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Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series


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The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of South Asia.

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Nationalism in India Texts and Contexts

Nationalism in India: Texts and Contexts

1st Edition

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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 ...

Transdisciplinary Ethnography in India Women in the Field

Transdisciplinary Ethnography in India: Women in the Field

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

Socio-Cultural Insights of Childbirth in South Asia Stories of Women in the Himalayas

Socio-Cultural Insights of Childbirth in South Asia: Stories of Women in the Himalayas

1st Edition

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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 ...

The Geopolitics of Energy in South Asia Energy Security of Bangladesh

The Geopolitics of Energy in South Asia: Energy Security of Bangladesh

1st Edition

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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 ...

Globalising Everyday Consumption in India History and Ethnography

Globalising Everyday Consumption in India: History and Ethnography

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

The Bangladesh Garment Industry and the Global Supply Chain Choices and Constraints of Management

The Bangladesh Garment Industry and the Global Supply Chain: Choices and Constraints of Management

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

Terrorism and the US Drone Attacks in Pakistan Killing First

Terrorism and the US Drone Attacks in Pakistan: Killing First

1st Edition

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 ...

Bangladesh and International Law

Bangladesh and International Law

1st Edition

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 ...

Kashmir and the Future of South Asia

Kashmir and the Future of South Asia

1st Edition

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 ...

Ethnic Inequality in the Northeastern Indian Borderlands Social Structures and Symbolic Violence

Ethnic Inequality in the Northeastern Indian Borderlands: Social Structures and Symbolic Violence

1st Edition

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...

Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia Bangladesh after Rana Plaza

Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza

1st Edition

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, ...

Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics Re-imagining Rights in India

Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India

1st Edition

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 ...

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