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21 May 2024


Radical Democracy: Why is it still relevant today?

Related Topic (as per UPSC Syllabus)

The topic "Radical democracy: why is it still relevant today?" primarily relates to General Studies Paper II of the UPSC Civil Services Examination. This paper covers Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice, and International Relations. The specific areas it touches upon include:

1.    Governance and Political Theory:

o   The philosophical underpinnings of democracy and different democratic models, including radical democracy.

o   The role of citizens in governance and political decision-making processes.

2.    Constitution and Polity:

o   The examination of different forms of democratic governance and their implications for modern political systems.

o   The analysis of electoral processes and the need for electoral reforms.

3.    Social Justice and Human Rights:

o   The discussion on human freedom and collective decision-making in the context of achieving social justice.

o   The role of democratic institutions in promoting equality and addressing economic and social inequalities.


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