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Shaping Policy in India: Alliance, Advocacy, Activism

Rajesh Chakrabarti and Kaushiki Sanyal


How effective is the Indian polity in making laws and policies to address changing ground realities? How do its gears work? Which stakeholder groups are more successful in bringing about policy change, through what methods, and in what contexts? Seeking to answer these questions, Shaping Policy in India takes a close look at nine landmark Indian laws and legislative attempts to reveal the socio-political process of policy formulation in the world’s largest democracy. Offering in-depth accounts of the evolution of these nine major legislations, this book interrogates the suitability of existing ... More

Keywords: advocacy, activism, political movement, legislation, India, political science, public policy, NGOs, civil society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199475537
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199475537.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rajesh Chakrabarti, author
Professor and Executive Vice Dean, Jindal Global Business School

Kaushiki Sanyal, author
co-founder, Sunay Policy Advisory