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Perspectives On Kashmir
The Roots Of Conflict In South Asia

ISBN 9780367298197
Published December 4, 2020 by Routledge
432 Pages

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This work examines the long-standing conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, exploring the issues from the perpsectives of all the actors involved. The contributors reevaluate the Kashmir problem in the context of the revival of the dispute in 1990 and as an outgrowth of the politics of integration and separatism in South Asia since the p

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Reflections on the Kashmir Problem -- Historical Perspectives -- India, Pakistan, and the Kashmir Problem, 1947-1972 -- The Origins of Kashmir's International and Legal Status -- Pakistan, India, and Kashmir: A Historical Review -- Britain and the Kashmir Issue -- Kashmiri Perspectives -- Kashmir: The Bruised Identity -- Jammu: Autonomy Within an Autonomous Kashmir? -- The Plebiscite Solution for Kashmir: Why and How -- Human Rights Violations of Kashmiri Hindus -- Domestic Perspectives -- Three Compromised Nationalisms: Why Kashmir Has Been a Problem -- The Politics of Azad Kashmir -- The Betrayal of Kashmir: Pakistan's Duplicity and India's Complicity -- Kashmir and Muslim Politics in India -- India's Policies in Kashmir: An Assessment and Discourse -- International Perspectives -- The Kashmir Dispute: A Cul-de-Sac in Indo-Pakistan Relations? -- The China Factor in the Kashmir Issue -- The Kashmir Issue: Its New International Dimensions -- The Prospects of War and Peace in Kashmir -- Prognosis -- Beyond the Two-Nation Divide: Kashmir and Resurgent Islam -- Resolving Kashmir in the International Context of the 1990s

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RAJU G.C. THOMAS is the Allis Chalmers Professor of International Affairs at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His books include The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century, (1998); India's Nuclear Security (2000). Thomas has published over 60 book chapters and journal articles.