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Politics and ethics of the Indian constitution / edited by Rajeev Bhargava.

Contributor(s): Bhargava, Rajeev.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2008Description: vi, 409 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780198063551 (pbk.); 0198063555 (pbk.).Subject(s): Constitutional law -- India | Constitutions -- India | Constitutional law -- Moral and ethical aspects | India -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 342.5402 POL Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Section I. The Constitution as a statement of Indian identity /​ Bhikhu Parekh Gandhi and the Constitution : Parliamentary Swaraj and village Swaraj /​ Thomas Pantham Institutional visions and sociological imaginations: the debate on Panchayati Raj /​ Peter Ronald deSouza Outline of a theory of practice of Indian constitutionalism /​ Upendra Baxi A text without author : locating the constituent assembly as event /​ Aditya Nigam. Section II. The Indian state : Constitution and beyond /​ Suhas Palshikar Citizenship and the Indian Constitution /​ Valenian Rodrigues Citizenship and the passive revolution : interpreting the First Amendment /​ Nivedita Menon Democracy and Constitutionalism /​ Sanjay Palshikar Constitutional justice : positional and cultural /​ Gopal Guru. Section III. Religion and the Indian Constitution : questions of separation and equality /​ Gurpreet Mahajan Passion and constraint: courts and the regulation of religious meaning /​ Pratap Bhanu Mehta Rights versus representation: defending minority interests in the constituent assembly /​ Shefali Jha Minority representation and the making of the Indian Constitution /​ Rochana Bajpai.
Summary: Contributed articles presented at a conference on the political philosophy of the Indian constitution held in Goa in Sept. 2001.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Section I. The Constitution as a statement of Indian identity /​ Bhikhu Parekh
Gandhi and the Constitution : Parliamentary Swaraj and village Swaraj /​ Thomas Pantham
Institutional visions and sociological imaginations: the debate on Panchayati Raj /​ Peter Ronald deSouza
Outline of a theory of practice of Indian constitutionalism /​ Upendra Baxi
A text without author : locating the constituent assembly as event /​ Aditya Nigam.
Section II. The Indian state : Constitution and beyond /​ Suhas Palshikar
Citizenship and the Indian Constitution /​ Valenian Rodrigues
Citizenship and the passive revolution : interpreting the First Amendment /​ Nivedita Menon
Democracy and Constitutionalism /​ Sanjay Palshikar
Constitutional justice : positional and cultural /​ Gopal Guru.
Section III. Religion and the Indian Constitution : questions of separation and equality /​ Gurpreet Mahajan
Passion and constraint: courts and the regulation of religious meaning /​ Pratap Bhanu Mehta
Rights versus representation: defending minority interests in the constituent assembly /​ Shefali Jha
Minority representation and the making of the Indian Constitution /​ Rochana Bajpai.

Contributed articles presented at a conference on the political philosophy of the Indian constitution held in Goa in Sept. 2001.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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