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Political Theory by Ranajay Kumar, Hoveyda Abbas

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Chapter 11

 

1. Allama Mohammad Iqbal, the mystical and neo-Hegelian poet (his Ph.D. thesis was on ‘Development of Metaphysics in Persia) who sung for the glory of India, ‘sare jahan se achha Hindustan hamara ’ says, ‘Jamhooriyat aisi tarze hukumat hai, jisme gina karte hai, taula nahin karte’, which roughly means, democracy is a system of rule in which people are counted, not weighed.

2. David Held, Models of Democracy, Polity Press, Cambridge (UK), 1987, P. 1

3. See Held, Models of Democracy, P. 2 and Heywood, Political Theory, P. 221

4. Jain, Political Theory, P. 441

5. Fareed Zakaria, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy At Home & Abroad, Viking, New Delhi, 2003, P. 18

6. J S Mill, Considerations on Representative Government, in On ...

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