Acknowledgements. Introduction Part I. The Juridical-Political Route to Norms of Governance 1. Two Constitutional Tasks: Setting up the Indian State and the Indian Government Ranabir Samaddar 2. The 'Nehruvian' State, Developmental Imagination, Nationalism and the Government Benjamin Zachariah 3. The Political Constitution of India: Party and Government, 1946-57 Suhit K. Sen Part II. Paradigms of Inequality, Pathways to Entitlement 4. Imaginations and Manifestos of the Political Parties on Ideals of Developmental Governance Ashutosh Kumar 5. Who will be Able to Access the Provisions of Liberty? Ability, Disability, and the Interrogation of Norms Kalpana Kannabiran 6. Whose Security, Whose Development? Lessons from Campaigns against Female Infanticide in Tamil Nadu Swarna Rajagopalan 7. Rules of Governance in Developing Rural India Ratan Khasnabis. Bibliography. About the Editors. Notes on Contributors. Index
Ranabir Samaddar is Director, Calcutta Research Group, Kolkata. Suhit K. Sen is Senior Researcher, Calcutta Research Group, Kolkata.