Author:Dushyantha Mendis (ed.)

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Electoral Processes and Governance in South Asia

By: Dushyantha Mendis (ed.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028339

ISBN: 0761935770

Condition: New


Most South Asian countries—following independence from British rule in the late nineteen forties, and in the case of Nepal, liberation from the autocracy of one family group in 1950—have enjoyed democratic systems of governance at least at some time or the other, often for extended periods of time, and, in a few cases, over the course of their post-independence history. Electoral processes have, however, been found wanting to greater or lesser extents in all these countries. Electoral malpractices are of critical concern to all South Asian countries. It is in this background that the Inte... View more info