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Political parties and party systems / editors, Ajay K. Mehra, D.D. Khanna, Gert W. Kueck.

Publication:
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2003.
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Book
420 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Political parties -- India.
India -- Politics and government -- 1947-.
Political parties -- Germany.
Political parties -- European Union countries.
Contents:
Historical development of the party systems in India / Ajay K. Mehra
Federalisation of India's party system / Balveer Arora
The party system in Germany and party fragmentation in the European Union / Karl-Rudolf Korte
Social, cultural and economic dimensions of the party system / Amit Prakash
How many parties are too many? / Pran Chopra
The electoral framework, process and political parties / Madhav Godbole
Parties, civil society and the state in India / S.K. Chaube
The congress and the BJP: struggle for the heartland / Partha S. Ghosh
The third front or the third force: a political maze or an ideological oasis? / Bidyut Chakrabarty
The third force: as an ideology and as a reality / Muchkund Dubey
The national parties and the regional allies: a study in the socio-political dynamics / Pradeep Kumar
The regional parties and democracy: romantic rendezvous or localised legitimation? / Suhas Palshikar
The contest for the marginal space: parties and politics in small Indian states / Sajal Nag
Mediating economic reforms: party politics from Bangalore to Chennai / Harish Khare
Local democracy and political parties in India / Sandeep Shastri.
Notes:
"In association with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Centre for Public Affairs, Society for Peace, Security and Development Studies."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mehra, Ajay K.
Khanna, D. D.
Kueck, Gert W.
ISBN:
0761997091 (cloth)
8178291851 (India)
OCLC:
51653078