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xxxiii, 119 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Green Library
xi, 260 pages ; 25 cm
  • Chapter 1. Introduction: A Post-Colonial Critique of Capital Accumulation Today.- Part I: New Dynamics of Accumulation.- Chapter 2. Flexible Labour and Capital Accumulation in a Post-Colonial Country Byasdeb Dasgupta.- Chapter 3. Law, Statistics, Public Private Partnership and the Emergence of a New Subject Mithilesh Kumar.- Chapter 4. S ecurity and the City: Postcolonial Accumulation, Securitization and Urban Development in Kolkata Ilia Antenucci.- Chapter 5. Accumulation by Possession: The Social Processes of Rent Seeking in Urban Delhi Sushmita Pati.- Chapter 6. Accumulation at Margins: The Case of Khora Colony Shruti Dubey.- Chapter 7. The Politics of Bank Nationalization in India Suhit K. Sen.- Part II: Caste, Gender, Race: Axes of Accumulation.- Chapter 8. Life, Labour, Recycling: A Study of Waste Management Practices in Contemporary Kolkata Debarati Bagchi and Iman Kumar Mitra.- Chapter 9. Ayurveda Tourism: Issues of Development and Gender in Contemporary Kerala Rashmi Gopi.- Chapter 10. Caste and the Frontiers of Post-Colonial Capital Accumulation Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay and Ranabir Samaddar.- Chapter 11. Governmentalizing NRI Philanthropy in Andhra Pradesh: A Transregional Approach to India's Development Sanam Roohi.- Chapter 12. The Postcolony and Racy Histories of Accumulation Atig Ghosh.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811010361 20161024
This volume looks at how accumulation in postcolonial capitalism blurs the boundaries of space, institutions, forms, financial regimes, labour processes, and economic segments on one hand, and creates zones and corridors on the other. It draws our attention to the peculiar but structurally necessary coexistence of both primitive and virtual modes of accumulation in the postcolony. From these two major inquiries it develops a new understanding of postcolonial capitalism. The case studies in this volume discuss the production of urban spaces of capital extraction, institutionalization of postcolonial finance capital, gendering of work forms, establishment of new forms of labour, formation of and changes in caste and racial identities and networks, and securitization-and thereby confirm that no study of contemporary capitalism is complete without thoroughly addressing the postcolonial condition. By challenging the established dualities between citizenship-based civil society and welfare-based political society, exploring critically the question of colonial and postcolonial difference, and foregrounding the material processes of accumulation against the culturalism of postcolonial studies, this volume redefines postcolonial studies in South Asia and beyond. It is invaluable reading for students and scholars of South Asian studies, sociology, cultural and critical anthropology, critical and praxis studies, and political science.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811010361 20161024
Green Library
xv, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1 Introduction 2 Evolution of agriculture development in India 3 Agricultural growth process 4 Agriculture growth and regional change 5 Regional dimensions of land and labour productivity 6 Regional convergence in agricultural productivity 7 Hierarchically nested agriculture regions of India 8 Agriculture growth models 9 Food production, consumption and insecurity 10 Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138925175 20170313
Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously examined. In particular, the impacts of economic liberalisation, globalisation and deregulation are not being empirically investigated at a small-area level using advanced statistical and spatial techniques. Understanding the process of regional formation and the rapid transitioning of agricultural landscapes in the Post-Liberalisation phase is pivotal to developing and devising regional economic development strategies. This book employs advanced methods to empirically examine the key characteristics and patterns of regional change in agricultural growth and productivity. It offers insights on changes in agricultural production and practices since the colonial period through to the Post-Liberalisation phase in India. It also incorporates the key public policy debates on the progress of India's agricultural development with the aim of formulating spatially integrated strategies to reduce rapid rise in the regional convergence and to promote equitable distribution of strategic government investment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138925175 20170313
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
iii, 52 pages ; 24 cm
Green Library
237 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm.
  • Introduction and history of mapping and research / P.C. Bandopadhyay-- Introduction to the geography and geomorphology of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Regional context of the geology of the Andaman-Nicobar accretionary ridge / P.D. Clift
  • Cenozoic rifting, passive margin development and strike-slip faulting in the Andaman Sea: a discussion of established v. new tectonic models / C.K. Morley
  • Regional tectonics, structure and evolution of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands from ophiolite formation and obduction to collision and back-arc spreading / C.K. Morley & M. Searle
  • Geological framework of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Andaman-Nicobar Ophiolites, India: origin, evolution and emplacement / B. Ghosh, D. Bandopadhyay & T. Morishita
  • Mithakhari deposits / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Submarine fan deposits: petrography and geochemistry of the Andaman Flysch / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Provenance of Oligocene Andaman sandstones (Andaman-Nicobar Islands): Ganga-Brahmaputra or Irrawaddy derived? / M. Limonta, A. Resentini, A. Carter, P.C. Bandopadhyay & E. Garzanti
  • The Archipelago Group: current understanding / P.C. Bandopadhyay & A. Carter
  • Inner-arc volcanism: Barren and Narcondam islands / P.C. Bandopadhyay
  • Anatomy of the Andaman-Nicobar subduction system from seismic reflection data / S.C. Singh & R. Moeremans
  • Seismicity of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands and Andaman Sea / A. Carter & P.C. Bandopadhyay
  • The 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami / A. Carter & P.C. Bandopadhyay
  • Natural resources / P.C. Bandopadhyay, B. Ghosh & A. Carter
  • Index.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)

7. Apatride [2017]

187 pages ; 21 cm
"D'autres nuits surgirent derrière ses paupières, mais la lumière n'y avait plus de chaleur, il ne s'en échappait aucun bruit, aucun son, aucun souffle. Elle se rendit compte que, ni ici ni là-bas, elle n'arrivait à rire, à respirer, à se sentir vivante, et qu'elle lévitait dans un mouvement aveugle, chutait dans le vide, sans terre ni ciel." Esha a quitté Calcutta pour s'installer à Paris, la ville dont elle rêvait. Or, d'année en année les déceptions s'accumulent, tout devient plus sombre et plus violent autour d'elle. Elle s'épuise dans d'innombrables batailles, et ne se sent plus en sécurité. Issue d'une famille de paysans pauvres, Mina vit près de Calcutta. Par ignorance, ou par crédulité, elle est entraînée à la fois dans un mouvement d'insurrection paysanne qui la dépasse et dans une passion irraisonnée pour son cousin Sam, qui lui fait commettre l'irréparable. Les destins de Mina et d'Esha se répondent dans ce roman qui ne ménage ni notre société ni la société indienne. L'écriture de Shumona Sinha est animée par la colère, une colère éloquente, aux images aussi suggestives que puissantes."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library
ix, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
A comprehensive and revealing account of the ongoing struggles and instability of India's political and economic institutions India's ascent as a formidable power on the world stage and its geopolitical ramifications have received much attention in recent years. This comprehensive study by Sumit Ganguly and William Thompson, two highly distinguished scholars of political science and international relations, delves into the intricate inner workings of this great 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' sobering account questions India's perceived strengths and domestic and foreign policy initiatives, while focusing on the South Asian giant's infrastructural and economic growth problems, opposition to reform, and other important hurdles the nation has faced and will continue to face over the coming decade and beyond.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300215922 20170213
Green Library
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: DVD video. Digital: video file; DVD video.
Explores the political ideas of two rival Indian Muslim leaders between 1937 and 1947: Maulana Azad, the long-serving president of the Indian National Congress and independent India’s first Minister of Education; and Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the foremost leader of the Muslim League and Pakistan’s first Governor-General.
Media & Microtext Center
liii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Balancing decision-making amongst courts and legislatures
  • Judicial review and political responses
  • Comparing political responses in India and the United Kingdom
  • Judicial review in the shadow of remedies
  • Collateral institutions to judicial review
  • Conclusion.
The Human Rights Act (HRA) of the UK, enacted in 1998, provoked particular interest amongst scholars. Unlike systems of parliamentary sovereignty and judicial supremacy, it promised a new, 'balanced' model for the protection of rights, which conferred courts with a limited power of review over legislation. Under this new model, rights-based decision-making was expected to be balanced amongst courts and legislatures, rather than lopsided in favour of either. Indian courts, on the other hand, have always been constitutionally entrusted with the power to strike down primary legislation enacted by the Union and state legislatures. This book examines the promise of the new model against its performance in practice by comparing judicial review under the HRA to an exemplar of the old model of judicial review, the Indian Constitution. It argues that although the HRA fosters a more balanced allocation of powers between legislatures and courts than the Indian Constitution, it does so for a novel reason. Balanced constitutionalism is not achieved through the legislative rejection of judicial decision-making about rights. Instead, the nature of the remedy under the HRA enables British courts to assert their genuine interpretations of rights in situations in which Indian courts find it difficult to do so.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199470587 20170508
Law Library (Crown)
496 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • 1. Development and Backwardness: What are they-- How do we Deal with them? 2. Bihar and Mithila: What Went Wrong? 3. The Environmental Roots of Backwardness in Bihar and Mithila, Part I: Floods 4. The Environmental Roots of Backwardness in Bihar and Mithila, Part II: Drought 5. Orientalism and India's Gordian Knot: Religion, Secularism and Caste 6. The Darbhanga Raj: The Heart of Mithila 7. Pulling the Threads Together 8. Some Final Thoughts and Observations 9. Postscript: The 2014 Lok Sabha Elections in Bihar: What Happened and What it Means?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138234772 20161205
The world has become obsessed with the Western notions of progress, development, and globalization, the latter a form of human and economic homogenization. These processes, through the aegis of the United Nations, are comparatively monitored. Those nations deemed to be 'lagging behind' are then provided with foreign aid and developmental assistance. For nearly seventy years, India has sought its place in this global endeavour; yet, even today, abject poverty and backwardness can be observed in districts in almost every state; with the highest concentration of such districts found in the state of Bihar and a cultural enclave, known as Mithila. Development in India has been elusive because it is difficult to define; and because the Western concepts of development and progress have no absolute equivalents within many non-Western settings. As a consequence, development programmes often fail because they are unable to ask the right questions, but equally important is the political economy derived from foreign aid. For politicians, there is no long-term benefit to be derived from successful development. In general, foreign aid only serves to corrupt governments and politicians and, in the end, does very little for those who need help. The struggling states of Bihar and Mithila serve as extreme examples of India's problems. Development here has been thwarted by a hereditary landed aristocracy supported by religion, casteism, custom, social stratification, tradition, and patterns of behaviour that can be traced back millennia. In turn, all these have been masterfully manipulated by co-opted politicians, who have turned politics into a veritable art form as this volume comprehensively demonstrates.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138234772 20161205
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxx, 245 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Foreword by Dr Samiran Nundy Foreword by Dr Farokh Udwadia Preface Acknowledgements Executive Summary The First Birth: Malini Chib The Second Birth: The Spastics Society of India Contextual Analyses: Cerebral Palsy Domain I. Education Domain II. Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit a. Parents in Partnerships b. Manpower Training: Therapists c. Aids and Appliances Domain III. Child and Parents in Partnership Domain IV. Training Domain V. Capacity Building in the Community Domain VI. Work Training Unit and the Skills Development Centre People Behind the Scenes Domain VII. (i) Expansion of Services on the National Level: From Schools to Institution Building (ii) Expansion of Services on the International Level a. International Collaborations b. International Course: Community Initiatives in Inclusion (CII) (iii) Economics and Sustainability People Behind the Scenes Domain VIII. Research and Transformation of Ideology: A Shift from Special Education to Inclusive Education a. Special Schools versus Inclusive Schools b. Research: Invisible Children: A Study of Policy Exclusion (1993-99) c. Developing Sustainable Educational Inclusive Policy and Practice: UK, South Africa, Brazil and India-An International Research Study-UNESCO Project (2000) d. The National Resource Centre for Inclusion (NRCI), an Indo-Canadian Project (1999-2004) e. Developing Inclusive Education Practice in Early Childhood in Mumbai: The Whole Community Approach-UNICEF/SSI Project (2001) f. Developing Rural Services-Mithu Alur Foundation (MAF) 2009 g. Developing a Sustainable District Model: Shiksha Sankalp (2010-13) h. Developing a Code of Practice for Inclusive Education: Culturally Appropriate Policy and Practice (CAPP) Domain IX. Policy and Macro-level Change: Legislation and Policy a. Moving from Charity to Rights: ADAPT Rights Group (ARG) b. Workshops, Seminars and Conferences c. Engaging with Government: Striving to Make India a Disability-friendly Country d. Media Coverage Domain X. Results and Outcome and the Way Forward a. The Impact: Overcoming Adversity Some Stories b. Results and Outcome c. Reflections, Discussion and the Way Forward d. Ideology and Philosophy Annexure I Annexure II Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789386062215 20170418
A novel model of care-integrating education, treatment and social and emotional development-that addresses the issues of people with disability This research examines a new holistic approach of care for persons with cerebral palsy and their families, developed by The Spastics Society of India (now ADAPT). The focus is on a new psycho-social model that combines education, treatment and socio-emotional development in social rather than in hospital settings, making inclusive education in regular schools possible. The author also narrates her experience as a mother, care-giver and professional, and the role of family support. Based on 40 years' work, the book provides an example of compassionate and effective care as well as its scalability. Using narratives of children, parents, doctors and other professionals, it shares the journey of pioneers who helped and trained others who eventually went on to create similar institutions all over India, empowering both parents and disabled but self-confident professionals.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789386062215 20170418
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
viii, 409 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface Part I: Western Imperialism, Philosophy and Ethics (Shyam Ranganathan) 1. Moral Philosophy: The Right and the Good 2. Philosophy, Religion and Scholarship 3. The West, the Primacy of Linguistics and Indology 4. Beyond Moral Twin Earth: Beyond Indology 5. Interpretation, Explication and Secondary Sources Part II: Moral Theory 6. The Scope for Wisdom: Early Buddhism on Reasons and Persons - Jake Davis 7. Jaina Virtue Ethics: Action and NonAction - Jayandra Soni 8. Patanjali's Yoga: Universal Ethics as the Formal Cause of Autonomy - Shyam Ranganathan 9. Nyaya Consequentialism - Kisor Chakrabarti 10. Mindfulness and Moral Transformation: Awakening to Others in Santideva's Ethics - William Edelglass 11. Three Vedantas: Three Accounts of Character, Freedom and Responsibility - Shyam Ranganathan Part III: Applied Ethics 12. Medical Ethics in the Sanskrit Medical Tradition - Dagmar Wujastyk 13. Toward a Complete and Integral Mimamsa Ethics: Learning with Madhava's GARLAND of Jaimini's Reasons - Francis X. Clooney, SJ Part IV: Ethics and Politics 14. A Study in the Narrative Ethics of the Mahabharata - Edeltraud Harzer 15. Ethics of M. K. Gandhi: Non-Violence and Truth - A. Raghuramaraju 16. The Ethics of Radical Equality: Vivekananda and Radhakrishnan's Neo-Hinduism as a form of Spiritual Liberalism - Ashwani Peetush Glossary Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472587770 20170123
Featuring leading scholars from philosophy and religious studies, The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Indian Ethics dispels the myth that Indian thinkers and philosophers were uninterested in ethics. This comprehensive research handbook traces Indian moral philosophy through classical, scholastic Indian philosophy, pan-Indian literature including the Epics, Ayurvedic medical ethics, as well as recent, traditionalist and Neo-Hindu contributions. Contrary to the usual myths about India (that Indians were too busy being religious to care about ethics), moral theory constitutes the paradigmatic differentia of formal Indian philosophy, and is reflected richly in popular literature. Many of the papers make this clear by an analytic explication that draws critical comparisons and contrasts between classical Indian moral philosophy and contemporary contributions to ethics. By critically addressing ethics as a sub-discipline of philosophy and acknowledging the mistaken marginalization of Indian moral philosophy, this handbook reveals how Indian contributions can illuminate contemporary philosophical research on ethics. Unlike previous approaches to Indian ethics, this volume is organized in accordance with major topics in moral philosophy. The volume contains an extended introduction, exploring topics in moral semantics, the philosophy of thought, (metaethical and normative) ethical theory, and the politics of scholarship, which serve to show how the diversity of Indian moral philosophy is a contribution to the discipline of ethics. With an overview of Indian moral theory, and a glossary, this is a valuable guide to understanding the past, present and future research directions of a central component of Indian philosophy.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472587770 20170123
Green Library
xii, 227 pages ; 24 cm
  • The impact on Anglo-Indians of the British nationality act of 1948: interpretation, analysis, critique
  • Immigrants, refugees, or both?: migration theory and the Anglo-Indian exodus
  • Stage one: competence and competition
  • State two: conflict and clash
  • Stage three: adjustment and accommodation
  • Stage four: assimilation and integration.
Green Library
xiii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Acknowledgements-- Studying Sanskrit-- List of abbreviations-- Notes for the reader-- 1. Writing Sanskrit-- 2. The system of Sanskrit sounds-- 2a. Word stress: heavy and light syllables-- 3. Road maps: verbs-- 4. The present tense-- 5. Road map: nominals-- 6. a-stems-- 7. Vowel gradation and why we need to know about it-- 8. Absolutives, ta-participle and infinitives-- introduction to internal sandhi-- 9. a-stems-- 10. Prepositions and preverbs-- 11. Introduction to external sandhi I: consonant sandhi-- 12. Imperfect indicative and present potential-- 13. i- and u-stems-- sandhi II: visarga sandhi-- 14. Compound nouns-- 15. Consonant stems I-- 16. Sandhi III: vowel sandhi-- 17. Noun formation-- 18. Athematic verbs I-- 19. Athematic verbs II-- 20. Introduction to pronouns-- pronouns I-- 21. The future tense-- middle and passive voice-- 22. More participles-- pronouns II-- 23. Relative and correlative clauses-- 24. Consonant stems II-- imperatives-- 25. Noun stems gradation-- consonant stems III-- 26. i- and u-stems-- 27. The perfect tense I: regular perfect formation-- 28. The perfect tense II: irregular and unexpected forms-- 29. r-stems, n-stems-- the periphrastic future-- 30. Secondary middle endings I: thematic verbs-- 31. Secondary middle endings II: athematic verbs-- 32. Pronouns III: 1st- and 2nd-person pronouns-- 33. Desideratives and gerundives-- 34. The periphrastic perfect-- ta-participles ending in -na-- 35. Perfect participles-- more comparatives-- 36. Absolute constructions-- pronouns IV-- 37. Numerals-- 38. Aorists-- 39. Pronouns V: asau/adas--- 40. Some irregular nouns-- Appendices: Appendix 1. Devanagari practice handouts-- Appendix 2. Background-- Appendix 3. Reference-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107088283 20170508
Ideal for courses in beginning Sanskrit or self-study, this textbook employs modern, tried-and-tested pedagogical methods and tools, but requires no prior knowledge of ancient languages or linguistics. Devanagari script is introduced over several chapters and used in parallel with transliteration for several chapters more, allowing students to progress in learning Sanskrit itself while still mastering the script. Students are exposed to annotated original texts in addition to practise sentences very early on, and structures and systems underlying the wealth of forms are clearly explained to facilitate memorisation. All grammar is covered in detail, with chapters dedicated to compounding and nominal derivation, and sections explaining relevant historical phenomena. The introduction also includes a variety of online resources that students may use to reinforce and expand their knowledge: flash cards; video tutorials for all chapters; and up-to-date links to writing, declension and conjugation exercises and online dictionaries, grammars, and textual databases.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107088283 20170508
Green Library
xvi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library

17. The caste struggle [2008]

1 streaming video file (52 min.) : digital, sound, color
How can a society built entirely around the principle of inequality become democratic? India has implemented a policy of affirmative action for the members of the lower or 'untouchable' caste, who represent more than half of the population: those who meet the policy's requirements will be employed as civil servants. This film documents the results of this controversial policy, a legislative attempt to bring social and political change to India.
viii, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • 1. A Brief History of Indian Christianity as it Pertains to the Politics of Modern-day Catholic Renewal in Chennai, Tamil Nadu The Nature and Location of Value 2. Reviving the History of St. Thomas: Martyrdom and Burial as a New Myth of Origin for Indian Catholics in Chennai 3. The Influences of Indian Political Ideologies on Catholic Revivalist Strategies in Chennai 4. The Physical Renovation of San Thome Cathedral: Revival through Tourism, Branding, and Heritage Preservation 5. A Broader View of Catholic Renewal in Chennai: A Strategy for Shrinal-Based Evangelization 6. Conclusion on Catholic Renewal in Chennai.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472485168 20161205
Though proportionally small, India's Christians are a populous and significant minority. Focussing on various Roman Catholic churches and shrines located in Chennai, a large city in South India where activities concerning saintal revival and shrinal development have taken place in the recent past, this book investigates the phenomenon of Catholic renewal in India. The author tracks the changing local significance of St. Thomas the Apostle, who according to local legend, was martyred and buried in Chennai and details the efforts of the Church hierarchy in Chennai to bring about a revival of devotion to St. Thomas. Insodoing, the book considers Indian Catholic identity, Indian Christian indigeneity and Hindu nationalism, as well as the marketing of St. Thomas and Catholicism within South India.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472485168 20161205
Green Library
239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
The city of Chandigarh was one of the early planned cities in the post-independence India and is known internationally for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was prepared by Le Corbusier. Contemporary photos of Chandigarh, organised into different planning categories (Institutions, Housing, etc) with descriptions that give some historical context and quotes from Le Corbusier. Brings Chandigarh up close, showing not only the architecture, but the everyday life of its inhabitants.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781616895815 20170522
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
xv, 159 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Green Library