Democracy

Published

  • "Asian Democracy through an Indian Prism", The Journal of Asian Studies, November 2015. pdf
  • “India’s Watershed Vote: Hindu Nationalism in Power?”, Journal of Democracy, October 2014. pdf
  • “Discovering the ‘State-Nation’”, Journal of Democracy, April 2012. pdf
  • "India’s Democratic Challenge", Foreign Affairs, March-April 2007. pdf
  • "Toward Moderate Pluralism: Political Parties in India" (with E. Sridharan), in Larry Diamond and Richard Gunther, eds, Political Parties and Democracy, Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. pdf
  • "Is India Becoming More Democratic?", The Journal of Asian Studies, February 2000. Reprinted in Ishita Banerjee-Dube, ed, Caste in History, Oxford University Press, 2010. pdf
  • "Why Democracy Survives", Journal of Democracy, July 1998. pdf
  • "India’s 12th National Elections", Contemporary Asia Series, New York: Asia Society, February 1998.
  • "Jawaharlal Nehru" in Seymour Martin Lipset, ed, The Encyclopedia of Democracy, Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1995.
  • "Mahatma Gandhi" in Seymour Martin Lipset, ed, The Encyclopedia of Democracy, Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1995.
  • "Democracy in India" in Seymour Martin Lipset, ed, The Encyclopedia of Democracy, Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1995.
  • "The Self-Correcting Mechanisms of Indian Democracy", Seminar, January 1995. Reprinted in Harvard Asia-Pacific Review, Fall 1996.

Work in Progress

  • "Democracy and Federalism in India: Performance and Challenges", latest version November 2009.