Indian Government and Politics will serve as a standard textbook for undergraduate students of Political Science and Public Administration. It is also an incisive manual for the candidates appearing for various UPSC and civil service examinations, besides being invaluable for students and researchers of political science in general, and post-colonial contemporary Indian politics in particular.
This book provides a synoptic view of the developments in the discipline of public administration in the age of globalization. The strength of the book lies in its ability to dwell on issues critical to understanding governance, while taking into account the significant transformations that have taken place in civil society and administrative set-ups across the world.
This book highlights the evolution of India’s Constitution into a tool for social revolution, tracing the various stages through which the law on the Right to Property and its relationship with the idea of socialism—as laid out in Parts III and IV of the Constitution—have evolved.
By Rumki Basu
This multi-authored textbook helps to critically understand the major concepts, theories and issues of international politics in a constantly changing environment.
Challenge and Strategy: Rethinking India’s Foreign Policy focuses on India’s immediate and strategic neighbourhood.
This comprehensive, systematic and integrated exposition of Hindu social psychology and institutions provides a vivid understanding of the difficult subject
This book is based on a profound study of literary sources and carefully planned fieldwork which throw fresh and novel light on the origins and development of Indian culture.
This book discusses the experiences of women negotiating conflict and post-conflict situations to deliver transformative peace.
A balanced and accessible introduction to the core issues and challenges of development
This new textbook shows that each of the major political ideologies gives rise to, or in some cases specifies, a particular view of human beings, with significant consequences for the ways we organise our political systems and our forms of political participation.
This new edition of Civil Society: The Critical History of an Idea provides a comprehensive discussion on and analysis of two and a half millennia of Western political theory, as well as what answer the future may hold for how civil society might be understood.
Domestic workers exist on the margins of the world labor market. Maids, nannies, and other care workers are most often ‘off the books,’ working for long hours and low wages.
A student-friendly textbook covering the fundamentals of social formations and cultural patterns of the ancient and medieval world.
Social media and the digital revolution have fundamentally changed the meaning of “social” and “work.” Social work, like all other professions, will undergo dramatic changes as apps and algorithms overtake human operations.