About the Book
The present edition of this book is a comprehensive and critical study of Indian foreign policy with a special focus on post-cold war era. Accordingly, the authors have made a thorough investigation of issues, like nuclear disarmament and nuclear proliferation, the relevance of India’s nuclear doctrine of minimum credible deterrence, energy security and climate change in addition to India’s role in the formulation and functioning of the United Nations system in part one of thisedition. The second part deals with India’s position in the world economy. The Authors have conclusively established on the basis of relevant data the India is playing a pivotal role in the multilateral institutions, like the world trade organization in promoting South-South Cooperation.The study of IBSA Dialogue Forum is an important part of thisedition.More significantly, India’s bilateral relations with the USA, Russia, People’s Republic of China and Pakistan have been critically examined in the third and final part of the book. India-Africa strategic partnership has been examined from the perspective of India’s emergence as a major economic and political power during the post-cold war era.The new branding in Modi’s foreign policy since 2014 has been discussed in the last chapter.
About the Authors
Dr. Surya NarainYadav is an eminent political scientist specializing on contemporary political and economic issues having impact on the Post-Cold War international order. Governance and development are his key areas of research investigation.The author visited Portugal (Europe) in 2001, and Uganda in 1999 (Africa) 1999 and 2000 for undertaking academic and research assignments. His prominent publications include, India-Uganda Relations: A New Model for South-South Cooperation, Journey of Overseas Indians: Labour to Investor, Rwanda: Towards Reconciliation, Good Governance and Development. He has written over 10 books.The author was nominated for the Chinese government fellowship, a joint research programme by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (Government of India) and the Government of the People’s Republic of China in the year 2001.
Dr. InduBaghel is teaching political science and public administration in the University of Delhi. She visited Portugal for her doctoral work on “Local Administration in Angola during the Portuguese Colonial Rule. Dr. Baghel has contributed articles to various journals and books. She has also co-authored five books. Her areas of research include International Relations, Citizenship, Good Governance and Local Administration.
Anjana Banerjee is a noted scholar and assistant professor of Political Science in Magadh University, Gaya. As a keen researcher, she has written a number of research papers and articles, which have been published in reputed journals and newspapers. She takes keen interest in academic and cultural activities. Her prominent publications include, Theory of Social Leadership, Habermas’s Theory of the Neo-Marxist Criticism and Working Class Movement. She has revised this book and added one chapter.