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  1. Nation, Territory, and Globalization in Pakistan

    Traversing the Margins

    By Chad Haines

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The Karakoram Highway was constructed by the Pakistani state in the 1970s as a major development project that furthered the national interest and solidified state control over the disputed region of northern Pakistan. Focusing on this highway, this book provides a unique analysis of the...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Economic and Human Development in Contemporary India

    Cronyism and Fragility

    By Debdas Banerjee

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book deals with issues in economic development in India. It highlights those factors that are indicative of India’s emergence in the global economy yet indicates negative "trickle down" effects, such as malnutrition, poverty, bonded labourers, high adult unemployment and the widespread use of...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Himalayan Frontiers of India

    Historical, Geo-Political and Strategic Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The Himalaya, which is a great natural frontier for India, symbolises India’s spiritual and national consciousness. The Himalayan region displays wide diversity of cultural patterns, languages, ethnic identities and religious practices. Along the Himalayas converge the boundaries of South and...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Maoism in India

    Reincarnation of Ultra-Left Wing Extremism in the Twenty-First Century

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty, Rajat Kumar Kujur

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rise of Maoism as one of the organized political movement in India is the outcome of a historical situation. Both colonialism and the failure of the Indian state to implement land reforms more stringently in the aftermath of independence resulted in terrible sufferings of the marginalized, land...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Kashmir’s Right to Secede

    A Critical Examination of Contemporary Theories of Secession

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    A separatist conflict has been ongoing in India-administered Kashmir since 1989. Focusing on this region, this book critiques the existing normative theories of secession, and offers a comprehensive examination of the right of sub-groups to secede. The book looks at the different accounts of the...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Culture and the Environment in the Himalaya

    Edited by Arjun Guneratne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is concerned with human-environment relations in the Himalaya. It explores how different populations and communities in the region understand or conceive of the concept of environment, how their concepts vary across lines of gender, class, age, status, and what this implies for policy...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. South Asian Security

    21st Century Discourses

    Edited by Sagarika Dutt, Alok Bansal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The South Asian security complex refers to security interdependencies between the states in the region, and also includes the effect that powerful external actors, such as China, the US and Russia, and geopolitical interests have on regional dynamics. This book focuses on the national securities of...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Labor, Democratization and Development in India and Pakistan

    By Christopher Candland

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In this first comparative study of organized labor in India and Pakistan, the author analyses the impact and role of organized labor in democratization and development. The study provides a unique comparative history of Indian and Pakistani labor politics. It begins in the early twentieth century,...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. India’s Energy Security

    Edited by Ligia Noronha, Anant Sudarshan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the multifaceted aspects of India’s energy security concerns. Bringing together a set of opinions and analysis from experts and policymakers, it sheds light on the context of India’s energy insecurity and explores its various dimensions, its nature and extent. Contributors...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge