Democracy and authoritarianism in South Asia : a comparative and historical perspective
In a comparative and historical study of the interplay between democratic politics and authoritarian states in South Asia, Ayesha Jalal explains how a shared colonial legacy led to apparently contrasting patterns of political development, although confronting similar threats from ethnic and regional movements.
Print Book, English, 1995
Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore, Pakistan, 1995
xiii, 295 pages : maps ; 22 cm
9789693506297, 9780521472715, 9780521478625, 9693506294, 0521472717, 0521478626
l. The colonial legacy in India and Pakistan; 2. State formation and political processes in India and Pakistan, 1947–1971; 3. The 'populist' era and its aftermath in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, 1971–1993; 4. The state and political economy: 1947–1993; 5. Central power and regional dissidence; 6. Societies, cultures and ideologies: hybrids in contrived monoliths.
"This edition of Democracy and authoritarianism in South Asia is published by arrangement with Cambridge University Press"--Title page verso