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Media as Politics in South Asia, book, channels, TVs, media,

Media as arbiter between masses and state

Book Name: Media as Politics in South Asia Editors: Sahana Udupa, Stephen McDowell Can we imagine a society that is immune or at least less influenced by the impact of media both traditional and non-traditional?  Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad were the media of their times hymning to the war heroes. The same techniques and tactics […]

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Contrasts and contradictions in 3 Societies

Contrasts and contradictions in 3 Societies

Book Name; Identity, Conflict, and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan Editors: Olivier Grojean, and Gilles Dorronsora Pakistan, Iran and Turkey are the three major countries of the Muslim world.  With a 394 million population in total, the three Muslim countries have always been a roller coaster of world political wrangling. Three have always remained

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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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left, politics, South, Asia

Left going into further left!

Book Name: Radical politics in South Asia. Editors: Paul R. Brass, Marcus F. Franda. The seven South Asian countries with more than one billion people living in them is a vast chunk of land which could not be easily ignored by the world powers for their economic, political and military values. Being a conglomerate of

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