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  • Indian Managers and Organizations: Boons and Burdens book cover

    Indian Managers and Organizations

    Boons and Burdens, 1st Edition

    By Ashok Malhotra

    Culture is critical to individuals and organizations. This book takes a close look into the way Indian managers work, their inner struggles, and forces that shape their behaviour. It presents an original framework developed by the author — the Existential Universe Mapper (EUM), a pluralistic and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Women and Society in Early Medieval India: Re-interpreting Epigraphs book cover

    Women and Society in Early Medieval India

    Re-interpreting Epigraphs, 1st Edition

    By Anjali Verma

    This book examines women and society in India during 600–1200 CE through epigraphs. It offers an analysis of inscriptional data at the pan-India level to explore key themes, including early marriage, deprivation of girls from education, property rights, widowhood and satī, as well as women in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Modern Mizoram: History, Culture, Poetics book cover

    Modern Mizoram

    History, Culture, Poetics, 1st Edition

    By P. Thirumal, Laldinpuii, C. Lalrozami

    Mizoram is situated at a unique cusp in North East India, in terms of both physical and social contexts. It shares its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, while cultural influences range from the indigenous to the Western. This book offers an alternative understanding of the modern history of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Discourse on Rights in India: Debates and Dilemmas book cover

    Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Gender and Distance Education: Indian and International Contexts book cover

    Gender and Distance Education

    Indian and International Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anu Aneja

    This book investigates the intersection of gender and distance education from a feminist perspective and explores their contemporary innovative interfaces in Indian and international contexts. The key issues raised here include a re- investigation of the democratizing potential of distance…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Liberal Education and Its Discontents: The Crisis in the Indian University book cover

    Liberal Education and Its Discontents

    The Crisis in the Indian University, 1st Edition

    By Shashikala Srinivasan

    What explains the peculiar trajectory of the university and liberal education in India? Can we understand the crisis in the university in terms of the idea of education underlying it? This book explores these vital questions and traces the intellectual history of the idea of education and the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919: A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War book cover

    The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919

    A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jangkhomang Guite, Thongkholal Haokip

    This book explores the Kuki uprising against the British Empire during the First World War in Northeast frontier of India (then Assam-Burma frontier). It underlines how of the three-year war (1917–1919), spanning over 6,000 square miles, is crucial to understanding present-day Northeast India. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Women and the Puranic Tradition in India book cover

    Women and the Puranic Tradition in India

    1st Edition

    By Monika Saxena

    This book analyses the diverse ways in which women have been represented in the Purāṇic traditions in ancient India – the virtuous wife, mother, daughter, widow, and prostitute – against the socio-religious milieu around CE 300–1000. Purāṇas (lit. ancient narratives) are brahmanical texts that…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Employment and Labour Market in North-East India: Interrogating Structural Changes book cover

    Employment and Labour Market in North-East India

    Interrogating Structural Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginius Xaxa, Debdulal Saha, Rajdeep Singha

    This book examines the structural changes in the labour market in North-East India. Going beyond the conventional study of tea and agricultural sectors, it focuses on the nature, pattern and structure of work and employment in the region as well as documents emerging shifts in the labour force…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • The Languages of Religion: Exploring the Politics of the Sacred book cover

    The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Ontological Security and Status-Seeking: Thailand’s Proactive Behaviours during the Second World War book cover

    Ontological Security and Status-Seeking

    Thailand’s Proactive Behaviours during the Second World War, 1st Edition

    By Peera Charoenvattananukul

    How and why was it possible for a small state such as Thailand to challenge great powers France and Japan during the Second World War? Putting ontological security theory into dialogue with status seeking approaches, Charoenvattananukul uses a case study of Thailand in the early 1940s to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

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