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  1. Religion and Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Ali Riaz

    Religion and religio-political forces have become potent influences in the domestic politics of many countries irrespective of geographical location, stages of economic growth, and systems of governance. The growing importance of religion as a marker of identity and a tool of political mobilization...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Nuclear Proliferation in South Asia

    Crisis Behaviour and the Bomb

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, S. Paul Kapur

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume explores competing perspectives on the impact of nuclear weapons proliferation on the South Asian security environment. The spread of nuclear weapons is one of the world’s foremost security concerns. The effect of nuclear weapons on the behaviour of newly nuclear states, and the...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Partnerships in Asia

    Balancing without alliances

    By Vidya Nadkarni

    This book examines the nature and implications of the increasing interaction among three secondary powers in the world: China, Russia and India. It provides an in-depth analysis of the complex and often contradictory goals underlying their emerging strategic partnerships along with an assessment of...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Nuclear Weapons and Conflict Transformation

    The Case of India-Pakistan

    By Saira Khan

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This new volume explores what the acquisition of nuclear weapons means for the life of a protracted conflict. The book argues that the significance of the possession of nuclear weapons in conflict resolution has been previously overlooked. Saira Khan argues that the acquisition of nuclear...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. South Asia's Cold War

    Nuclear Weapons and Conflict in Comparative Perspective

    By Rajesh M. Basrur

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book is a ground-breaking analysis of the India-Pakistan nuclear confrontation as a form of ‘cold war’ – that is, a hostile relationship between nuclear rivals. Drawing on nuclear rivalries between similar pairs (United States-Soviet Union, United States-China, Soviet Union-China, and United...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Political Economy, Growth and Liberalisation in India, 1991-2008

    By Matthew McCartney

    Series: India in the Modern World

    The phenomenal growth and liberalisation of the Indian economy has been the subject of extensive scholarly documentation and competing interpretations. This book examines the key period of liberalisation in India from 1991 to 2008. It analyses the relationship between growth and liberalisation and,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Labour, Globalization and the State

    Workers, Women and Migrants Confront Neoliberalism

    Edited by Debdas Banerjee, Michael Goldfield

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best...

    Published September 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Pakistan

    Ways Out of Instability

    By Hilary Synnott

    Series: Adelphi series

    This book argues that any strategy for dealing with Pakistan requires an understanding of the country’s complex and turbulent history and of the weaknesses of its political and other institutions. It describes how, in the absence of an inherent national identity, successive military and civilian...

    Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Pakistan - Social and Cultural Transformations in a Muslim Nation

    By Mohammad Qadeer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This is the first English-language survey of Pakistan’s socio-economic evolution. Mohammad Qadeer gives an essential overview of social and cultural transformation in Pakistan since independence, which is crucial to understanding Pakistan’s likely future direction. Pakistan examines how tradition...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. India's Nuclear Bomb and National Security

    By Karsten Frey

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India’s Nuclear Bomb and National Security gives an analytic account of the dynamics of India's nuclear build up. It puts forward a new comprehensive model, which goes beyond the classic strategic model of accepting motives of arming behaviour, and incorporates the dynamics in India’s nuclear...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge