ISBN : 9780199482177
The book examines (1) the relationship between political mobilization and the making of policy/ to grant socio-economic rights (2) the creation of institutions and (3) representation in public institutions i.e. legislatures. It investigates the relationship of political mobilization, party strategies and policy change to understand how campaigns and agitations organized by actors outside traditional electoral networks interact with established political actors to influence the making of social policy and legislations in India in the broader frame of democratic politics.
Acknowledgements List of Abreviations Introduction 1. Social Activism, Political Processes, and Rights Legislation 2. Anti-Corruption Campaign and the Politics of the Lokpal 3. Mass Mobilization and Opposition to Gender Quotas in Legislature Conclusion Index About the Author