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China, India and the New Class

China, India and the New Class

POL 210 has a new class. In order to spark early discussion with students, a report was used which described how Chinese soldiers inside Indian territory had proclaimed the area to be Chinese land.

On Indian Public Diplomacy

On Indian Public Diplomacy

First used by the USA to make its war aims known globally during World War One, public diplomacy is a relatively new strategy. In recent years it has become an instrument of India’s foreign policy arsenal.

Towards a More Crowded Heavens?

Towards a More Crowded Heavens?

National space programs are tools states leverage for a variety of purposes, not expressions of an apolitical human urge to explore. Like nuclear weapons, crewed spaceflight programs remain widely perceived as a signifier of great power status.

The Rootedness of Inequality

The Rootedness of Inequality

Violence against women and the societal attitudes that often provide the conditions which condone such acts cannot be parked solely within the developing world.

The Rape Case in India: Evidence for the Globalisation of Human Rights?

The Rape Case in India: Evidence for the Globalisation of Human Rights?

India’s negative publicity points to a state that has failed to protect the rights of its citizens. That is a notoriety that a global economic power should work to avoid.

The Indian Gang-Rape Case: Do Human Rights Go Global?

The Indian Gang-Rape Case: Do Human Rights Go Global?

Rather than being a proof of globalized human rights, the rape scandal in India should be used as a lesson about the effectiveness and usefulness of the media in their struggle for human rights.

Political Activism, Legal Discourses and Sexual Violence in India

Political Activism, Legal Discourses and Sexual Violence in India

Demands for legal changes are often an immediate response to issues such as the Delhi rape case. Yet, moderate successes are often useless if attitudes regarding women’s sexuality remain unchanged.

Review – Across the Line of Control

Review – Across the Line of Control

Across the Line of Control provides an analysis of the recent history, politics, demographics and key events in the history of all of Kashmir, with a special focus on the PAK.

‘Tryst with Destiny’: Remapping the Promised Land(s)

‘Tryst with Destiny’: Remapping the Promised Land(s)

The deep scars left by the partition of India and Pakistan are often overlooked by high politics but an analysis of photographs from the time uncovers the reality of the impact of partition on the population(s).

The Indian Woman’s Reality

The Indian Woman’s Reality

India thronged to the streets recently in protest, after a young woman was brutally gang raped and subsequently died. But what the masses and policy-makers have failed to understand are the deeper cultural problems, allowing such crimes to happen.

Nuclear Energy and Resolving Environmental Problems: Examining the Case of India

Nuclear Energy and Resolving Environmental Problems: Examining the Case of India

Enhancing energy production and sustaining the environment are not an either/or choice. India must be greedy enough to want both. Nuclear power does provide a solution worthy of consideration.

The Continuing Salience of Tibet for Sino-Indian Relations

The Continuing Salience of Tibet for Sino-Indian Relations

Unrest in Tibet carries huge implications for Sino-Indian relations and Indian foreign policy, which is important in part because next month marks the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Sino-Indian War.

Prestige and Naval Power: A Look at India and China

Prestige and Naval Power: A Look at India and China

In modern times the transforming of a country into a great power has traditionally coincided with the development of a powerful navy. Both India and China are progressing towards this end.

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