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Oxford Handbook of Indian Foreign Policy, The
Published by Oxford University Press
This Oxford Handbook provides a single authoritative analysis of the various dimensions of Indian Foreign Policy.
Following the end of the Cold War, the economic reforms in the early 1990s, and ensuing impressive growth rates, India has emerged as a leading voice in global affairs, particularly on international economic issues. Its domestic market is fast-growing and India is becoming increasingly important to global geo-strategic calculations, at a time when it has been outperforming many other growing economies, and is the only Asian country with the heft to counterbalance China. Indeed, so much is India defined internationally by its economic performance (and challenges) that other dimensions of its internal situation, notably relevant to security, and of its foreign policy have been relatively neglected in the existing literature. This handbook presents an innovative, high profile volume, providing an authoritative and accessible examination and critique of Indian foreign policy. The handbook brings together essays from a global team of leading experts in the field to provide a comprehensive study of the various dimensions of Indian foreign policy.
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION; SECTION II: EVOLUTION OF INDIAN FOREIGN POLICY; SECTION III: INSTITUTIONS AND ACTORS; SECTION IV: GEOGRAPHY; SECTION V: KEY PARTNERSHIPS; SECTION VI: MULTILATERAL DIPLOMACY; SECTION VII: LOOKING AHEAD
David M. Malone joined the United Nations University on 1 March 2013 as its sixth Rector. In that role, he holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Prior to joining the United Nations University Dr. David Malone served (2008-2013) as President of Canada's International Development Research Centre, a funding agency that supports policy-relevant research in the developing world. C. Raja Mohan is Head of Strategic Studies and Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi. Earlier he was a Professor of South Asian Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Mohan served as the Diplomatic Editor and the Washington Correspondent of The Hindu and the Strategic Affairs Editor of The Indian Express. He was a member of India's National Security Advisory Board. Srinath Raghavan is Senior Fellow at Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, and Senior Research Fellow at the Kings India Institute. Dr. Raghavan's research interests are in contemporary history of India, international politics of South Asia, Indian military history, and India's foreign and defence policies since 1947.
Reviewer: Fang Xu
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