Democracy in India

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Niraja Gopal Jayal
Oxford University Press, 2001 - Political Science - 571 pages
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This volume presents a collection of articles on democracy and politics in India right from the pre-independence days to the present. The range of issues covered include: democracy prefigured, democracy and the state, democracy and the civil society, democracy and development, and democracy, locality and region. The editorial introduction by Niraja Jayal highlights the theoretical nuances of democracy as a concept and points to its relevance and importance in the context of the politicalprocess in India.

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Contents

Introduction
1
INDIAN DEMOCRACY PREFIGURED
51
DEMOCRACY AND THE STATE
97
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Niraja Gopal Jayal is at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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