South Asian Politics Products

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia

    Evolving Technologies and Future Challenges for Sustainable Peace and Stability, 1st Edition

    By Zafar Khan, Rizwana Abbasi

    This book explores evolving patterns of nuclear deterrence, the impact of new technologies, and changing deterrent force postures in the South Asian region to assess future challenges for sustainable peace and stability. Under the core principles of security dilemma, this book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Northeast India and India's Act East Policy

    Identifying the Priorities, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh

    This book offers an understanding of the expectations and challenges of Northeast India in the context of India's Act East policy. It critically examines how the policy is being pursued by the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government and analyses its relevance from local perspectives…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge India

  • Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Eyre

    The destruction of the British army while retreating from Afghanistan in 1842 is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Lieutenant Vincent Eyre was present, and kept a diary throughout. This book, first published in 1843 and reissued in 1976, is Eyre’s account of the events…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh 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 – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rumki Basu, M. Shamsur Rahman

    This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes, together with the impact of globalization on local issues and its influence on governance…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge India

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