South Asian Politics Products

  • Indian Political Theory

    Laying the Groundwork for Svaraj

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    At present, a nativist turn in Indian political theory can be observed. There is a general assumption that the indigenous thought to which researchers are supposed to be (re)turning may somehow be immediately visible by ignoring the colonization of the mind and polity. In such a conception of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geoff Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, Bangladesh has been associated with poverty and poverty studies. Over the years, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in terms of reducing poverty levels, achieving high levels of economic growth over a sustained period of time, and meeting its MDG targets. With…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan

    Edited by Aparna Pande

    With a population of 190 million, Pakistan is strategically located at the crossroads of the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and has the second largest Muslim population in the world. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan provides an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of issues from…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Formation of the Colonial State in India

    Scribes, Paper and Taxes, 1760-1860

    By Hayden J. Bellenoit

    In the period between the 1770s and 1840s, through the process of colonial state formation, the early colonial state in India was able to harness and extract vast amounts of agrarian wealth in north India. However, little is known of the histories of the Indian scribes and the role they played in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Localizing Governance in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Participatory governance has a long history in India and this book traces historical-intellectual trajectories of participatory governance and how older Western discourses have influenced Indian policymakers. While colonial rulers devolved power to accommodate dissenting voices, for independent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    By Crispin Bates, Subho Basu

    The textbook offers a detailed, jargon-free, chronological survey of Indian political history from 1947 up to the present. It treats political structures as historically determined, induced by economic transformation, state interventions, popular movements and discourses emanating from and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Democratisation in the Himalayas

    Interests, Conflicts and Negotiations

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Democratisation is a formidable task in the Himalayan region owing to its immense cultural heterogeneity. The process of democratisation has accentuated ethnic competition, assertion of identity and demand for ethnic homelands to protect, safeguard and promote political and development interests of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • New Dimensions of Politics in India

    The United Progressive Alliance in Power

    Edited by Lawrence Saez, Gurharpal Singh

    Following India’s general election in May 2009, this book undertakes a critical evaluation of the performance of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). It presents a thorough analysis of the UPA coalition government, and by providing an understanding of the new innovations in the UPA’s policies,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • 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

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