420 pages | 5 B/W Illus.
The Routledge Handbook of Indian Defence Policy brings together the most eminent scholarship in South Asia on India’s defence policy and contemporary military history. It maps India’s political and military profile in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region, and analyses its emergence as a global player.
This edition of the handbook:
Taking stock of India’s defence planning architecture over the past decade, this accessibly written handbook will be an indispensable resource for scholars and researchers of security and defence studies, international relations and political science, as well as for government think tanks and policymakers.
Harsh V. Pant
Section 1: Soldier, State and Society in India
Section 2: Military and Foreign Policy
Yogesh Joshi and Harsh V. Pant
Sushant K. Singh
Nitin A. Gokhale
Section 3: The Services
Section 4: Doctrines
Manjeet S. Pardesi
Section 5: Defence Versus Development
Laxman Kumar Behera
Section 6: Internal Security
Bibhu Prasad Routray
Section 7: Institutional Infrastructure
Frank O’ Donnell and Harsh V. Pant
Section 8: Nuclear Weapons and Space
Rajeswari P. Rajagopalan