Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Varshney in MSN: What gives Indian democracy its long life?

September 24, 2022

Professor Ashutosh Varshney's article, "What gives Indian democracy its long life? The choices elites make" was published in MSN on September 9 2022. The article discusses how Indian democracy challenges existing structural explanations of democracy, and argues for centering the role that elites play in maintaining an electoral and liberal democracy. Read the full article