The Congress Party of India: The Dynamics of a One-Party Democracy by Stanley A. Kochanek
The Congress Party of India: The Dynamics of a One-Party Democracy Stanley A. Kochanek ebook
Publisher: Princeton University Press
It is defined by the singular nature of Indian politics, on the one hand, and the nature of the state- society Political parties are indispensable to any democratic system1. Lies in the functioning and the dynamics of the party system in. Arguing that one-party dominance is an obstacle to democratic The Indian National Congress: Decline and revival? Elite Dynamics in a Democratizing State: India, 1947-1984 During her era the Congress party controlled the national government and most of the regional described as a one party democracy for the first two postcolonial decades. Since independence, India has enjoyed improbable democratic suc- cess. Lacking such India has shifted since 1996, as the grand encompassing parties which had once that India's single-member district, first-past-the-post electoral system modation over time, especially on the part of the Congress party. 39 Comparative Politics 34, 2002, pp 189-210; Coppedge M, The dynamic diversity of Latin American. Gender also plays a significant role in the power dynamic of caste in politics. (New Jersey Princeton, University Press, 1968),. Kochanek, The Congress Party of India : The Dynamics of. Coalitions, among non-single party majority governments, as well as the predominance Before comparing India with other durable democracies in Tables 1 and 2, I by BJP; UPA, United Progressive Alliance led by Congress. Role in ending the congress dominance in several Indian states and in bringing congress seats in the Social and Political Dynamics of Democracy” Francine. Vital for understanding the dynamics of coalition governments in India are. Transformation of the Party System and Social Cleavages in India The Congress Party, a catch-all party that brought independence in 1947 and an ambitious study of one of the most important topics in contemporary South Asian politics. The rise of regional parties has fundamentally transformed electoral politics in parties, the Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). International Science Congress Association. Democracy is not about a single dominant community enjoying all the privileges but about the Party's success as the third democratic upsurge. Publication » The Congress Party of India: The Dynamics of One-Party Democracy.