Asian Studies: Products

  • Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Explorations book cover

    Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologies

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalpana Kannabiran, Padmini Swaminathan

    This book tracks the trajectory of gender in the social sciences and humanities through an exploration of the challenges and contradictions that confront contemporary feminist analysis as well as future directions. Drawing on research in India, the essays in the volume engage with the subject in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Electoral Politics in India: The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party book cover

    Electoral Politics in India

    The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suhas Palshikar, Sanjay Kumar, Sanjay Lodha

    The general elections held in 2014 in India — the largest democracy in the world — to elect the 16th Lok Sabha brought in dramatic results. This important volume explains not only the startling victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but also the equally surprising downfall of the Congress…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Rethinking Economic Development in Northeast India: The Emerging Dynamics book cover

    Rethinking Economic Development in Northeast India

    The Emerging Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deepak K. Mishra, Vandana Upadhyay

    Economic development of frontier and remote regions has long been a central theme of development studies. This book examines the development experience in the northeastern region in India in relation to the processes of globalisation and liberalisation of the economy. Bringing together researchers…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • The British Raj: Keywords book cover

    The British Raj: Keywords

    1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    For two hundred years India was the jewel in the British imperial crown. During the course of governing India – the Raj – a number of words came to have particular meanings in the imperial lexicon. This book documents the words and terms that the British used to describe, define, understand and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Digital Queer Cultures in India: Politics, Intimacies and Belonging book cover

    Digital Queer Cultures in India

    Politics, Intimacies and Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Rohit K. Dasgupta

    Sexuality in India offers an expression of nationalist anxieties and is a significant marker of modernity through which subjectivities are formed among the middle class. This book investigates the everyday experience of queer Indian men on digital spaces. It explores how queer identities are formed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Dalit Women: Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India book cover

    Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy: Border, Self and the Other book cover

    Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy

    Border, Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book presents a fascinating examination of modern Indian philosophical thought from the margins. It considers the subject from two perspectives – how it has been understood beyond India and how Indian thinkers have treated Western ideas in the context of Indian society. The book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Ethics in Governance in India book cover

    Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films: History, Politics, and Aesthetics book cover

    The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea book cover

    The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    1st Edition

    By Yunshik Chang

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms: Looking for Greater Nepal book cover

    Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule: Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong book cover

    Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule

    Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Ng

    This book explores gender dynamics in the indigenous villages (also known as walled villages) in post-handover Hong Kong. It looks at how Hong Kong’s reunification with China has impacted the walled villagers, in particular the women, and how the walled villages’ current gender dynamics in return…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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