South Asian Politics Products

  • Internal Displacement and Conflict

    The Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective

    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

  • Urban Activism in India

    Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics

    By Martin Webb

    This book explores the intersections between good governance initiatives and rights activism, between different normative conceptions of how the citizen-state relationship should be, and the projects and practices which flow from them. In an era in which subscribing to transparency, accountability,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban 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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • India's Changing Political, Economic and Social Environment

    Improvising Lives

    By Patricia Jeffery

    This book by one of the most accomplished sociologists working on contemporary Indian society explores the intersections between secular changes in the wider polity and economy of India and beyond. Using the lives of villagers as they progress through the “domestic cycle” in an area of western…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Masculinity and Modern Slavery in South Asia

    By Matthew Maycock

    South Asia is the region with the highest number of slaves globally according to the Global Slavery Index. Bonded labour affects between 15 and 20 million labourers within the region, and is shaped by locally specific interconnections between ethnicity, class, caste and, critically, gender…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice

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

  • India and China in Asia

    Between Equilibrium and Equations

    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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal

    By A. C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Politics in Pakistan

    By Mariam Mufti

    The world watches political developments in Pakistan attentively but also with a great deal of consternation. Pakistan’s location neighbouring Afghanistan, Iran, India and China makes it a critical geostrategic flashpoint. This also partially explains why Pakistan is simultaneously seen as a state…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

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