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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 166 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. Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,...

    Published August 11th 2017 by Routledge India

  2. Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian...

    Published August 10th 2017 by Routledge India

  3. Rethinking Social Exclusion in India

    Castes, Communities and the State

    Edited by Minoru Mio, Abhijit Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    In recent years exclusionary policies of the Indian state have raised questions concerning social harmony and economic progress. During the last few decades the emergence of identity politics has given new lease of life to exclusionary practices in the country. Castes, communities and ethnic groups...

    Published August 10th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Imagining India as a Global Power

    Prospects and Challenges

    Edited by Sangit K. Ragi, Sunil Sondhi, Vidhan Pathak

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the various dimensions of India’s international positioning and foreign relations. Already a dominant player in South Asian politics, India has gained a strong footing in the international pecking order with the signing of the Indo-US nuclear...

    Published August 2nd 2017 by Routledge

  5. Afghanistan – Challenges and Prospects

    Edited by Srinjoy Bose, Nishank Motwani, William Maley

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    After decades of turmoil a new phase is opening up for Afghanistan, in which a new generation comes to the fore as many of the key players from earlier phases, including foreign interventionist powers, leave the scene. Although this new phase offers new possibilities and increased hope for...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Indian Business

    Notions and Practices of Responsibility

    By Nimruji Jammulamadaka

    Series: Contemporary Themes in Business and Management

    This book presents a critical understanding of Indian business situated as an encounter between indigeneity and Western modernity by exploring notions and practices of responsibility. It brings the paradoxical nature of Indian businesses to the fore: though they have a rich history of...

    Published July 18th 2017 by Routledge India

  7. Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Åshild Kolås

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the women, peace and security literature, Women, Peace and Security in Nepal questions the...

    Published July 18th 2017 by Routledge

  8. The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The chapters in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates...

    Published July 4th 2017 by Routledge India

  9. Ritual and Recovery in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

    By Jane Derges

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Following over twenty years of war, Sri Lanka’s longest cease-fire (2002-2006) provided a final opportunity for an inclusive peace settlement between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). However, hostilities resumed with ever increasing desperation and ferocity...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Security Community in South Asia

    India - Pakistan

    By Muhammad Shoaib Pervez

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    The security relationship between India and Pakistan is generally viewed through a neo-realist approach of International Relations.. Treading on a different path, this book explains the rivalry of these countries by looking at the socio-cultural norms found at two levels, elites versus popular....

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge