This book examines India's perception of its international role in relation to post-Cold War global realignment, describes social and literary movements among India's "Untouchables," and reviews the ongoing struggle over Kashmir. It presents comprehensive analyses of politics and the economy.
1. Introduction 2. Politics: How Threatening a Crisis? 3. India as a Great Power: Perceptions and Prospects 4. The Indian Economy: Muddling Through in a Year of Turmoil 5. Dalit: New Perspectives on India's Untouchables 6. Kashmir's Agony