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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Sikh Nationalism and Identity in a Global Age

    By Giorgio Shani

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Sikh Nationalism and Identity in a Global Age examines the construction of a Sikh national identity in post-colonial India and the diaspora and explores the reasons for the failure of the movement for an independent Sikh state: Khalistan. Based on a decade of research, it is argued that the failure...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Tibetan Government-in-Exile

    Politics at Large

    By Stephanie Roemer

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book provides a detailed account of the structure and political strategies of the Tibetan government-in exile, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), in northern India. Since its founding in 1959, it has been led by the 14th Dalai Lama who struggles to regain the Tibetan homeland. Based on...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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