Religious practice and democracy in India / Pradeep K Chhibber, University of California, Berkeley and Lokniti, India, with Sandeep Shastri, Jain University, Bengaluru and Lokniti, India.

This book demonstrates the close relationship between religion and democracy in India.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chhibber, Pradeep K., 1956- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Religious practices, social hierarchies, and political representation
  • 2. The influence of religious practice
  • 3. Social domination: caste and political representation
  • 4. Avenues for the connected: civic associations and democracy
  • 5. Political institutions and the reproduction of inequalities
  • 6. Party competition, ideology, and social divisions
  • 7. Conclusion
  • References
  • Index.