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  1. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Statelessness and Citizenship

    Camps and the Creation of Political Space

    By Victoria Redclift

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    What does it mean to be a citizen? In depth research with a stateless population in Bangladesh has revealed that, despite liberal theory’s reductive vision, the limits of political community are not set in stone. The Urdu-speaking population in Bangladesh exemplify some of the key problems facing...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. India and Counterinsurgency

    Lessons Learned

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, David P. Fidler

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume focuses on India's experiences waging counterinsurgency campaigns since its independence in 1947. Filling a clear gap in the literature, the book traces and assess the origins, evolution and current state of India's counterinsurgency strategies and capabilities, focusing on key...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Displacement and Resettlement in India

    The Human Cost of Development

    By Hari Mohan Mathur

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In the past ten years or so, displacement by development projects has gone on almost untamed under the globalization pressures to meet the demand for land from local and increasingly foreign investors. Focusing on India, this book looks at the complex issue of resettling people who are displaced...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Revival in Nepal

    Religion and a New Nation

    By Megan Adamson Sijapati

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book draws on extensive fieldwork among Muslims in Nepal to examine the local and global factors that shape contemporary Muslim identity and the emerging Islamic revival movement based in the Kathmandu valley. Nepal's Muslims are active participants in the larger global movement of Sunni...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Nationbuilding, Gender and War Crimes in South Asia

    By Bina D’Costa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book gives a detailed political analysis of nationbuilding processes and how these are closely linked to statebuilding and to issues of war crime, gender and sexuality, and marginalization of minority groups. With a focus on the Indian subcontinent, the author demonstrates how the state...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge