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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. The Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization

    Invited Influence

    By Norton Wheeler

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In the waning years of the Cold War, the United States and China began to cautiously engage in cultural, educational, and policy exchanges, which in turn strengthened new security and economic ties. These links have helped shape the most important bilateral relationship in the late-twentieth and...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethnicity, Authority, and Power in Central Asia

    New Games Great and Small

    Edited by Robert L. Canfield, Gabriele Rasuly-Paleczek

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The peoples of Greater Central Asia – not only Inner Asian states of Soviet Union but also those who share similar heritages in adjacent countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan, Iran, and the Chinese province of Xinjiang – have been drawn into more direct and immediate contact since the Soviet...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Twenty-First Century Seapower

    Cooperation and Conflict at Sea

    Edited by Peter Dutton, Robert Ross, Øystein Tunsjø

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers, and the implications for maritime security relations and the global maritime order. Since the end of the Cold War, China, Japan, India and Russia have begun to challenge the status quo with the acquisition of advanced...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. China, the West and the Myth of New Public Management

    Neoliberalism and its Discontents

    By Paolo Urio

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In the West, innovations in new public management (NPM) have been regarded as part of the neoliberal project, whilst in China, these reforms have emerged from a very different economic and social landscape. Despite these differences however, similar measures to those introduced in the West have...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Enduring Legacies and Emerging Challenges

    Edited by Amanda E Wooden, Christoph H. Stefes

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Most books on the Caucasus and Central Asia are country-by-country studies. This book, on the other hand, fills a gap in Central Eurasian studies as one of the few comparative case study books on Central Eurasia, covering both the Caucasus and Central Asia; it considers key themes right across the...

    Published March 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism

    Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka

    By Neil DeVotta

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book shows how Sri Lanka’s civil war gradually undermined liberal democracy and caused the country to regress toward the current soft authoritarian dispensation. In doing so, it introduces the concept of 'ethnic supererogation,' a governing system built around the notion that a majority ethnic...

    Published February 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Dalits in Neo-liberal India

    Mobility or Marginalisation?

    Edited by Clarinda Lucy Marion Still

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    This volume deals with the mobility and marginalization experienced by Dalits in India. It highlights the contradictions and disjunctures they face, resulting in simultaneous improvement and deterioration of their status in society. It discusses their rise and progress along with continuing...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge India