Asian Studies: South Asian Studies

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding Masculine Hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding Masculine Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    This book presents an innovative approach to gender, nationalism, and the relations between them and analyses the broader social base of Hindu nationalist organisation to understand the growth of 'Hindutva', or Hindu nationalism, in India. Arguing that Hindu nationalist thought and predilections…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Social Welfare Policies and Programmes in South Asia book cover

    Social Welfare Policies and Programmes in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Channaveer R. M., Rajendra Baikady, Haruhiko Sakaguchi, Cheng Sheng Li

    This book examines the social welfare policies and programmes devised to address different societal issues and concerns across the South Asian countries. It focuses on the design and delivery of the social welfare policies related to women, children, the elderly, and groups below poverty. It brings…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge India

  • Land Law in India book cover

    Land Law in India

    1st Edition

    By Astha Saxena

    This book explores the land laws in India from the perspective of land as a dynamic, humane entity that is intricately associated with the lives of millions of Indians. It not only discusses the legal aspect of property rights and land laws in details but also the issues of land reform; abolition…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge India

  • Corporate Governance in India book cover

    Corporate Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Arindam Das

    This book looks at how we can promote better governance practices in business organizations of developing economies. It presents a mix of conceptual perspectives and observations on corporate governance practices in a concise manner and illustrates through empirical evidence drawn from Indian…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • Social Development and the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia book cover

    Social Development and the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nitya Mohan Khemka, Suraj Kumar

    This book assesses the roadmap for the implementation of the SDGs in South Asia, focusing in particular on the areas of poverty reduction, inequality, health/wellbeing and water and sanitation. South Asia is amongst the fastest growing regions in the world, with an aggregate GDP in excess of 2…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Indian Ocean Histories: The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson book cover

    Indian Ocean Histories

    The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rila Mukherjee, Radhika Seshan

    This book offers a global history of the Indian Ocean and focuses on a holistic perspective of the worlds of water. It builds on maritime historian Michael Naylor Pearson’s works, his unorthodox approach and strong influence on the study of the Indian Ocean in viewing the oceanic space as replete…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Situating India book cover

    Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Situating India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Atwal, Iris Flessenkämper

    This book covers a range of issues and phenomena around gender-related violence in specific cultural and regional conditions. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses historical and contemporary developments that trigger violence while highlighting the social conditions, practices,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge India

  • Police Corruption in Comparative Perspective: Building Trust in the Police in India and China book cover

    Police Corruption in Comparative Perspective

    Building Trust in the Police in India and China, 1st Edition

    By George Chak Man Lee

    How has rapid economic modernization in China and India impacted upon policing? To what extent are the two police forces trusted by its citizens? Do the police carry out their duties in a fair and unbiased fashion? What does police corruption look like and why does it persist? And what are the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Kautilya’s Arthashastra: Philosophy of Strategy book cover

    Kautilya’s Arthashastra

    Philosophy of Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bisht

    This book examines in detail the strategic relevance of the Arthashastra, a classical treatise on state and statecraft attributed to the fourth century BCE and rests at the intersection of political theory and international relations. Adopting a hermeneutic approach, the book discusses certain…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • English Language in India: A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth book cover

    English Language in India

    A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth, 1st Edition

    By Jaskiran Kaur Bedi

    This book examines the relationship between the English language and growth – economic and inclusive – in India. It explores why English continues to be the language of aspiration long after Independence. With the second largest English-speaking population in the world today, India is testimonial…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • A Fragmented Feminism: The Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee book cover

    A Fragmented Feminism

    The Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    Edited by Ram Ramaswamy, Madhavi Kolhatkar, Aban Mukherji

    "This book is a search for ‘the real Anandibai Joshee’ —— a search in which the readers are invited to participate." In her short and eventful life, Anandibai Joshee, the first Indian woman to earn a medical degree, broke many stereotypes. Literate at a time when it was taboo for a girl to attend…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

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