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Published: 07 March 2019

412 Pages

ISBN: 9780199489626

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The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare

A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Edited by Irfan Ahmad and Pralay Kanungo

  • Develops a distinct political anthropology-sociology of democracy in India and beyond
  • Examines the momentous 2014 elections by analyzing development, gurus, terrorism, charisma, media, nationalism, rumour, truth, corruption, religion, regionalism, polarization, space, vote-bank, castes, and manifestos
  • Advances an original argument to understand electoral democracy as an algebra of warfare-welfare

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