Politics and Society Between Elections: Book Launch

Book launch and discussion on ‘Politics and Society Between Elections: Public Opinion in India's States’, edited by Siddharth Swaminathan and Suhas Palshikar. The discussants included Sudha Pai, Surinder Jodhka, Suhas Palshikar, Awadhendra Sharan, Sanjay Kumar, and Siddharth Swaminathan.  It was jointly organized by Azim Premji University, Bengaluru and Lokniti-CSDS, Delhi. 

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Politics and Society Between Elections explores the patterns in contemporary social and political public opinion in India’s States by examining citizens’ trust in political institutions, ties across social groups, ease of public service access, citizen-state interfaces and governance, gender roles and relationships, nationalism and political identity, freedom of expression, and populism. The book is based on the project is a research collaboration between Azim Premji University and Lokniti (Programme for Comparative Democracy, CSDS) undertaken in 2017-2019.

10 December 2021, 4 pm, YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0x3ZtjqcKo