Indian democracy : meanings and practices / edited by Rajendra Vora and Suhas Palshikar. - New Delhi ; Sage Publications, 2004. - 447 p. : 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction /​ Rajendra Vora and Suhas Palshikar
2. Issues before Indian Democracy: An Overview /​ Rajni Kothari
3. The Crisis of Political Authority /​ D. L. Sheth
4. What is Happening Inside Indian Democracy? /​ Javeed Alam
5. Theorizing Indian Democracy /​ Manoranjan Mohanty
6. Whose Democracy Are We Talking About? Hegemony and Democracy in India /​ Suhas Palshikar
7. Understanding Indian Politics: Are We Asking the Right Questions? /​ Jayant Lele
8. The Ethical Insufficiency of Egoism and Altruism: India in Transition /​ Rajeev Bhargava
9. Understanding Indian Secularism: Learning from its Recent Critics /​ Thomas Pantham
10. New Dalit Politics /​ Gopal Guru
11. Decline of Caste Majoritarianism in Indian Politics /​ Rajendra Vora
12. Rise of the BJP and Decline of the Congress: An Appraisal /​ V. B. Singh
13. Predicament of the Left /​ Sandeep Pendse
14. Increasing Fluidity in Electoral Contests: Is This Mere Anti-Incumbency? /​ Sanjay Kumar.
15. Social Movements in Crisis? /​ Rajeshwari Deshpande
16. Struggle Against Dams or Struggle for Water? Environmental Movements and the State /​ Gail Omvedt.

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