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  • China's Commercial Health Insurance book cover

    China's Commercial Health Insurance

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    This book examines the financing of China’s health system, argues that present arrangements are not adequate and proposes an increased role for commercial health insurance as a way of overcoming the difficulties. Highlighting that China’s present social medical insurance system can only cover basic…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Environment and Belief Systems book cover

    Environment and Belief Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy

    This book is part of the prestigious Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies series designed to focus on the concepts that recur in any serious discussion of nature, culture and society in the discourse of the indigenous. First in a five-volume series, this book deals with the two key concepts of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge India
    Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies

  • Kashmiri Life Narratives: Human Rights, Pleasure and the Local Cosmopolitan book cover

    Kashmiri Life Narratives

    Human Rights, Pleasure and the Local Cosmopolitan, 1st Edition

    By Rakhshan Rizwan

    Kashmiri Life Narratives takes as its central focus writings -- memoirs, non-fictional and fictional Bildungsromane -- published circa 2008 by Kashmiris/Indians living in the Valley of Kashmir, India or in the diaspora. It offers a new perspective on these works by analyzing them within the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 

  • The Yogasūtra of Patañjali: A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System book cover

    The Yogasūtra of Patañjali

    A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System, 1st Edition

    By Pradeep P. Gokhale

    This book offers a systematic and radical introduction to the Buddhist roots of Pātañjalayoga or the Yoga system of Patañjali. By examining each of 195 aphorisms (sūtras) of the Yogasūtra, along with discussions on the Yogabhāṣya, it shows that traditional and popular views…

    Paperback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge India

  • The Indian Drum of the King-god and the Pakhāwaj of Nathdwara book cover

    The Indian Drum of the King-god and the Pakhāwaj of Nathdwara

    1st Edition

    By Paolo Pacciolla

    The book studies the evolution of the ancient drum mṛdaṅga into the pakhāvaj crossing more than two thousand years of history. While focusing on the Nathdwara school of pakhāvaj, the author, joins ethnographic, historical, religious and iconographic perspectives, to argue a multifaceted…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific: The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism, and ASEAN book cover

    Minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific

    The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism, and ASEAN, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bhubhindar Singh, Sarah Teo

    While US-centred bilateralism and ASEAN-led multilateralism have largely dominated the post-Cold War regional security architecture in the Indo-Pacific, increasing doubts about their effectiveness have resulted in countries turning to alternative forms of cooperation, such as minilateral…

    Paperback – 2020-05-26 

  • Partition Literature and Cinema: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Partition Literature and Cinema

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaydip Sarkar, Rupayan Mukherjee

    This book studies literary and cinematic representations of the Partition of India. It discusses Partition as not just an immediate historical catastrophe but as a lingering cultural presence and consequently a potent trope in literary and visual representations. The volume features essays on key…

    Paperback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jaspal Kaur Singh

    This book examines the constructions and representations of male and female Sikhs in Indian and diasporic literature and culture through the consideration of the role of violence as constitutive of Sikh identity. How do Sikh men and women construct empowering identities within the Indian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge India

  • Inequality Studies from the Global South book cover

    Inequality Studies from the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Francis, Imraan Valodia, Edward Webster

    This book offers an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to thinking about inequality, and to understanding how inequality is produced and reproduced in the global South. Without the safety net of the various northern welfare states, inequality in the global South is not merely a socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 

  • Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical, and Health Perspectives book cover

    Psychology in Southeast Asia

    Sociocultural, Clinical, and Health Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grant J. Rich, Jas Laile Jaafar, David Barron

    Despite diverse, rich cultural traditions and abundant economic opportunity, there has been a paucity of research on psychology in Southeast Asia. This book aims to fill that gap, with a series of well-written theoretical and empirical chapters by PhD psychologists in SE Asia along with respected…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Human Rights of the Third Gender in India: Beyond the Binary book cover

    Human Rights of the Third Gender in India

    Beyond the Binary, 1st Edition

    By Lopamudra Sengupta

    This book engages with the discourses on human rights as they apply to the transgender or the hijra community in India, capturing not only their larger struggle for legal rights and dignity but also their personal hardships. It situates the issues and concerns of the Indian transgender community…

    Hardback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge India

  • Infrastructure of Injustice: State and Politics in Manipur and Northeast India book cover

    Infrastructure of Injustice

    State and Politics in Manipur and Northeast India, 1st Edition

    By Raile Rocky Ziipao

    This book examines the dynamics of infrastructure development in Northeast India especially Manipur from a socio-anthropological perspective. It looks at the pattern and distribution of infrastructure in the region to analyse the impact of education, roads and healthcare on the livelihoods,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge India

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