By Jason Miklian,Ashild Kolas

India's explosive monetary development and rising energy prestige make it a key state of curiosity for policymakers, researchers and students inside of South Asia and all over the world. yet whereas lots of India's threats and conflicts are strategized and mentioned generally in the confines of safety reports, strategic reports and traditional diplomacy views, many much less obvious demanding situations are set to affect considerably on India's capability for financial progress in addition to the human safety and livelihoods of enormous quantities of hundreds of thousands of Indian citizens.

Drawing on vast study inside of India, this publication appears to be like at a few of the ‘hidden hazards’ that India faces, exploring how a broadened scope of what constitutes ‘risk’ itself holds price for Indian defense reviews practitioners and policymakers. It highlights a number of human defense dangers dealing with India, together with the shortcoming of the world’s greatest democracy to deal successfully with frequent poverty and well-being concerns, source depletion and environmental mismanagement, pervasive corruption and institutionalized crime, communal violence, a chronic Maoist insurgency, and deadlocked peace methods within the Northeast between others. The booklet extracts universal subject matters from those likely disparate difficulties, discussing what underlying mess ups let them persist and why policymakers seriously securitize a few political concerns whereas ignoring others.

Providing an knowing of the way numerous lesser-studied hazards can pose strength or real threats to Indian society and its ‘emerging energy’ development narrative, this ebook is an invaluable contribution to South Asian reports, foreign defense reports and international Politics.

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