This is the Oxford India Paperback of a very successful hardback published in 2002. The volume brings together essays on wide ranging issues that impinge on political parties and the challenges confronting the party system in India. Presents an overall picture of the origins, evolution and transformation of party politics post-independence.
Readership: Political science courses at PG and M Phil level, Indian Political System, Political PArties and Party systems.
Zoya Hasan, Professor, Centre for Political Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, India