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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 154 new and published books in the subject of South Asian Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Why India Votes?

    By Mukulika Banerjee

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    Why India Votes? offers a fascinating account of the Indian electorate through a series of comprehensive ethnographic explorations conducted across the country — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. It...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Religion and Security in South and Central Asia

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Religion and security play an important role in traditional societies. In South and Central Asia, traditional and moderate Islamic beliefs and practices with strong indigenous and Sufi content are diametrically opposed to radical Wahabi and Taliban brands of Islam intolerant of other cultures and...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women and Militant Wars

    The politics of injury

    By Swati Parashar

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book explores women’s militant activities in insurgent wars and seeks to understand what women ‘do’ in wars. In International Relations, inter-state conflict, anti-state armed insurgency and armed militancy are essentially seen as wars where collective violence (against civilians and security...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Between Love and Freedom

    The Revolutionary in the Hindi Novel

    By Nikhil Govind

    Between Love and Freedom interprets the figure of the revolutionary in the Hindi novel by establishing its lineage in representative Bengali novels, as well as in the contending moralities of Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagat Singh on the idea of violence. It reveals how conventional social realism and...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge India

  5. The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Arms Race in Asia

    Trends, causes and implications

    By Andrew T.H. Tan

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book is the first systematic examination of the emerging arms race in Asia. The global trade in arms is to a large degree underpinned by the strong demand for arms in Asia and the Middle East, the two largest arms export markets in the world. Of these two regions Asia has become particularly...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. India, Pakistan and the Secret Jihad

    The Covert War in Kashmir, 1947-2004

    By Praveen Swami

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    India, Pakistan and the Secret Jihad explores the history of jihadist violence in Kashmir, and argues that the violent conflict which exploded after 1990 was not a historical discontinuity, but, rather, an escalation of what was by then a five-decade old secret war. Praveen Swami&...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Conflict and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka

    Caught in the Peace Trap?

    Edited by Jonathan Goodhand, Benedikt Korf, Jonathan Spencer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The period between 2001 and 2006 saw the rise and fall of an internationally supported effort to bring a protracted violent conflict in Sri Lanka to a peaceful resolution. A ceasefire agreement, signed in February 2002, was followed by six rounds of peace talks, but growing political violence,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Neoliberalism

    The All India Democratic Women’s Association and Globalization Politics

    By Elisabeth Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book describes the changing landscape of women’s politics for equality and liberation during the rise of neoliberalism in India. Between 1991 and 2006, the doctrine of liberalization guided Indian politics and economic policy. These neoliberal measures vastly reduced poverty alleviation...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

    By Andrea Schapper

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge