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India Pivots to Asia… Again

India Pivots to Asia… Again

India has taken the US, Japan and China seriously in its foreign policy considerations, but its pivot to Asia must be understood through its own self-conception as an Asian great power.

Chinese Grand Strategy and the Exacerbation of the Sino-Indian Territorial Dispute

Chinese Grand Strategy and the Exacerbation of the Sino-Indian Territorial Dispute

Examining China’s strategic objectives allows analysts to better understand Sino-Indian relations in light of recent tensions along the contentious Indo-Tibet border.

One Year After RIO+20: Is Sustainable Development on Track In India?

One Year After RIO+20: Is Sustainable Development on Track In India?

The idea of sustainable development might be rhetorical. With that in mind, there may be very little substance for the UN or other agencies to showcase.

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.

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