Political Theory An Introduction 1st Edition is a step forward in making students understand better the Indian politics. It is an innovative application of political theories to current issues. Theoretical concepts are discussed in a manner that make the content simplified and aim at creating a student teacher relationship with the reader. The list of chapters includes What Is Political Theory? And Why Do We Need Political Theory? by Rajeev Bhargava. Part two, Concepts contains Liberty by V. Sriranjani, Democracy by Janaki Srinivasan, Civil Society by Mohinder Singh, and Gender by Nivedita Menon. Part three, Ideologies is composed of Liberalism by Ashok Acharya, and Secularism by Rajeev Bhargava. And finally Part IV: that has Freedom of Speech and the Question of Censorship by Aarti Sethi and Political Arguments contains Affirmative Action by Ashok Acharya.
About the Author
Noted theorist of Indian politics, Rajeev Bhargava was born in November 1954. After receiving a B.A. from B.A.in Economics from the University of Delhi, he completed his M.Phil and D.Phil from Oxford University. Few other books authored by Bhargava are, Multiculturalism, Politics and Ethics of the Indian Constitution, and The Promise of India's secular democracy.
Ashok Acharya completed his Ph.D. in Equality, Difference and Group Rights: The Case of India from University of Toronto after M.A. from Utkal University and M.Phil from Delhi University in Political Science.Acharya is the author of many books like Citizenship in a Globalizing World, and Insurgencies and Terrorism in India and Pakistan.
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