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By Matthew J. Webb

Since decolonization begun within the overdue Forties, a sequence of frequently long and harmful separatist insurgencies have imposed critical monetary, monetary and human bills upon the states of South Asia. while past analyses of those conflicts have regularly focussed upon the guardian country or separatist staff because the suitable unit of study, this publication adopts a broader framework, arguing that separatism can't be understood in isolation from the idea that of country sovereignty.

This ebook explores the causes, strategies, successes and screw ups of South Asia’s separatist hobbies via deconstructing sovereignty into its constituent parts and gives a proof for why separatism, yet now not political violence, has lately declined within the zone. Taking a comparative explanatory standpoint, it bargains a finished assessment of suitable explanatory theories dominant within the scholarly literature on separatism and an exam in their software to the South Asian states of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

As a thought-provoking dialogue of statehood and sovereignty, this ebook should be of curiosity to scholars of political concept, comparative politics, diplomacy and South Asian politics.

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