Radicalised civil society and protracted political actions in Kerala (India): a socio-political narrative

@article{Bijukumar2019RadicalisedCS,
  title={Radicalised civil society and protracted political actions in Kerala (India): a socio-political narrative},
  author={V. Bijukumar},
  journal={Asian Ethnicity},
  year={2019},
  volume={20},
  pages={503 - 521}
}
  • V. Bijukumar
  • Published 7 May 2019
  • Political Science
  • Asian Ethnicity
ABSTRACT Kerala modernity and its widely acclaimed model of development, among other factors, is a result of radicalised civil society and protracted political action. The political actions of multiple actors such as social reform movements, communist movements, public theatre, people’s science movements, library and radical public policy played decisive role in this direction. In contrast to the two dominant conceptions of modernity – western capitalist modernity and eastern socialist… 

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