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The success of India's democracy

Author: Atul Kohli
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Contemporary South Asia (Cambridge, England), 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How has democracy taken root in India in the face of a low-income economy, poverty, illiteracy and ethnic diversity? Atul Kohli brings together leading scholars of Indian politics to explore this intriguing anomaly. Themes addressed include politics, ethnicity, federalism, caste, poverty, and Hindu nationalism. This is a tightly conceived volume on an important and controversial topic, which will be as useful in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Atul Kohli
ISBN: 0521801443 9780521801447 0521805309 9780521805308
OCLC Number: 45487434
Description: xiv, 298 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Indian democracy : the historical inheritance / Sumit Sarkar --
India's federal design and multicultural national construction / Jyotirindra Dasgupta --
Center-state relations / James Manor --
Making local government work : local elites, panchayati raj and governance in India / Subrata K. Mitra --
Redoing the constitutional design : from an interventionist to a regulatory state / Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph --
The dialectics of Hindu nationalism / Amrita Basu --
The struggle for equality : caste in Indian politics / Myron Weiner --
Sharing the spoils : group equity, development, and democracy / Pranab Bardhan --
Social movement politics in India : institutions, interests, and identities / Mary Katzenstein, Smitu Kothari, and Uday Mehta.
Series Title: Contemporary South Asia (Cambridge, England), 6.
Responsibility: edited by Atul Kohli.
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How has democracy taken root in India in the face of a low-income economy, poverty, illiteracy and ethnic diversity? Leading scholars explore this intriguing anomaly. Themes addressed include  Read more...

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