Government And Politics In South Asia

Government And Politics In South Asia

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ISBN-13: 9780813379067
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/24/1990
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Craig Baxter is professor emeritus of politics and history at Juanita College.Yogendra Malik is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Akron.Charles Kennedy is professor of political science at Wake Forest University.Robert Oberst is associate professor of political science at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Yogendra Malik is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Akron. Charles Kennedy is professor of political science at Wake Forest University. Robert Oberst is associate professor of political science at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Illustrationsix
Preface to the Fifth Editionxi
Introduction1
1The Governance of South Asia Under the British5
Part 1India19
2Political Culture and Heritage21
3Political Institutions and Governmental Processes55
4Political Parties and Political Leaders99
5Groups and Multiple Demands on the System129
6Conflict Mediation148
7Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems160
Part 2Pakistan169
8Political Culture and Heritage171
9Government Structure184
10Political Parties and Political Leaders195
11Conflict and Mediation215
12Policy Issues226
13Modernization and Development241
Part 3Banglanesh249
14Political Culture and Heritage251
15Government Institutions266
16Elections, Parties, and Interest Groups278
17Conflicts and Resolution301
18Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems313
Part 4Sri Lanka323
19Political Culture and Heritage325
20Government Structure338
21Political Parties and Interest Groups353
22Conflict Mediation: Ethnic Conflict and War369
23The Search for Prosperity375
24Modernization and Development: Prospects and Problems381
Part 5South Asia389
25Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives391
26South Asia as a Region and in the World System406
Conclusion: Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia429
Statistical Appendix439
Index441

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