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The Constitution of India : popular sovereignty and democratic transformations

Author: Sarbani Sen
Publisher: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The relationship between constitutionalism and popular sovereignty in the Indian context is the critical focus of this original work in political theory, jurisprudence, and constitutionalism. This book examines fundamental issues about the basic law of the land, the author contending that it is necessary to go beyond viewing democracy merely as the vesting of fundamental authority in institutions of elected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarbani Sen
ISBN: 9780198071600 0198071604
OCLC Number: 812576301
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 214 pages).
Contents: INTRODUCTION; PART I, CONCEPTUALIZING THE IDEA OF POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY, CHAP. 1. THE BEGINNING OF THE IDEA, CHAP. 2. DEVELOPING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY AND CONSTITUTIONALISM; PART II CONSTRUCTING A SOVEREIGN POLITICAL IDENTITY: THE INDIAN FOUNDING, CHAP. 1. CONSTITUTION AND REVOLUTION, CHAP. 2. CREATING A UNITED POLITICAL COMMUNITY, CHAP. 3. REDEFINING POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY, CONCLUSION. PART III, RENEWING THE IDEA OF POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY: POST- FOUNDING TRANSFORMATIONS
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Other Titles: Popular sovereignty and democratic transformations :
Responsibility: Sarbani Sen.

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One of the first books to explore the relationship between constitutionalism and popular sovereignty in the Indian context. It argues that the identity of the Indian constitution was shaped by a  Read more...

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