Shopping Bag

0 item(s) in cart/ total: $0    view cart
The Fractured Civilisation
The Fractured Civilisation

The Fractured Civilisation

by Lancy Fernandes

Your Price: $12.70
Out of Stock.

Product ID:22523

Language

English

Publisher

Bharatiya Janwadi Aghadi

ISBN

NA - Year: 1999 - Pages: 151

Binding

Paperback

Lancy Fernandes
Shipping Note: This item usually arrives at your doorstep in 10-15 days

Author: Lancy Fernandes
Satyajit Bhatkal/
Publisher: Bharatiya Janwadi Aghadi
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 151
ISBN/UPC (if available): NA

Description

What is the source of the dangerous political and social fracture which afflicts India today? Why are all political ideologies and parties losing their captivating power?

This book shows how capitalism brought about a historic civilisational shift in the social structure of caste, but how in turn Indian capitalism has been deformed by caste. It explains how this civilisational shift has now exhausted its progressive role and hence is engendering crisis after crisis. It presents the socio-political backdrop to better understand why the Hindutvawadis have arrived centrestage as a challenge to the Nehruites.

The authors argue that with India now in the throes of globalization, a second civilisational shift is absolutely necessary to resolve the crisis facing the country.

Contents

FOREWORD

1. Introduction

2. The unique path of Indian social evolution

3. The modern basis of caste

4. How ideologies & polities modernized caste

5. The developing crisis

6. The battle of civilisational perspectives

7. An alternative civilisational perspective

8. Towards an alternative civilisations shift

Related Items

Recently Viewed Items