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Underpowered: electricity policy and the state in India, 1991-2014

  title={Underpowered: electricity policy and the state in India, 1991-2014},
  author={Elizabeth Chatterjee},
How has the Indian state changed with economic liberalization? While many scholars have explored the altered party politics and class basis of the liberalization-era state, few have studied its transforming internal organizational forms and functioning. This thesis aims to provide an empirically grounded answer to this question. To do this it uses the lens of electricity: the sector lies at the heart of contemporary capital accumulation, state power, and distributive politics, and has witnessed… Expand
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