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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 188 new and published books in the subject of South Asian Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding Contemporary Indian Federalism

    Competing Perspectives, New Challenges and Future Directions

    Edited by Chanchal Kumar Sharma, Wilfried Swenden

    This volume analyzes centre-state dynamics in India placed against the backdrop of the election of a Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata (BJP) government to central power in 2014. It reflects on how centre-state relations have been shaped by the legacy of nearly two decades of broad-based coalition...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan

    By Farooq Sulehria

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    Examining anew the notions of media imperialism and globalization of media, this book disrupts the generalised consensus in media scholarship that globalization of media has put an end to media imperialism. One elemental aspect of media imperialism is the structural dependency of television systems...

    Published December 12th 2017 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published December 8th 2017 by Routledge India

  5. 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?...

    Published December 8th 2017 by Routledge India

  6. Communities of Women in Assam

    Being, doing and thinking together

    Edited by Nandana Dutta

    This book uses communities of women as a framework for reading women’s experience, rights and aspirations in Assam and Northeast India. It explores the varying roles played by such communities in the formation of society, the emergence of a women’s public sphere and the representation of these...

    Published December 8th 2017 by Routledge India

  7. Gandhi's Moral Politics

    Edited by Naren Nanda

    This volume explores the scope and limits of Mahatma Gandhi's moral politics and its implications for Indian and other freedom movements. It presents a set of enlightening essays based on lectures delivered in memory of the eminent historian B. R. Nanda along with a new introductory essay. With...

    Published December 5th 2017 by Routledge India

  8. India’s National Security

    Annual Review 2016-17

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The global security environment in the last five years has been characterised by a state of ‘no war, no peace’ among major powers, resulting in a state of uncertainty about their national security objectives. For instance, the US has been concerned about the attitudes of Iran, Russia, North Korea,...

    Published November 29th 2017 by Routledge India

  9. The Lineaments of Population Policy in India

    Women and Family Planning

    Edited by Mohan Rao

    India is the first country in the world to have an official programme for family planning that commenced in 1952. It has also seen a strong women’s movement to assert reproductive and contraceptive rights. This book brings to the fore several contestations and negotiations between public policy and...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge India

  10. India Migration Report 2017

    Forced Migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    The India Migration Report 2017 examines forced migration caused by political conflicts, climate change, disasters (natural and man-made) and development projects. India accounts for large numbers of internally displaced people in the world. Apart from conflicts and disasters, over the years...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge India