Asian Studies: South Asian Studies

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    ‘Lala Hindu’ is a term used by ethnic Afghans to denote the religious minorities, the Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan, while living in the country. Indians often use the term ‘Afghani log’ to indicate the Afghans living in India. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living in the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days

    By Marzia Balzani

    Ahmadiyya Islam was founded as a new religious movement within Islam towards the end of the nineteenth century in colonial Punjab, India, by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. Jamat Ahmadiyyah and its followers have assumed considerable importance both in the country of their origin, i.e. Pakistan, and abroad,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding masculine hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Political Parties, Party Manifestos and Elections in India, 1909–2014 book cover

    Political Parties, Party Manifestos and Elections in India, 1909–2014

    By R. K. Tiwari

    In the parliamentary system of government, manifestos constitute and represent an important aspect of the democratic electoral politics as statements of a party’s ideology, response and policy. This book offers an examination of election manifestos of different political parties in India at the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Gender, Development and the State in India book cover

    Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Masculinity and Modern Slavery in South Asia book cover

    Masculinity and Modern Slavery in South Asia

    By Matthew Maycock

    South Asia is the region with the highest number of slaves globally according to the Global Slavery Index. Bonded labour affects between 15 and 20 million labourers within the region, and is shaped by locally specific interconnections between ethnicity, class, caste and, critically, gender…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India: Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930) book cover

    Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930)

    By Luzia Savary

    Imperial raciology is a burgeoning field of historical research. Studies on the British Empire in South Asia have concentrated on the writing of Western-educated elites in English. This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj book cover

    Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • 'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings': South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany book cover

    'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings'

    South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany

    Edited by Franziska Roy, Heike Liebau, Ravi Ahuja

    The book is a moving account of  about two thousand South Asians mostly sailors and soldiers from villages in Bengal, Nepal, the Northwest Frontier and Punjab, who were held for years in German prison camps. They attracted the close attention of army officers, diplomats and secret agents, of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Raj and the Rajas book cover

    The Raj and the Rajas

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland book cover

    Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    The book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among the theoretical categories of time, space and capital in India. It shows registers of temporality and spatiality generated by historical phases of interaction with industrial capital. Such temporal and spatial sensibilities render…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Change and Transformation: Managing Renewal in Organisations book cover

    Strategic Change and Transformation

    Managing Renewal in Organisations

    By Swarup Kumar Dutta

    Strategic change/transformation are words used very commonly in business parlance but rarely defined. Thus the correct perspective of viewing change and transformations is missing from management literature. How is change different from transformation? Do all changes lead to renewal?  What are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Management and Society

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