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  1. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Mawlana Mawdudi and Political Islam

    Authority and the Islamic state

    By Roy Jackson

    Mawlana Mawdudi was one of the most influential and important Islamic thinkers of the modern world, whose brand of political Islam has won widespread acceptance in South and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. He was not only an Islamic scholar, but also a journalist and political activist...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Radical Politics in India

    Magic Moments of Naxalbari (1967-1975)

    By Mallarika Sinha Roy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The Naxalbari movement marks a significant moment in the postcolonial history of India. Beginning as an armed peasant uprising in 1967 under the leadership of radical communists, the movement was inspired by the Marxist-Leninist theory of revolution and involved a significant section of the...

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. India, Pakistan, and Democracy

    Solving the Puzzle of Divergent Paths

    By Philip Oldenburg

    The question of why some countries have democratic regimes and others do not is a significant issue in comparative politics. This book looks at India and Pakistan, two countries with clearly contrasting political regime histories, and presents an argument on why India is a democracy and Pakistan is...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Islam in South Asia

    Edited by David Taylor

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    There are more Muslims – over 400 million – in South Asia than in any other region in the world. Many of the most important political, intellectual and spiritual developments within Islam have had their origins, or have flourished, in the area, and Muslims from the region have played important...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Indian Political Thought

    A Reader

    Edited by Aakash Singh, Silika Mohapatra

    This Reader provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of contemporary Indian political theory. Tracing the development of the discipline and offering a clear presentation of the most influential literature in the field, it brings together contributions by outstanding and well-known...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Pakistan is a vitally important country in the contemporary global political system. It is a de facto nuclear state, and a pivotal country in the War on Terror. This book provides a comprehensive study of a nuclear-armed Pakistan, investigating the implications of its emergence as a nuclear weapons...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh

    A Complex Web

    By Ali Riaz

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In an unprecedented show of force, organization and skill, two proscribed Islamist militant organizations exploded more than 450 bombs within a span of less than an hour throughout Bangladesh on 17 August 2005 sending a strong message that they were a force to be reckoned with. This...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. India’s Open-Economy Policy

    Globalism, Rivalry, Continuity

    By Jalal Alamgir

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is the first major exploration of Indian political economy using a constructivist approach. Arguing that India’s open-economy policy was made, justified, and continued on the basis of the idea of openness more than its tangible effect, the book explains what sustained the idea of openness...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Indian Naval Strategy in the Twenty-first Century

    By James R. Holmes, Andrew C. Winner, Toshi Yoshihara

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This is the first academic study of India's emerging maritime strategy, and offers a systematic analysis of the interplay between Western military thought and Indian maritime traditions. By a quirk of historical fate, Europe embarked on its Age of Discovery just as the main Asian powers were...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge