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  • Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform: Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry book cover

    Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform

    Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry, 1st Edition

    By George Pati

    The poetry emanating from the bhakti tradition of devotional love in India has been both a religious expression and a form of resistance to hierarchies of caste, gender, and colonialism. Some scholars have read this art form through the lens of resistance and reform, but others have responded that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Marginality: Conflicts over Tribal Development in India book cover

    Negotiating Marginality

    Conflicts over Tribal Development in India, 1st Edition

    By Rajakishor Mahana

    Providing a critical ethnography of five different tribal movements fighting against the mega-industrialization projects in Odisha, India, the book presents a thick description of the confrontation of the tribals to the authoritative forces of state domination. This confrontation, a…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster: Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) book cover

    Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Early Transnational Chinese Cinema Industry book cover

    The Early Transnational Chinese Cinema Industry

    1st Edition

    By Yongchun Fu

    Based on extensive original research, including in studio archives, industrial surveys, official records, trade journals, and English and Chinese newspapers, this book explores the role of the American film industry in the development of cinema in China. It examines the Chinese industry’s response…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Modern China: Society, Culture and Literature book cover

    Modern China

    Society, Culture and Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geeta Kochhar

    This book looks at the transition of modern Chinese society in terms of its culture and literature. Since the economic reforms and open door policy in 1978, the Chinese society has undergone a drastic transformation. It is headed towards becoming an ultra-modern advanced society and a world…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge India

  • Formatting Religion: Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law book cover

    Formatting Religion

    Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marius Timmann Mjaaland

    To talk about religion is to talk about politics, identity, terrorism, migration, gender, and a host of other aspects of society. This volume examines and engages with larger debates around religion and proposes a new approach that moves beyond the usual binaries to analyse its role in our…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • The Bihar Provincial Kisan Sabha, 1929-1942: A Study of an Indian Peasant Movement book cover

    The Bihar Provincial Kisan Sabha, 1929-1942

    A Study of an Indian Peasant Movement, 1st Edition

    By Walter Hauser

    On December 5th, 1920, in Patna, the Dasnami sannyasi Sahajanand Saraswati encountered Mahatma Gandhi for the first time. Sahajanand was already known in social-reform circles in Bihar as an energetic activist and educator working to promote Bhumihar Brahman identity. Inspired by the Mahatma’s…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Maximum Government, Maximum Governance: Reframing India’s Macroeconomic Discourse book cover

    Maximum Government, Maximum Governance

    Reframing India’s Macroeconomic Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Sashi Sivramkrishna

    Austerity, fiscal consolidation, fiscal discipline and fiscal deficit targets have become the buzzwords of contemporary macroeconomic policy. By tracing the history of macroeconomic schools of thought, Maximum Government, Maximum Governance explores the origins, essence, shortcomings and deception…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • Denial and Deprivation: Indian Muslims after the Sachar Committee and Rangnath Mishra Commission Reports book cover

    Denial and Deprivation

    Indian Muslims after the Sachar Committee and Rangnath Mishra Commission Reports, 1st Edition

    By Abdur Rahman

    The volume attempts to gauge and analyse the level of denial and deprivation faced by Indian Muslims by evaluating their status after a gap of several years of Sachar Committee (2006) and Rangnath Mishra Commission (2007) Reports. It presents and discusses the current conditions with respect to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge

  • Digital China's Informal Circuits: Platforms, Labour and Governance book cover

    Digital China's Informal Circuits

    Platforms, Labour and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Jing Zhao

    From open source cultures, piracy, to amateur media and on-demand labour, informal media activities are vibrant in circuits of cultural production, distribution, consumption and labour utilisation in China. They come in different sizes and shapes, involve multiple actors, often with transnational…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia: Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes book cover

    Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice M. L. Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought with it a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance: Alternatives to Litigation? book cover

    Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance

    Alternatives to Litigation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adnan Trakic, John Benson, Pervaiz K Ahmed

    Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance addresses how best to handle disputes within Islamic finance. It examines how they can be resolved in a less confrontational manner and ensure such disagreements are settled in a just and fair way. There has been little focus on how disputes within Islamic…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

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