• Rise of the Plebeians?: The Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies book cover

    Rise of the Plebeians?

    The Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christophe Jaffrelot, Sanjay Kumar

    For decades, India has been a conservative democracy governed by the upper caste notables coming from the urban bourgeoisie, the landowning aristocracy and the intelligentsia. The democratisation of the ‘world’s largest democracy’ started with the rise of peasants’ parties and the politicisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi: An Impossible Possibility book cover

    Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • Doing Business in Korea book cover

    Doing Business in Korea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabian Jintae Froese

    Much of the existing research looks at the outflow of companies and people from Korea to foreign countries, whilst less is known about foreign firms and workers in Korea. Considering the immense interest of both academics and practitioners in the business opportunities in Korea, this book provides…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015 book cover

    Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Multilingual Brazil: Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World book cover

    Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Madness and Subjectivity: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Psychosis in the West and India book cover

    Madness and Subjectivity

    A Cross-Cultural Examination of Psychosis in the West and India, 1st Edition

    By Ayurdhi Dhar

    This crucial new work draws on empirical findings from rural North India in relation to madness and subjectivity, revealing the different structures of subjectivity underlying the narratives of schizophrenia, spirits, ghosts, and deities. Unravelling the loose ends of madness, the author explores…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa book cover

    Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Women’s Human Rights in India book cover

    Women’s Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    By Christine Forster, Jaya Sagade

    This book focusses on women’s human rights in India. Drawing on case studies, it provides a clear overview of the key sources on gender and rights in the country. Further, it contextualizes women’s rights at the critical intersection of caste, religion and class, and analyses barriers to the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge India

  • Witnessing Partition: Memory, History, Fiction book cover

    Witnessing Partition

    Memory, History, Fiction, 2nd Edition

    By Tarun K. Saint

    This book interrogates representations – fiction, literary motifs and narratives – of the Partition of India. Delving into the writings of Khushwant Singh, Balachandra Rajan, Attia Hosain, Abdullah Hussein, Rahi Masoom Raza and Anita Desai, among many others, it highlights the modes of ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge India

  • Cultural Sustainability in Rural Communities: Rethinking Australian Country Towns book cover

    Cultural Sustainability in Rural Communities

    Rethinking Australian Country Towns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Driscoll, Kate Darian-Smith, David Nichols

    There has been a recent expansion of interest in cultural approaches to rural communities and to the economic and social situation of rurality more broadly. This interest has been particularly prominent in Australia in recent years, spurring the emergence of an interdisciplinary field called 'rural…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia book cover

    Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Food Security in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nagesh Kumar, Joseph George

    This volume foregrounds the importance of regional cooperation in the context of food security challenges in South Asia. South Asia holds the key to global achievement of SDG targets of ending hunger and malnutrition – it accounts for nearly one-third of food-insecure people on the planet, with…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge India

  • Winners and Losers in the ‘Arab Spring’: Profiles in Chaos book cover

    Winners and Losers in the ‘Arab Spring’

    Profiles in Chaos, 1st Edition

    By Yossi (Joseph) Alpher

    This book looks at the way primarily external actors influenced and were influenced by the revolutionary chaos that erupted in the Arab Middle East in 2011. The Arab revolutions radically altered the Middle East dynamic and particularly the strategic standing of key actors, both locally and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

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