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POLI 2401 Politics of India: Democracy, Diversity, and Development (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course examines the challenges and opportunities of democracy and development in modern (post-Independence) India. How does democracy persist in a society divided along multiple social and economic cleavages? What are the respective roles of the Indian state, civil society, and private sector in promoting economic growth and human development? How well do India's political institutions perform in promoting these goals? What can we learn from the Indian experience about democratic practice and prospects for development in other countries?

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17