Political representation in India

  • 203 Pages
  • 2.77 MB
  • English
Meenakshi Prakashan , Meerut
Elections -- India., Political participation -- I
LC ClassificationsJQ292 .J45, JQ292 J45
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20895697M

Political Representation in India: Ideas and Contestations, – maps extensive and wide-ranging debates, marked by contestations and strident demands on political representation in colonial India.

Further, it explores these themes during the Constitution-framing process. These debates, previously overlooked, are significant for they helped shape the institutional structures of.

The study examines the basic nature of the emerging representation in the Lok Sabha, especially in the ruling party, with respect to the age composition, representation of women, the legislative experience, the educational level and most important of all the occupational background of the Members of Lok Sabha.

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Political representation in India. Meerut: Meenakshi Prakashan, © (OCoLC) Political representation occurs when political actors speak, advocate, symbolize, and act on the behalf of others in the political arena.

In short, political representation is a kind of political assistance. This seemingly straightforward definition, however, is not adequate as it stands. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pai Panandiker, V.A., Changing political representation in India.

New Delhi: Uppal, (OCoLC)   9 See, Parekh, B. C., ‘India: A Case Study in the Ideology of Representation’, 7th World Congress of the International Political Science Association (Brussels, ) for an excellent interpretation of the way in which the League asserted its claim to be the sole authentic representative of the Muslim community in by: Political Representation of Muslims In India [Iqbal A.

Ansari] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Political Representation of Muslims In India Cited by: 7. Breaking new ground in scholarship on gender and politics, Performing Representation is the first comprehensive analysis of women in the Indian parliament.

It explores the possibilities and limits of parliamentary democracy and the participation of women in its institutional performances. otherwise. What is at stake here is not so much a “crisis” of political representation as a series of recent events and evolutions that question received knowledge about political representation in India.

Indeed the existence of a crisis of representation, on the lines mentioned above, is far from evident in the world’s largest democracy.

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Political representation in India, New Delhi. likes. To understand political representation in IndiaFollowers: Political Representation in India Hardcover – January 1, by Parmeshwar Jha (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Parmeshwar Jha. Book: Political Representation of Muslims In India: Author: Iqbal A. Ansari Publisher: Manak Publications, New Delhi Year: Pages: Chapter 3: Election and Representation more votes than all other candidates, is declared elected.

The winning candidate need not secure a majority of the votes. This method is called the First Past the Post (FPTP) system. In the electoral race, the candidate who is ahead of others, who crosses the winning post first of all, is the Size: KB.

D.F. Thompson, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political representation is a process in which one individual or group (the representative) acts on behalf of other individuals or groups (the represented) in making or influencing authoritative decisions, policies, or laws for a polity.

The representative may hold any of a variety of offices (executive. Compensatory discrimination in political representation: A preliminary assessment of India’s thirty-year experience with reserved seats in legislatures. Economic and Political Weekly, – Cited by: 6.

The Economic Survey today called for more representation of women in decision making process in the country, saying their political participation has been low despite them accounting for 49 per cent of the population.

The survey for tabled in Parliament said factors such as domestic responsibilities, prevailing cultural attitudes regarding roles of women in society and lack of support.

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Political representation is the activity of making citizens "present" in public policy making processes when political actors act in the best interest of citizens. This definition of political representation is consistent with a wide variety of views on what representing implies and what the duties of representatives are.

For example, representing may imply acting on the expressed wishes of. The Indian freedom movement since s showed awareness of the need of special measures to ensure due representation to religious minorities and Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SC & ST) in legislatures.

In keeping with this consociational-affirmative model, the framers of the Constitution provided for population based quota of seats for minorities and SC& ST under joint electorate, in.

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Sivaramakrishnan. This volume presents a view of feminist theory and politics in India in the form of debates within the movement on key issues.

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The essays focus on important strands and arguments within Indian feminism, providing for an inclusion of disparate voices without privileging any one over the other. Book Description. In an ideal democracy, representatives would entirely reflect citizens’ views, preferences and wishes in their legislative work.

However, real-life democracies do not meet this ideal and citizens’ policy preferences and priorities are mirrored only inadequately. This book provides new insights on political representation. The political under-representation of Indian Muslims is also linked with the question of not recognizing ‘Dalit Muslims in the category of SCs, this point has also been highlighted by the Sachar Author: Badre Alam Khan.

Regional snapshot of women’s political power Regionally, women’s representation in the Americas made the most significant gains, according to a press release from UN Women. Jha, Himanshu, and Jivanta Schöttli, eds. Special Issue: Globalization and Governance in India. India Review ().

E-mail Citation» Four research articles combined with an introduction (Mukherji) and an epilogue (Mitra) focus on different aspects of globalization.

Altman’s purpose in writing this book was to trace the genealogy of representations of India in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American culture. In short, the book analyzes American constructions of Hinduism leading up to the World’s Parliament of Religions in Susan Franceschet is Professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary, Canada.

She is the author of Women and Politics in Chile () and co-editor of The Impact of Gender Quotas (with M. Krook and J. Piscopo, ). She has published extensively on women’s political representation and political institutions in comparative perspective. Political representation has been a contentious issue both in India as well as in women’s movement across the world.

Political representation is a key to Political participation. Author: Namhee Lee Publisher: Cornell University Press – pages Book Review by: Deekay Daulat.

Minjung means the common people, and in the context of this book, it refers to oppressed people. In this book, Ms.

Namhee Lee provides an account of the political development of modern Korea, particularly on how social activism played a key role in bringing about democracy to South Korea. Constitution and Political Representation in the Crown of Aragon. Tomàs de Montagut. Political Representation in the Kingdom of Aragon During the Ancien Régime.

Gregorio Colás Latorre. Political Representation in the Kingdom of Valencia During the Modern Period (16th. B R Ambedkar on Communal Representation the Muslims did not fail to appreciate the social value of separate political rights with the result that when in the Muslims came to know that the next step in the reform of the Legislative Councils was contemplated, - BR Ambedkar on Communal Representation (ii) India is having a multi-party system.

There are some national parties while majority of the political parties are regional. To provide the shape to all political parties the propotional representation system is far better. (iii) Decentralization of power and responsibilities strengthen the national unity and integrity.

If a .a!icts the sizable literature on India’s NGOs. "ere is also a long history to be considered: India’s ‘modern’ voluntary sector, broadly conceived, goes back to at least the late nineteenth century.

Disagreements over its relationship to political activity were present from the .