By James Chiriyankandath
Over the previous seven a long time and extra political events became a vital characteristic of the political panorama of the South Asian subcontinent, serving either as a conduit and made from the tumultuous swap the zone has skilled. but they've got no longer been the focal point of sustained scholarly recognition. This assortment makes a speciality of assorted points of ways significant events were brokers of - and topic to - switch in 3 South Asian states (India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), reading a few of the obvious paradoxes of politics within the subcontinent and protecting concerns akin to gender, faith, patronage, clientelism, political recruitment and democratic regression. habitual subject matters are the significance of personalities (and the corresponding forget of institutionalisation) and the inability of pluralism in intraparty affairs, components that render events and political structures susceptible to degeneration.
This e-book was once released as a distinct factor of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics.
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