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  • City Planning in India, 1947–2017 book cover

    City Planning in India, 1947–2017

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Vidyarthi, Poonam Prakash

    This book is a comprehensive history of city planning in post-independence India. It explores how the conceptualization of city-planning, the challenges of urban development and policymaking have evolved in the changing socio-political context over the past hundred years in India and the global…

    Hardback – 2020-07-03 
    Routledge India

  • Islam and Biomedical Research Ethics book cover

    Islam and Biomedical Research Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Mehrunisha Suleman

    This book is a contribution to the nascent discourse on global health and biomedical research ethics involving Muslim populations and Islamic contexts. It presents a rich sociological account about the ways in which debates and questions involving Islam within the biomedical research context are…

    Hardback – 2020-07-03 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Toward an Animist Reading of Postcolonial Trauma Literature: Reading Beyond the Single Subject book cover

    Toward an Animist Reading of Postcolonial Trauma Literature

    Reading Beyond the Single Subject, 1st Edition

    By Jay Rajiva

    This book uses the conceptual framework of animism, the belief in the spiritual qualities of nonhuman matter, to analyze representations of trauma in postcolonial fiction from Nigeria and India. Toward an Animist Reading of Postcolonial Trauma Literature initiates a conversation between…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Popular Culture and the Transformation of Japan–Korea Relations book cover

    Popular Culture and the Transformation of Japan–Korea Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Epstein, Rumi Sakamoto

    This collection examines the diverse ways in which popular culture reflects and engenders ongoing changes in Japan-Korea relations and offers insight into the extent to which popular culture offers avenues for reconciliation between two powerful Northeast Asian nations with a fraught colonial and…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Ethnographies of Development and Globalization in the Philippines: Emergent Socialities and the Governing of Precarity book cover

    Ethnographies of Development and Globalization in the Philippines

    Emergent Socialities and the Governing of Precarity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koki Seki

    The contributors to this volume examine the actual workings and on-the-ground effects of contemporary political economic shifts in the Global South, and implications for reconfiguring social networks, conceptions and practices of governance, and burgeoning social movements. How do various groups…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Art, Mobility, and Exchange in Early Modern Tuscany and Eurasia book cover

    Art, Mobility, and Exchange in Early Modern Tuscany and Eurasia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Freddolini, Marco Musillo

    This book explores how the Medici Grand Dukes pursued ways to expand their political, commercial, and cultural networks beyond Europe, cultivating complex relations with the Ottoman Empire and other Islamicate regions, and looking further east to India, China, and Japan. The chapters that follow…

    Hardback – 2020-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Is it Time to Let Meritocracy Go?: Examining the Case of Singapore book cover

    Is it Time to Let Meritocracy Go?

    Examining the Case of Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Nadira Talib

    Despite meritocratic claims of equal opportunity, official statistics released by the Ministry of Education, Singapore, reveal that a large segment of the Malay population has sustained the lowest academic achievement from 1987 to 2011. This statistical representation raises the possibility of a…

    Hardback – 2020-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The Discourse of British and German Colonialism: Convergence and Competition book cover

    The Discourse of British and German Colonialism

    Convergence and Competition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Rash, Geraldine Horan

    This volume compares and contrasts British and German colonialist discourses from a variety of angles: philosophical, political, social, economic, legal, and discourse-linguistic. British and German cooperation and competition are presented as complementary forces in the European colonial project…

    Hardback – 2020-06-26 
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • Travel Culture, Travel Writing and Bengali Women, 1870–1940 book cover

    Travel Culture, Travel Writing and Bengali Women, 1870–1940

    1st Edition

    By Jayati Gupta

    This book chronicles travel writings of Bengali women in colonial India and explores the intersections of power, indigeneity, and the representations of the ‘self’ and the ‘other’ in these writings. It documents the transgressive histories of these women who stepped out to create emancipatory…

    Hardback – 2020-06-26 
    Routledge India

  • Climate Change in South Asia: Politics, Policies and the SAARC book cover

    Climate Change in South Asia

    Politics, Policies and the SAARC, 1st Edition

    By Baniateilang Majaw

    This volume studies the challenges of climate change in South Asia and examines the role of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in addressing them. It highlights the dangers posed by climate change in South Asia and underlines the need to strengthen and intensify regional…

    Hardback – 2020-06-26 
    Routledge India

  • Social Inclusion and Education in India: Scheduled Tribes, Denotified Tribes, and Nomadic Tribes book cover

    Social Inclusion and Education in India

    Scheduled Tribes, Denotified Tribes, and Nomadic Tribes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ghanshyam Shah, Joseph Bara

    This book examines social inclusion in the education sector in India for Scheduled Tribes, Denotified Tribes and Nomadic Tribes. It investigates the gaps between what was promised to the marginalized sections in the Constitution, and what has been since delivered. The volume: · Examines data…

    Hardback – 2020-06-26 
    Routledge India

  • Education and Caste in India: The Dalit Question book cover

    Education and Caste in India

    The Dalit Question, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ghanshyam Shah, Kanak Kanti Bagchi, Vishwanatha Kalaiah

    Seven decades since Indian Independence, education takes the centre stage in every major discussion on development, especially when we talk about social exclusion, Dalits and reservations today. This book examines social inclusion in the education sector in India for Scheduled Castes. The…

    Hardback – 2020-06-26 
    Routledge India

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