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  1. Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. India's Human Security

    Lost Debates, Forgotten People, Intractable Challenges

    Edited by Jason Miklian, Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    India's explosive economic growth and emerging power status make it a key country of interest for policymakers, researchers and scholars within South Asia and around the world. But while many of India's threats and conflicts are strategized and discussed extensively within the confines of security...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of South Asian Politics

    India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

    Edited by Paul R. Brass

    Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of South Asian Politics examines key issues in politics of the five independent states of the South Asian region: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Written by experts in their respective areas, this Handbook introduces the reader...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    By Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that ‘Sinhalese Buddhism’ in the period prior to its engagement with the British colonial State...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Governing Difference

    Edited by Ravinder Kaur, Ayo Wahlberg

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume explores how difference is constructed, manifested, mobilised and obscured in socially uneven societies, particularly those fuelled by neoliberal economic growth in the recent years. The book approaches difference as a double edged concept that allows one to make sense of the...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Violence, Torture and Memory in Sri Lanka

    Life after Terror

    By Dhana Hughes

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Drawing on original ethnographic field-research conducted primarily with former guerrilla insurgents in southern and central Sri Lanka, this book analyses the memories and narratives of people who have perpetrated political violence. It explores how violence is negotiated and lived with in the...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Indian Foreign and Security Policy in South Asia

    Regional Power Strategies

    By Sandra Destradi

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines Indian foreign policy and security relations in its eastern regional neighbourhood. Indian Foreign and Security Policy in South Asia conducts an in-depth analysis into India’s foreign policy towards the three main countries in India’s Eastern neighbourhood – Sri Lanka, Nepal, and...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Pakistan's War on Terrorism

    Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11

    By Samir Puri

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Sri Lanka and the Responsibility to Protect

    Politics, Ethnicity and Genocide

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book provides a study of the war by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to create a separate state in Sri Lanka. It examines the ways in which this war should, in principle, have invoked ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principles, as well as the political, legal and practical problems involved...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Pakistan in National and Regional Change

    State and Society in Flux

    Edited by C. Christine Fair, Shaun Gregory

    Pakistan is one of the most important states in the international system and a key concern of western security. This collection identifies a set of national and regional/international trends which will be critical in determining the medium to long-term stability and cohesion of Pakistan, yet which...

    Published June 14th 2013 by Routledge