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  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in its 66-year history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistan

    The Legal and Socio-political Aspects

    By Sikander Ahmed Shah

    While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, the legality of drone strikes by the United States in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan. Drawing from international treaty law,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation

    Livelihoods, agrarian change and the conflicts of development

    By Marcus Taylor

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation within the field of international development. Drawing on a reworked political ecology framework, it argues that climate is not something ‘out there’ that we adapt to. Instead, it is part of the social and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Khizr Tiwana, the Punjab Unionist Party and the Partition of India

    By Ian Talbot

    First biography of Khizr Tiwana, the Unionist Premier of the Punjab during the climacteric period 1942-47. The Punjab formed the heartland of a future Pakistan, hence the subcontinent's destiny rested on the clash between Khizr and Jinnah over the region's unity vs Muslim separatism.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Water for Food Security

    Challenges for Pakistan

    Edited by Claudia Ringler, Arif Anwar

    Pakistan’s water management is at a critical watershed. Water shortages are growing rapidly as a result of growing demand across all water-using sectors. Rapid population growth, from 175 million people in 2010 to an estimated 236 million by 2030 and 280 million by 2050, and international…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • US-Pakistan Relations

    Pakistan’s Strategic Choices in the 1990s

    By Nasra Talat Farooq

    US foreign policy-making from the end of the Cold War to after 2001 is crucial to understanding the years of strong US engagement with Pakistan that would follow 9/11. This book explains Pakistan’s strategic choices in the 1990s by examining the role of the United States in the shaping of Islamabad…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Kashmir Conflict

    From Empire to the Cold War, 1945-66

    By Rakesh Ankit

    This book presents a study of the international dimensions of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan from before its outbreak in October 1947 until the Tashkent Summit in January 1966. By focusing on Kashmir’s under-researched transnational dimensions, it represents a different approach to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Landlord Power and Rural Indebtedness in Colonial Sind

    By David Cheesman

    Investigates the alliance between the British administration and the Muslim landed magnates who dominated the countryside and provides valuable insights into the emergence of the elite's governing Pakistan today.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • India and the South Asian Strategic Triangle

    By Ashok Kapur

    This book traces the triangular strategic relationship of India, Pakistan and China over the second half of the twentieth century, and shows how two enmities – Sino-Indian and Indo-Pakistani – and one friendship – Sino-Pakistani – defined the distribution of power and the patterns of relationships…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Early Nineteenth-Century Panjab

    Edited by J. S. Grewal, Indu Banga

    The Cha¯r Ba¯gh-i-Panja¯b, written by Ganesh Das Wadera immediately after the annexation of the Lahore kingdom by the British in 1849, is a classic Persian text. Its long descriptive part is the only surviving account of the social, religious, and cultural life of the peoples of the Punjab,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge India

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