South Asian Politics Products

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Migrations, Identities and Democratic Practices in India

    By Samir Kumar Das

    This book explores contesting identities, international politics, migration and democratic practices in the context of globalising India. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research, it looks at one of the oldest migratory routes across a volatile region in eastern India which is fraught with…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge India

  • Constitutional Democracy in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Constitutional democracy is both a structure of governance and a way of providing an ideological perspective on governance. The 1950 Constitution of India established constitutional democracy in India and the narrative of the rise and consolidation of constitutional democracy in India cannot be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • South Asia's Nuclear Security

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region’s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Claiming India from Below

    Activism and democratic transformation

    Edited by Vipul Mudgal

    Going beyond electoral politics and government, this volume broadens the scope of the functioning of democracy in India, and explores citizens’ role in the implementation of public policy. It looks at the ways in which extra-parliamentary power monitoring devices such as public institutions,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Populism and Power

    Farmers’ movement in western India, 1980--2014

    By D. N. Dhanagare

    This book traces the entire trajectory of the farmers’ movement in Western India, especially Maharashtra, from the 1980s to the present day. It reveals the fundamental contradictions between populism as an ideology and as political power within the democratic state structure. The volume highlights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian Constitution

    By Narendra Chapalgaonker

    Why did the Constituent Assembly of India discard Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of constitutional structure that gave prominence to villages, and prefer parliamentary democracy instead? Why did the self-sufficient and self-governing village of his dream not find a place in India’s political edifice?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    Heritage and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Howard M. Hensel, Amit Gupta

    Scholars and policy makers have traditionally viewed portions of the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific as separate and discrete political, economic, and military regions. In recent years, however, a variety of economic, political, and military forces have made many within the academic community,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India

    By K. S. Subramanian

    This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from 1947 to the present day. A perceptive study on public policy and its delivery in the region, the volume highlights that a crisis of governance, security and development has emerged in the Northeast because of the way…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge India

  • State of Subversion

    Radical Politics in Punjab in the 20th Century

    Edited by Virinder S. Kalra, Shalini Sharma

    This volume looks at the interface between ideology, religion and culture in Punjab in the 20th century, spanning from colonial to post-colonial times. Through a rereading of the history of Punjab and of Punjabi migrant networks the world over, it interrogates the term ‘radicalism’ and its…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

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