By Subrata K. Mitra
Publish 12 months note: First released in 2010
Providing a entire research of the large spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the foremost good points of politics in India in a comparative and obtainable narrative, illustrated with correct maps, existence tales, records and opinion information.
Familiar suggestions of comparative politics are used to focus on the coverage strategy, with a spotlight on anti-poverty measures, liberalisation of the financial system, nuclearisation and kinfolk with the U.S. and Asian neighbours comparable to Pakistan and China.
The writer increases numerous key questions appropriate to Indian politics, including:
• Why has India succeeded in creating a rather peaceable transition from colonial rule to a resilient, multi-party democracy unlike her neighbours?
• How has the interplay of contemporary politics and standard society contributed to the resilience of post-colonial democracy?
• How did India’s economic climate – moribund for a number of many years following independence – make a step forward into swift development, and, can India maintain it?
• and eventually, why have collective id and nationhood turn out to be the center factor of India within the twenty first century?
Introducing the beginner to India, this available, surely comparative account of India’s political evolution additionally engages the specialist in a deep contemplation of the character of strategic manoeuvring inside of India’s household and foreign context. as well as pedagogical positive factors comparable to textual content containers, a collection of extra readings is equipped as a to steer readers who desire to transcend the remit of this article.