CONTENTS:- 1. Democracy: Meaning and Origin. 2. Ideal Forms of Democracy. 3. Political Freedom and the Freedom of the Individual. 4. Democracy and Good Government: Some Historical Experiences. 5. Democracy and Development: Indo-American Relationship. 6. Role of Democracy and Law in Development. 7. Democracy and Bureaucracy. 8. Democracy and Political Thought in the West: Indian Writings. 9. Democracy and Secularism in India. 10. Democracy and Political System in India. 11. Democracy and Deterioration of Parliamentary System in India. 12. Parliamentary Democracy in India: Elements in Crisis.