Federalism in South Asia by Mahendra Prasad Singh,Veena Kukreja

By Mahendra Prasad Singh,Veena Kukreja

This e-book is likely one of the first in-depth and systematic experiences at the functioning and aspiring federations of South Asia. It examines how federal dynamics in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are impinged on by way of the character in their particular constitutions; their societal, political and cultural materials; composition of strength elites and ruling periods; constructions of political economic climate and marketplace; electoral and get together structures; mass media; and data technology.


The authors provide a comparative, analytical, conceptual, and theoretical framework to appreciate styles and traits as additionally reports of and percentages for federalism in South Asia. They spotlight divergences and similarities, successes and key demanding situations, whereas indicating federalism’s wider local relevance within the discourse on democracy and governance. The publication concludes that the multicultural personality of those societies — beset with ethnic and local conflicts, separatist and armed forces undercurrents — makes federal political strategies the single attainable route.


Providing a wealth of fabric, this can deeply curiosity students, scholars and lecturers of comparative politics, political technology, federal reports, sector reviews in addition to these attracted to political buildings and strategies in South Asia.

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