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Indian Politics in Comparative Perspective

Indian Politics in Comparative Perspective

Author(s):
  • Pravin Kumar Jha
  • Author: Pravin Kumar Jha
    • ISBN:9788131771686
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131771687
    • Price:Rs. 229.00
    • Pages:312
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    Indian Politics in a Comparative Perspective is intended as a standard textbook for undergraduate students of political science. The book provides a handy reference tool to its readers by elucidating conceptual areas, furnishing established arguments and citing contemporary research works for a comprehensive knowledge of the subject. Carefully organized in ten well-researched chapters and examined from different vantage points, they weave a compelling story on the nature of Indian politics since the pre-Independence era to the making of our Constitution and gradually navigate to examine the impact of the growing role of religion and power structure in our political system. Indian Politics in a Comparative Perspective is an ideal read for anyone who is curious to understand the changing grammar of Indian politics.

    Table of Content

    1. Approaches to the Study of Indian Politics and nature of the State in India: Liberal, Marxist and Gandhian. - Simple Mohanty

    2. National Movement and its Ideological discourse and political legacies. - Ranjeet Kumar, Jeetendra Kumar and Santesh Kumar Singh

    3. Indian Constitution: Provisions and Institutional Functioning. - Priyanka Goyal

    4. Power structure in India: Institutional and Social (Caste-Dalit-Bahujan, Class, Patriarchy). - Priyanka Goyal and Sangeeta Mishra

    5. Federalism in India in Comparative perspective with special reference to Canada. - Krishna Kumar Krishna

    6. Party system in India in comparison with that in U.K. - Sangeeta Mishra

    7. Human Rights in India: Rights in the Indian Constitution and Social Practices. Comparative Study with special reference to experience in China. - Rakesh Thakur and Ishleen Kaur

    8. Religion and Politics: Secularism and Communalism. - Ishleen Kaur

    9. Strategies of development in India since Independence. Pravin Kumar Jha

    10. Social Movements. - Mukesh Bhagoria

    Salient Features

    • Marginal notes, index and tables in the chapters of the book will aid comprehension

    • Fresh study is given in table format for every topic

    • Summary after every chapter for the purpose of reinforcement