1. #5: Caste and Vernacular Democracy: Post-postcolonial Transformation in Rural India
  2. India and Orissa
  3. Postcolonial India:old framework and old question
  4. "Hinduism" and "caste" as orientalist perspectives to explain the politico-economic stagnancy and problems of India
  5. Caste in India: Indian people as "Homo Hierarchicus"
  6. Change in India's situation
  7. New question:
  8. Democracy in India
  9. A view from the field in Orissa
  10. Earlier attempts at reformulation of inter-caste relationships from below
  11. New attempts to demand equal participation and shares in the political sphere
  12. reformation of local government toward democratization at grassroot level
  13. Institutional democratizationof local politics
  14. How to bring about democratic inter-caste cooperation?
  15. Attempts from below toward new vision of community
  16. Vernacular idioms used to envision new democratic politics
  17. Egalitarian sacrificial ethics for democratic representation and cooperation
  18. vernacular democracy
  19. Cooperation of diversities
  20. The post-postcolonial transformation
  21. Caste as the possible basis for democratic cooperation of diversities?
  22. Toward a fruitful churning of old and new, global and local
  23. Bibliography
  24. Q1 from Kyoto Univ.
  25. Q2 from SFC
  26. Q3 from Kyoto Univ.
  27. Q4 from Kyoto Univ.
  28. Q5 from Kyoto Univ.