- Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction / Rakhahari Chatterji -- I.Politics and Parties -- 2.The Left Front in West Bengal: From Movement to Government / Partha Pratim Basu -- 3.The Left Extremist Politics in West Bengal: from Birth to Resurrection and Beyond / Amitabha Ray -- 4.The Left Front and The Politics of Regionalism in West Bengal / Shibashis Chatterjee -- II.Politics and Policies -- 5.Governing Urban West Bengal: The Left Front Experiment / Ambarish Mukhopadhyay -- 6.Industry in West Bengal during the Left Front Regime / Partha Pratim Basu -- 7.Agriculture under the Left Front Regime in West Bengal / Partha Pratim Basu -- 8.Lost Decades? Human Development in West Bengal with Special Focus on Health / Satyabrata Chakraborty -- 9.Elementary Education in West Bengal: Issues in Governance and Political Economy / Achin Chakraborty -- III.Politics and Society -- 10.The Caste Question and Decline of The Left in West Bengal / Praskanva Sinharay -- 11.Muslims, Christians and The Left in Bengal / Bonita Aleaz -- 12.Women/Community and Politics in West Bengal / Bandana Chatterji -- 13.Ganashakti `The enormous pair of bellows': Tracing the History of the Party Organ / Nilanjana Gupta -- 14.Civil Social Initiatives in West Bengal / Amartya Mukhopadhyay -- 15.Epilogue / Rakhahari Chatterji.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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