Religious Practice and Democracy in India (BOK)

Pradeep Chhibber

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This book demonstrates the close relationship between religion and democracy in India. Religious practice creates ties among citizens that can generate positive and democratic political outcomes. In pursuing this line of inquiry the book questions a dominant strand in some contemporary social sciences - that a religious denomination (Catholic, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, and so on) is sufficient to explain the relationship between religion and politics or that religion and democracy are antithetical to each other. The book makes a strong case for studying religious practice and placing that practice in the panoply of other social practices and showing that religious practice is positively associated with democracy.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Pradeep Chhibber
ISBN 9781107041509
Antall sider 218 Dimensjoner 14,5cm x 22,7cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 404 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd