India Tomorrow

Conversations with the Next-Generation Political Leaders

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9780190125837

Publication date:

10/08/2020

Hardback

340 pages

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ISBN:

9780190125837

Publication date:

10/08/2020

Hardback

340 pages

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

This book takes a deep-dive into the current domain of Indian politics and pre-empts the course the young republic will take in decades to come. In its format, the authors interview many prominent young and dynamic politicians in India-below the age of 50-from across the country and the vast political parties' spectrum. The exercise taps into their brand of politics; local, national, and global concerns; challenges and goals, as well as the political future each of them imagines for their constituencies and the country. The interviews include those from Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav, Omar Abdullah, Aditya Thakeray etc.

Rights:  World Rights

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

Description

The next generation of political leaders will determine India's future. We know their names, but not what lies behind what we hear or see of them in the event/news-focussed coverage in newspapers and television channels. For instance, what moves them? Who inspires them? What are their passions and interests outside of politics? Where do they stand on some of India’s most contentious political issues? Do they have any regrets about their political careers? How do they explain some of the inconsistencies in their words and actions? Have their career choices come with significant personal costs? 

This book provides a snapshot of contemporary Indian politics, and its future, through conversations with twenty of the country’s most prominent next-generation politicians. It explores issues and tensions that lie at the heart of Indian politics and society. In doing so, it also challenges facile and sweeping generalizations about the next generation of political leaders, compelling us to consider Indian politicians as complex, thinking individuals with unique personalities, differing visions for India, and their place in history.

About the Author

Pradeep Chhibber is a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He has authored and co-authored several books including Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India, Religious Practice and Democracy in India, The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India, and the United States, and Democracy without Associations: Transformation of the Party System and Social Cleavages in India. He holds the Indo-American Community Chair in India Studies at the University of California, Berkeley campus. 

Harsh Shah is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School in the United States. Previously, he worked at JMI Equity in the United States and Shree Naman Group in India, along with a short recent stint at McKinsey & Company. Harsh completed his BA from University of California, Berkeley, where he studied economics and public policy, and co-founded the Berkeley Research for Contemporary India Program (BRCIP). His writing has appeared in leading Indian newspapers, including The Indian Express, The Print, The Hindu, Hindustan Times, The Economic Times, and India Today

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

Table of contents

Introduction

Interviews

Conclusion

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

Review

‘Through a series of frank interviews and candid admissions, the book offers compelling insights into a wide range of topics … and an engaging account of what drives the next-generation leaders who will make India tick tomorrow.’

--Shashi Tharoor

Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

 

A fascinating book that stands out for the sheer diversity of voices it brings together… Breaking stereotypes, offering hope, India Tomorrow is a must read for any observer of Indian political life.’

--Rajdeep Sardesai

Indian news anchor and author

 

An easy read, the book promises to be a real bestseller that will stand the test of time. It should be read by everyone interested in India and its development.

--Jayant Sinha

Member of Indian Parliament

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

Description

The next generation of political leaders will determine India's future. We know their names, but not what lies behind what we hear or see of them in the event/news-focussed coverage in newspapers and television channels. For instance, what moves them? Who inspires them? What are their passions and interests outside of politics? Where do they stand on some of India’s most contentious political issues? Do they have any regrets about their political careers? How do they explain some of the inconsistencies in their words and actions? Have their career choices come with significant personal costs? 

This book provides a snapshot of contemporary Indian politics, and its future, through conversations with twenty of the country’s most prominent next-generation politicians. It explores issues and tensions that lie at the heart of Indian politics and society. In doing so, it also challenges facile and sweeping generalizations about the next generation of political leaders, compelling us to consider Indian politicians as complex, thinking individuals with unique personalities, differing visions for India, and their place in history.

About the Author

Pradeep Chhibber is a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He has authored and co-authored several books including Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India, Religious Practice and Democracy in India, The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India, and the United States, and Democracy without Associations: Transformation of the Party System and Social Cleavages in India. He holds the Indo-American Community Chair in India Studies at the University of California, Berkeley campus. 

Harsh Shah is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School in the United States. Previously, he worked at JMI Equity in the United States and Shree Naman Group in India, along with a short recent stint at McKinsey & Company. Harsh completed his BA from University of California, Berkeley, where he studied economics and public policy, and co-founded the Berkeley Research for Contemporary India Program (BRCIP). His writing has appeared in leading Indian newspapers, including The Indian Express, The Print, The Hindu, Hindustan Times, The Economic Times, and India Today

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Reviews

‘Through a series of frank interviews and candid admissions, the book offers compelling insights into a wide range of topics … and an engaging account of what drives the next-generation leaders who will make India tick tomorrow.’

--Shashi Tharoor

Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

 

A fascinating book that stands out for the sheer diversity of voices it brings together… Breaking stereotypes, offering hope, India Tomorrow is a must read for any observer of Indian political life.’

--Rajdeep Sardesai

Indian news anchor and author

 

An easy read, the book promises to be a real bestseller that will stand the test of time. It should be read by everyone interested in India and its development.

--Jayant Sinha

Member of Indian Parliament

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Table of contents

Introduction

Interviews

Conclusion

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