AP/POLS 4480 3.00
India in the 21st Century
The course explores 21st century India, its spectacular growth, its staggering inequalities and its struggles for justice. How does economic growth affect the substance of democracy? How should deeply unequal democracies negotiate competing visions of justice? What could a just democracy look like? Beginning with theoretical explorations of justice, development and democracy, it analyzes Independent India, particularly since the eighties.