ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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American Political Science and South Asian Studies-Virtue Unrewarded

The study of Indian politics in the US has for long remained an insignificant and stagnant sub-field of American political science. There are academic and ideological reasons for this neglect, but it also stems from the restrictions placed on foreign researchers by the Indian government. In effect, American scholars have become agents of the government of India rather than of the CIA.

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