South Asian Politics Products

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities

    By M.Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law, and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Indian Political Theory

    Laying the Groundwork for Svaraj

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    At present, a nativist turn in Indian political theory can be observed. There is a general assumption that the indigenous thought to which researchers are supposed to be (re)turning may somehow be immediately visible by ignoring the colonization of the mind and polity. In such a conception of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geoff Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, Bangladesh has been associated with poverty and poverty studies. Over the years, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in terms of reducing poverty levels, achieving high levels of economic growth over a sustained period of time, and meeting its MDG targets. With…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan

    Edited by Aparna Pande

    With a population of 190 million, Pakistan is strategically located at the crossroads of the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and has the second largest Muslim population in the world. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan provides an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of issues from…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Writing Revolution in South Asia

    History, Practice, Politics

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam, Christopher Moffat

    This comprehensive volume examines the relationship between revolutionary politics and the act of writing in modern South Asia. Its pages feature a diverse cast of characters: rebel poets and anxious legislators, party theoreticians and industrious archivists, nostalgic novelists, enterprising…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Society

    Drones, Rendition and Invasion

    By Wali Aslam

    This book evaluates American foreign policy actions from the perspective of great power responsibility, with three case studies: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone strikes in Pakistan and the post- 9/11 practice of extraordinary rendition. This book argues that the US invasion of Iraq in 2003…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Rethinking Economic Development in Northeast India

    The Emerging Dynamics

    Edited by Deepak K. Mishra, Vandana Upadhyay

    Economic development of frontier and remote regions has long been a central theme of development studies. This book examines the development experience in the northeastern region in India in relation to the processes of globalisation and liberalisation of the economy. Bringing together researchers…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Electoral Politics in India

    Resurgence of Bharatiya Janata Party

    Edited by Suhas Palshikar, Sanjay Kumar, Sanjay Lodha

    The general elections held in 2014 in India — the largest democracy in the world — to elect the 16th Lok Sabha brought in dramatic results. This important volume explains not only the startling victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but also the equally surprising downfall of the Congress…

    Hardback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge India

  • Localizing Governance in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Participatory governance has a long history in India and this book traces historical-intellectual trajectories of participatory governance and how older Western discourses have influenced Indian policymakers. While colonial rulers devolved power to accommodate dissenting voices, for independent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India

    Globalizing Muscular Nationalism

    By Sikata Banerjee

    Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics. …

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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