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New and Published Books

  1. Secularism, Religion, and Politics

    India and Europe

    Edited by Peter Losonczi, Walter Van Herck

    Series: Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

    This book highlights the relationship between the state and religion in India and Europe. It problematizes the idea of secularism and questions received ideas about secularism. It also looks at how Europe and India can learn from each other about negotiating religious space and identity in this...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Military and Democracy in Nepal

    By Indra Adhikari

    This book examines the role of the military in the institutionalizing of democracy in Nepal and the development of military culture in the country. It discusses the various factors that have played a crucial role in shaping Nepal’s polity — history, the role and significance of monarchy, and...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Popular Cinema and Politics in South India

    The Films of MGR and Rajinikanth

    By S. Rajanayagam

    This book explores how public and cinematic personas merge in the political landscape of Tamil Nadu in India. Using the films of MGR and Rajinikanth, it reveals the intricate warp and the weft of political and cultural life of the Tamils, while examining Dravida identity, caste and language....

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Caste in Contemporary India

    By Surinder S. Jodhka

    Caste is a contested terrain in India’s society and polity. This book explores contemporary realities of caste in rural and urban India. Presenting rich empirical findings across north India, it presents an original perspective on the reasons for the persistence of caste in India today....

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  5. Democracy, Development and Decentralisation in India

    Continuing Debates

    Edited by Chandan Sengupta, Stuart Corbridge

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  6. Patriotism in East Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Koichiro Matsuda

    Series: Political Theories in East Asian Context

    Current territorial disputes between the Northeast Asian countries have stimulated a resurgence of bellicose nationalism, and threaten to upset recent efforts to achieve regional cooperation and economic integration in East Asia. Alongside this, debates over pre-1945 Japanese wartime atrocities,...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Power Transition and International Order in Asia

    Issues and challenges

    Edited by Peter Shearman

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume examines how the transition and diffusion of power in global politics is impacting on stability and order in East and Southeast Asia. Both in the academic field of International Relations (IR) and among policymakers, the big question today concerns the rise of China, the...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Party Politics in Japan

    Political Chaos and Stalemate in the 21st Century

    Edited by Ronald J. Hrebenar, Akira Nakamura

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese political system is a parliamentary democracy and was the first western style government in Asia when the parliamentary system was adopted in the 1880s. It has a multiparty system, free elections, and a parliament that functions much the same way that any other democratic parliament...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. New Dynamics in US-China Relations

    Contending for the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Washington’s strategic pivot to Asia and Beijing’s pursuit of new strategic and security interests in the region have led to increasing tensions between the two powers. US leaders have stressed that their increased interest in Asia is driven by a desire to benefit from the thriving regional...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Islam and Pakistan's Political Culture

    By Farhan Mujahid Chak

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject,...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge