Unlike other political successes, Modi’s victory is not a consequence of identity politics, development or governance. His popularity reflects the rise of a new term in the Indian political lexicon – “efficiency” – as both an image which we argue … Continue reading
His research is in comparing India’s liberalization experience with Latin America, particularly focusing on the role of neo-populist leaders in undertaking reforms. He is also interested in legislative studies in India examining party, agenda setting, regional and electoral effects upon legislative behavior.
Ph.D. from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University
MA and M.Phil. at JNU
The rule of law as a critical variable in political debates concerning democracy and development, has strangely, been given less importance than it deserves. Scholarship in comparative politics has been traditionally concerned with, among other things, the origins and transitions … Continue reading →