Vol. 1, Issue 2 (2014)
Democracy and Social Movements: An Overview
Author(s): Baljit Kaushik
Abstract: It is a great time to examine relationship between democracy and social movements. Our purpose is to assess the role and significance of social movements in democratic political system. Do the movements strengthen and invigorate democracy? In other words do the movements make democracy more effective to attain its objectives? Or do social movements hamper functioning of democracy?