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By Neil DeVotta

This introductory textbook presents scholars with a basic figuring out of the social, political, and fiscal associations of six South Asian nations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a large theoretical framework and evaluates the possibilities and constraints dealing with South Asia’s states in the context of democracy.


Key positive aspects include:





  • An creation to the region.

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

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

  • A comparative research of the states.

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




This textbook might be an essential educating software for classes on South Asia. It comprises pedagogical good points reminiscent of political chronologies, political occasion descriptions, textual content containers, a word list, and recommendations for extra examining. Written in an obtainable variety and by way of specialists on South Asian politics, it deals scholars of South Asian politics a necessary creation to an extremely various region.

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