernandes, published in Hyderabad by Orient BlackSwan. The book is reviewed for JCA by Kenneth Bo Nielsen of the Department of … Continue reading

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The Making of the Chin Hills

In a new review at JCA, Ngamtinlun Touthang of the Department of Political Science at Manipur University in India looks at Pum Khan Pau’s Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills: Empire and Resistance, published by Routledge. The … Continue reading

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Modi’s Actual Gujarat Model

Editorial Board member Nikita Sud has a new article available at JCA. Nikita is with the Oxford Department of International Development at the University of Oxford in the UK. “The Actual Gujarat Model: Authoritarianism, Capitalism, Hindu Nationalism and Populism in … Continue reading

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Politics, Caste and India’s New Land Wars

“The Politics of Caste in India’s New Land Wars” by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Siddharth Sareen and Patrik Oskarsson is the Introduction for the Special Issue of the same name. It is now available for free download.

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Issue 5 for 2020 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is the final issue in the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the third of three special issues in … Continue reading

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Social Movements, Land Rights and Politics in Pakistan

The Ethics of Staying: Social Movements and Land Rights Politics in Pakistan is a book by Mubbashir A. Rizvi and published by Stanford University Press in 2019. The book is reviewed by JCA by Kenneth Bo Nielsen of the Department … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2020 published

Issue number 3 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the third of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary. It has been available for about two weeks, … Continue reading

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