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Democracy and diversity : India and the American experience

Author: K S Bajpai; Alfred C Stepan
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K S Bajpai; Alfred C Stepan
ISBN: 9780195683684 0195683684
OCLC Number: 84151922
Description: xxiv, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Democratic institutions and ethnic/religious pluralism : Can India and the United States learn from each other-and from the smaller democracies / Arend Lijphart --
'Nation state' or 'state nation'? : India in comparative perspective / Juan J. Linz, Alfred Stepan, and Yogendra Yadav --
Negotiating linguistic diversity : a comparative study of India and the United States / Neera Chandhoke --
Minorities and India's democracy / Nathan Glazer --
Democracy within parties and the accommodation of diversity : comparing India and the United States / E. Sridharan --
Federalism, multi-national societies, and negotiating a democratic 'state nation' : a theoretical framework, the Indian model and a Tamil case study / Alfred Stepan --
Decentralization : explorations of local government in India and the United States / Peter Ronald deSouza.
Other Titles: Democracy & diversity
Responsibility: edited by K. Shankar Bajpai ; [contributors, Alfred Stepan and others].
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This volume is a comparative study of the Indian and American experiences of democracy. They deal with institutions and ethnicity, idea of the nation-state, linguistic diversity, minorities question,  Read more...

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