Indian Government and Politics (Paperback)Peu Ghosh (author)
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This book comprehensively outlines the evolution of the Indian Politics, discussing all the constraints, challenges and shortcomings faced by Indian Polity till date. The book shows how State-Society interface, with special emphasis on civil society activities, can play an integral role in shaping the political fate of the country. In addition, this book not only presents the institutional aspects of Indian politics by underlying in details, the provisions of the Constitution, but also brings out the real working of the institutional framework in an ever-changing social and political environment.
Organized into 23 chapters, the book discusses, in detail the Constitutional development, The Preamble, The Fundamental Rights, The Directive Principles of State Policy, The Executive, The Legislature and The Judiciary at national and state levels followed by their critical appraisals as well as the Centre-State relation with its continuing tensions. To give a clear and panoramic view of Indian Political Scenario the book also focuses on local-self governments, national and regional parties in India, challenges to Indian political system and new social movements.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:Thorough updation with till-date political developments and Assembly polls 2017 resultsA new chapter on Recent Policies and Missions in the Indian Political Scenario.Intended as a textbook for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Political Science and Law, this book is also useful for the aspirants for Civil Service and competitive examinations like NET and SLET.
KEY FEATURES:Gives a wide coverage of conventional topics pertaining to the Constitution of India, relating them to the working of the Indian polity in the real world.Tackles issues related to new social movements in India encompassing environmental movements, women's movements, human rights movements and anti-corruption movement.Highlights the continuing challenges to the Indian Political System from different social and cultural factors, like religion, language, caste, tribe, regionalism and also corruption and criminalization of politics.
Publisher: Prentice-Hall of India Pvt.Ltd
Number of pages: 504
Dimensions: 241 x 160 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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