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  1. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Pakistan's Stability Paradox

    Domestic, Regional and International Dimensions

    Edited by Ashutosh Misra, Michael E. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan, with the second largest Muslim population in the world, is a crucial country in the international system. It is an ally of the United States in the global ‘war on terror’ but is also regarded as a major bastion of some of the most active jihadist organisations. This book highlights and...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective

    Political Economy, Liberalisation and Institutional Change

    Edited by Uwe Becker

    In the past ten to twenty years the global political economy picture has dramatically changed with the emergence of the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and, notably, China (BRICs) as big players and competitors of the advanced economies in the West and Eastern Asia. The book comparatively...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Political Philosophies of Antonio Gramsci and B. R. Ambedkar

    Itineraries of Dalits and Subalterns

    Edited by Cosimo Zene

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Bridging two generations of scholarship on social inequality and modern political forms, this book examines the political philosophies of inclusion of subalterns/Dalits in Gramsci and Ambedkar’s political philosophies. It highlights the full range of Gramsci’s ‘philosophy of praxis’ and presents a...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Crime-Terror Nexus in South Asia

    States, Security and Non-State Actors

    By Ryan Clarke

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines the crime-terror nexus in South Asia, focusing in particular on the activities of non-state actors that operate out of Pakistan, and challenges the conventional wisdom that the Pakistan Taleban (TTP) and Al-Qaeda are Pakistan’s most serious security threats. Much research has...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Refugees in South Asia

    Identity, Resistance, Manipulation

    By Navine Murshid

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Partition and post-colonial migrations – sometimes voluntary, often forced – have created borders in South Asia that serve to oppress rather than protect. Migrants and refugees feel their real home lies beyond the border, and liberation struggles continue the quest for freedoms that have proven to...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge