Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia (inbunden)
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Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia (inbunden)

Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia

Dominant Classes and Political Outcomes in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

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In reaction to British imperialism during the 19th and 20th centuries, Indian Muslims and Hindus imagined and invented their separate and distinct religious communities and communal nationalisms. These were institutionalized in the subcontinent's political systems by the British government in collaboration with Indian politicians. Stern argues that this production of communalism has been crucial in structuring the composition and organization of South Asia's politically dominant classes, and that they, in turn, have been crucial in determining parliamentary democracy's growth or atrophy on the subcontinent.
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  1. Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia
    L.I, 28 april 2003

    Robert W Stern har i den här boken gjort en detaljerad analys utav händelser och resultaten utav de olika styrelsesätten i sydasien. Han beskriver även hur de politiska systemen fungerar i sydasien och hur den brittiska imperialismen har påverkat detta. En mycket bra bok för dem som är intresserade utav sydasien.

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ROBERT W. STERN is a Senior Research Fellow at Macquarie University in Sydney. For more than thirty years his professional life has centered on the study of modern South Asia. He is the author of four books, including "Changing India" (1993) and a number of articles.


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