South Asian Politics Products

  • India’s National Security

    Annual Review 2016-17

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The global security environment in the last five years has been characterised by a state of ‘no war, no peace’ among major powers, resulting in a state of uncertainty about their national security objectives. For instance, the United States has been concerned about the attitudes of Iran, Russia,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge India

  • The Indian Parliament and Democratic Transformation

    Edited by Ajay K. Mehra

    This book traces the trajectory of the Indian Parliament from its formation to present day. The essays presented here explore parliamentary democracy through the formative years and highlight the Parliament’s function as a representative and accountable institution, its procedures and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge India

  • Reasoning Indian Politics

    Philosopher Politicians to Politicians Seeking Philosophy

    Edited by Narendar Pani, Anshuman Behera

    This volume examines the multiple forms of reasoning in Indian politics and explores a framework to understand it. In the process, it looks at a series of issues involving the relationship between politics and philosophy, including the status of political theory, political practices, identity…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge India

  • India and the World in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Madhavan K. Palat

    This book examines how India was placed and placed itself in the world during the first half of the 20th century in a period of global turmoil and set against the subcontinental contest for independence. In situating India in the world, it looks not just at current foreign policy studies, but also…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge India

  • History, Culture and Representation in Northeast India

    Modern Practices

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    This book brings together essays on North East India from across disciplines to explore new understandings of the colonial and contemporary realities of the region. Departing from the usual focus on identity and politics, it offers fresh representations from history, social anthropology, culture,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge India

  • Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia

    Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism

    By Uther Charlton-Stevens

    Anglo-Indians are a mixed-race, Christian and Anglophone minority community which arose in South Asia during the long period of European colonialism. An often neglected part of the British Raj, their presence complicates the traditional binary through which British imperialism is viewed – of ruler…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • E-Governance in India

    Interlocking politics, technology and culture

    By Bidisha Chaudhuri

    E-Governance has been one of the strategic sectors of reform in India since late 1990s under the rubric of ‘good governance’ agenda promoted by International Organizations. As India’s policy focus changed towards economic liberalization, deregulation and privatization proliferating domestic and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Economic Liberalization, Mobilizational Resources, and Ethnic Collective Action

    By Nikolaos Biziouras

    At the point of independence in 1948, Sri Lanka was projected to be a success story in the developing world. However, in July 1983 a violent ethnic conflict which pitted the Sinhalese against the Tamils began, and did not come to an end until 2009. This conflict led to nearly 50,000 combatant…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Suicide Protest in South Asia

    Consumed by Commitment

    By Simanti Lahiri

    The radical act of suicide protest is undertaken by social movement participants in order to demand a particular previously articulated political outcome. This book examines the history and impact of suicide protest, which has been increasingly used as a protest tactic since World War II, adding to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Neoliberalism and the Transforming Left in India

    A contradictory manifesto

    By Ritanjan Das

    West Bengal has often been perceived as somewhat of an aberration in the wider context of a rather chaotic Indian democracy, as the Left Front (spearheaded by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, CPIM) demonstrated a rare instance of political stability, decisively winning seven consecutive…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • China–India Relations

    Cooperation and conflict

    Edited by Kanti Bajpai, Jing Huang, Kishore Mahbubani

    The question of whether China and India can cooperate is at the core of global geopolitics. As the two countries grow their economies, the potential for conflict is no longer simply a geopolitical one based on relative power, influence and traditional quarrels over land boundaries. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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