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"I serve therefore I am": youth and generative politics in India

Abstract:

This paper uses qualitative research in Uttarakhand, India, to highlight the vitality of civil society and the involvement of young people in everyday ‘civic’ politics. Much recent academic literature emphasizes the ubiquity of narrowly self-interested patronage politics in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as captured in the saying sometimes attributed to politicians in Cameroon: ‘I graze therefore I am’. But in specific moments or conjunctures more ‘civic’ forms of politics come to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0010417514000462

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Somerville College
Role:
Author

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Funding agency for:
Jeffrey, C
Grant:
ES/J011444/1
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Funding agency for:
Dyson, J
Grant:
ES/J011444/1
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Comparative Studies and Society and History Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
4
Pages:
967-994
Publication date:
2014-10-01
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EISSN:
1475-2999
ISSN:
0010-4175
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-11-03

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