South Asian Politics Products

  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India

    Globalizing Muscular Nationalism

    By Sikata Banerjee

    Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Mediation of International Conflicts

    A Rational Model

    By Lesley G. Terris

    This book examines the use of third-party mediation as a conflict resolution method. In an attempt to explain why some, but not all, conflicts are mediated, this work argues that diverse conflict structures are inherently different in their susceptibility to mediation attempts. By offering a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From Economism to Human Well-being

    By B. P. Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly — from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the conventional wisdom…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility

    By Sudhir Chandra

    For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood or obfuscated during his lifetime. This book draws our attention to Gandhi’s last years, particularly the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge India

  • Globalization Development and Social Justice

    A propositional political approach

    By Ann El Khoury

    Are there existing alternatives to corporate globalization? What are the prospects for and commonalities between communities and movements such as Occupy, the World Social Forum and alternative economies? Globalization Development and Social Justice advances the proposition that another…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Governance in South Asia

    Edited by Rumki Basu, M. Shamsur Rahman

    This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes, together with the impact of the globalisation on local issues and their influence on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge India

  • India and the Global Game of Gas Pipelines

    By Gulshan Dietl

    Gas pipelines constitute an important, yet unexplored, aspect of strategic geography. As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India’s need for energy is paramount. Though surrounded by gas-rich regions — Myanmar and Bangladesh to the east, the Gulf to the west and Central Asia to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge India

  • Subjects, Citizens and Law

    Colonial and independent India

    Edited by Gunnel Cederlof, Sanjukta Das Gupta

    This volume investigates how, where and when subjects and citizens come into being, assert themselves, and exercise subjecthood or citizenship in the formation of modern India. It argues for the importance of understanding legal practice—how rights are performed in dispute and negotiation—from the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge India

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