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  1. India - The Political Economy of Growth, Stagnation and the State, 1951-2007

    By Matthew McCartney

    Series: India in the Modern World

    Understanding the drivers and inhibitors of economic growth is critical for promoting development in less developed countries, including India. This book examines economic growth in India from 1951 to the present, challenging many accepted orthodox views. It argues that growth and stagnation should...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Understanding India’s New Political Economy

    A Great Transformation?

    Edited by Sanjay Ruparelia, Sanjay Reddy, John Harriss, Stuart Corbridge

    A number of large-scale transformations have shaped the economy, polity and society of India over the past quarter century. This book provides a detailed account of three that are of particular importance: the advent of liberal economic reform, the ascendance of Hindu cultural nationalism, and the...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the...

    Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. New Cultural Identitarian Political Movements in Developing Societies

    The Bharatiya Janata Party

    By Sebastian Schwecke

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Applying an intercultural and comparative theoretical approach across Asia and Africa, this book analyses the rise and moderation of political movements in developing societies which mobilise popular support with references to conceptions of cultural identity. The author includes not only the Hindu...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Territories and States of India 2011

    2nd Edition

    Series: Europa Territories of the World series

    This invaluable collection of information provides an in-depth guide to the regional dimension of the politics and economy of this vast and complex country. Incomparable in its coverage, which includes a detailed chronology for India as a whole, a bibliography, contact details for leading officials...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Politics in India

    Structure, Process and Policy

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of the broad spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the key features of politics in India in a comparative and accessible narrative, illustrated with relevant maps, life stories, statistics and opinion data. Familiar concepts of...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Political Survival in Pakistan

    Beyond Ideology

    By Anas Malik

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Presenting a framework that incorporates macro-level forces into micro-level strategic calculations, this book explains key political choices by leaders and challengers in Pakistan through the political survival mechanism. It offers an explanation for continuing polity weakness in the country, and...

    Published October 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Labour Movement in the Global South

    Trade Unions in Sri Lanka

    By S. Janaka Biyanwila

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Based on extensive original research, this book examines the challenges confronting trade unions in the global South, by focusing on trade union struggles in Sri Lanka under neo-liberal globalisation. It centres on movement politics of unions; explains union capacities to mobilise workers as a part...

    Published October 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. India and the South Asian Strategic Triangle

    By Ashok Kapur

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    This book traces the triangular strategic relationship of India, Pakistan and China over the second half of the twentieth century, and shows how two enmities – Sino-Indian and Indo-Pakistani – and one friendship – Sino-Pakistani – defined the distribution of power and the patterns of relationships...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge