Broadening and Deepening Democracy: Political Innovation in by E Raghavan,James Manor

By E Raghavan,James Manor

This booklet examines convinced alterations within the political makeup of Karnataka, among the early Seventies and the overdue Nineteen Eighties, which, in flip, resulted in the beginning of a special democracy within the state.


In a departure from such a lot experiences on political technological know-how and political heritage which pay very little awareness to the function of politicians and concentration merely on technocratic blueprints, administrative approaches and incentive platforms, this quantity takes under consideration the function politicians play in shaping the nature in their governments, public coverage and state–society family members. It experiences the political transformation of Karnataka through focusing seriously on 3 leader ministers of the country who performed an incredible position in making politics in Karnataka extra accommodative, enlightened and, accordingly, extra democratic.


This quantity is an in depth insider’s account of the political techniques in Karnataka, enriched with interviews and surveys which search to find this paintings within the social technological know-how literature, in Karnataka’s contemporary background and in comparative context along different Indian states.

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