South Asian Politics Products

  • China-India Relations in the Contemporary World

    Dynamics of national Identity and Interest

    By Yang Lu

    As two Asian giants and rising power, the interactions between India and China have global significance. This book analyses the multifaceted and multi-layered character of Sino-Indian relations since the beginning of the 21st century in a period marked by cooperation and competition. Positioned in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy

    By Christine Deftereos

    The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy explores the work of India’s leading public intellectual and political and cultural critics Ashis Nandy. Nandy has contributed extensively to social and political criticism for over forty years and to a range of academic and public debates in India and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    In Sri Lanka, the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) employs thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. This book focuses on the global factory workers based in the FTZ, and analyses social class and intersections of gender, class…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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 – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh

    Forty Years of Experience

    Edited by Nizam Ahmed

    Good policies are an important prerequisite of good governance, and any effort to change one is likely to affect the other. In emerging democracies, such as Bangladesh, a redefinition of roles and responsibilities of different actors in the policy and governing process can be noticed. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Education and Society in Bhutan

    Tradition and modernisation

    By Chelsea M. Robles

    Bhutan's education sector has attracted international attention for recent reforms driven by the national development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, which aspires to balance change with the continuity of tradition. This book traces the history of education in Bhutan and reveals that, as…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Neo-Liberal Strategies of Governing India

    By Ranabir Samaddar

    Neo-liberal Strategies of Governing India and its companion volume Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India tell the story of governance in independent India and address the critical question: how is a post-colonial democracy governed? Further, they attempt to understand why the process of governing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, burgeoning transnational trade, investment and production linkages have emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The appearance of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the attention of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism

    By Amir Ali

    This book analyses South Asian Islam’s engagement with the West, and Britain in particular. It traces the roots of British multiculturalism to South Asia and the Deobandi school of Islam. The work shows how the pattern of interaction that initially emerged between the Deobandi Muslims and the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge India

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