Books on Politics

books you should read about South Asian Politics.

China, India, Pakistan, destruction, fire, nuclear weapons,

Mutual mistrust on sure doomsday

Book Name; South Asia’s Nuclear Security Dilemma; India, Pakistan and China. Author; Lowell Dittmer The book cover with an image of computer lab in light darkness very precisely depicts the nature of south Asian politics and security. Any slight mistake or clicking the wrong key on the computer keyboard may wrought destruction up on them!! […]

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India, masculine hegemony, book,

Gendered politics and nationalism in India

Book Name: Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding Masculine Hegemony Author: Prem Kumar Vijayan How gender and nationalism intermingle with each other and how they exert an effect upon each other with a special reference to India, Indian politics, and nationalism.  The author’s concept of Masculine hegemony as is posited and elaborated by him in this

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Islam and Identity Politics among British-Bangladeshis : A Leap of Faith, book, Ali Riaz

Looking to their home: dilemma of British Bangladeshis

It is human nature that always remembers its past and has nostalgia for it.  Wherever and whenever it finds vent for it, it expresses itself in one form or another form.  However, distant and developed they may become, they long for their past how pleasant and sweet was it!  This nostalgic feeling is very common

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The Vernacularisation of Democracy: Politics, Caste, and Religion in India, book by Lucia Michelutti,

Mixing down democracy into Indian society

Book Name: The Vernacularisation of Democracy: Politics, Caste, and Religion in India Author’s Name: Lucia Michelutti The Indian subcontinent is the most diverse region of the world where so many people, races, castes, cultures, and religions dwell that baffles any outsider who peeps into this gigantic magical land! As is common in the political and

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India, foreign policy, drifting, book,

Drifting foreign policy of India

Book Name: Subcontinental Drift: Domestic politics and India’s Foreign Policy (South Asia in World Affairs) Author’s Name: Rajesh Basrur The labyrinthine image in the book implicitly conveys the meaning of the complexity of South Asian politics.  How and why India’s desire to be a super or at least a regional power is restricted by some

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education, effects, brainwashing

Assembling of Citizenship through Education

Book Name; Manufacturing Citizenship, Education and Nationalism in Europe, South Asia and China. Editor; Veronique Benei Gobalization has globalized everything. Right from trade, politics, migration to education. Nothing is now isolated and could vigorously be affected by globalization. Political boundaries and lines now exist only in maps as symbolic demarcation of political entity and sovereignty.

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war, Pakistan, India, non state actors, franchising, book,

Franchising war to non-state actors

Book Name; Gambling with Violence, State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and in India. Author; Yelena Biberman. Yelena Biberman took the microcosm of two South Asian nuclear countries of India and Pakistan to show the macrocosm to its readers: why the two South Asian neighbours are out sourcing the violence to the ordinary civilians, criminals

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green, renewable, energy

Interlinking for an energetic future

Book Name; Sustainable Energy Transition in South Asia; Challenges and Opportunities. Editors; S. Narayan, Christopher Len, Roshni Kapur. The energy demand and consumption is continuously increasing in South Asia and worldwide as well. This ever increasing rise is compelling the states to make arrangements for the new energy sources but their focus must be on

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