An Introduction to South Asian Politics by Neil DeVotta

By Neil DeVotta

This introductory textbook offers scholars with a primary figuring out of the social, political, and monetary associations of six South Asian international locations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a huge theoretical framework and evaluates the possibilities and constraints dealing with South Asia’s states in the context of democracy.


Key good points include:





  • An creation to the region.

  • The background and political improvement of those South Asian states, together with reviews in their democratic trajectories.

  • The administration of clash, fiscal improvement, and extremist threats.

  • A comparative research of the states.

  • Projections referring to democracy bearing in mind the possibilities and constraints dealing with those international locations.




This textbook may be an crucial educating instrument for classes on South Asia. It contains pedagogical gains equivalent to political chronologies, political celebration descriptions, textual content containers, a thesaurus, and proposals for extra examining. Written in an available sort and through specialists on South Asian politics, it bargains scholars of South Asian politics a useful creation to an exceptionally diversified region.

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