South Asian Politics Products

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    An Archetype of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Sri Lanka's integration at the lower tiers of a (re)globalising world economy has entailed the mass migration of low-skilled and domestic workers employed as temporary contract labour throughout the oil economies of West Asia. Dominant policy-level assumptions of a mutually-beneficial ‘triple win’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Alliance Decision-Making in the South China Sea

    Between Allied and Alone, 1st Edition

    By Joseph A. Gagliano

    The combination of rising Chinese power and longstanding territorial disputes has drawn increased attention and threats to the Asia-Pacific region. Five smaller powers contest Beijing’s claims; Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei and Indonesia, with the United States viewed as the most…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of its literary, non-literary and cultural representations. It examines the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious identities in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    1st Edition

    By Carole Spary

    This book explores the relationship between the state, development policy, and gender (in)equality in India. It discusses the formation of state policy on gender and development in India in the post-1990 period through three key organising concepts of institutions, discourse and agency. The book …

    Hardback – 2019-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • India and China in Asia

    Between Equilibrium and Equations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jagannath P. Panda

    Accounting for nearly 40 per cent of the world population, India’s and China’s rise as persuasive powers is heavily influencing the balance of global finance, trade, competition over natural resources, technology, foreign investment and intellectual property rights (IPR), not overlooking the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination, its vicious circle of impact to the Dalit groups in Nepal and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism

    Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Neil DeVotta

    This book shows how Sri Lanka’s civil war gradually undermined liberal democracy and caused the country to regress toward the current soft authoritarian dispensation. In doing so, it introduces the concept of 'ethnic supererogation,' a governing system built around the notion that a majority ethnic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • International interventions and the garment industry in Bangladesh

    After Rana-Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    April 24, 2013 will be known as the day of the deadliest garment factory accident in history. More than 1,100 people died when an eight story building in the outskirts of the capital of Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, collapsed. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Western companies invested in two…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Public Administration in the 21st Century

    A Global South, 1st Edition

    By Rumki Basu

    Public Administration has experienced a fundamental rethinking of its basic objectives, concepts and theories in the 21st century. This book examines the transformations in global societies, economy and politics to trace the trajectory of Public Administration as an academic discipline as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge India

  • South Asian Identities

    Assertions and Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines identity formations and assertion in South Asia. Drawing on history, literature, politics, and sociology, this book explores the different engagements and conflicts throughout the region. It highlights how the shared history of colonialism and partition, communal violence,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge India

  • Internal Displacement and Conflict

    The Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sudha Rajput

    Grounded in multi-disciplinary and multi-pronged research, this book presents a methodical and a nuanced understanding of those displaced within their national borders, the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The IDP phenomena remains less understood than refugees, due to the ‘internal’ nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

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