The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of South Asia.
Socio-Cultural Insights of Childbirth in South Asia Stories of Women in the Himalayas
The Bangladesh Garment Industry and the Global Supply Chain Choices and Constraints of Management
Bangladesh and International Law
Kashmir and the Future of South Asia
Ethnic Inequality in the Northeastern Indian Borderlands Social Structures and Symbolic Violence
Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia Bangladesh after Rana Plaza
Edited By Debajyoti Biswas, John Charles Ryan
September 14, 2021
This book offers interdisciplinary perspectives on nationalism in India and examines the ways in which literary-textual representations intervene in debates regarding Hindu, Muslim and other forms of Indian nationalism. The book interrogates questions of nationalism and nationhood in relation to ...
Edited By Rosa Maria Perez, Lina M. Fruzzetti
August 19, 2021
This book familiarises readers with a new way to treat the subject of gender, foregrounding the real voices of women, their experiences doing ethnographic work, and their courage in sharing their stories publicly for the first time in the context of India. A useful companion to more theory-based ...
By Sabitra Kaphle
July 30, 2021
This book analyses the significant socio-cultural factors impacting childbirth experiences of women living in remote and complex social settings. This book challenges the notion that childbirth is a universal biological event which women experience in their reproductive lives and provides an ...
By Chowdhury Ishrak Ahmed Siddiky
July 30, 2021
This book examines the relation between energy and politics in South Asia and explores the geopolitics surrounding energy security in the region. Analysing energy security and the scramble for resources in South Asia, the book highlights the important role of energy in light of the rapid economic ...
Edited By Bhaswati Bhattacharya, Henrike Donner
July 09, 2021
This book brings together historical and ethnographic perspectives on Indian consumer identities. Through an in-depth analysis of local, regional, and national histories of marketing, regulatory bodies, public and domestic practices, this interdisciplinary volume charts the emergence of Indian ...
By Shahidur Rahman
June 18, 2021
This book analyzes the choices and constraints of management within the Bangladesh garment industry and how management negotiates these challenges to ensure the global garment supply chain is sustainable. Exploring the international South Asian garment industry and using middle management and the ...
By Imdad Ullah
March 30, 2021
This book analyses the US drone attacks against terrorists in Pakistan to assess whether the ‘pre-emptive’ use of combat drones to kill terrorists is ever legally justified. Exploring the doctrinal discourse of pre-emption vis-à-vis the US drone attacks against terrorists in Pakistan, the book ...
Edited By Mohammad Shahabuddin
February 23, 2021
This book is the first-ever comprehensive analysis of international law from Global South perspectives with specific reference to Bangladesh. The book not only sheds new light on classical international law concepts, such as statehood, citizenship, and self-determination, but also covers more ...
Edited By Sugata Bose, Ayesha Jalal
December 30, 2020
This book uses an innovative people-centered approach to the Kashmir problem to shed new light on why postcolonial partitions remain unfinished and why the wounds of postcolonial nation-state formation in South Asia continue to fester. "Kashmir" is viewed as a metaphor for the permanent internal ...
By Anita Lama
December 24, 2020
Ethnic Inequality in the Northeastern Indian Borderlands analyses the relationship between symbolic violence, inequality and ethnicity, and addresses the question of unequal integration of small ethnic groups into state structures by using the Limbus of the Northeastern Indian borderlands as a case...
Edited By Sanchita Banerjee Saxena
July 16, 2019
This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster as a departure point, ...
By Maya Unnithan
April 09, 2019
Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past eighteen years among poor Hindu and ...