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Explaining Indian democracy

a fifty-year perspective, 1956-2006

by Lloyd I. Rudolph

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLloyd I. Rudolph & Susanne Hoeber Rudolph.
SeriesOxford collected essays
ContributionsRudolph, Susanne Hoeber.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18744686M
ISBN 100195693647, 0195693655, 0195693663
ISBN 109780195693645, 9780195693652, 9780195693669
LC Control Number2008307563

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Home» Browse» Politics and Government» Systems of Government» Democracy» Democracy and India Democracy and India The Republic of India was born out of the withdrawal of British imperial forces in , followed by the separation of West Pakistan and . In a democracy, government is only one thread in the social fabric of many and varied public and private insti-tutions, legal forums, political parties, organizations, Characteristics of Democracy An educated citizenry is the best guarantee for a thriving democracy. Tolerance and cooperation build democracy.

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The essays in the three-volume series, Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective,span over five decades of the Rudolphs' scholarship on politics in work brings out the distinctiveness of Indian democratic experience.

The essays in the three-volume series, Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective,span over five decades of the Rudolphs' scholarship on politics in India. This work brings out the distinctiveness of Indian democratic experience through a contextual political analysis. The essays in the three-volume series, Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective,span over five decades of the Rudolphs' scholarship on Indian politics.

The first published essay analyses the results of one of the first random sample surveys done in : Lloyd Rudolph, Susanne Rudolph. India is the world’s largest democracy. India became a democratic nation post its independence in the year Thereafter, the citizens of India were given the right to vote and elect their leaders.

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Books EXPLAINING INDIAN DEMOCRACY: A Fifty Year Perspective, by Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph. The essays in the volume, however, show that despite having stood the test of time, Indian democracy is not a democracy in any substantive sense.

The economic policies of successive governments 5/5(1). With examinations of the way that class and caste power shaped the making of India's postcolonial democracy, the role of feminism, the media, and the public sphere in sustaining and challenging democracy, this book interrogates the contradictions at the heart of the Indian democratic project, examining its origins, trajectories and contestations.

This is a bold new study of the recent emergence of democracy in Latin America. Leonardo Avritzer shows that traditional theories of democratization fall short in explaining this phenomenon.

Scholars have long held that the postwar stability of Western Europe reveals that restricted democracy, or "democratic elitism," is the only realistic way to guard against forces such as the mass. Modi is an important partner and India a prospectively vital ally.

But this play to sectarian identity politics dishonors India's reputation as a modern, vibrant democracy that values all its This book presents a new theory of ethnic cleansing based on the most ter- rible cases – colonial genocides, Armenia, the Nazi Holocaust, Cambodia, Yugoslavia, and Rwanda – and cases of lesser violence – early modern Europe, contemporary India, and Indonesia.

Kinds of democracy. Democracy may be direct or indirect. In a direct democracy, everyone has the right to make laws modern example of direct democracy is a referendum, which is the name for the kind of way to pass a law where everyone in the community votes on it.

Direct democracies are not usually used to run countries, because it is hard to get millions of people to get together. The essays in the three-volume series, Explaining Indian Democracy: A Fifty-Year Perspective,span over five decades of the Rudolphs' scholarship on politics in India. This work brings out the distinctiveness of Indian democratic experience through a contextual political analysis.

The Realm of Institutions, the second of the three volumes, presents the Rudolphs' work on state. India - A Democracy India is the largest democracy in the world. It was declared secular and democratic when its Constitution came into force on 26 January The democratic India.

• Democracy is a combination of modem ideas taken from the colonial mle and traditional ideas taken from folklores and epics. • Western ideas—Taken from books and other country’s example. • Indian National Congress-»Most powerful party had sessions in various places. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rudolph, Lloyd I.

Explaining Indian democracy. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Written by one of the world's foremost living sociologists, this is a landmark contribution to the understanding of both ethnic cleansing and democracy, and rightly acclaimed as one of the 4/5(3).

India is a federal parliamentary democratic republic in which the President of India is the head of state and the Prime Minister of India is the head of government. India follows the dual polity system, i.e. a double government (federal in nature) that consists of the central authority at.

This core political science textbook written for the paper Indian Government and Politics explores the changing nature of politico-constitutional institutions and is drawn from the Constitution of India.

Key Features. Provides an analytical account of the political happenings in India and how the political institutions have emerged and changed, since the end of colonial rule in India. Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, dēmokratiā, from dēmos 'people' and kratos 'rule') is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech.

Many countries have seen democracy come and go. But that has not been the case in India. The democracy has survived for 7 decades.

70 years ago, our great leaders envisioned a government of the.This volume brings together the finest scholarly writings on several dimensions of India's democracy.

It analyzes India's experiment with democracy and its successes and failures. It also situates Indian democracy in the context of the basic principles of democratic theory as well as contemporary debates about the relationship of democracy with civil society, cultural diversity, and development.Democracy entails a political community in which there is some form of political equality among the people”.

Precisely stated, democracy is the rule by the people. Of all the definitions of democracy perhaps the best and most popular definition is the following: It is called “the government of the people, by the people and for the people”.