Readership: Students and scholars of politics, political sociology, and history.
Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson
Partha Chatterjee is Professor, Department of Anthropology and Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University, New York. He is also Honorary Professor of Political Science, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.
Ira Katznelson is Professor, Department of Political Science and Department of History, Columbia University, New York and President of the American Political Science Association.
Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction: The Anxieties of Democracy (Ira Katznelson and Partha Chatterjee)
1: The Empire of Democracy: Reading Indian Politics through Tocqueville (Sudipta Kaviraj)
2: Representation at a Visual Interface: Institutions as Encounters between Early American Government and her Citizens (Daniel Carpenter)
3: Equality and Differentiated Citizenship: A Modern Democratic Dilemma in Tocquevillean Perspective (Rogers M. Smith)
4: An Immense and (In)complete Democracy: A Tocquevillean Perspective on India's Experiment with Democratic Citizenship (Niraja Gopal Jayal)
5: Broken Chains of Memory: Reflections on Negotiated Membership for Jews in the United States (Ira Katznelson)
6: Hinduism and Social Democratization: A Preliminary Sketch (Rajeev Bhargava)
7: Two Banks of the Same River? Social Order and Entrepreneurialism in India (Ashutosh Varshney)
8: After Eden: The Transformation of the Landscape of Political Power in the United States (Margaret Levi)
9: Democracy and Capitalism in India: Pursuing Two Tocquevillean Themes (Partha Chatterjee)
Notes on Contributors.