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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 273 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. 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

  3. Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    By Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that ‘Sinhalese Buddhism’ in the period prior to its engagement with the British colonial State...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Islam and Pakistan's Political Culture

    By Farhan Mujahid Chak

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject,...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

    Edited by Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most...

    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. South Asia 2018

    15th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: South Asia

    Exhaustively researched and updated, South Asia 2018 is an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of this vast world region. General Survey Essays by specialists examine issues of regional importance. Country Surveys Individual chapters on each country, containing: -...

    Published September 29th 2017 by Routledge

  10. 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