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Povstalecká hnutí a politický pluralismus: několik poznámek k hnutí nakšalitů v Indii

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Title in English Insurgent Movements and Political Pluralism: Some Remarks on the Naxalite Movement in India

STRMISKA Maxmilián

Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Rexter
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Field Political sciences
Keywords Naxalite movement; Maoism; India
Description The article suggests that the naxalite movement should be conceived of and examined as a specific part of the Indian political pluralism as well as of the Indian interest groups politics. There are important social and political features of the naxalite-Maoist insurgency that cannot be effectively grasped and assessed employing exclusively the security-centred approach. A conceptualization of the naxalite movement should be sensitive enough to the distinctively plural character and dynamics of the movement, both in its early (1967-1972) and more recent organizational forms. This is a precondition for a better understanding of variegated strategies pursued by the naxalite organizations.
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