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Battles Half Won: India' s Improbable Democracy: Book by Ashutosh Varshney

Battles Half Won: India' s Improbable Democracy

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ISBN: 9780143423515    Publisher: Penguin Year of publishing: 2014     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 432        Language: English
This lively collection of essays by Ashutosh Varshney analyzes the deepening of Indian democracy since 1947 and the challenges this has created. It examines concerns ranging from federalism and Hindu nationalism...Read more
This lively collection of essays by Ashutosh Varshney analyzes the deepening of Indian democracy since 1947 and the challenges this has created. It examines concerns ranging from federalism and Hindu nationalism to caste conflict and civil society, the north-south economic divide and politics of economic reforms. Accompanied by a substantial overview tracing the forging and consolidation of Indias improbable democracy, the book, full of original insights, portrays the successes and failures of our experience in a new comparative perspective, enriching our understanding of the idea of democracy.
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About the author: Ashutosh Varshney
Born in India, Ashutosh Varshney is Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences, Brown University, where he also directs the India... Read more
Born in India, Ashutosh Varshney is Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences, Brown University, where he also directs the India Initiative. Previously, he taught at Harvard and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His books include Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life - Hindus and Muslims in India, Democracy, Development and the Countryside - Urban - Rural Struggles in India and India in the Era of Economic Reforms. His honours include 'The Guggenheim and Carnegie Awards' and 'The Gregory Luebbert Prize'. He is a contributing editor for the Indian Express and his guest columns have appeared in many newspapers, including the Financial Times
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