• Political Participation and Representation of Women in Indian Politics
    Foundation Course 1 Human Rights, Gender & Environment POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN INDIAN POLITICS Malathi Subramanian∗ Women’s participation in mainstream political activity has important implications for the broader arena of governance in any country. Go...
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  • Elections Lessons and Teacher Resources:
    Introduction: "Election Day in the United States is the day set by law for the election of public officials. For federal offices (United States Congress, President and Vice President), it occurs on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November in even-numbered years; the earliest possible date is...
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  • Indian Economy
    INDIA - COUNTRY REPORT BY A.R.SINDHU, CITU, INDIA India is the largest democracy in the world with a population of More than 1 billion (1.2 billion as per Census 2001). It is governed a council of Ministers elected by a two tier parliament, the Lok Sabha (Directly elected) and Rajya Sabha...
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  • Indian Politics
    126 American Review of Political Economy 127 Smith, A. (1976), An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations, Italian edition, ISEDI, Milan Sraffa, P. (1960), Production of commodities by means of commodities, Cambridge University Press Stiglitz, J. E. (2002), Globalization...
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  • Democracy
    BUILDING DEMOCRACY” IN THE CARTOON SHOWN OPPOSITE TERMED DEMOCRACY HAS BEEN BUILT WITH THE MONEY BAGS. COULD THIS CARTOON BE APPLIED TO INDIA? Democracy is for the people, the masses? Yes, it is for their freedoms! What chance is there for the freedoms of the people to reach them? What are t...
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  • Indian Regional Journalism
    Sem 5 Index  Introduction Vernacular Press 1800-1901 Vernacular Press 1901-2007 The Bengali Press The Hindi Press The Marathi Press The Malyalam Press The Telegu Press The Urdu Press The turning point Conclusion Introduction It is impossible to ascertain many things about the region...
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  • Fourth Wave of Democracy
    Audience: Same Comparative politics students convinced that the “Arab Spring” is the start of the fourth wave of democracy. They are resistant but still open to listening to other theories. Their knowledge of each theory is pretty basic. Knowing only the basics. Example: For Ross’s theory of n...
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  • Modern Media; a Facade of Stumbling Democracy
    Democracy. The moment we hear this word the things that come to our mind are, a political system in which we can choose and replace government through free and fair elections, active participation of the people as citizens in politic and civil life, protection of human rights and a law that applies...
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  • The Press in a Democracy
    The Press in a Democratic Society Jeffrey Richardson HIS/301 November 8th, 2011 The Press in a Democratic Society Since the recognition of the media in the later years of the 17th century, the role of the press as a forum for public conversation and debate has been leading developments of dem...
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  • India and Democracy : Promotion and Electoral Participation of the Low Castes and of the Untouchables
    Globalization and democratic governance | India and democracy : promotion and electoral participation of the low castes and of the Untouchables. | | | | Semester one – 2012 | | Table of contents Introduction: India and the system of castes. 2 I) The promotion of the low...
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  • Role of Gandhi in the National Movement
    At one lime Jawaharlal Nehru remarked that he doubled the clarity of the Mahatma and also his own association with him. Explaining this paradox Nehru writes thus: "Personality is as' indefinable tiling, a strange force that has power over the soul man and he possesses this in a remarkable measure...
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  • Indian Current Affairs
    THE NAXALITE PROBLEM OF INDIA | As many as 455 people (255 civilians and 200 security personnel) have been killed in Naxal violence in 2009 (till June-end, and the killings continue), reveal figures released by the Home Ministry. The Naxal-infested States of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand accounted fo...
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  • Democracy in Nigeria
    CAN NIGERIA'S NASCENT DEMOCRACY SURVIVE? BY Emmanuel 0. Ojo (Ph.D) Department of Political Science University of Ilorin, Nigeria P. F. Adebayo (Ph.D) Lebanese Emigration Research Center, Notre Dame University, Lebanon ABSTRACT By May 2009, Nigeria's nascent democracy should have been a decade. Th...
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  • Elections
    INTRODUCTION An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. This is the usual mechanism by which modern democracy fills offices in the legislature, and sometimes in the executive and judiciary, and in regional and local government. The fact that elec...
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  • Democracy
    Threats To Democracy In Pakistan: '' Freedom & Democracy are just more than ideals to be followed, rather necessary for survival'' Noam chomsky. I have attempted the essay based on democracy in 2011 & prepared it like the one u jotted down. Similarly if you start the introduction with the...
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  • Democracy and the Un
    Democracy is a universally recognized ideal and is one of the core values of the United Nations. Democracy provides an environment for the protection and effective realization of human rights. These values are embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and further developed in the Inter...
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  • Youth Involvement in Indian Politics
    Introduction Politics is a practise any theory of influencing other people on a civic or individual level.More narrowly it refers to achieving and accesing positions of governance-organized control over human comunity,particularly a state.A variety of methods in employed in politics which include p...
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  • Do Spin in Political Marketing Destroy Democracy?
    Do “Spin” and Political Marketing Ruin Democracy? It is possible to encounter political marketing in democratic societies because politicians sell their ideas to public. The more buyers they gain, the higher probability they win elections. While bargaining their ideas, politicians will do wha...
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  • Democracy
    What is Democracy? 1.government by the people; a form of government in which thesupreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly bythem or by their elected agents under a free electoral system. 2.a state having such a form of government. 3.a sta...
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  • The Structural Context of Recent Transitions to Democracy
    European Journal of Political Research 43: 309–335, 2004 309 The structural context of recent transitions to democracy RENSKE DOORENSPLEET Leiden University, The Netherlands Abstract. In general, the literature on democratic transitions has focused on political processes and choices of...
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