Politics of post-civil society [electronic resource] :contemporary history of political movements in India / Ajay Gudavarthy.
By: Gudavarthy, Ajay.Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2013Description: 1 online resource (x, 262 p.).ISBN: 9788132113225 (electronic bk.); 8132113225 (electronic bk.); 129958506X (ebk); 9781299585065 (ebk).Subject(s): Social movements -- India | Civil society -- India | SOCIAL SCIENCE / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 303.48/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -254) and index.
Why beyond civil society? -- Human rights movements in India : state, civil society and beyond -- Dalit and Naxalite struggles : political identities beyond identity politics -- Feminist politics and legal subjectivity : negotiating transformative dilemmas -- Collectives against pollution and 'political society' : implications of uncivil development -- Towards politics of post-civil society.
Description based on print version record.
Civil Society has emerged as one of the most celebrated concept of the twentieth and the twenty-first centuries. It offers practices that are the means and certain normative ideals that are the ends to be achieved for the preservation of democracy and expansion of the process of democratization. When available practices fail, reasons have been sought in the ideals being too lofty, and when the ideals looked minimalist, the blame has been shifted to the nature of practices being free-floating and bereft of definitive borders. Politics of Post-Civil Society is an attempt to