About the Book :
Endorsed by University of Cambridge International Examinations. Cambridge IGCSE India Studies adopts an enquiry-based approach with a strong focus on developing skills and modes of thinking towards the emergence of contemporary India. This book will encourage students to be creative, innovative, enterprising and independent. It will be of interest not only to those living in the sub-continent and Non-Resident Indians across the globe, but to anyone anywhere wanting to understand the contemporary world. The twenty-first century shows every sign of being India's century.
Unit I. Sustaining Indian Democracy: 1. Democracy by coalition: 'a new start'; 2. Indian political system at work; 3. Threats to democracy; 4. Political participation; Unit II. Economic Development: 1. Introduction to economic growth and economic development; 2: How is the policy of economic liberalization in India best explained?; 3. Economic reforms in India; 4. How far has economic liberalization changed India?; 5. To what extent have economic reforms been too modest and its human benefits too uneven?; Unit III. The Social and Cultural Development of India since 1984: Unit IV. Geopolitics: Redefining India's Regional and Global Role.