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Political parties in South Asia

Political parties in South Asia

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Published by Praeger in Westport, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political parties -- South Asia,
  • South Asia -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Subrata K. Mitra, Mike Enskat, and Clemens Spiess ; foreword by Kay Lawson.
    SeriesPolitical parties in context
    ContributionsMitra, Subrata Kumar, 1949-, Enskat, Mike., Spiess, Clemens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ98.A979 P65 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 366 p. ;
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18807286M
    ISBN 100275968324
    LC Control Number2004043770
    OCLC/WorldCa54758773

    Political Parties: A Sociological Study of the Oligarchical Tendencies of Modern Democracy (German: Zur Soziologie des Parteiwesens in der modernen Demokratie; Untersuchungen über die oligarchischen Tendenzen des Gruppenlebens) is a book by the sociologist Robert Michels, published in and first introducing the concept of iron law of : Robert Michels. This book examines the effects of ethnicity on party politics in sub-Saharan Africa. Sebastian Elischer analyzes political parties in Ghana, Kenya and Namibia in detail, and provides a preliminary analysis of parties in seven other countries including Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Zambia, Malawi, Burkina Faso and by:

    A study of processes of political party formation and change in new democracies. This book argues that to understand party organizations we need to focus on politicians' electoral strategies. The framework is used to analyze political party development in the Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. An Indian Political Life: Charan Singh and Congress Politics, to focuses on the role of Charan Singh in the politics of the period while providing a broader perspective on the major issues, controversies, and developments of the time.. The book is the result of a careful study of Charan Singh's personal collection of political files coupled with a series of extensive .

      (Rationalism in Politics, ) As a student of Political Science, Koushik loves to share his views on issues, which have great impacts on his thought process (and also on India, South Asia and of course on the global community), with his readers through his blog – Boundless Ocean of Politics. The chapters in the book collectively illustrate this diversity by focusing on countries from South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific. Each country has two contributions devoted to it: one paper provides an overview of the country s language policy and its positioning of English, and another provides a critical discussion of creative.


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"Pakistan's Political Parties is a timely and vital contribution to the social science literature on political parties in south Asia It presents an exceptionally lucid and well-crafted analysis of major political parties in Pakistan, their role and functions in a nascent democracy, and the relationship of political parties to other.

Political parties are recognized as a highly important instrument for the functioning of democratic politics. They are essential for state formation and the intermediation between the state and society. This book is a pioneering attempt to discuss and analyze the complex variations of the party landscape in South Asia.

It pays special attention to the evaluation of the role of political Reviews: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Foreword / Kay Lawson Introduction / Subrata K.

Mitra and Mike Enskat The Indian National Congress: problems of survival and re-invention / Harish Khare The Bharatiya Janata Party: Hindu nationalism and the compulsions of pluralism / Partha S. Ghosh It pays special attention to the evaluation of the role of political parties in the creation of multicultural, pluralist, and democratic societies.

The contributions to this volume come from indigenous authors who bear the necessary contextual knowledge needed to analyze the political parties in South by: 8. Banned parties. Progressive Party (–) Revolutionary Party for Reunification → National Democratic Front of South Korea → Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front (–) Unified Progressive Party (–) See also.

List of ruling political parties by country; Politics of South Korea; Conservatism in South Korea. Analyzes the political parties in South Asia and the variance of the party landscape in the region in terms of geographic diversity, party building, social base, and ideological inclinations.

Excerpt The idea of putting together a volume with case studies of political parties in South Asia first took shape inwhen Kay Lawson paid a brief.

Comparing the conditions, roles, and functions of political parties in five countries in South Asia—Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan—this report builds on empirical information collected from 49 political parties and addresses the challenges of politics as experienced by : K.

Suri. Kaplan argues that South Asia’s current political situation may not be permanent, saying that “the division of the Indian subcontinent between two Author: Akhilesh Pillalamarri. the world that public confidence in political parties is waning.

Asia is no excep-tion. Political leaders in Asia, as elsewhere, must enhance public confidence in parties as vehicles for solving their nations’ most pressing problems. At the same time, parties face an array of challenges to their ability to perform their key functions.

This Report on Political Parties in South Asia emerges as part of the Programme of Research and Dialogue on Political Parties undertaken by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) during the years – The research was made possible owing to the participation of the following individuals and institutions.

The Routledge Handbook of South Asian Politics examines key issues in politics of the five independent states of the South Asian region: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

Written by experts in their respective areas, this Handbook introduces the reader to the politics of South Asia by presenting the prevailing agreements and disagreements in the literature. Book Description. This comprehensive but accessible text provides students with a systematic introduction to the comparative political study of the leading nations of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

Political parties are recognized as a highly important instrument for the functioning of democratic politics. They are essential for state formation and the intermediation between the state and society. This book is a pioneering attempt to discuss and analyze the complex variations of the party landscape in South Asia.4/5(2).

OCLC Number: Notes: "South Asia regional report based on research and dialogue with political parties." Description: pages ; 25 cm: Contents. Political Organization.

Type of Governmental System South Asia does not have one political system for the entire region. Instead, each country within the region has its own political system. India and Pakistan are both federal republics.

Afghanistan is an Islamic republic. Bangladesh rules under a parliamentary democracy. The collection offers a rich tapestry of South Asia's political and developmental impulses. The textured analysis will interest all students and observers of South Asia including social scientists, developmental economists, and historians as well as journalists, activists, policy planners, and other professionals.

Printed Pages:   This book describes the countries of South Asia, and examines the reason for their successes and failures. It addresses the interrelationships among the states in the region and their roles in the international system, and discusses the political development of the : Robert Oberst.

There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region.

This book fills that gap. Each country chapter provides a broad overview of the historical, social and economic setting. It then analyses in detail the political "institutions" of Reviews: 1. South Asia’s poorly governed countries are ill prepared for the range of ongoing and near-term challenges that will result from continued urbanization.

The region is increasingly urban, with a megacity developing that will stretch from New Delhi to Islamabad with only terrain—and political boundary-imposed breaks. Economic Change, Social Structure and the Political System in Southeast Asia: Philippine Development Compared with the Other ASEAN Countries.

Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Cullather, N. ().Cited by: 1. This book argues that Southeast Asian political studies have made important contributions to theory building in comparative politics through a dialogue involving theory, area studies, and qualitative methodology.

The book provides a state-of-the-art review of key topics in the field, including: state structures, political regimes, political parties, contentious politics, civil society. A year of fast and furious politics in south Asia.

In the Maldives, rising gang violence, often with a political edge, claimed more victims .Tariq Thachil is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University.

His research focuses on political parties and political behavior, social movements, ethnic politics, and urban migration, with a regional focus on South Asia. His first book Elite Parties, Poor Voters: How Social Services Win Votes in India.