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Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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  1. The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Film

    Perspectives on Otherism and Otherness

    Edited by Diana Dimitrova

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition of being the "other," of the process of "othering" and of the representation of...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Belonging in India

    Becoming Adivasi

    Edited by Daniel J. Rycroft, Sangeeta Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Since the 1990s, the Indigenous movement worldwide has become increasingly relevant to research in India, re-shaping the terms of engagement with Adivasi (Indigenous/tribal) peoples and their pasts. This book responds to the growing need for an inter-disciplinary re-assessment of Tribal studies in...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Being Middle-class in India

    A Way of Life

    Edited by Henrike Donner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Hailed as the beneficiary, driving force and result of globalisation, India’s middle-class is puzzling in its diversity, as a multitude of traditions, social formations and political constellations manifest contribute to this project. This book looks at Indian middle-class lifestyles through a...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Building Bangalore

    Architecture and urban transformation in India’s Silicon Valley

    By John C. Stallmeyer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Examining spatial transformations in Bangalore, one of India's fastest growing cities, this book highlights the influence of information and communications technology (ICT) development on the city. Focusing on the production of urban space and the processes that inform such production, the author...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Conflict and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka

    Caught in the Peace Trap?

    Edited by Jonathan Goodhand, Benedikt Korf, Jonathan Spencer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The period between 2001 and 2006 saw the rise and fall of an internationally supported effort to bring a protracted violent conflict in Sri Lanka to a peaceful resolution. A ceasefire agreement, signed in February 2002, was followed by six rounds of peace talks, but growing political violence,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Pakistan's Stability Paradox

    Domestic, Regional and International Dimensions

    Edited by Ashutosh Misra, Michael E. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan, with the second largest Muslim population in the world, is a crucial country in the international system. It is an ally of the United States in the global ‘war on terror’ but is also regarded as a major bastion of some of the most active jihadist organisations. This book highlights and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Enterprise Culture in Neoliberal India

    Studies in Youth, Class, Work and Media

    Edited by Nandini Gooptu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The promotion of an enterprise culture and entrepreneurship in India in recent decades has had far-reaching implications beyond the economy, and transformed social and cultural attitudes and conduct. This book brings together pioneering research on the nature of India’s enterprise culture, covering...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    By Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that ‘Sinhalese Buddhism’ in the period prior to its engagement with the British colonial State...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge