Governance and Policy Making, Political Economy

You have been invited to give a lecture at a College Seminar on India. The topic is India: Political, Social, and Cultural Overview. Prepare a 1500 WORDS essay based on the reading, news clips listed below, the short movie. Make sure that you have the right information, so double-check your data. For example, India is the world’s largest democracy. It is based on a Parliamentary form of government….what does this mean ??

Sources the paper can include (doesn’t have to have all of them though):
First watch this, The two main systems of democratic government, Presidential vs. Parliamentary, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4quK60FUvkY
Watch: Understanding India also https://apnews.com/article/ap-top-news-glaciers-international-news-photography-india-0a2dfe48fd4c9bbe48981f5b9a191e68
Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jfk7F-6WE0&fbclid=IwAR1Hqk3odcLaWzLtrEo8wuBL9XDSsfdIyreVrYiMKRSmHDauBn_UkpUDTJQ
Barack Obama’s Speech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FsdWG_RlvA
India
Governance and Policy Making, Political Economy and Development, Representation, and Participation:
You have been invited to give a lecture at a College Seminar on India. The topic is India: Political, Social, and Cultural Overview. Prepare a 1500 WORDS essay based on the reading, news clips listed below, the short movie.
Make sure that you have the right information, so double-check your data. For example, India is the world’s largest democracy. It is based on a Parliamentary form of government….what does this mean ????
Try not to make any generalizations. Create and OUTLINE.
Hindutava: https://thewire.in/politics/india-hindutva-homegrown-authoritarianism
A Collective Madness: https://himalmag.com/a-collective-madness-india-elecions-modi-namit-arora-2019/
The Silence https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/opinion/sunday/kashmir-siege-modi.html
Kids https://www.telegraphindia.com/opinion/has-india-slid-into-an-irreversible-talibanization-of-the-mind/cid/1710132?ref=opinion_opinion-page&fbclid=IwAR2Nl63cmyFCQx8fl3U4TcS06-nN9-968iO0yTtmnNHmEJY8T9MPg_SU5hQ
Gandhi: https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/cover-story/story/20191007-gandhi-rsquo-s-enemies-1603311-2019-09-27?utm_source=it_sticky_footer&fbclid=IwAR3gWdzgjSrLECdkIeMgbvXOdDR89lYEynhRNgowVKdQoDdTgSF8QW8uSlE
Economy: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/21/business/economy/india-economy-trade.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&fbclid=IwAR0cXMCw7g84hw27bVICBU8mvyPQR4cCN2WLSsaA1qtpIbC31tcqIrKY4Ls
Lynching: https://www.newyorker.com/news/on-religion/the-violent-toll-of-hindu-nationalism-in-india?fbclid=IwAR3i6qTIsqhd44eNEpPrCpKfehwj8FQJEV2_Qc9cI4RfkrzbMhMjZcsIk88
Kashmir:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/opinion/sunday/kashmir-siege-modi.html
https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/asia/100000006676350/kashmir-india-article370.html?playlistId=video/Most-Viewed
Movie / Documentary

  1. Juice 2017 14 mins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-Sk7fQGIjE
    (observe, if need twice. It is a short movie)
  2. Life as an untouchable in India

Sample Solution

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