This volume discusses topics important to understanding the basis of India's global role. They illuminate a spectrum of the components of India's modernizing growth: in domestic politics and international relations; economic growth and trade; and science and technology, including nuclear prospects.
1. India and the United States 2. Political Evolution-Party Bureaucracy and Institutions 3. Assessing the Political Impact of Foreign Assistance 4. The Indian Economy: Objectives, Performance and Prospects 5. A World Role: The Dialectics of Purpose and Power 6. Regional Power in a Multipolar World 7. Enlisting Post–1974 India to the Cause of Nonproliferation 8. Science and Technology in India: Their Role in National Development 9. India's Trade Prospects and Potentials 10. Reviving American Aid to India: Motivation, Scale, Uses, Constraints 11. Revived Aid: A Possible Scenario 12. Conclusion