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11-20 of 92 results in Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series
Relations with South Asia
India’s relation with other South Asian countries has been impacted by recent developments in the post-Cold War period. These include India’s economic rise, the recent democratic transitions in many South Asian countries and greater US engagement in the region following 9/11. This book is an effort...
Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not only become an important concept for corporate organizations but also civil society, community, state and the multilateral and bilateral development agencies. It has acquired great significance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008,...
Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities
The blood-laden birth-pangs of the Indian "nation-state" undoubtedly had a bearing on the contentious issue of group rights for cultural minorities. Indeed, the trajectory of the concept ‘minority rights’ evolved amidst multiple conceptualizations, political posturing and violent mobilizations and...
Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge
A Minimum Credible Deterrence
In May 1998, in reaction to India’s nuclear weapons tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ‘credible’ deterrence. This book looks at...
Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge
In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian...
Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge
Secularism, Religion, Representations
Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of...
Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge
Spies and "Terrorists"
As the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath influence new developments in spy fiction as a popular genre, an examination of these literary narratives concerned with espionage and terrorism can reshape our approach to non-fictive representations of the same concerns. Post-9/11 Espionage...
Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge
A Social Psychological Perspective
Despite the fact that more than 80% of cultures practice varying degrees of arranged marriage, scholars have thus far concentrated exclusively on American and European cultures from choice marriages, not yet fully exploring the psychology of arranged marriages. India is a prominent South Asian...
Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge
Pakistan has over the decades become a hotbed for the terrorist ideology often referred to as Jihadism. This book investigates the underlying principles of Pakistan’s foreign policy from 1947 until the present day, and explains the rise of Jihadism as an offshoot of Pakistan’s security concerns....
Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge
At Home and in the World
Bengal has long been one of the key centres of civilisation and culture in the Indian subcontinent. However, Bengali identity – "Bengaliness" – is complicated by its long history of evolution, the fact that Bengal is now divided between India and Bangladesh, and by virtue of a very large...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
Ethnic Subnationalist Insurgencies in South Asia: Identities, Interests and Challenges to State Authority
To Be Published March 17th 2015
International Migration and Development in South Asia
To Be Published April 13th 2015
The Labour Movement in the Global South: Trade Unions in Sri Lanka
To Be Published April 15th 2015
Twenty-First Century Bollywood
To Be Published May 14th 2015
Political Economy of Development in India: Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala
To Be Published June 24th 2015
Islamic Banking in Pakistan
To Be Published July 15th 2015
Politics of Development in Pakistan: Living Village
To Be Published August 1st 2015
Epigraphy and Islamic Culture: Arabic and Persian Inscriptions of Bengal and Their Historical and Cultural Implications
To Be Published September 30th 2015
Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers: (Un) Disciplined Desires....
To Be Published October 1st 2015
Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh: Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality
To Be Published October 1st 2015