South Asian Politics Products

  • Governance and Development in India

    A Comparative Study on Andhra Pradesh and Bihar after Liberalization

    By Seyed Hossein Zarhani

    India has emerged as a fast-growing country during last three decades despite all pessimisms. However, the rate of economic growth and poverty reduction has not been similar in different India’s subnational states. This book is a study of political roots of the divergence of development…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Identity and Experience at the India-Bangladesh Border

    The Crisis of Belonging

    By Debdatta Chowdhury

    The effects of the partition of India in 1947 have been more far-reaching and complex than the existing partition narratives of violence and separation reveal. The immediacy of the movement of refugees between India and the newly-formed state of Pakistan overshadowed the actual effect of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Transitional Justice in Nepal

    Interests, Victims and Agency

    By Yvette Selim

    The conflict in Nepal (1996 – 2006) resulted in an estimated 15,000 deaths, 1,300 disappearances, along with other serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Demands for peace, democracy, accountability and development, have abounded in the post-conflict context. Although the conflict…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Development Agenda and Donor Influence in South Asia

    Bangladesh's Experiences in the PRSP Regime

    By Mohammad Mizanur Rahman

    The issue of policy ownership of development agenda emerged as an important aspect in international development cooperation and foreign aid during the 1990s. The reform initiatives in developing countries steered by donor agencies, particularly the international financial institutions (IFIs), the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India

    Emerging contradictions and paradoxical solutions

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V Baru

    Symbols of globalisation abound in daily life in India. Notwithstanding the global diffusion of technologies and advancement of the informational age, significant disparities in health remain and are widening in India. A defining aspect of globalisation, as relevant to health, lies in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-10 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code, 2nd Edition

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    The viability of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has always been a bone of contention in socially and politically plural South Asia. It is entangled within the polemics of identity politics, minority rights, women's rights, national integration, uniform citizenry and, of late, global Islamic politics…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge India

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-04 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Indian Ocean Islands

    Illustrated Cases on Geopolitics, Ocean and Environment

    Edited by Christian Bouchard, Shafick Osman

    Islands are intrinsic parts of the Indian Ocean Region’s physical geography and human landscape. Historically, many have played substantial roles in the regional cultural and economic networks, as well as in the regional political developments. Today, at least three issues bring these islands back…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 

  • The Global Gandhi

    Essays in Comparative Political Philosophy

    By Ramin Jahanbegloo

    This book is a comparative study of Gandhi’s philosophy and analyses his relevance to modern political thought. It traces the intellectual origins of Gandhi’s non-violence as well as his engagement with Western thinkers — ancient as well as his contemporaries. The author discusses Gandhi’s…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge India

  • Northeast India

    A Reader

    Edited by Bhagat Oinam, Dhiren A. Sadokpam

    Northeast India is a multifaceted and dynamic region that is constantly in focus because of its fragile political landscape characterised by endemic violence and conflicts. One of the first of its kind, this Reader on Northeast India examines myriad aspects of the region — its people and its…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge India

  • Rise of Saffron Power

    Reflections on Indian Politics

    Edited by Mujibur Rehman

    This volume looks at the impact of the landmark 2014 elections and the consequent Assembly elections which have transformed the ideological discourse of India. It discusses a variety of topical issues in contemporary Indian politics, including the Modi wave, Aam Aadmi Party and the challenges it is…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge India

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