This comprehensive but accessible text provides students with a systematic introduction to the comparative political study of the leading nations of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. The seventh edition is extensively revised and updated, benefiting from the fresh perspective brought on by adding a new author to the team. New material includes discussions of political parties and leaders in India, the Zardari regime and changes to the Pakistani constitution, the rocky relationship between Pakistan and the Obama administration, new prospects and dangers facing Bangladesh, continuing political violence in Sri Lanka, and the troubles facing Nepal as it attempts to draft a new constitution.
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G. Thomas Ray has received research support from GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Merck and Purdue Pharma L.P. Roger Baxter has received research funding from GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi Pasteur and Novartis. Jose A. Suaya is an employee of GlaxoSmithKline and received restricted shares of company stock.
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