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Democratic movements in India

Satyabhama Pati

Democratic movements in India

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Published by Discovery Publishing House in Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementSatyabhama Pati.
The Physical Object
Pagination280p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19941309M

  Democratic states are struggling with internal challenges including economic disparity, social upheaval, and political disarray, demonstrated through burgeoning nationalist and .


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Stating the Problem Contemporary politics in India is characterized by issues and movements that seek to challenge and re-define the meaning of both democracy and development.

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Social Movements in the World-System helps illuminate the contentious and complex interactions between social movements and global institutions and contributes to the search for paths toward a more equitable, sustainable, and democratic world. JACKIE SMITH is professor of sociology at the University of Pittsburgh.