Demystifying Kashmir by Navnita Chadha Behera PDF

By Navnita Chadha Behera

The Kashmir factor is usually forged as a "territorial dispute" among belligerent pals in South Asia. yet there's even more to the tale than that. The Jammu and Kashmir country, domestic to a rare medley of races, tribal teams, languages, and religions, makes up the most assorted areas within the subcontinent. Demystifying Kashmir argues that spotting the wealthy, complicated, and multi-faceted personality of Kashmir is critical not just for figuring out the structural explanations of this clash but in addition for offering possibilities to set up a simply, achievable, and lasting answer. during this impressive ebook, Navnita Chadha Behera lines the heritage of Kashmir from the pre-partition India to the current-day state of affairs. She presents a complete research of the philosophical underpinnings and the neighborhood, bilateral, and overseas dynamics of the most important avid gamers taken with this flashpoint of clash, together with New Delhi, Islamabad, political teams and militant clothes on each side of the road of keep watch over, and overseas powers. The booklet explores the political and armed forces elements of India's and Pakistan's Kashmir technique, the self-determination debate, and the rebel move that all started in 1989. the realization makes a speciality of what Behera phrases the 4 P's: parameters, gamers, politics, and analysis of the continued peace strategy in Kashmir. Behera additionally displays at the devastation of the October 2005 earthquake and its implications for the way forward for the world. according to huge box study and first assets, Demystifying Kashmir breaks new floor through framing the clash as a political conflict of state-making among India and Pakistan instead of as a inflexible and ideological Hindu-Muslim clash. Behera's paintings might be a vital consultant for reporters, students, activists, policymakers, and somebody attracted to tips on how to circumvent a struggle among those nuclear powers.

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