Democracy and economic transformation in India

@article{Chatterjee2008DemocracyAE,
  title={Democracy and economic transformation in India},
  author={Partha Chatterjee},
  journal={Artha Vijnana: Journal of The Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={50},
  pages={33-50}
}
  • Partha Chatterjee
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Economics
  • Artha Vijnana: Journal of The Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
Peasant Society Today The first volume of Subaltern Studies was published in 1982, twenty-five years ago. I was part of the editorial group that launched, under the leadership of Ranajit Guha, this critical engagement with Indian modernity from the standpoint of the subaltern classes, especially the peasantry. In the quarter of a century that has passed since then, there has been, I believe, a fundamental change in the situation prevailing in post-colonial India. The new conditions under which… 
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