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  • 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

  • Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries

    The Evolution of a Model

    By Mark Sedra

    This book examines the evolution, impact, and future prospects of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model in conflict-affected countries in the context of the wider debate over the liberal peace project. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

  • Ceasefire Agreements and Peace Processes

    A Comparative Study

    By Malin Akebo

    This book analyses and compares ceasefire agreements as part of peace processes in intrastate armed conflicts. Research repeatedly underscores the importance of ceasefire agreements in peace processes but suggests that they can influence such processes in fundamentally different ways. However,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou

    From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    In the spring of 2014, the Sunflower Movement’s occupation of the Legislative Yuan brought Taiwan back into international media attention. It was the culmination of a series of social movements that had been growing in strength since 2008 and have become even more salient since the spring of 2014.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Indian Ocean and Maritime Security

    Competition, cooperation and threat

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Aruna Kumar Malik, William Nunes

    This book provides a synoptic view of the Indian Ocean and maritime security in its contested waters. Using a historical approach, it reveals vital links to events in present day. The volume: Highlights the competition between major Asian powers to control the ‘string of pearls’ — a reference to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • Japan’s Environmental Politics and Governance

    From Trading Nation to EcoNation

    By Yasuo Takao

    Environmental issues stretch across scales of geographic space and require action at multiple levels of jurisdiction, including the individual level, community level, national level, and global level. Much of the scholarly work surrounding new approaches to environmental governance tends to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • 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

  • Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Globalization and Welfare Restructuring in China

    The Authoritarianism That Listens?

    By Huisheng Shou

    In the past few decades, the change in China’s welfare system has been characterised by a balanced distribution of benefits across social sectors and the institutionalization of welfare redistribution. This process has occurred without significant political change that would empower politically…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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

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