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Asian Survey. 2020; 602245–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.245
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; 601177–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.177
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 of...
Asian Survey. 2019; 5961094–1115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1094
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; 593548–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.548
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; 584660–678 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.660
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, and the...
Asian Survey. 2018; 582341–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.341
Published: 01 April 2018
... 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; 575833–855 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.5.833
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; 574738–763 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.738
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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; 57121–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.21
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...
Asian Survey. 2016; 561174–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.174
Published: 01 February 2016
...Christophe Jaffrelot While India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party lost elections in Delhi and Bihar, and its government failed to implement any significant reform in 2015, the economy was slowly recovering and Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted an active foreign policy. © 2016 by The Regents...
Asian Survey. 2016; 561210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.210
Published: 01 February 2016
... infrastructure, and strengthened political relationships with its neighbors. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 earthquake constitution female leadership hydropower India China ANNE MOCKO AND DORJI PENJORE Nepal and Bhutan in 2015 Shifting Ground ABSTRACT Nepal faced...
Asian Survey. 2015; 5551018–1043 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.5.1018
Published: 01 October 2015
... shares. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 India Haryana elections candidates candidate characteristics ADAM ZIEGFELD Candidate Characteristics in Indian Elections Who Wins Votes? ABSTRACT Are certain kinds of candidates more likely to do better in elections than...
Asian Survey. 2015; 555862–881 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.5.862
Published: 01 October 2015
... assemblies showed the worst performance, which suggests a link between political fragmentation and institutional performance. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 India democracy legislatures accountability state capacity FRANCESCA REFSUM JENSENIUS AND PAVITHRA...
Asian Survey. 2015; 555882–908 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.5.882
Published: 01 October 2015
... findings call attention to the informal, everyday practices that generate state capacity. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 India state capacity norms policy implementation education AKSHAY MANGLA Bureaucratic Norms and State Capacity in India Implementing Primary...
Asian Survey. 2015; 55133–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.1.33
Published: 01 February 2015
... growth has yet to return to earlier high levels. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Bharatiya Janata Party Congress Party corruption India Narendra Modi ANDREW WYATT India in 2014 Decisive National Elections ABSTRACT The much anticipated general election produced a...
Asian Survey. 2014; 543584–610 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.3.584
Published: 01 June 2014
...Frank O’Donnell; Harsh V. Pant India’s Agni-V missile test of April 2012 opens new questions as to India’s intentions. This article investigates three principal bureaucratic determinants of Indian military nuclear policy. Greater control over policymaking is required from the Prime Minister’s...
Asian Survey. 2014; 541151–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.1.151
Published: 01 February 2014
... relations with China remained awkward. Pakistan and India made little headway on improving relations. Campaigning for the 2014 general election began midway through 2013. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 India Congress Party Bharatiya Janata Party corruption ANDREW...
Asian Survey. 2013; 534679–702 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.4.679
Published: 01 August 2013
...Karthika Sasikumar; Gilles Verniers The U.S.-India civil nuclear energy agreement triggered a contentious debate in India from 2005 to 2008. Regional political actors played crucial and unanticipated roles in the debate. We present explanations for the positions adopted by the main actors and the...
Asian Survey. 2013; 533533–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.533
Published: 01 June 2013
...Sten Widmalm; Sven Oskarsson This study of political tolerance in India reveals a positive correlation between such tolerance and membership in political parties and unions, and living in urban areas. Surprisingly, the study finds no difference in the levels of political tolerance between BJP and...
Asian Survey. 2013; 53147–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.47
Published: 01 February 2013
...Maya Chadda The year 2012 began for India with a steep decline in the economy, disarray in politics, and paralysis in policy. While there were more immediate causes for this state of affairs, each malady reflected a deeper dilemma created by widespread corruption, a weakening central state...