South Asian Politics Products

  • Indigenous Identity in South Asia

    Making Claims in the Colonial Chittagong Hill Tracts

    By Tamina Mahmud Chowdhury

    In the immediate aftermath of the creation of Bangladesh in 1971, an armed struggle ensued in its remote south-eastern corner. The hill people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, more commonly referred to as paharis, demanded official recognition, and autonomy, as the indigenous people of the Tracts.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • The Idea of Nation and its Future in India

    By Shibani Kinkar Chaube

    This volume is a theoretico-empirical study of nations and nationalism on a global scale. It enquires if the idea of the nation, by its own logic, is feasible and whether India fulfils the requirement of nationhood with a reasonable prospect of survival. The monograph engages with the theories of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governance

    Comparing India and South Africa

    By Babette Never

    The success of international efforts to manage climate change depends on the participation of emerging economies. This book uses a comparative study of two of the most important, India and South Africa, to reveal new insights into managing climate change on a global scale. The book provides a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • 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

  • Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India

    Narrating a Hindu past under the BJP

    By Lars Tore Flaten

    When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. In 2002, under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research…

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

  • Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia

    By Shveta Dhaliwal

    This book provides an ideological framework for the establishment of a comprehensive human rights system in South Asia. Presents theoretical bases for a human rights mechanism. Studies existing international frameworks under United Nations and regional initiatives in Europe, the Americas,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    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 India 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 in South Asia is viewed…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • India's National Security

    Annual Review 2015–16

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The last two years have witnessed deterioration in the global security situation characterised by increasing tensions among major powers. The threat perceptions of US, China and Russia vis-à-vis each other have sharpened. There is stiff competition amongst them to dominate the strategic space in…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge India

  • India-China Relations

    Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order

    By Jagannath P. Panda

    The rise of India and China as two major economic and political actors in both regional and global politics necessitates an analysis of not only their bilateral ties but also the significance of their regional and global pursuits. This book looks at the nuances and politics that the two countries…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Industrialising Rural India

    Land, policy and resistance

    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Patrik Oskarsson

    Rapid industrialisation is promoted by many as the most feasible way of rejuvenating the Indian economy, and as a way of generating employment on a large scale. At the same time, the transfer of land from rural communities and indigenous groups for industrial parks, mining, or Special Economic…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Separatist Violence in South Asia

    A comparative study

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Since decolonization began in the late 1940s, a series of often lengthy and destructive separatist insurgencies have imposed severe financial, economic and human costs upon the states of South Asia. Whereas previous analyses of these conflicts have typically focussed upon the parent state or…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia

    Edited by Deepra Dandekar, Torsten Tschacher

    This book looks at the study of ideas, practices and institutions in South Asian Islam, commonly identified as ‘Sufism’, and how they relate to politics in South Asia. While the importance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been repeatedly asserted, the specific role played by…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

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