Deliberative democracy and the politics of redistribution: the case of the Indian Panchayats
Rai, Shirin. (2007) Deliberative democracy and the politics of redistribution: the case of the Indian Panchayats. Hypatia, Vol.22 (No.4). pp. 64-80. ISSN 0887-5367
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By examining evidence from India, where quotas for women in local government were introduced in 1993, this article argues that institutional reform can disturb hegemonic discourses sufficiently to open a window of opportunity where deliberative democratic norms take root and where, in addition to the politics of recognition, the politics of redistribution also operates.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JC Political theory
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Panchayat -- India, Local government -- India, Deliberative democracy -- India, Political participation -- India, Women -- Political activity -- India|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Hypatia|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.|
|Page Range:||pp. 64-80|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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