Politics and society between elections

Kumar, Sanjay and Palshikar, Suhas and Shastr, Sandeep and Swaminathan, Siddharth and Krishnaswamy, Sudhir and Jayadev, Arjun (2018) Politics and society between elections. Technical Report. Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.

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Abstract

The problems of India’s development and governance are routinely linked to the logic of India’s electoral democracy. As a result, a great deal is known about elections, but paradoxically our knowledge of politics and society between elections is relatively underdeveloped. As much as anything else, development and governance outcomes are shaped by how the government functions between elections; including how it relates to citizens on a regular basis, how it provides routine public services to them, and how public order is maintained. Further, governance processes are nested in the social and political relationships between citizens and government functionaries.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Politics and society, Elections, Political identity, Political institutions
Subjects: Social sciences > Sociology & anthropology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > Research Centre
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2019 11:22
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2019 11:22
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1996
Publisher URL: https://crpe.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in

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