Asian Studies: South Asian Studies

  • Cross-Cultural Conversation: A New Way of Learning book cover

    Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of cross-cultural conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries such as nation-state and identity, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyses how scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • Vedic Practice, Ritual Studies and Jaimini’s Mīmāṃsāsūtras: Dharma and the Enjoined Subject book cover

    Vedic Practice, Ritual Studies and Jaimini’s Mīmāṃsāsūtras

    Dharma and the Enjoined Subject, 1st Edition

    By Samuel G. Ngaihte

    Drawing on insights from Indian intellectual tradition, this book examines the conception of dharma by Jaimini in his Mīmāṃsāsūtras, assessing its contemporary relevance, particularly within ritual scholarship. Presenting a hermeneutical re-reading of the text, it investigates the theme of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Tracing Gandhi: Satyarthi to Satyagrahi book cover

    Tracing Gandhi

    Satyarthi to Satyagrahi, 1st Edition

    By Samir Banerjee

    This book traces the journey of Mahatma Gandhi from being a simple and truth-seeking human being, a satyarthi, to a committed, conscious and social human being, a satyagrahi. It specifically looks at this critical transformation during the time Gandhi was in South Africa. The central argument of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas: An Ethnographic Village Study book cover

    Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas

    An Ethnographic Village Study, 1st Edition

    By Madleina Daehnhardt

    This book teases out the reasons for, and the socioeconomic impacts of, different types of migration on contemporary rural households and individuals. The author creatively depicts the dynamic microcosm of one village in the North Indian Kumaun Himalayas, near the border with Chinese Tibet, giving…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India book cover

    Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    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,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia: Evolving Technologies and Future Challenges for Sustainable Peace and Stability book cover

    Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia

    Evolving Technologies and Future Challenges for Sustainable Peace and Stability, 1st Edition

    By Zafar Khan, Rizwana Abbasi

    This book explores evolving patterns of nuclear deterrence, the impact of new technologies, and changing deterrent force postures in the South Asian region to assess future challenges for sustainable peace and stability. Under the core principles of security dilemma, this book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Northeast India and India's Act East Policy: Identifying the Priorities book cover

    Northeast India and India's Act East Policy

    Identifying the Priorities, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh

    This book offers an understanding of the expectations and challenges of Northeast India in the context of India's Act East policy. It critically examines how the policy is being pursued by the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government and analyses its relevance from local perspectives…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Emotions, Mobilisations and South Asian Politics book cover

    Emotions, Mobilisations and South Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amélie Blom, Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal

    This book highlights the role of emotions in the contentious politics of modern South Asia. Empirically rich and theoretically innovative, it explores emotions in collective action within India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, and examines the emotional dynamics at play in the study of social movements…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Sociology Through Literature: A Study of Kaaroor's Stories book cover

    Sociology Through Literature

    A Study of Kaaroor's Stories, 1st Edition

    By S. Devadas Pillai

    This book presents a comprehensive study of nearly 100 of Kaaroor’s short stories. Kaaroor Neelakanta Pillai is one among the Big Six of the New Wave in Malayalam literature which began in the mid-1940s. These writers wrote about the common man, peasants, fishermen, rickshaw pullers, under-paid…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Transnationalism book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Indian Transnationalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Bandana Purkayastha

    This handbook introduces readers to the many dimensions of historical and contemporary Indian transnationalism and the experiences of migrants and workers to reveal the structures of transnationalism and the ways in which Indian origin groups are affected. The concept of crossing borders emerges…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India: Anxiety and Intimacy book cover

    The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India

    Anxiety and Intimacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaustav Chakraborty

    This volume looks at the emerging forms of intimacies in contemporary India. Drawing on rigorous academic research and pop culture phenomenon, the volume: Brings together themes of nationhood, motherhood, disability, masculinity, ethnicity, kinship and sexuality and attempts to understand them…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge India

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