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Political Economy of Secularism: Rediscovery of India

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  • Tyabji, Nasir

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As it was in Europe, secularism in India is an intrinsic part of the process of the emergence of a modern identity of the people of a multi-language and multi-ethnic society, the necessity for which is being continuously generated by industrialisation and urbanisation.The emergence of this identity, however, has been hampered by the failure at the political level: the inability to evolve political units appropriate for the expression of regional aspirations, to entrench and extend the process of agrarian reforms, and to unify and modernise the systems of personal law, etc

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  • Tyabji, Nasir, 1994. "Political Economy of Secularism: Rediscovery of India," MPRA Paper 49714, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:49714
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    Keywords

    Political Economy; Secularism;

    JEL classification:

    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
    • N45 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Asia including Middle East

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