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Author Baral, Lok Raj, 1941-

Title Nepal - Nation-State in the wilderness : Managing State, Democracy, and Geopolitics
Published New Delhi : SAGE India, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (327 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Preface; 1 -- Introduction: Parameters of Nepali Politics; 2 -- Nepali State Revisited; 3 -- Quest for Status: Wars, Treaties, and Diplomacy; 4 -- Democracy, Peace, and Development; 5 -- Nepal and the World: Managing Geopolitics; 6 -- What Next?; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary Nepal--Nation-state in the Wilderness takes a critical look at three important aspects of modern Nepal: viability of the Nepali State, prospects and challenges of its liberal democracy, and strategies for managing the emerging geopolitical trends. The author analyses the transformation of Maoists into a systemic party within the liberal-democratic setup and the mutual distrust that developed afterwards. The book further explores the state of Nepal's physical location between China and India and Nepal's own incapacity to manage the geopolitical pulls and pressures arising out of its unique posit
Notes Print version record
Subject Democracy -- Nepal.
Geopolitics -- Nepal.
Nepal -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 8132109880 (electronic bk.)
9788132109884 (electronic bk.)