Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy

Partha Chatterjee

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Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy

Lineages of Political Society Studies in Postcolonial Democracy Partha Chatterjee a pioneering theorist known for his disciplinary range builds on his theory of political society and reinforces its salience to contemporary political debate Dexterously incorporat

  • Title: Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy
  • Author: Partha Chatterjee
  • ISBN: 9780231158138
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Paperback
  • Partha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist known for his disciplinary range, builds on his theory of political society and reinforces its salience to contemporary political debate Dexterously incorporating the concerns of South Asian studies, postcolonialism, the social sciences, and the humanities, Chatterjee broadly critiques the past three hundred years of western poliPartha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist known for his disciplinary range, builds on his theory of political society and reinforces its salience to contemporary political debate Dexterously incorporating the concerns of South Asian studies, postcolonialism, the social sciences, and the humanities, Chatterjee broadly critiques the past three hundred years of western political theory to ask, Can democracy be brought into being, or even fought for, in the image of Western democracy as it exists today Using the example of postcolonial societies and their political evolution, particularly communities within India, Chatterjee undermines the certainty of liberal democratic theory in favor of a realist view of its achievements and limitations Rather than push an alternative theory, Chatterjee works solely within the realm of critique, proving political difference is not always evidence of philosophical and cultural backwardness outside of the West Resisting all prejudices and preformed judgments, he deploys his trademark, genre bending, provocative analysis to upend the assumptions of postcolonial studies, comparative history, and the common claims of contemporary politics.

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    One thought on “Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy

    1. Anyusha Rose on said:

      This is a fantastic book. The prose is extremely readable, poetic and structured in an engaging style. Its analysis is far-reaching and interesting; even when the author relives old debates and political concerns - for example, a section on why non-Western societies cannot be understood through traditional paradigms of development/modernity - it is an absolute pleasure to read. Chatterjee was part of the original Subaltern Studies cohort underneath Ranajit Guha, and perhaps because of this, the [...]

    2. Rahul Gaurav on said:

      more practical n realistic (from the old historical India to the contemporary one) than being simply Utopian!!however political theory part didnt strike well(perhaps too elaborated).

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