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  • Business and Conflict in Fragile States

    The Case for Pragmatic Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Brian Ganson, Achim Wennmann

    Large-scale investments in fragile states – in Latin America, Africa, the former Soviet Union and Asia – become magnets for conflict, which undermines business, development and security. International policy responds with regulation, state-building and institutional reform, with poor and often…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Women, Health and Public Services in India

    Why are states different?, 1st Edition

    By Dipa Sinha

    Why are inter-state differences in human development in India so high? What explains regional patterns where overall the southern region has some of the best human development outcomes in the country while the states in the northern ‘heartland’ have the worst? In addressing these important…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge India
    Critical Political Economy of South Asia

  • Scaling Up Scaling Down

    Overcoming Malnutrition in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Marchione

    The individual and institutional capacities required for the prevention and reduction of nutritional insecurity and hunger in lesser-developed countries as the twenty-first century approaches are identified in this book. Household nutritional "security" can be defined as the successful The essays…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge

  • Intra-Party Politics and Coalition Governments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Giannetti, Kenneth Benoit

    This book explores how intra-party politics affects government formation and termination in parliamentary systems, where the norm is the formation of coalition governments. The authors look beyond party cohesion and discipline in parliamentary democracies to take a broader view, assuming a…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Political Developments in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffries

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of political developments in Russia since late 2000, following on from where the author’s previous publication, The New Russia, left off.  It covers all aspects of politics including the following: the highly centralized nature of power in Russia; central…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

  • A Century of Protests

    Peasant Politics in Assam Since 1900, 1st Edition

    By Arupjyoti Saikia

    Addressing an important gap in the historiography of modern Assam, this book traces the relatively unexplored but profound transformations in the agrarian landscape of late- and post-colonial Assam that were instrumental in the making of modern Assamese peasantry and rural politics. It discusses…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Social Protection Policies in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neera Chandhoke, Sanjay Kumar Agrawal

    This book offers a comparative analysis of social protection policies in five countries of South Asia — India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh — where economic transformation impelled by globalisation and liberalisation has, on the one hand, caused an unprecedented expansion of the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Hindi Dalit Literature and the Politics of Representation

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Beth Hunt

    This study explores how Dalits in north India have used literature as a means of protest against caste oppression. Including fresh ethnographic research and interviews, it traces the trajectory of modern Dalit writing in Hindi and its pivotal role in the creation, rise and reinforcement of a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Head and Heart

    Valour and Self-Sacrifice in the Art of India, 1st Edition

    By Mary Storm

    An extensive study of self-sacrificial images in Indian art, this book examines concepts such as head-offering, human sacrifice, blood, suicide, valour, self-immolation, and self-giving in the context of religion and politics to explore why these images were produced and how they became paradigms…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Every Right for Every Child

    Governance and Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enakshi Ganguly Thukral

    Despite some acknowledgement over the years of the significance of seeing children as rights holders, children’s concerns continue to run the risk of not being considered political and mainstream: they continue to be viewed as extensions of adults or simply as members of families and communities.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Citizen Initiatives and Democratic Engagement

    Experiences from India, 1st Edition

    By Sumona DasGupta

    This book looks at a series of citizen-led campaigns to provide information about and energise the institutions of local self-governance in India following the 73rd and 74th Amendment Acts. Staggering in their outreach and magnitude, the campaigns, popularly known as PEVACs (Pre-election Voters’…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Routeing Democracy in the Himalayas

    Experiments and Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Historically treated as an amorphous borderland and marginal to the understanding of democratic politics and governance in South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Asia, the Himalayan region, in the last 50 years, has become an ‘active political laboratory’ for experiments in democratic structures…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

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