answer one of the following

Answer one of the following:

  1. Both China and India have been incredibly successful at promoting economic growth, but they have pursued very different paths to political development, India the democratic road and China the authoritarian one. How have the two countries responded politically to meet the challenges of development as detailed in lecture and chapter 10 of Essentials? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the two approaches? In your essay, focus primarily on the role of political institutions, government and party as appropriate to the case.
  2. How have India and China addressed the goals of freedom and equality? The primary emphasis here is on a discussion of political institutions. Why do you think these countries adopted such different paths to these goals?

The essay should be a maximum of 1,500 words.