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By Subrata K. Mitra

ISBN-10: 0203846869

ISBN-13: 9780203846865

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2010

Providing a finished research of the huge spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the foremost positive factors of politics in India in a comparative and obtainable narrative, illustrated with appropriate maps, lifestyles tales, information and opinion info.

Familiar suggestions of comparative politics are used to focus on the coverage procedure, with a spotlight on anti-poverty measures, liberalisation of the financial system, nuclearisation and kin with the USA and Asian neighbours comparable to Pakistan and China.

The writer increases a number of key questions correct to Indian politics, including:
• Why has India succeeded in creating a really peaceable transition from colonial rule to a resilient, multi-party democracy not like her neighbours?
• How has the interplay of contemporary politics and standard society contributed to the resilience of post-colonial democracy?
• How did India’s financial system – moribund for a number of many years following independence – make a leap forward into speedy development, and, can India maintain it?
• and at last, why have collective id and nationhood end up the center factor of India within the twenty first century?

Introducing the amateur to India, this available, surely comparative account of India’s political evolution additionally engages the professional in a deep contemplation of the character of strategic manoeuvring inside of India’s household and foreign context. as well as pedagogical positive factors resembling textual content containers, a collection of additional readings is equipped as a to steer readers who desire to transcend the remit of this article.

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Its purpose is to test whether students have understood and integrated the concept of French culture as it has been presented in lectures, reading, discussions, assigned moviesm the whole course experience. B. The midterm exam is based exclusively on the first three books; the final exam on the other required readings. Albert Guérard: France: A Modern History J. Beaujeu-Garnier: France Hugh D. Clout: The Geography of Post-War France REQUIRED SUGGESTED: Clyde Kluckhohn: Mirror for Man, pp. 24-26, 170-195.

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