Journals Higher Education



20 April 2014

384 Pages | Halftone 2 (ch. 7)

ISBN: 9780198097341

Bookseller Code (06)

Power, Policy, and Protest

The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Edited by Rob Jenkins, Loraine Kennedy, Director, Centre for South Asian Studies, Paris, and Partha Mukhopadhyay

  • The first systematic study of the political controversies prompted by India's attempt to follow Chinese-style Special Economic Zones.
  • Addresses developments in 11 Indian states, providing coverage of all of India's major regions.
  • Beyond simply documenting variations across India's states, contributors use social science scholarship to explain differences in policies, social movements, and state response to protest.
  • Contributors cover a wide range of professional backgrounds, including the academic disciplines of political science, economics, urban planning and architecture; journalism; social activism; and documentary filmmaking.

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