About this series
This book series features scientific and scholarly studies focusing on politics, economics and changing societies in South Asia. Utilizing recent theoretical and empirical advances, this series aims at providing a critical and in-depth analysis of contemporary affairs and future developments and challenges in the region. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, democratization processes, human rights concerns, security issues, terrorism, EU-South Asia relations, regional and economic cooperation and questions related to the use of natural resources.
Contemporary South Asian Studies (CSAS) welcomes monographs and edited volumes from a variety of disciplines and approaches, such as political and social sciences, economics and cultural studies, which are accessible to both academics and interested general readers. The series is published on behalf of the South Asian Democratic Forum (Brussels), which is one of the most well-known think tanks in Europe focusing on South Asia.