This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 618
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: III
  • Title: Modern Political and Social Imaginaries
  • Stream: Political Science
  • Description:

    Political and Social Imaginaries: Modern State and notions of Sovereignty, Nation, Nationalism and Cosmopolitan Imaginaries; Secular Age and the challenges of Religion and Politics, Debates over Secularism; Notions of Community/Public Sphere: Civil Society, Political Society, Samaj/Jaati

  • Text:

    Anderson, Benedict, Imagined Communities Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, Verso, Revised Edition, 2006.^$^Asad, Talal, Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity, Stanford University Press, 2003.^$^Bayly, C. A., The Birth of the Modern World, Blackwell Publishing, 2004.^$^Bharucha, Rustom, Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore & Okakura Tenshin, Oxford University Press, 2006.^$^Juergensmeyer, Mark, Dinah Griego, and John Soboslai, God in the Tumult of the Global Square: Religion in Global Civil Society, University of California Press, 2015.^$^Kaviraj, Sudipta, The Imaginary Institutions in India, New York: Columbia University Press, 2010.^$^Nandy, Ashis, The Illegitimacy of Nationalism: Rabindranath Tagore and the Politics of Self, Oxford University Press, 1994.^$^Schmitt, Carl, Political Theology Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty, tr. George Schwab, MIT Press, 1985 [First Published in German in 1922].^$^Taylor, Charles, Modern Social Imaginaries, Duke University Press, 2004.