Grass-Roots Democracy in India and China: The Right To Participate

Zweig, David Stephen
Chung, Siu Fung

Grass-roots Democracy in India and China: the Right to Participate / Edited by Manoranjan Mohanty etc. New Delhi; Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2007, p.339-362

Both India and China have experienced economic changes that have generated new challenges for local institutions. This volume closely studies the resultant grass-roots political experiences in these countries from an interdisciplinary perspective. It examines the process of democratization and highlights the growing demands for participation and the complex power structures interjecting them.