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  • Democratic Transition and Security in Pakistan

    Edited by Shaun Gregory

    This volume examines the trajectory of Pakistan’s democratic transition and the implications of this change for its security. 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • An Introduction to South Asian Politics

    Edited by Neil DeVotta

    This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of the social, political, and economic institutions of six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a broad theoretical framework and evaluates the opportunities and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Colonialism and Resistance

    Society and State in Manipur

    Edited by Arambam Noni, Kangujam Sanatomba

    Part of the ‘Transition in Northeastern India’ series, this volume critically explores how Northeast India, especially Manipuri society, responded to colonial rule. It studies the interplay between colonialism and resistance to provide an alternative understanding of colonialism on the one hand,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Chinese Foreign Relations with Weak Peripheral States

    Asymmetrical Economic Power and Insecurity

    By Jeffrey Reeves

    This book examines China’s relations with its weak peripheral states through the theoretical lens of structural power and structural violence. China’s foreign policy concepts toward its weak neighbouring states, such as the ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy, are premised on the assumption that…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Gandhi and Tagore

    Politics, Truth and Conscience

    By Gangeya Mukherji

    This book brings together the political thought of Gandhi and Tagore to examine the relationship between politics, truth and conscience. It explores truth and conscience as viable public virtues with regard to two exemplars of ethical politics, addressing in turn the concerns of an evolving modern…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India

  • State of Subversion

    Radical Politics in Punjab in the 20th Century

    Edited by Virinder S. Kalra, Shalini Sharma

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Democratization and Social Movements in Korea

    Defiant Institutionalization

    By Sun-Chul Kim

    This book examines how social movements in previously authoritarian contexts evolve after a democratic transition. It looks into how democratic change shapes the trajectory of social movements, and how social movements affect the pace and direction of democracy in turn, using South Korea as a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Modern Korea

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Security

    Edited by Christopher W Hughes, Yew Meng Lai

    Since the end of the cold war Japan’s security policy has undergone a huge transformation as the country has become an increasingly active member of the international community. This Handbook is the first major volume to examine the current state of Japanese security from both theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Politics of Migration

    Indian Emigration in a Globalized World

    By A. Didar Singh, S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book studies the politics surrounding Indian emigration from the 19th century to the present day. Bringing together data and case studies from across five continents, it moves beyond economic and social movers of migration, and explores the role of politics—both local and global—in shaping…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge India

  • China's Social Policy

    Transformation and Challenges

    Edited by Kinglun Ngok, Chak Kwan Chan

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Business in Post-Communist Russia

    Privatisation and the Limits of Transformation

    By Mikhail Glazunov

    It is a widely held idea that Russia has completed its revolution which brought down the Soviet economy, and that many companies after privatisation work as typical western companies. Another belief is that Russia has adopted a market economy but then reverted to authoritarianism. With these two…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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