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1st Edition

Handbook of South Asia: Political Development

ISBN 9781138282957
Published June 1, 2017 by Routledge India
394 Pages

USD $240.00

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Book Description

This Handbook brings together essays that introduce the reader to the key issues in South Asian political development. Written by experts in their respective areas, the essays explore key aspects of political economy, political and economic change, and the complex diplomatic and security challenges of individual countries and the region as a whole. Essays discuss topics as wide-ranging as China’s growing reach in South Asia, political Islam, SAARC and water politics through the region. This well-researched Handbook is an essential reference tool for students and scholars of Political Science, International Relations and South Asian studies.

With an introduction by Harsh V Pant.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Introduction Harsh V. Pant

SECTION ONE: Issues of Regional Importance

Political Islam in South Asia Iftikhar H. Malik

SAARC and Regional Cooperation in South Asia Nishchal N. Pandey

China’s Growing Reach in South Asia Harsh V. Pant

India-Pakistan Relations: History, Conflict and Contemporary Issues Rudra Chaudhuri

The Politics of Water in South Asia Daanish Mustafa, Milan A. Karner and Harris Kuemmerle 00

SECTION TWO: Contemporary Political History








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