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Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore

The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The Institute seeks to promote understanding of this vital region of the world, and to communicate knowledge and insights about it to policy makers, the business community, academia and civil society, in Singapore and beyond.



Youth and Politics in India-II
This paper aims to uncover the features that make India’s youth politics so distinct from other forms of politics within the country, the kinds of politics young people participate in, and the kinds o...
Published by ISAS, NUS | On 07 May 2015
Youth and Politics in India-I
This paper spells out the ways in which, and the reasons why, young people in India today engage in politics. An answer to this research question is attempted by first locating the politics of youth w...
Published by ISAS, NUS | On 18 Apr 2013
Youth, Social Change and Politics in India Today: An Introduction to the Delhi Studies
Events in many parts of the world over the last decade – starting with protests in Greece in December 2008, following the death of a young student at the hands of the police, and continuing through th...
Published by Institute of South Asian Studies | On 11 Apr 2015