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New and Published Books

  1. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    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...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Decentralization, Local Governance, and Social Wellbeing in India

    Do Local Governments Matter?

    By Rani D. Mullen

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    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...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Non-discrimination and Equality in India

    Contesting Boundaries of Social Justice

    By Vidhu Verma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    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,...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Civil Society in the Philippines

    Theoretical, Methodological and Policy Debates

    By Gerard Clarke

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research, this book provides a path-breaking account of civil society in the Philippines. It challenges the widespread belief in political science and development studies literature that civil society in developing countries is an institutional arena in which...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Building a People-Oriented Security Community the ASEAN way

    By Alan Collins

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    ASEAN has declared its intention to create a security community in Southeast Asia that is people-orientated. This book evaluates ASEAN’s progress, and in doing so examines three matters of concern. The book firstly looks at the importance of constitutive norms to the workings of security...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  7. The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian...

    Published May 19th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of South Asia: Political Development

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This Handbook brings together essays that introduce the reader to the key issues in South Asian political development. Written by experts in their respective areas, the essays explore key aspects of political economy, political and economic change, and the complex diplomatic and security challenges...

    Published May 19th 2017 by Routledge India

  9. China’s Eurasian Pivot

    The Silk Road Economic Belt

    By Raffaello Pantucci, Sarah Lain

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    This Whitehall Paper is an examination of China’s relations over its western borders, looking at the interplay between China’s relations with South and Central Asia, and its relations with other great adjacent powers. Based on a two-year research project that included travel and workshops in South...

    Published May 17th 2017 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published May 16th 2017 by Routledge India