Academic Freedom in the World’s Largest Democracy

William G Tierney, Nidhi S Sabharwal

Abstract


India is the world’s largest democracy, but does democratic governance ensure that academic freedom is the same regardless of geographic location?  We review recent developments pertaining to academic freedom in India and consider the limitations being placed on faculty in the classroom, in their research, and with regard to extramural speech and actions.


Keywords


academic freedom; India; faculty rights and responsibilities

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2016.86.9366

 

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