Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 January 2018

200 Pages

7.5 x 11.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199479597

Bookseller Code (06)

Party System in India

Rekha Diwakar

Oxford India Short Introductions Series

Party systems have important political, social and economic consequences in a polity. This book analyses the characteristics, evolution and determinants of party system in India. It argues that party system in India continues to be shaped by a complex interaction of sociological, institutional and contextual factors. The book reinforces the argument that a competitive party system remains key to the functioning of Indian democracy, and the parties remain the most important link between the state and its citizens.


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