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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 173 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. China–India Relations

    Cooperation and conflict

    Edited by Kanti Bajpai, Jing Huang, Kishore Mahbubani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The question of whether China and India can cooperate is at the core of global geopolitics. As the two countries grow their economies, the potential for conflict is no longer simply a geopolitical one based on relative power, influence and traditional quarrels over land boundaries. This book...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  3. International Migration and Development in South Asia

    Edited by Md Mizanur Rahman, Tan Tai Yong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In migration studies, the nexus between migration and development in the global South has been meticulously debated. However, a unanimous resolution to this debate has not been found, due to the ever-changing nature of international migration. This book advances knowledge on the global debate on...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Water, Democracy and Neoliberalism in India

    The Power to Reform

    By Vicky Walters

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, the achievement of ‘good governance’ has been a dominant discourse in the pursuit of social and economic development. This book presents a critical challenge to the contemporary development paradigm of good governance. Based on original ethnographic fieldwork on urban water...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Violence, Torture and Memory in Sri Lanka

    Life after Terror

    By Dhana Hughes

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Drawing on original ethnographic field-research conducted primarily with former guerrilla insurgents in southern and central Sri Lanka, this book analyses the memories and narratives of people who have perpetrated political violence. It explores how violence is negotiated and lived with in the...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  6. The Political Philosophies of Antonio Gramsci and B. R. Ambedkar

    Itineraries of Dalits and Subalterns

    Edited by Cosimo Zene

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Bridging two generations of scholarship on social inequality and modern political forms, this book examines the political philosophies of inclusion of subalterns/Dalits in Gramsci and Ambedkar’s political philosophies. It highlights the full range of Gramsci’s ‘philosophy of praxis’ and presents a...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Everyday State and Politics in India

    Government in the Backyard in Kalahandi

    By Sailen Routray

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The Kalahandi district in the state of Odisha in eastern India has been framed as an iconic region of underdevelopment and is often perceived to be the Somalia of India. Interrogating this consensus on the region’s deprivation as a failure of the state, this book understands the emergent...

    Published October 11th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Gender Justice and Proportionality in India

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Juliette Gregory Duara

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    For a judiciary in a democracy, dispensing justice is not only about doing justice, but also about showing that justice is being done; it is about giving reasons and creating a "culture of justification". The question becomes how to nurture such a culture. A number of liberal democratic...

    Published October 3rd 2017 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or...

    Published September 26th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The Partition of India in 1947 involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and the Punjab, based on district-wise Hindu or Muslim majorities. The Partition displaced between 10 and 12 million people along religious lines. This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the...

    Published September 18th 2017 by Routledge