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  1. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal

    Democracy in the Margins

    By Susan I. Hangen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The relationship between ethnic politics and democracy presents a paradox for scholars and policy makers: ethnic politics frequently emerge in new democracies, and yet are often presumed to threaten these new democracies. As ethnic politics is becoming increasingly central to Nepali politics, this...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Tsunami Recovery in Sri Lanka

    Ethnic and Regional Dimensions

    Edited by Dennis B. McGilvray, Michele R. Gamburd

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The Indian Ocean Tsunami, which devastated 70 percent of Sri Lanka’s coastline and killed an estimated 35,000 people, was remarkable both for the magnitude of the disaster and for the unprecedented scale of the relief and recovery operations mounted by national and international agencies. The...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge