Essays about: "democracy in india"

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  1. 6. The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in the Development of Mauritius: The Marginalization of the Creole Community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Marie-Laure Sundman; [2015-07-29]
    Keywords : Mauritius; India; poverty reduction; development strategy; foreign direct investment; economic growth; ethnic groups; Creole community; marginalization;

    Abstract : The success of Mauritius has often been mentioned as a lesson for African countries to learn from involving a decreased inequality gap, improved living standards and full democracy in Africa, which is unique for the continent. The liberalization of its policies has resulted in openness to trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) in order to attain increased investment from abroad and a rapid economic growth. READ MORE

  2. 7. "Everything is because of my husband"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Annika Skogar; [2013]
    Keywords : Political Representation; Voting behaviour; Women; India; Citizenship; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The political participation of women is an important indicator of the degree of gender equality in certain country. In India, which is often referred to as the world’s largest democracy, the national parliament consists of only 11 % women. READ MORE

  3. 8. Political Structure and Anti-dam Protest Movements: Comparing Cases of India and China

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rabeya Khatun Kazi; [2013]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Social Movement; Anti-Dam Movement; Political Structure; Protest Mobilization; Sardar Sarovar Dam; Three Gorges Dam; India; China;

    Abstract : In recent times, increasing instances of population displacement from many large dam construction projects have led to increase in anti-dam protest movements. But some of these protest movements are more successfully mobilized than others. The differences in success are largely due to the kind of political system they are based in. READ MORE

  4. 9. In Pursuit of a Healthy Public Sphere: A News Frame Analysis of the Farmer Suicide Phenomenon in Daily English-language Indian Newspapers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Julie Jacobson; [2012]
    Keywords : citizen engagement; public sphere; deliberative democracy; participatory development; farmer suicide phenomenon; media; English-language dailies; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Author: Julie Jacobson Title: In Pursuit of a Healthy Public Sphere: A News Frame Analysis of the Farmer Suicide Phenomenon in Daily English-language Indian Newspapers Supervisor: Annette Hill Examiner: Yiannis Mylonas The motivation behind this thesis is to better understand the role of the media in the construction of the farmer suicide phenomenon in India. Through theories of communication and participation, particularly Dahlgren’s civic cultures framework, I shed light on the ways in which English-language daily newspapers in India seem to be promoting civic engagement and disengagement in its framing of the farmer suicide phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 10. Process Of Active Political Participation And Empowerment Of Dalit Women Participating In Local Self Governance In Maharashtra, India An Exemplary Of Inclusive Grassroots Democracy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sagar Zende; [2011]
    Keywords : Dalit women; Political participation; Empowerment; India; Marathwada; Panchayat Raj; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Conducted in Marathwada region of Maharashtra state, this study focused on process of active political participation and empowerment of Dalit women at local self government. Three questions guided the study, 1) what factors facilitate and/or restrain political participation of Dalit women at grassroots level? 2) What indicators show active political participation and empowerment of Dalit women? 3) What intervention strategies can be used for effective political participation of Dalit women? In-depth unstructured interview method was used for collecting qualitative data. READ MORE