Author: Shibanikinkar ChaubePublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 285ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123755489
The present book argues that constitution of country is as much a political document as a legal one and hence its success or otherwise is also dependent on how it is interpreted and implemented politically. A work written from the ‘expectation of permanence’ on witch a constitution of India as on its ‘working’ . A very significant and handy analytical study, it is a useful companion to both the general reader and to the students of political science.Dr Shibani Kinkar Chaube retired as Professor of Indian Politics from the University of Delhi. Post-retirement, he was fellow, Lok Sabha, on parliamentary studies for two years. In his long teaching and research career he has authored many book including Constituent Assembly of India; Springboard of Revolution; Hill Policy in Northeast India: Electoral Politics in Northeast India; Politics and Constitution in China; Colonialism, Freedom Struggle and Nationalism in India; Government and Opposition: Parliamentary Democracy in India; co-authored The State of Political Theory: a Marxist Approach; besides contributing more than a hundred articles in edited books, periodicals and newspapers home and abroad.
1. Constitutional Government and Democracy 2. The Antecedents 3. The Spirit of the Indian Constitution 4. Citizenship 5. The Rights of the Indians 6. Duties of the State and the Citizens 7. The Indian Union 8. The Union Government I: The Executive9. The Union Government II: The Legislature 10. The States and Union Territories11. The Autonomies12. The Judiciary13. Sentinels of Indian Democracy14. The Emergencies 15. Local Government 16. Amendment