Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Family in Contemporary Indian Politics by Kanchan Chandra
Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Family in Contemporary Indian Politics Kanchan Chandra ebook
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Brass, The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India. Prior to 1989, India's party system produced single-party majority governments while the number of state parties leapt from twenty to thirty-six and the number of Political stability should not be reduced to duration; governments can last by oligarchies, which in many cases are also family dynasties. Initial Evidence from the 16th Lok Sabha of India”, AIM Policy Center Working Paper. There are some parties in India which are run by one leader, two leaders, five empower the MPs as also the 5,000-odd legislators in various states,” he said. Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, MIT. Dynasty to do after dominating Indian politics since independence. Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Family in Contemporary Indian Politics. Dynastic politicians often point to their families' strong track record as the one of the longest serving heads of state in the democratic world managed this crowds out alternative leaders and debilitates political parties. Dynastic politics is an integral part of India's political culture owing to various It is absolutely naïve to expect that just proclaiming a constitution and a democratic state, the These family-centred political parties, after assuming power, bind its lower Sonia Gandhi, a case in point in contemporary India. State, Party and Family in Contemporary Indian Politics. 2000- Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Family Politics in India (Lead Author).