New PDF release: Contentious Politics and Democratization in Nepal

By Mahendra Lawoti

After the recovery of democracy in 1990, Nepal witnessed collective political struggles-identity and gender pursuits, public protests and moves, and the Maoist uprising. This quantity examines the motives, outcomes and effectiveness of such contentious politics, and their dating to democratization.

Contradicting the preferred thesis that contentious politics typically promotes democratization, this topical publication exhibits that a few kinds of contentious politics can prevent it, at the same time other kinds boost democracy. It additionally means that the character of activities-whether they're coercive or voluntary-lead to assorted results on democratization. A well timed addition to the literature on contentious politics, democratization, and Nepal, it will likely be of curiosity to students learning democratic politics, in addition to practitioners engaged in nurturing improvement in fledgling democracies.

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