1. See Detail

Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers (Paperback)

Quick Overview

Now in paperback, with a new introduction by the author discussing the election of India's new prime minister Narendra Modi.

This series of essays examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India. It looks closely at how religious majoritarianism, cultural nationalism, and neo-fascism simmer just under the surface of a country that projects itself as the world's largest democracy.

Get Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers (Paperback) by Arundhati Roy and other history books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

Out of stock
₱782.00
D-coded

"Gorgeously wrought . . . pitch-perfect prose. . . . In language of terrible beauty, she takes India's everyday tragedies and reminds us to be outraged all over again."—Time Magazine

"Roy asks whether our shriveled forms of democracy will be 'the endgame of the human race'—and shows vividly why this is a prospect not to be lightly dismissed."—Noam Chomsky

"Roy is one of the most confident and original thinkers of our time."—Naomi Klein

Now in paperback, with a new introduction by the author discussing the election of India's new prime minister Narendra Modi.

This series of essays examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India. It looks closely at how religious majoritarianism, cultural nationalism, and neo-fascism simmer just under the surface of a country that projects itself as the world's largest democracy.

She describes the systematic marginalization of religious and ethnic minorities, the rise of terrorism, and the massive scale of displacement and dispossession of the poor by predatory corporations.

Field Notes on Democracy tracks the fault-lines that threaten to destroy India's precarious democracy and send shockwaves through the region and beyond.

Arundhati Roy is a world-renowned Indian author and global justice activist. From her celebrated Booker Prize–winning novel The God of Small Things to her prolific output of writing on topics ranging from climate change to war, the perils of free-market development in India, and the defense of the poor, Roy's voice has become indispensable to millions seeking a better world.

More Information
ISBN 9781608464616
Length (cm) 13.0000
Width (cm) 1.0000
Height (cm) 19.0000
Publisher Haymarket Books
Publication Date May 19, 2015
Pages (number) 272
Genre History, Politics, and Social Sciences
Author Arundhati Roy
Signed No
Format Paperback
Editorial Reviews N/A
Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account

No Related Posts

Subscribe to our E-newsletter

Free shipping Php799