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Political violence and the police in India

Author: K S Subramanian
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©2007.
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"Increasing political violence in India is challenging the government's ability to resolve conflicts democratically. In this book, author K.S. Subramanian sketches the growing crisis of governance by assessing the Central and state governments' police organizations, especially key central agencies such as the Intelligence Bureau, the Central Paramilitary Forces and the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. With police  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Subramanian, K.S.
Political violence and the police in India.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K S Subramanian
ISBN: 9780761935933 0761935932
OCLC Number: 169873332
Description: 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Political violence and state response in India --
The Indian police system in crisis --
Intelligence bureau: an instrument of partisan politics --
Central paramilitary forces: A parallel police force? --
Naxalite violence: What can the Union Home Ministry do? --
Violence against Dalits and Adivasis: Whither social justice? --
State-sponsored violence against the Muslims in Gujarat, 2002: a case study in police partisanship --
Political violence in the northeast: the human rights of ordinary people.
Responsibility: K.S. Subramanian.
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Increasing political violence in India is challenging the government's ability to resolve conflicts democratically. This book identifies patterns in political violence in India. It examines how the  Read more...


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K S Subramanian's book is a well-written and scholarly work dealing perceptively with the problems of growing political violence in the country and the failure of the Indian police to combat Read more...

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Naxalites, Dalits, and Adivansis

by uvalibrary (WorldCat user published 2009-02-09) Good Permalink

This looks like a decent coverage and examination of its title on "Political Violence and the Police in India." It is good that it looks at Naxile, Dalit and Adivasi activities, especially related to the police and governmental actions.

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