South Asian Politics Products

  • Subjects, Citizens and Law

    Colonial and independent India

    Edited by Gunnel Cederlf, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government. In view of…

    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

  • 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

  • Urban Poverty, Local Governance and Everyday Politics in Mumbai

    By Joop de Wit

    This book explores the informal patronage relations between urban slum-dwellers and service delivery organisations in Mumbai, India. It examines the conditions of people in the slums and traces the extent to which they are subject to social and political exclusion. Delving into the roles of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge India
    Cities and the Urban Imperative

  • Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia

    Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism

    By Uther Charlton-Stevens

    Anglo-Indians are a mixed-race, Christian and Anglophone minority community which arose in India during the long period of European colonialism. An often neglected part of the British ‘Raj’, their presence complicates the traditional binary through which British imperialism in South Asia is viewed…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rise and Growth of the Congress in India (1938)

    By C.F. Andrews, Girija Mookerjee

    First published in 1938, this book aims to provide a history of the rise and growth of the Indian National Congress for the general reader, covering the period from its foundation in 1885 until the beginning of the non-co-operation movement in 1920. It was intended to extend the official history of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

  • South Asia 2017

    14th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Exhaustively researched and updated, South Asia 2017 is an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of this vast world region. General Survey Essays by specialists examine issues of regional importance. Country Surveys Individual chapters on each country, containing: -…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Separatist Violence in South Asia

    A comparative study

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Since decolonization began in the late 1940s, a series of often lengthy and destructive separatist insurgencies have imposed severe financial, economic and human costs upon the states of South Asia. Whereas previous analyses of these conflicts have typically focussed upon the parent state or…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

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