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  • 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 Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Rising India

    Status and Power

    By Rajesh Basrur, Kate Sullivan

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 
    Rethinking Globalizations

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