The Indian Parliament and Democratic Transformation

The Indian Parliament and Democratic Transformation

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Synopsis

This book traces the trajectory of the Indian Parliament from its formation to present day. The essays presented here explore parliamentary democracy through the formative years and highlight the Parliament's function as a representative and accountable institution, its procedures and responsibility, its connection with the other arms of the state, its relationship with grassroots democracy and the press, and its critical role in framing foreign policy and national security.

The volume frames major debates surrounding the Parliament through historical, conceptual and contemporary political perspectives. It also looks at how politics in practice is being continuously changed and challenged by new social media and further views the transformation of India's apex legislative institution in terms of democratizing processes, constitutional values and changing mores.

The book will be of great interest to scholars and researchers of Indian politics, history, comparative politics, political science and modern India.

Book information

ISBN: 9781351259835
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge India
Pub date:
Edition: 1st
DEWEY: 328.54
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 396
Weight: -1g
Height: 216mm
Width: 140mm