Liberal perspectives for South Asia

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Cambridge University Press , New Delhi
StatementRajiva Wijesinha.
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
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Open LibraryOL23920825M
LC Control Number2009310645

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Liberal Perspectives for South Asia discusses the essentials of the liberal philosophy, while also indicating how appropriate it is in the South Asian context.

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In the past, the subcontinent was renowned for the skill with which it took up the dominant ideologies of the west and articulated them for the Asian context. This volume assembles renowned scholars to address, for the first time, the relationship between minorities and populism in South Asia and Europe from a comparative Liberal perspectives for South Asia book well as theoretical perspective.

Chapters explore different aspects of discourse around minorities and populism in. Far East and South Asia (Mineral perspectives) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Kung-Ping Wang (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" Author: Kung-Ping Wang. About the Authors. Ronald Meinarduscalls himself a liberal, a political commentator, a desk activist, and a citizen of the world.

He came to New Delhi in summer as the Regional Director South Asia of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF).File Size: 1MB. The essays provide insights into areas of importance for liberal governance.

Taken together, the chapters give a conclusive perspective on the state of liberalism in this country. While India has a long way to go before she may be termed a liberal democracy, this book shows that Indian liberals – in spite of many arguments – have more in common than what holds them apart.

The Rise of Developmental Liberal Asia: South Korean Parameters of Asianized Industrial Capitalism Chapter May with 11 Reads How we measure 'reads'. In his extraordinarily influential book Orientalism, Edward Said argued that Western knowledge about the Orient in the Post-Enlightenment period has been "a systematic discourse by which Europe was able to manage—even produce—the Orient politically, sociologically, militarily, ideologically, scientifically, and imaginatively." According to Said, European and American.

In the South Asian context, there are two schools: one that holds that democracy in a liberal sense is not appropriate for South Asia, while the other (notably from the West) holds that democracy is not viable in unstable Size: KB.

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December SPECIAL ISSUE Practices of Brokerage and the Making of Migration Infrastructures in Asia Guest Editors: Tina Shrestha and Brenda S.A. Yeoh. This book sheds new light on why caste oppression persists by using new theoretical perspectives as well as Bhimrao Ambedkar's concepts of the caste system.

Focusing on struggles among India's Dalits, the castes formerly known as untouchables, the book draws on a rich material and explains, among other things, mechanisms of oppression and how. Liberalist Perspectives on the Rise of China Liberalism is made up of several interrelated concepts and strands, including the ‘Kantian Triangle’, [38] ‘international institutions’, ‘interdependence’, and the ‘Democratic Peace Theory’, [39] as explored by scholars such as Michael Boyle and Andrew Moravcsik.

India: Aug Clampdown in Kashmir & Move to revoke Article | Select Statements / Commentary / updates India and Pakistan: Step Back from the Brink - Calls by Citizens for Restraint - Feb-March South Asia Loses a Voice of Sanity - Asma Jahangir () India: Bhima Koregaon Crackdown on Activists - reports, commentary and public Author: B Skanthakumar.

A decade ago, when Ong was writing her book, China and Southeast Asia were striking as role models for the future, whereas Japan and South Korea were already considered established powers for every practical matter. Some of the elements leading to Ong’s set of conclusions could – and can – be clearly seen in Taiwan.

Your favorite fiction from South Asia and the diaspora. Novels, short stories and novellas. South Asian countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, people also include Burma/Myanmar, Afghanistan, Iran and the Maldives as part of South Asia.

South Asia does NOT include China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam (these last three are part of Southeast Asia. But is liberal democracy really so bad in dealing with pluralism. This volume, collecting a selection of the Reset DOC Venice-Padua-Delhi dialogue series, is going to answer two fundamental questions.

First, what precisely is the nexus between minorities and populism in South Asia and Europe. I am currently working on a book entitled Fragility in the Global South: Bridging Gaps in Theory, Practice and Policy; and an edited volume, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Global Perspectives (under contract with McGill-Queen’s University Press).

Theoretical Perspectives on International Relations in Asia liberal and constructivist slots. So theorizing Asian IR necessarily involves generalizing from a thin 8 An important recent book using critical theories of IR to Asia is Anthony Burke and Mat Macdonald, File Size: KB.

Democracy in South Asia. 4 1. The promotion of good governance practices can broaden the notion of accountability to citizens. People should be educated in order to create social sanctions against corruption. Opportunities should be enhanced for the safe and secure participation by womenFile Size: KB.

Graduate student. Education: MA in Religious Studies, University of South Florida. Interests: Early South-Indian devotional traditions; the development of śrauta ritual in the early Vedic period; sociopolitical and religious contexts and development during the second urbanization; and formative Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism.

This volume assembles renowned scholars to address, for the first time, the relationship between minorities and populism in South Asia and Europe from a critical perspective. Despite the very different and to some extent opposite historical and political trajectories, there is today a convergence on nationalist affirmation and on majoritarian.

Ali Ahmed continues his engagement with the themes of his previous two books, On War in South Asia and On Peace in South Asia (both CinnamonTeal ), specifically on issues related to India's strategic, military and nuclear doctrines. He takes his discussion of a Limited Nuclear War, broached in his book India's Doctrine Puzzle: Limiting War in South Asia.

Buy the Kobo ebook Book Chinese Infrastructure in South Asia: A Realist and Liberal Perspective, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka by atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. initiative on South Asia, the liberal argument provided stronger evidence and produced a narrative more aligned with China’s economic needs.

By deciding through which lens to view China’s motivations, great powers in the region can best assess how to address these programs and either challenge or support : David P Nicolas. " Robert D. Kaplan, ‘The South China Sea is the future of conflict’, Foreign Policy, 15 Aug.

; Amitav Acharya, ‘Power shift or paradigm shift?China's rise and Asia's emerging security order’, International Studies Quarterly 1,pp. –73; Zhou Fangyin, ‘Between assertiveness and self-restraint: understanding China's South China Sea policy’, International Cited by:   Asia after the liberal international order 10 July Author: Amitav Acharya, American University.

With the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, the West suddenly woke up with an acute anxiety about the fate of the US-led liberal.

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A second liberal tradition started in with the forming of the Progressive Party. South Asia Book Award Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives is a four-day conference at the University of Texas at Austin planned as the culmination of a series of events held in Fall, The College of Liberal Arts The University of Texas at Austin Inner Campus Dr Stop G Austin, TX.

Asia’s New Democracies and the Liberal World Order. Piccone addressed the question of the future of the liberal democratic order through his latest book, but South Asia remains a massive Author: Akhilesh Pillalamarri.This volume stands out among a wide range of anthologies on South Asia by the breadth of topical coverage.

The 32 chapters and as many authors that comprise this volume were assembled at a conference convened by the South Asia Centre for Policy Studies in to address 3 seminal challenges in South Asia: a) consolidating democracy b) overcoming mass 4/5(1).As one of the largest East Asian language collections in North America, the Asia Library provides scholarly resources in various formats to patrons at both U-M and other institutions to support East Asian studies.

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