Syllabus/achievement requirements (HIS2416 - Spring 2008)
Kompendium * At the reception desk at IAKHGeneral Discussion: Paul R. Brass, The Politics of India since Independence, Second Edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp.1-367. 368 pp.Christophe Jaffrelot, ed., A History of Pakistan and Its Origins (London: Anthem Press, 2002), “Introduction”, pp. 1-6, “Islamic Identity and Ethnic Tensions”, pp. 9-38, “A Fruitless Search for Democracy”, 61-94. 68 pp.*Myron Weiner, "The Struggle for Equality: Caste in Indian Politics", in Atul Kohli, ed., The Success of India's Democracy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 193-225. 33 pp.*Edward Luce, In Spite of the Gods (London: Abacus, 2006), pp. 64-105. 41 pp. *Bipan Chandra, In the Name of Democracy: JP Movement and the Emergency (New Delhi: Penguin, 2003), pp. 12-63. 51 pp.*Pamela Price, “Kingly Models in Indian Political Behavior: Culture as a Medium of History,” in Asian Survey, 1989, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 559-572. 14 pp. *Pamela Price, “Da Sonia Gandhi ble politiker”, Kathinka Frøystad, Eldrid Mageli, Arild Engelsen Ruud, eds., Nærbilder av India: Samfunn, politikk og utvikling ( Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk Forlag, 2000),pp. 174-194. 20 pp. Case studies: South India: The construction of populist leadership *Arun R. Swamy, “Parties, Political Identities and the Absence of Mass Political Violence in South India”, in Amrita Basu and Atul Kohli, eds., Community Conflicts and the State in India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 108-148. 40 pp.*Pamela Price, “Revolution and Rank in Tamil Nationalism”, The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 55, No. 2, 1996, pp. 359-383. 35 s. *Narendra Subramanian, “The Efflorescence of Paternalist Populism: The ADMK”, in his Ethnicity and Populist Mobilization: Political Parties, Citizens and Democracy in South India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 246-310. 65 pp. Mukulika Banerjee, "Populist Leadership in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu: Mamata and Jayalalithaa Compared", in Roy Jenkins, ed., Regional Reflections: Comparing Politics Across India's States (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004), pp. 285-296. 12 pp. Managing coalitions of caste in Karnataka *James Manor, "Karnataka: Caste, Class, Dominance and Politics in a Cohesive Society", in Francine Frankel and M.S. A. Rao, eds., Dominance and State Power in Modern India: Decline of a Social Order (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989), pp. 322-361. 40 pp.*James Manor, “Explaining Trajectories in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka”, in Jenkins, pp. 255-284. 30 pp.*Harold A. Gould, “Political Self-Destruction in Karnataka, 1999”, in Paul Wallace and Ramashray Roy, India’s 1999 Elections and 20th Century Politics (New Delhi: sage Publications 2003), pp. 94-116. 23 pp. Development versus Welfare in Andhra Pradesh G. Ram, Reddy, “The Politics of Accommodation: Caste, Class and Dominance in Andhra Pradesh”, in Frankel and Rao, eds., pp. 265-321. 57 pp Atul Kohli, “The NTR Phenomenon in Andhra Pradesh: Political Change in a South Indian State”, in Asian Survey, Vol. 28, No. 10, 1988, pp. 991-1017. 28 pp. *K.C. Suri, “Democratic Process and Electoral Politics in Andhra Pradesh, India”, Working Paper 180 online, Overseas Development Institute, pp. 37-45. 9 pp Loraine Kennedy, “The Political Determinants of Reform Packaging: Contrasting Responses to Economic Liberalization in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu”, in Jenkins, pp. 29-65. 37 pp. *S. Nagesh Kumar and W. Chandrakanth, “A Popular Backlash”, Frontline online, Vol. 21, Issue 11, May 22-June 4, 2004, 4 pp.*V. Sridhar, “Neo-Liberalism Spurned”, Frontline online, Vol. 21, Issue 12, June 5-18, 2004, 5 pp.*K. Balagopal, “Andhra Pradesh: Beyond Media Images”, Economic and Political Weekly online, June 12, 2004, 9 pp.*E.A.S.Sarma, “Is Rural Economy Breaking Down? Farmers’ Suicides in Andhra Pradesh”, Economic and Political Weekly, July 10, 2004, 5 pp.*Pamela Price, “Changing Meanings of Authority in Contemporary Rural India”, in Qualitative Sociology, Vol. 29, pp. 301-316. 16 pp.