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State and Society: Social Exclusion and Inclusion in Nepal Author:Kristian Stokke & Mohan Das Manandhar
Social exclusion and inclusion have gained much attention and have been widely debated in recent years. The two concepts clearly illustrate the close but complex relations between state and society. Political studies in developing countries were for a long time marked by a duality between state-centred and society-centred analyses, but this polarisation has given way to a convergence around state-society relations. The general emphasis is now on the mutual constitution of state and society; the interaction between the state, as an ensemble of context-specific institutions and practices, and civil society, as a diversity of collective actors and strategies in regard to different political spaces.
This book is a collection of five articles. One of the a article is a contribution by Krishna Bhattachan, a Nepali social scientist, and it explores the exclusion/inclusion discourse in the context of constitution making and state restructuring processes underway in Nepal. Among the other articles, one by Krishna Hachhethu explains the relationship between the Nepali state and different social groups based on the experiences of the Gurung and Madheshi study populations. Another article, by Jagannath Adhikari studies the relationship of people with land and its implications for excluded groups. The final write-up in the collection, by Jyotsna Tamang, is a study on domestic violence.
Publication: Mandala Book Point, 2010 Number of Pages: 153 ISBN: 9789994655137