India's democracies diversity, co-optation, resistance

Heftet / 2016 / Engelsk

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9788215026893
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2016
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Universitetsforl.
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Engelsk
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253
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240 mm
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170 mm
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India's democracies diversity, co-optation, resistance

Heftet / 2016 / Engelsk
Indian democracy has often been characterized as "a puzzle" that "defies theories". But any theory on democratic practice will need to take into account the world's largest democracy. We assert that Indian democracy is maturing with its own practices. Most prominent is its diversity. As a set of institutions, Indian democracy is crafted on to the country's diverse and heterogeneous society, encompassing a great many differing practices. The contributors to this volume investigate democratic practice in different corners of India and at different levels. The differences in political culture and participation between the Centre and the states and among the states themselves reveal the heterogeneous nature of the Indian State. Equally important is the role these differences play in policy making (including foreign policy), and the weight given to them by politicians seeking popular support. Even at the local level we find strikingly diverging perceptions of what democracy means to different groups, and this will help us understand the complexities of popular expectations. These features all form part of the challenges the Indian State faces with increased popular mobilization and democratic participation. CONTIBUTORS: Guro Aandahl, Lars Tore Flåten, Kathinka Frøystad, Geir Heierstad, Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Alf Gunvald Nilsen, Pamela Gwynne Price, Arild Engelsen Ruud, Dusi Srinivas, Sten Widmalm Boka er tilgjengelig digitalt med åpen tilgang: https://www.idunn.no/indias-democracies Ta direkte kontakt med forlaget om du ønsker at boken skal trykkes opp og sendes hjem til deg.
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ISBN13
9788215026893
Publisert
2016
Utgave
1. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Universitetsforl.
Aldersnivå
Voksen
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
253
Høyde
240 mm
Bredde
170 mm
Se alle