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Framework for Studying the Politics, Government and Constitution in India

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

How far is it true that politics is an undesirable field of activity, comprising false promises and misuse of power? From another point of view, is it a process of participation in public life, policy-making and redistribution of public resources for all citizens? Does politics cover only particular aspects of citizen’s lives or does it encompass all of society? Should politics interfere in the economic, religious and cultural life of citizens or should it be subject to their demands? For that matter, is politics a ‘class weapon’ in the hands of those who have economic power, used to justify and maintain their dominance? Or is politics a means of ...

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