Onderstaande boeken zijn te leen en/of ter inzage bij het documentatiecentrum van de Landelijke India Werkgroep. Boeken met een bibliotheeknummer beginnend met NI-... zijn NIET uitleenbaar.

(update: 11-4-2003)


jaar van uitgave: 1996 of later
(alfabetisch op auteur)

Alphonse, Manu (ed.) (2000): Tamilnadu Social Development Report 2000. Tamilnadu People's Forum for SD, Chennai (263 pag). (NI-227-011) India; sociale beweging; sociale verandering; Tamil Nadu; sociale zekerheid; voedselproblematiek; vrouwen; kinderen; tribalen; kastelozen/dalits; onderwijs & educatie; gezondheidszorg.
[ This report presents a peoples' perspective on human and social development in Tamil Nadu. It is meant for persons involved in the struggle for social change and forces that are involved in concrete policy changes in the field of social development in Tamil Nadu. ]

Breman, Jan (2003): The Labouring Poor in India: Patterns of Exploitation, Subordination, and Exclusion. Oxford University Press, New Delhi (351 pag). (UI-221-020) India; armoede; arbeid; landarbeiders; stedelijke problematiek; Calcutta; kastenstelsel; Gujarat; landbezit; geweld .
[ A collection of essays, bound together by two themes concerning the socially and economically disadvantaged sections of Indian society. The first theme focuses on rural society in a globalizing India and finds that earlier marginality of the subaltern class has been perpetuated in spite of enhanced opportunities for employment and livelihood. The second theme explores the rural to urban migration of unskilled and socially underprivileged labour to operate in the informal sector of the economy and the problem of exploitation. ]

Dreze, Jean; Sen, Amartya (2002): India: Development and Participation. Oxford University Press, New Delhi (512 pag). (UI-201-026) India; maatschappij; relatie India-China; soc./econ. mensenrechten; sociale verandering; vrouwen: rechten; wapens/kernwapens; liberalisering; onderwijs, basis-; economische ontwikkeling; onderwijs & educatie; sociale ongelijkheid; vrouwen; China.
[ This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad and integrated view of development, which focuses on well-being and freedom rather than the standard indicators of economic growth. The authors place human agency at the centre of stage, and stress the complementary roles of different institutions (economic, social and political) in enhancing effective freedoms. ]

Dietrich, Gabriele; Wielenga, Bas (1997): Towards Understanding Indian Society. Centre for Social Analysis, Madurai (284 pag). (UI-201-021) India; maatschappij; sociale verandering; sociale beweging.
[ Introduction and analysis of Indian society. Contents: Social analysis; Tools of analysis; Economic structure; Social structure; Organisation of collective life; Different types of society; Poverty and economic development; Social transformation; Social movements; Trade unions; Swaraj; Communalism; Casteism; Social change; People's movements; .... ]

Inden, Ronald B. (2000): Imagining India. Hurst & Company, London (298 pag). (UI-201-028) India; maatschappij; kastenstelsel; hindoeïsme; platteland; geschiedenis, koloniaal; geschiedenis; politiek.
[ How does the Western world represent India? To what extent is knowledge of the people and institutions of the Indian sub-continent based on the West's own desires for world hegemony, and fantasies about its rationality? In this book the author shows that the West's major depictions of India as the civilization of caste, villages, spiritualism, and divine kings have had the effect of depriving Indians of their capacity to rule their world, which has consequently been appropriated by those in the West who wish to dominate it. ]

Joseph, Joy (ed.) (1997): Modern Political Economy and the Question of Tradition. Update Quarterly, New Delhi (173 pag). (UI-201-025) India; maatschappij; moeder- en kindzorg; milieubewegingen; sociale beweging; sociale verandering; kastelozen/dalits; kastenstelsel; economische politiek, nationaal; wapens/kernwapens; leger/defensie; liberalisering.
[ Edition of the journal 'Update Quarterly'. This issue pinpoints some of the issues and areas for a re-discovery of value models and value systems. Contents: Political economy, tradition and the crisis of modern work culture; Knowledge, power and dissent in the realm of childbirth; Ecological and women's perspectives; Dalits and the struggle for social change; Political economy and the institutional aspect of agrarian society in Tamil Nadu; Resistance to the missile range; India's neglected water harvesting; .... ]

Kakar, Sudhir (1996): The Indian Psyche: Intimate Relations / The Analyst and the Mystic / The Colours of Violence. Viking / Penguin, New Delhi (413 pag). (UI-201-016) India; maatschappij; seksualiteit; godsdienst; godsdiensttwisten; communalisme; hindoes; moslims; spiritualiteit.
[ The author, an psychoanalyst, has isolated the ambivalence, peculiarly Indian, to matters as various - and connected - as sex, spirituality and communal passions. This volume contains three books. In 'Intimate Relations' the Indian sexuality is explored. 'The Analyst and the Mystic' points out the similarity between psychoanalysis and religious healing. 'The Colours of Violence' is the author's enquiry into the mixed emotions of rage and desire that inflame communalism. ]

Kampen, Marcel H.A. van (2000): Access to Development. Verlag fur Entwicklungspolitik, Saarbrucken (378 pag). (UI-221-016) India; armoede; armoedebestrijding; slums; Puna .
[ A study of poverty and development policies in an Indian metropolis. The study investigates some anti-poverty initiatives at the local level in Pune, Maharashtra. ]

Kohli, Atul (ed.) (2002): The Success of India's Democracy. Cambridge University Press, New Delhi (298 pag). (UI-201-030) India; maatschappij; dorpsraad/panchayat; nationalisme; politiek; sociale beweging.
[ How has democracy taken root in India in the face of a low-income economy, widespread poverty, illiteracy, and immense ethnic diversity? The author brings together some of the world's leading scholars of Indian politics to consider this intriguing anomaly. They do so by focusing not so much on socioeconomic factors, but rather on the ways in which power is ditributed in India. ]

Marshall, A. (ed.) (1996): The State of World Population 1996. UNFPA, New York (76 pag). (NI-211-014) urbanisatie; stedelijke problematiek; Derde Wereld algemeen; bevolkingsgroei; gezondheidszorg; gezondheid; demografie.
[ Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the state of world population. This edition examines the causes of urban growth and the implications of expanding urbanization. ]

Marshall, A. (ed.) (1999): The State of World Population 1999. UNFPA, New York (76 pag). (NI-211-017) stedelijke problematiek; Derde Wereld algemeen; bevolkingsgroei; gezondheid; demografie; gezinsplanning/sterilisatie.
[ Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the state of world population. This edition pays attention to: population change and people's choices; reproductive health and reproductive rights; partnership and empowerment. ]

Marshall, A. (ed.) (2000): The State of World Population 2000. UNFPA, New York (76 pag). (NI-211-018) Derde Wereld algemeen; gender-analyse; vrouwen: rechten; geweld tegen vrouwen; gezinsplanning/sterilisatie .
[ Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the state of world population. This edition pays attention to: gender and health; violence against women and girls; men, reproductive rights and gender equality; women;s rights. ]

Mehta, Gita (1997): Slangen en Ladders: India's sprong in de tijd. Wereldbibliotheek, Amsterdam (223 pag). (UI-201-019) India; maatschappij; India, algemeen.
[ India is een land van contrasten. Het is de dichtstbevolkte democratie ter wereld, maar het kastensysteem bestaat er nog steeds. Het is een snel groeiende economische supermacht, maar een van de armste landen ter wereld. India heeft de grootste filmindustrie ter wereld na Hollywood, maar kent ook eeuwenoude religieuze tradities. In dit boek schetst de auteur een liefdevol maar ook nietsverhullend beeld van het India van nu: een land dat evenzeer de kans heeft om de sprong vooruit te maken als om terug te tuimelen. ]

Nandy, Ashis (2003): The Romance of the State and the Fate of Dissent in the Tropics. Oxford University Press, New Delhi (218 pag). (UI-225-001) India; secularisme; nationalisme; hindoes; politiek.
[ This book explores some key concepts in the mainstream culture of Indian politics, ranging from secularism, development, and terrorism to dissent and history. The analysis is based on a tacit cultural and psychological biography of the modern nation-state in the country. ]

NN (1997): Dossier on Civil Society. Development Support Initiative, Bangalore (212 pag). (UI-227-015) sociale beweging; sociale verandering; Derde Wereld algemeen; India; ecologie; NGO's algemeen; nationalisme; wetgeving.
[ This dossier on civil society is prepared on the occasion of the Seminar and Meeting of Novib partners in India, 10th - 12th July 1997. This topic is selected to help all of us to improve our understanding, reflect about civil society in which we all play a major role in our life and development work as change agents. Contents: What is civil society?; The awakening of civil society in the Third World; Civil society's responses to globalisation; Social watch; Class struggles and the state of India; Social interaction; .... ]

NN (1997): Asia and Europe towards the 21st century: Research and education at a European level. Asia Comm. of Eur. Science Found, Strasbourg (28 pag). (UI-202-030) Derde Wereld algemeen; ontwikkelingsproblematiek; Azië.
[ This strategy paper addresses the question of how social science and humanities research can be of use for Europe with regard to the economic, scientific and cultural relationships between Europe and Asia. ]

NN (1999): Social Development in Pakistan: Annual Review 1999. SPDC/Oxford University Press, Karachi/Oxford (166 pag). (NI-227-005) Pakistan; sociale beweging; structurele aanpassing; sociale verandering; sociale zekerheid.
[ This report deals with the subject of social development in economic crisis in Pakistan. Chapter 1 traces the long-term and short-term causes of the crisis. Chapter 2 analyzes the various strategic options available to the country, including a path of self-reliance, to achieve sustained development. Chapter 3 traces the impact of each option on some of the key social dimensions including poverty, unemployment and the status of women and children. ]

Schagen, Esther van; Hurkmans, Bas (1996): Homosexuality, a European disease?. Actiecomittee Zimbabwe/XminY, Amsterdam (27 pag). (UI-204-001) seksualiteit; AIDS/geslachtsziektes; India; Derde Wereld algemeen.
[ Text from symposium on homosexuality, 20th June 1996, De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam. With information on homosexuality and AIDS in India. ]

Shah, A.M.; Baviskar, B.S.; Ramaswamy, E.A. (ed.) (1996): Soci- al Structure and Change - Volume 3: Complex Organizations and Urban Communities. Sage Publications, New Delhi (286 pag). (UI-229-013) India; sociale verandering; sociale ongelijkheid; industrialisatie; urbanisatie; maatschappij; onderwijs, universitair; onderwijs & educatie; technologie.
[ This book brings together contributions on the social aspects of industrialization and urbanization and the management of complex organizations. It provides in-depth analyses of the impact of society on industry and of technology on caste and status; the worldviews of administrators and industria- lists; and the management of conflicting goals in organizations. ]

Somavia, Juan (1999): People's Security: Globalizing Social Progress (267 pag). (UI-229-015) sociale verandering; sociale beweging; sociale ongelijkheid; sociale zekerheid; Derde Wereld algemeen.
[ People's security and social progress. ]

Subdaram, S.K.G. (1996): Immigration and the Informal Sector in Advanced Countries. IDPAD/Nuffic, Den Haag (22 pag). (UI-217-001) migratie; informele sector; Nederland; Azië; India.
[ This paper attempts to examine briefly the situation of immigration and the informal economy in advanced countries with particular reference to South Asians in the Netherlands. ]

Thapar, Romila (ed.) (2001): India: Another Millennium?. Penguin Books, New Delhi (317 pag). (UI-223-011) India; cultuur; maatschappij; kapitalisme; kastelozen/dalits; gender-analyse; sociale ongelijkheid; informatietechnologie; pers; modernisering/veranderingen; vrouwen.
[ Exploration of the challenges that lie before 21st century India in its quest for a democratic and just society. Globalisation and the IT revolution provide a new context to the problems faced by contemporary India. ]

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