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Asian Survey (2023)
Published: 31 October 2023
... China, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and New Zealand. However, despite the long negotiations, India withdrew from the pact in November 2019. To explore why, I use the “two-level game” perspective offered by Robert Putnam. The main argument is that by themselves neither domestic nor international...
Asian Survey (2023) 63 (4): 527–556.
Published: 09 May 2023
...Vineeta Yadav Given their citizens’ religiosity, the presence of religious parties, and the salience of religion in the politics of India and Pakistan, it is likely that politicians in both of these countries vary considerably in how religious they are. How do these differences influence...
Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 311–323.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of California 2023 US foreign policy China Taiwan Korea Japan India Last year’s review observed that the Asia policy of the Biden administration showed both continuity and change with respect to previous administrations ( Roehrig 2022 ). In terms of continuity, in its first year...
Asian Survey (2022) 62 (5-6): 838–865.
Published: 31 October 2022
... 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Pakistan Russia India Ukraine Afghanistan Pakistani optimism about contemporary prospects for Russia–Pakistan relations often contains within it some regret about the past. In a common retelling of their formative diplomatic...
Asian Survey (2022) 62 (5-6): 782–810.
Published: 21 October 2022
...Daniel Markey; Jacob Larsen Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have indirect consequences for relations between India and China. In the near term, those consequences appear to be mixed and limited. Over the long term, however, Moscow’s strategic misadventure threatens Russia’s position...
Asian Survey (2022) 62 (5-6): 811–837.
Published: 14 October 2022
...Spenser A. Warren; Sumit Ganguly India and Russia have enjoyed a strong relationship since the collapse of the Soviet Union, partially as a legacy of the Indo–Soviet partnership during the Cold War. But how will this invasion impact future relations between New Delhi and Moscow? We argue...
Asian Survey (2022) 63 (1): 31–61.
Published: 09 September 2022
... the coordination advantages of centralization with the accountability and autonomy of decentralization, whereas diffuse forms make these processes more challenging. Empirically, this article compares two paradigmatic cases—China’s and India’s railway bureaucracies—to show how their nodal and diffuse forms...
Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 1–14.
Published: 09 February 2022
.... They had much to talk about, and hopefully this meeting can be the start to ratcheting down a tense relationship. US foreign policy Biden China North Korea India When the party in power changes in Washington, policy change is expected. Soon after entering the White House, president Joseph...
Asian Survey (2021) 61 (5): 825–853.
Published: 02 September 2021
...Amit Ahuja; Adnan Naseemullah; Susan Ostermann Eliminating corruption is seen as a practice that supports democratic governance. We argue, however, that particular anticorruption politics in contemporary India can damage the project of democratic deepening, because elites often deploy...
Asian Survey (2021) 61 (2): 297–323.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Youngwan Kim; Daniel Connolly India is the recipient of substantial aid flows but also a nuclear-armed power and an emerging donor. Why have developed countries provided aid to one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world? Answering this question requires understanding the underlying...
Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of the University of California 2021 US foreign policy Trump China North Korea India TERENCE ROEHRIG The United States and Asia in 2020 Free, Open, and Worried? ABSTRACT In 2020, the United States sought to implement its policy of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific to address the challenge of a rising China...
Asian Survey (2020) 60 (2): 245–264.
Published: 07 April 2020
...T. Negeen Pegahi It is widely believed that Pakistan’s newly demonstrated nuclear weapons capability emboldened that country to launch what became the Kargil conflict of 1999 and correspondingly restrained India in responding to the attack. This article argues, however, that decision-making on both...
Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 177–188.
Published: 01 February 2020
... bilateral relationship with India. Officials struggled to arrest a mounting economic crisis. The state further accelerated the long-term corrosion of Pakistan’s political institutions with threats to federalism, suppression of opposition elements, and greater space for the military at the expense...
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (6): 1094–1115.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Nasreen Akhtar; Inamullah Jan The rise of India presents Pakistan with a stark choice between seeking accommodation and maintaining the conventional rivalry that has largely defined the relationship between the two countries. The national and international climate is less favorable to Pakistan than...
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (3): 548–572.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Shalendra D. Sharma An assessment of Modi’s economic policies (“Modinomics”) shows that the gap between intentions and outcomes remains wide because Modinomics has been too cautious and contradictory to overcome the unusual structural challenges facing India’s economy. Moreover, the contradictions...
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (4): 660–678.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Harsh V. Pant; Ketan Mehta Since the 1990s India has been committed to the completion of the Chabahar Port despite external and internal constraints that slowed the project’s development. This article explores the reasons behind Indian interest in the development of the Chabahar Port...
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 April 2018
... a prisoner’s dilemma. Fearing that their opponents will distribute handouts, they distribute them themselves to counter, or neutralize, their opponents’ strategies. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 India clientelism handouts elections political competition SIMON...
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (5): 833–855.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sasidaran Gopalan; Ramkishen S. Rajan India undertook a monetary experiment of gigantic scale on November 8, 2016, that resulted in the withdrawal of the legal-tender character of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency. We make a preliminary attempt to analyze existing data to understand the various...
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 738–763.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., the degree of error is small but systematic. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 ethnic politics voter behavior elections caste India MILAN VAISHNAV Ethnic Identifiability in India Evidence from a Voter Survey ABSTRACT The ethnic politics literature assumes that one s...
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Christophe Jaffrelot By the midpoint of his term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi could point to some achievements on the economic front, but jobless growth remained the order of the day in India in 2016. While the BJP was more successful in the state elections than it had been in 2015, it still...