Government and Politics in South Asia

Editor/Author Oberst, Robert C., Malik, Yogendra K., Kennedy, Charles and Kapur, Ashok
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334879-7
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 45
Book Status: Available
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A comprehensive yet concise comparative introduction to the leading nations of South Asia, now thoroughly updated with recent events

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Table of Contents

  • List of Tables and Illustrations
  • Preface to the Seventh Edition
  • 1 Introduction
  • I INDIA
  • 2 Political Culture and Heritage: A Changing Political Culture
  • 3 State Institutions and Changing Political Dynamics
  • 4 Shifting Perspectives About Political Parties and Political Leaders
  • 5 Groups and Multiple Demands on the System
  • 6 Conflict Management
  • 7 Modernization and Development with Indian Characteristics
  • II PAKISTAN
  • 8 Political Culture and Heritage
  • 9 Constitutional Structure
  • 10 Political Parties and Political Leaders
  • 11 Conflict and Mediation
  • 12 Policy Issues
  • 13 Problems and Prospects
  • III BANGLADESH
  • 14 Political Culture and Heritage
  • 15 Government Institutions
  • 16 Elections, Parties, and Interest Groups
  • 17 Conflicts and Resolution
  • 18 Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems
  • IV SRI LANKA
  • 19 Political Culture and Heritage
  • 20 Government Structure
  • 21 Political Parties and Interest Groups
  • 22 Conflict Mediation: Ethnic and Political Conflict
  • 23 The Search for Prosperity
  • 24 Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems
  • V NEPAL
  • 25 Political Heritage and Culture
  • 26 Political Institutions and Governmental Processes
  • 27 Political Parties, Elections, and Leaders
  • 28 Class and Identity Conflicts
  • 29 Modernization and Development: Problems and Prospects
  • VI SOUTH ASIA
  • 30 The Future: South Asia as a Region and a Player in the World System
  • Statistical Appendix