South Asian Politics Products

  • Transition in Afghanistan

    Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding

    By William Maley

    This book, by one of the leading authorities on the subject, presents a deep analysis of the very difficult current situation in Afghanistan. Covering a wide range of important subjects including state-building, democracy, war, the rule of law and international relations, the book draws out two…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Migrations, Identities and Democratic Practices in India

    By Samir Kumar Das

    This book explores contesting identities, international politics, migration and democratic practices in the context of globalising India. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research, it looks at one of the oldest migratory routes across a volatile region in eastern India which is fraught with…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge India

  • Constitutional Democracy in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Constitutional democracy is both a structure of governance and a way of providing an ideological perspective on governance. The 1950 Constitution of India established constitutional democracy in India and the narrative of the rise and consolidation of constitutional democracy in India cannot be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • South Asia's Nuclear Security

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region’s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia

    Edited by Shinichiro Tabata

    Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan's leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan

    By Farooq Sulehria

    Examining anew the notions of media imperialism and globalization of media, this book disrupts the generalized consensus in media scholarship that globalization of media has put an end to media imperialism. One elemental aspect of media imperialism is the structural dependency of television systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Gandhi's Moral Politics

    Edited by Naren Nanda

    This volume explores the scope and limits of Mahatma Gandhi's moral politics and its implications for Indian and other freedom movements. It presents a set of enlightening essays based on lectures delivered in memory of the eminent historian B. R. Nanda along with a new introductory essay. With…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge India

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian Constitution

    By Narendra Chapalgaonker

    Why did the Constituent Assembly of India discard Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of constitutional structure that gave prominence to villages, and prefer parliamentary democracy instead? Why did the self-sufficient and self-governing village of his dream not find a place in India’s political edifice?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Communities of Women in Assam

    Being, doing and thinking together

    Edited by Nandana Dutta

    This book uses communities of women as a framework for reading women’s experience, rights and aspirations in Assam and Northeast India. It explores the varying roles played by such communities in the formation of society, the emergence of a women’s public sphere and the representation of these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • The Lineaments of Population Policy in India

    Women and Family Planning

    Edited by Mohan Rao

    India is the first country in the world to have an official programme for family planning that commenced in 1952. It has also seen a strong women’s movement to assert reproductive and contraceptive rights. This book brings to the fore several contestations and negotiations between public policy and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge India

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