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Subaltern resurgence: a reconnaissance of Panchayat election in Bihar

Gupta, Shaibal (2002) Subaltern resurgence: a reconnaissance of Panchayat election in Bihar. Crisis States Research Centre working papers series 1 (8). Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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This short paper analyses the panchayat elections held in 2001 in Bihar, India. It looks at caste representation, and associated incidences of violence. It concludes that these elections represent "the resurgence of the peripheral subalterns."

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
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Additional Information: © 2002 Shaibal Gupta
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Departments > International Development
Research centres and groups > Crisis States Research Centre
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2010 10:26
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2021 01:13

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