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- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 84.00
This ambitious work explores the vexed connections among nation building, ethnic identity, and regional conflict by focusing on a specific event: Indian political and military intervention in the ethnic conflict between the Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka. Postcolonial Insecurities counters the perception of ?ethnicity? as an inferior and subversive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
The dramatic surge in regional integration schemes over the past two decades has been one of the most important developments in world politics. Virtually all countries are now members of at least one regional grouping. South Asia is no exception to this trend. In December 1985, seven South Asian countries came together to establish South Asian Association... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
The South Asian Diaspora numbers just under 30 million people worldwide, and it is recognized as the most widely dispersed diaspora. It is, moreover, one which of late has seen phenomenal growth, both due to natural increase and the result of a continued movement of professionals and labourers in the late 20 th and early 21 st century from the subcontinent... more...
- Reaktion Books 2005; US$ 24.95
South Asia has been the setting for some of the century's most violent invasions, the Western world's bloodiest defeats, and a volatile geopolitical brew of religions, ethnicities, and nationalism that sends unsettling ripples through the global balance of power even today. Rob Johnson writes here the engrossing history of the individual conflicts... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95
This volume, the second in the Governance, Conflict, and Civic Action series, examines civil society in South Asia through case studies of different kinds of ethnic (communal) activism. With chapters covering Nepal, Sri Lanka, and India (Darjeeling, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Tamil Nadu), it avoids the methodological nationalism... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change. In this pivotal examination of the countries known as ?Monsoon... more...
Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia: Dominant Classes and Political Outcomes in India, Pakistan, and BangladeshABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 138.00
In reaction to British imperialism during the 19th and 20th centuries, Indian Muslims and Hindus imagined and invented their separate and distinct religious communities and communal nationalisms. These were institutionalized in the subcontinent's political systems by the British government in collaboration with Indian politicians. Stern argues that... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 249.00
Here is the first study of post-Cold War cooperation for advancing maritime governance in this little-understood but geopolitically vital region. The authors synthesize regime and structuration theory to assess the effectiveness of international cooperation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
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 groups. The emergence of radical extremist and violent... more...