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Government and Politics in South Asia:

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ISBN-10: 081334879X

ISBN-13: 9780813348797

Edition: 2013

Authors: Yogendra K. Malik, Charles H. Kennedy, Robert C. Oberst, Ashok Kapur, Mahendra Lawoti

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This comprehensive but accessible text provides students with a systematic introduction to the comparative political study of the leading nations of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. The seventh edition is extensively revised and updated, benefiting from the fresh perspectives brought on by adding Ahrar Ahmad to the author team. New material includes discussions of political parties and leaders in India; the Zardari regime in Pakistan and changes to the Pakistani constitution; the rocky relationship between Pakistan and the Obama administration; new prospects and dangers facing Bangladesh; continuing political violence in Sri Lanka after the end of its civil…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Perseus Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

List of Tables and Illustrations
Preface to the Seventh Edition
Political Culture and Heritage: A Changing Political Culture
State Institutions and Changing Political Dynamics
Shifting Perspectives About Political Parties and Political Leaders
Groups and Multiple Demands on the System
Conflict Management
Modernization and Development with Indian Characteristics
Political Culture and Heritage
Constitutional Structure
Political Parties and Political Leaders
Conflict and Mediation
Policy Issues
Problems and Prospects
Political Culture and Heritage
Government Institutions
Elections, Parties, and Interest Groups
Conflicts and Resolution
Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems
Sri Lanka
Political Culture and Heritage
Government Structure
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Conflict Mediation: Ethnic and Political Conflict
The Search for Prosperity
Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems
Political Heritage and Culture
Political Institutions and Governmental Processes
Political Parties, Elections, and Leaders
Class and Identity Conflicts
Modernization and Development: Problems and Prospects
South Asia
The Future: South Asia as a Region and a Player in the World System
Statistical Appendix