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India's Living Constitution: Ideas, Practices, Controversies

By: E. Sridharan, R.Sudarshan & Zoya Hasan(Eds)

Price: $20.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black: 2004

Seller ID: 101993

ISBN: 8178240874

Condition: New


India became independent in 1947 and adopted, after nearly three years of debate in the Constituent Assembly, a Constitution which came into effect on 26 January 1950. This Constitution has lasted until the present, with its basic structure unaltered. India has had thirteen general elections between 1952 and 1999, and is often called the world’s largest democracy. This is a remarkable achievement, given that the generally accepted prerequisites for democratic stability did not exist, and do not exist even today. Half a century of constitutional democracy is something that political scientist... View more info

Politics of Inclusion: Castes, Minorities, and Affirmative Action

By: Zoya Hasan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024941

ISBN: 0195696956

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Congress After Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

By: Zoya Hasan

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037448

ISBN: 0195685970

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The Indian National Congress (INC) has played a pivotal role in nation building in India's political history. Congress after Indira provides an interpretation of contemporary Congress politics and the challenges it has faced due to the political and economic change, both nationally and globally. The book provides an insight into the structure and direction of change within the INC, and the governance agenda essentially with respect to economy, society, polity, and leadership - after Indira Gandhi. The volume talks about the Ayodhya issue, the phase of economic liberalization, and the comeback... View more info

Congress After Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

By: Zoya Hasan

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 108811

ISBN: 0199453357

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 272. View more info

Parties and Party Politics in India

By: Zoya Hasan (ed.)

Price: $7.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013556

ISBN: 0195668332

Condition: New


This is the Oxford India Paperback of a very successful hardback published in 2002. The volume brings together essays on wide ranging issues that impinge on political parties and the challenges confronting the party system in India. Presents an overall picture of the origins, evolution and transformation of party politics post-independence. Printed Pages: 582 with numerous tables. View more info

Democracy in Muslim Societies: The Asian Experience

By: Zoya Hasan (ed.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028336

ISBN: 0761935665

Condition: New


Democracy in Muslim Societies: The Asian Experience explores the character of the political transformation and democratic transition in the Asian Muslim world. It asks whether democracy is appropriate and desirable as a political system for non-Western societies, and assesses the extent of actual democratization in each of the countries studied, namely, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey. The book questions the widely held view that the socio-political ethos of Islam as a religion, and of Muslim countries as societal units, prevents Muslims from adopting democracy as a... View more info

Democracy and the Crisis of Inequality

By: Zoya Hasan`

Price: $66.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014

Seller ID: 701599

ISBN: 9789380607894

Condition: New


Democracy and the Crisis of Inequality analyses how from the early 1990s politics in India began to undergo a fundamental transformation. Ethnic politics occupied centre stage, often prompting violent conflict and major political changes. Some of the essays focus on changes relating to representation, redistribution, social justice, secularism and the changing nature of the State in the wake of economic liberalization and globalization. Key issues that have been discussed are: the policies of group differentiated rights; caste-class politics; regional assertions; women's rights and minority po... View more info