India’s Emerging Partnerships in Eurasia: Strategies of New Regionalism

The discourse on the emerging partnerships between India and the Eurasian States is framed under the label of new regionalism. This discourse has tended to explore the historical linkages, institutions, policies and economic relations that underpin such region-building approaches. This book attempts to focus on India’s ancient linkages, connectivity as well as the proximity with the states of the Eurasian region providing the regional perspective. This book also tries to describe and debate various aspects providing historical background, literary discourses and the present dynamics of the region. 
The objective of this Book is to focus on the significance of Eurasian states for India in the regional framework as well as in the context of international power politics and economics. It has been argued that the States of Eurasia are occupying a central place in the international and regional politics and is also a significant factor for connecting East with the West. This volume attempts to provide a meaningful and a critical contribution in comprehending the bilateral and multilateral relationship between India and the Eurasian states, focusing mainly on India's relations with Russia, Central Asia and South Caucasus region. This volume also looked into the possible energy cooperation, transport linkages and the security concerns emanating from the region. 

The key idea behind this book is to bring forth the insights, which helps in understanding the new geo-political reality and security dynamics of the region. The methodology used while writing this book was historical and analytical in nature, besides library research, the study is considerably based on field work; the study adopted various research tools, while compiling the data. Various Institutes working in these areas served as an important source of information for providing different perspectives, thus, making the study more objective and empirical. Though considerable quantitative data were gathered the essential thrust of the research was conducted through the qualitative technique. 

Vij Books
  • Pages: 152
  • 9789385563652 • HARDBACK • Aug 2016 • Rs.650
  • 9789385563669 • EBOOK • Oct 2016 • Rs.550
  • Subjects: India Eurasia Relations, India's Foreign Relations
  • India’s Emerging Partnerships in Eurasia: Strategies of New Regionalism
author detailsNivedita Das Kundu, PhD, in International Studies, is Senior Research Advisor with United Service Institution of India. Her research expertise focusses on geopolitics, geo-economics, foreign policy, multilateral organisations, border issues, migration and strategic dimensions of security, she has also worked on WMD issues. Dr. Nivedita has worked extensively on Silk Route and transport corridor issues and concerns. She is a recipient of various prestigious fellowships including DAAD (Germany), CIMO (EU), RAS (Russia), ADA (Azerbaijan), ICSSR (India). She has worked with prestigious Government Think Tanks & Universities in India and abroad.

Chapter 1 Geo-strategic Significance and Bi-lateral Relationship
Chapter 2 Silk Route Connectivity and the Regional Transport Corridors
Chapter 3 Energy Security and the Development Strategies
Chapter 4 Network Diplomacy and the Rise of Regional Organizations
Recommendations Scenarios: Towards 2025