Humanities & Social Sciences – South Asia Editions

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Featured Titles

  • Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Buddha to Krishna

    Life and Times of George Keyt

    By Yashodhara Dalmia

    This book traces the emergence of modernism in art in South Asia by exploring the work of the iconic artist George Keyt. Closely interwoven with his life, Keyt’s art reflects the struggle and triumph of an artist with very little support or infrastructure. He painted as he lived: full of colour,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Marxist Political Economy

    Essays in Retrieval: Selected Works of Geoff Pilling

    By Geoff Pilling

    Edited by Doria Pilling

    Geoff Pilling’s work shows that Marxist theory is relevant to those struggling to understand the problems of capitalist society today, and that the work not only of Marx and Engels but that of later Marxist theorists, including Lenin is worth studying. It also shows that to understand the problems…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From economism to human well-being

    By Birendra Prasad Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly – from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge India

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge India

  • Rethinking State Politics in India

    Regions within Regions, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ashutosh Kumar

    In recent decades, India has been witness to the assertion of geographically, culturally and historically constituted distinct and well-defined regions that display ethnic, communal, caste and other social–political cleavages. This book examines the changing configurations of state politics in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility

    By Sudhir Chandra

    For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood or obfuscated during his lifetime. This book draws our attention to Gandhi’s last years, particularly the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge India

  • Employment, Growth and Development

    Essays on a Changing World Economy

    By Deepak Nayyar

    This book examines the critical themes of employment, growth and development to focus on challenges and opportunities, both old and new, in the contemporary world economy. The essential theme that runs through the book is that there is a strong relationship not only between employment and growth,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge India

  • Narratives, Routes and Intersections in Pre-Modern Asia

    Edited by Radhika Seshan

    This book traces connections in pre-modern Asia by looking at different worlds across geography, history and society. It examines how regions were connected by people, families, trade and politics as well as how they were maintained and remembered. The volume analyses these intersections of memory…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge India

  • Hindu Divorce

    A Legal Anthropology

    By Livia Holden

    This comparative study investigates the place of Hindu divorce in the Indian legal system and considers whether it offers a way out of a matrimonial crisis situation for women. Using the narratives of the social actors involved, it poses questions about the relationship between traditional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Political Internet

    State and Politics in the Age of Social Media

    By Biju P. R.

    This book investigates the Internet as a site of political contestation in the Indian context. It widens the scope of the public sphere to social media, and explores its role in shaping the resistance and protest movements on the ground. The volume also explores the role of the Internet, a global…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge India

  • Governance in South Asia

    Edited by Rumki Basu, M. Shamsur Rahman

    This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes, together with the impact of globalization on local issues and its influence on governance…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge India

  • English Siege and Prison Writings

    From the ‘Black Hole’ to the ‘Mutiny’

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    This volume brings together an unusual collection of British captivity writings – composed during and after imprisonment and in conditions of siege. Writings from the ‘Mutiny’ of 1857 are well known, but there exists a vast body of texts, from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma, and the Indian…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge India

  • Macroeconomics and Markets in Developing and Emerging Economies

    By Ashima Goyal

    The book presents and further develops basic principles and concepts in international finance and open economy macroeconomics to make them more relevant for emerging and developing economies (EDEs). The volume emphasises the necessity of greater knowledge of context as populous Asian economies…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge India

  • The Sino-Indian War of 1962

    New perspectives

    Edited by Amit R. Das Gupta, Lorenz M. Lüthi

    The Sino-Indian border war of 1962 forms a major landmark in South Asian, Asian and Cold War history. Among others, it resulted in an unresolved conflict permanently hindering rapprochement between China and India, the establishment of the Sino-Pakistani axis, the deepening of the Sino-Soviet split…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge India

  • India and the Global Game of Gas Pipelines

    By Gulshan Dietl

    Gas pipelines constitute an important, yet unexplored, aspect of strategic geography. As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India’s need for energy is paramount. Though surrounded by gas-rich regions – Myanmar and Bangladesh to the east, the Gulf to the west and Central…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge India

  • Indian Ocean and Maritime Security

    Competition, Cooperation and Threat

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Aruna Kumar Malik, William Nunes

    This book provides a synoptic view of the Indian Ocean and maritime security in its contested waters. Using a historical approach, it reveals vital links to events in the present day. The volume: Highlights the competition between major Asian powers to control the ‘String of Pearls’ — a reference…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge India

  • Subjects, Citizens and Law

    Colonial and independent India

    Edited by Gunnel Cederlöf, Sanjukta Das Gupta

    This volume investigates how, where and when subjects and citizens come into being, assert themselves and exercise subjecthood or citizenship in the formation of modern India. It argues for the importance of understanding legal practice – how rights are performed in dispute and negotiation – from…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge India

  • The Idea of Nation and its Future in India

    By Shibani Kinkar Chaube

    This volume is a theoretico-empirical study of nations and nationalism on a global scale. It enquires if the idea of the nation, by its own logic, is feasible and whether India fulfils the requirement of nationhood with a reasonable prospect of survival. The monograph engages with the theories of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge India

  • Critical Buddhism

    Engaging with Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought

    By James Mark Shields

    In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the relative calm world of Japanese Buddhist scholarship was thrown into chaos with the publication of several works by Buddhist scholars Hakamaya Noriaki and Matsumoto Shiro, dedicated to the promotion of something they called Critical Buddhism (hihan bukkyo). In…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • South Asian Christian Diaspora

    Invisible Diaspora in Europe and North America

    By Selva J. Raj

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    The South Asian Christian diaspora is largely invisible in the literature about religion and migration. This is the first comprehensive study of South Asian Christians living in Europe and North America, presenting the main features of these diasporas, their community histories and their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader

    History, interpretations and philosophy

    By M. V. Nadkarni

    What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge India

  • Human Rights Mechanism in South Asia

    By Shveta Dhaliwal

    Shveta Dhaliwal teaches at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, Patiala, India. Her areas of specialisation are geopolitics, regional human rights systems, comparative political thought and international relations. She has published more than 40 research papers and presented over…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge India

  • Culture and Emotional Economy of Migration

    By Badri Narayan

    This book studies how the act of migration is a motivating constituent in the production of popular culture in both the homeland and the destination. It looks at the formations of cultures in the process of identity-making of approximately 200 million Indians scattered across the world, from…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge India

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