South Asian Politics Products

  • The 21st Century

    Geo-politics, Democracy and Peace

    By Balmiki Prasad Singh

    This book examines a wide range of issues that are expected to play a dominant role in shaping the 21st century. Delineating key concerns in geopolitics, democracy and peace, it studies the functions and influences of educational institutions, progressive religious and social groups, communities,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge India

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power

    Edited by Mathilde Chatin, Giulio Gallarotti

    The rise of large and rapidly growing nations is having a significant impact on the global order, as their expanding influence reshapes the structure of power in the international system. These emerging powers are increasingly asserting themselves as major actors on the global scene. Leading this…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Decentralization, Local Governance, and Social Wellbeing in India

    Do Local Governments Matter?

    By Rani D. Mullen

    Over the past three decades, decentralization has been seen as the means for allowing local governments to become more accountable, and for encouraging the deepening of democracy and the building of village communities. By drawing on original village-level case studies of six villages in three…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Non-discrimination and Equality in India

    Contesting Boundaries of Social Justice

    By Vidhu Verma

    Social Justice is a concept familiar to most Indians but one whose meaning is not always understood as it signifies a variety of government strategies designed to enhance opportunities for underprivileged groups. By tracing the trajectory of social justice from the colonial period to the present,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Media as Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen D. Mcdowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Activism and Agency in India

    Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations

    By Supurna Banerjee

    During the period of 2000 to 2010, the tea plantations in India experienced a crisis and were at the threshold of transformation, framed by conflict and turbulence. This book is an interdisciplinary and intersectional work examining the nature of victimhood and agency among women workers on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Government and Politics in Sri Lanka

    Biopolitics and Security

    By Ayshwarya Rajith Sriskanda Rajah

    The island of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) was one of the few Asian colonies in which the British Empire experimented liberal state-building in the nineteenth century, and where many British colonial officials predicted that the independent state would become a liberal democratic success story. Sri…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Rising India

    Status and Power

    By Rajesh Basrur, Kate Sullivan de Estrada

    While India’s prospects as a rising power and its material position in the international system have received significant attention, little scholarly work exists on India’s status in contemporary world politics. This Routledge Focus charts the ways in which India’s international strategies of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: British in India

    By Various

    This set of previously-out-of-print titles reissues a selection of classic works on India. These range from works on the Indian princes, the palaces of the Raj, the plight of the untouchables, Congress, and British attitudes and politics. Taken together, these books form an essential reference…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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