South Asian Politics Products

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geof Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, 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 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets set by the United Nations. With some justification,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Eurasia has assumed importance in the post-Soviet period and the peoples of Siberia have distinctive historico-cultural similarities with the Indian Himalayas due to common traditions and Buddhist culture. The Eurasianism of Russia brings it closer to India in historico-cultural, political and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Afghanistan – Challenges and Prospects

    Edited by Srinjoy Bose, Nishank Motwani, William Maley

    After decades of turmoil a new phase is opening up for Afghanistan, in which a new generation comes to the fore as many of the key players from earlier phases, including foreign interventionist powers, leave the scene. Although this new phase offers new possibilities and increased hope for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Imagining Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiat in the Transnational Era

    Edited by Anjali Gera Roy

    This book moves away from originary myths of region and identity that have dominated academic and mediatized representations of Punjab, a land-locked region divided between India and Pakistan after the Partition of 1947, and instead focuses on the role of the imagination in producing Punjab. It…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • India's Naval Strategy and Asian Security

    Edited by Anit Mukherjee, C. Raja Mohan

    This book examines India’s naval strategy within the context of Asian regional security. Amidst the intensifying geopolitical contestation in the waters of Asia, this book investigates the growing strategic salience of the Indian Navy. Delhi’s expanding economic and military strength has generated…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Decentralised Democracy

    Gandhi’s Vision and Indian Reality

    By M. V. Nadkarni, N. Sivanna, Lavanya Suresh

    This book provides a vantage point of comparison, of the actual reality of decentralisation in India with Gandhi’s vision of decentralised democracy, or what he referred to as Gram Swaraj. It looks at the historical evolution of panchayats from ancient times to India’s independence, and critically…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge India

  • Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Gavin Rand

    This book offers diverse and original perspectives on South Asia’s imperial military history. Unlike prevailing studies, the essays in the volume emphasize both the vital role of culture in framing imperial military practice and the multiple cultural effects of colonial military service and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia

  • 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 – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • 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 – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The essays in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates might…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

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