Sub-regional Cooperation in South Asia: India, Sri Lanka and Maldives

This book explains the emergence of sub-regional cooperation mechanism in the maritime domain in South Asia. It deals with the trilateral cooperation of India, Sri Lanka and Maldives as they share common maritime connectivity. This book also analyses political, economic, cultural and security relationship between the three countries and explains the role of China in the Indian Ocean region and its impact on South Asia. 

Vij Books
  • Pages: 200
  • 9789385563935 • HARDBACK • Jan 2017 • Rs.995
  • 9789385563942 • PAPERBACK • Jun 2017 • Rs.450
  • 9789385563959 • EBOOK • Jun 2017 • Rs.450
  • Subjects: South Asia, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives
  • Sub-regional Cooperation in South Asia: India, Sri Lanka and Maldives
author details

Joshy M. Paul is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies and History at Christ University, Bangalore. He has eight years of research experience on Asian security and maritime security affairs.  He has written number articles in reputed academic journals. He has received fellowships from RSIS (Singapore), NIDS (Japan) and Salzburg Global Seminar(Austria). He teaches International Relations and foreign policies of major powers for graduates and masters students at Christ University.

Venugopal B. Menon is Professor of International studies at Christ University, Bangalore. He has more than 32 years of teaching and research experience in international relations. He has participated in many national and international conferences and has published a number of research papers on China, regionalism and securitization. Currently he teaches Research Methodology, Contemporary History and International Relations at Christ University.

List of Contributors
Chapter 1: Introduction: Sub-regional Cooperation in South Asia by Venugopal B. Menon and Joshy M. Paul
Chapter 2: India-Sri Lanka-Maldives: The Problem of Asymmetry in the Sub-regional Cooperation by Ashik J. Bonofer
Chapter 3: India, Sri Lanka and Maldives  : Shared Commonality yet Challenges to Sub Regional Cooperation by M. Mayilvaganan
Chapter 4: Maritime Security Trilateralism: India, Sri Lanka and Maldives by  P K Ghosh
Chapter 5: Trade and Development in India’s Engagements with Sri Lanka and Maldives: Emerging by Shaji S 
Chapter 6: Politics Among the South Asian Troika: India, Sri Lanka and Maldives by T.C. Karthikheyan
Chapter 7: Recent Political Developments  in Sri Lanka by P.M. Heblikar
Chapter 8: Political Economy of Sub-regional Cooperation in South Asia:  'Looking South' Policy of India by Anand P. Mavalankar
Chapter 9: Maritime Silk Route and the Role of Sri Lanka: Challenges and Opportunities for  India by Jiss Tom Palelil
Chapter 10: China’s Footprints in Maldives: Concern for India? by S.Y. Surendra Kumar
Chapter 11: India, Sri Lanka and Maldives: Diversities and Linkages by V. Suryanarayan
Chapter 12: Sub-regional Maritime Security Challenges:  A Cooperative Approach by Udai Rao
Chapter 13: Islamic Fundamentalism in Maldives and its Implication for India by Anurag Tripathi