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The Anti-Politics Machine in India : State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed Development

Label
The Anti-Politics Machine in India : State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed Development
Title
The Anti-Politics Machine in India
Title remainder
State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed Development
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book assesses the validity of 'anti-politics' critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chhotray, Vasudha
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthem South Asian Studies
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  • Water resources development
  • Rural development projects
  • Decentralization in government
  • India
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • NATURE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Decentralization in government
  • Politics and government
  • Rural development projects
  • Water resources development
  • India
  • Politisches System
  • Entwicklungspolitik
  • Dezentralisation
  • Ländliche Entwicklung
  • Bürgerbeteiligung
  • Bewässerungswirtschaft
  • Indien
Label
The Anti-Politics Machine in India : State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed Development
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-230) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; LIST OF MAPS AND TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction: THE ANTI-POLITICS MACHINE IN INDIA; Politics within 'Anti-Politics'; Actors and Agencies; The Anti-Politics Machine and the Indian State; Decentralization and the State; A Brief History of Decentralization in India; State-Society Relationships in India; Towards a Nested Approach; Main Matter; Chapter One: THE IDEA OF 'ANTI-POLITICS'; The Machine that Depoliticizes; Where Anti-Politics Began; Conclusion; Chapter Two: THE INDIAN 'ANTI-POLITICS MACHINE'
  • Is there an 'Anti-Politics Machine' in India?Colonial Rule and the Nature of Rationality; The Newly Independent State; The Unfolding of Indian Democracy; Conclusion; Chapter Three: THE ANTI-POLITICS WATERSHED MACHINE: THE MAKING OF WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA; Part I: State Power, Depoliticization and Watershed Development; Part II: The Anti-Politics Watershed Machine; Conclusion; Chapter Four: TWO LANDSCAPES OF DECENTRALIZATION; Looking into the Watershed Machine; Decentralization under Naidu and Singh; Differences in Administrative Arrangements for Watershed Development
  • Regional Dimensions of DominanceDepoliticization and the Politics of Selection; Conclusion; Chapter Five: DEPOLITICIZING LOCAL INSTITUTIONS? PANCHAYATS AND WATERSHED COMMITTEES; Discourses, Agencies and the Micro-Politics of Local Bodies; Part I: The Kurnool Villages; Part II: Kishangarh; Part III: Neelpura; Conclusion; Chapter Six: THE DIALECTICS OF CONSENT IN PARTICIPATORY PRACTICE; Consent and Community; Consent and Community in Watershed Development; Part I: Consent and the Kurnool Watershed Office; Part II: An NGO and Consent; Conclusion; CONCLUSION
  • The Significance of Politics within the Anti-Politics MachineDecentralization and Depoliticization; Local Institutions and Agencies; Consent and Anti-Politics; Depoliticization and Progressive Politics; The Persistence of Anti-Politics?; End Matter; NOTES; Introduction; Chapter One. The Idea of 'Anti-Politics'; Chapter Two. The Indian 'Anti-Politics Machine'; Chapter Three. The Anti-Politics Watershed Machine: The Making of Watershed Development in India; Chapter Four. Two Landscapes of Decentralization; Chapter Five. Depoliticizing Local Institutions? Panchayats and Watershed Committees
  • Chapter Six. The Dialectics of Consent in Participatory PracticeConclusion; REFERENCES; List of Websites; INDEX
Control code
ocn775301895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857288417
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613377166
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 337716
  • 22573/ctt1gwxft4
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775301895
Label
The Anti-Politics Machine in India : State, Decentralization and Participatory Watershed Development
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-230) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; LIST OF MAPS AND TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction: THE ANTI-POLITICS MACHINE IN INDIA; Politics within 'Anti-Politics'; Actors and Agencies; The Anti-Politics Machine and the Indian State; Decentralization and the State; A Brief History of Decentralization in India; State-Society Relationships in India; Towards a Nested Approach; Main Matter; Chapter One: THE IDEA OF 'ANTI-POLITICS'; The Machine that Depoliticizes; Where Anti-Politics Began; Conclusion; Chapter Two: THE INDIAN 'ANTI-POLITICS MACHINE'
  • Is there an 'Anti-Politics Machine' in India?Colonial Rule and the Nature of Rationality; The Newly Independent State; The Unfolding of Indian Democracy; Conclusion; Chapter Three: THE ANTI-POLITICS WATERSHED MACHINE: THE MAKING OF WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA; Part I: State Power, Depoliticization and Watershed Development; Part II: The Anti-Politics Watershed Machine; Conclusion; Chapter Four: TWO LANDSCAPES OF DECENTRALIZATION; Looking into the Watershed Machine; Decentralization under Naidu and Singh; Differences in Administrative Arrangements for Watershed Development
  • Regional Dimensions of DominanceDepoliticization and the Politics of Selection; Conclusion; Chapter Five: DEPOLITICIZING LOCAL INSTITUTIONS? PANCHAYATS AND WATERSHED COMMITTEES; Discourses, Agencies and the Micro-Politics of Local Bodies; Part I: The Kurnool Villages; Part II: Kishangarh; Part III: Neelpura; Conclusion; Chapter Six: THE DIALECTICS OF CONSENT IN PARTICIPATORY PRACTICE; Consent and Community; Consent and Community in Watershed Development; Part I: Consent and the Kurnool Watershed Office; Part II: An NGO and Consent; Conclusion; CONCLUSION
  • The Significance of Politics within the Anti-Politics MachineDecentralization and Depoliticization; Local Institutions and Agencies; Consent and Anti-Politics; Depoliticization and Progressive Politics; The Persistence of Anti-Politics?; End Matter; NOTES; Introduction; Chapter One. The Idea of 'Anti-Politics'; Chapter Two. The Indian 'Anti-Politics Machine'; Chapter Three. The Anti-Politics Watershed Machine: The Making of Watershed Development in India; Chapter Four. Two Landscapes of Decentralization; Chapter Five. Depoliticizing Local Institutions? Panchayats and Watershed Committees
  • Chapter Six. The Dialectics of Consent in Participatory PracticeConclusion; REFERENCES; List of Websites; INDEX
Control code
ocn775301895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857288417
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613377166
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 337716
  • 22573/ctt1gwxft4
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775301895

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