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Animosity at BayAn Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Animosity at Bay: An Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Pallavi Raghavan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190087579
eISBN:
9780197520772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In this groundbreaking book, Raghavan uses previously untapped archival sources to weave together new stories about the experiences of post-partition state-making in South Asia. Through meticulous ... More

Capturing Institutional ChangeThe Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Himanshu Jha

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Institutions are norms that undergird organizations and are reflected in laws and practices. Scholars point towards the ‘stickiness’ of institutions as stubbornly persisting on the historical ... More

Caretaking DemocratizationThe Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Renaud Egreteau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the political landscape that followed the 2010 elections in Myanmar and the subsequent transition from direct military rule to a semi-civilian, ‘hybrid’ regime. Striking political, ... More

East of India, South of ChinaSino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia

East of India, South of China: Sino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia

Amitav Acharya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199461141
eISBN:
9780199088904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461141.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Asian Politics

East of India, South of China is an incisive analysis of the ebbs and flows of the geopolitical fortunes of India and China—the two Asian giants—in Southeast Asia. Amitav Acharya charts the key ... More

India and China at SeaCompetition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

David Brewster (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199479337
eISBN:
9780199092086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479337.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

China and India are emerging as major maritime powers as part of long-term shifts in the regional balance of power. As their wealth, interests, and power grow, the two countries are increasingly ... More

Interpreting PoliticsSituated Knowledge, India, and the Rudolph Legacy

Interpreting Politics: Situated Knowledge, India, and the Rudolph Legacy

John Echeverri-Gent and Kamal Sadiq (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190125011
eISBN:
9780190991296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

In careers that spanned six decades, Padma Bhushan award winners Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph elaborated seminal insights about Indian politics. The Rudolphs’ rigorous and remarkably empathetic study of ... More

Majoritarian StateHow Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen, and Christophe Jaffrelot (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Majoritarian State traces the ascendance of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP administration has established an ethno-religious and populist style ... More

PakistanA Kaleidoscope of Islam

Pakistan: A Kaleidoscope of Islam

Mariam Abou Zahab

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197534595
eISBN:
9780197536186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534595.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book brings together two sets of articles and book chapters by the late author, an extraordinary scholar of Islam in South Asia. The first part of the volume examines Shia–Sunni relations in ... More

Tamils and the NationIndia and Sri Lanka Compared

Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Madurika Rasaratnam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Why are relations between politically mobilized ethnic identities and the nation-state sometimes peaceful and at other times fraught and violent? This book sets out a novel answer to this key puzzle ... More

Trading WorldsAfghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Magnus Marsden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Trading Worlds is an anthropological study of Afghan merchants in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. The book argues that the merchants collectively form a little understood yet rapidly ... More

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