By Aparna Sundar, Nandini Sundar

South Asia has develop into the positioning of significant civil or inner wars, with either family and international effects. The clash in Kashmir, for instance, keeps to make headlines, whereas these within the Northeast and vital India simmer, although rather ignored. There seems to be no transparent solution to the civil warfare and profession in Afghanistan, while Nepal and Sri Lanka figure out their very diversified post-war settlements. In Bangladesh, the conflict of 1971 is still a political fault line, because the occasions round the struggle Crimes Tribunal show.

This quantity demonstrates the significance of South Asia as a area to deepening the examine of civil wars and armed conflicts and, at the same time, illustrates how civil wars open up questions of sovereignty, citizenship and nation contours. by way of enticing those broader theoretical debates, in a box principally ruled through safety experiences and comparative politics, it contributes to the research of civil wars, political sociology, anthropology and political theory.

This quantity is without doubt one of the few books that's surely and both consultant of scholarship throughout South Asia, contributing not only to the learn of civil wars, but additionally to the learn of South Asia as a region.


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