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  • Hybrid Christianity

    Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology, 1st Edition

    By Anderson H.M. Jeremiah

    Commonly known as Dalits, or Untouchables, Paraiyar Christians are a large socially marginalised group living in India within a dynamic and complex social matrix dominated by the caste system. This book presents a detailed exploration of Paraiyar communities, focusing on their religious and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    An Archetype of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Sri Lanka's integration at the lower tiers of a (re)globalising world economy has entailed the mass migration of low-skilled and domestic workers employed as temporary contract labour throughout the oil economies of West Asia. Dominant policy-level assumptions of a mutually-beneficial ‘triple win’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to –date reference work on the politics, economics, cultural and social life in Timor-Leste.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By illustrating the different methodologies and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination, its vicious circle of impact to the Dalit groups in Nepal and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-23 
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    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Politics of Advertising and Identity Formation in 20th century India

    Making the Indian Consumer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bhaswati Bhattacharya, Henrike Donner

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Space and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in India

    Pre-figurations of the Postcolony, 1st Edition

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    This book examines the spatial imaginaries of texts from the colonial Indian literary field of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across a range of genres, namely, historical romances, novels, travelogues, memoirs, poems, and patriotic lyrics. These imaginaries present different registers…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    The Soviet collapse left about seventy million people, one in four former Soviet citizens, stranded outside of the borders of new states where the majority of their ethnic kins lived. To the surprise of many outside observers, the Central Asian region has escaped the conflicts in which many…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • International Migrants in China's Global City

    The New Shanghailanders, 1st Edition

    By James Farrer

    Long a source of migrants, China now has become a migrant destination. In 2016, government sources reported that nearly 900,000 foreigners were working in mainland China, though international migrants remain a tiny presence at the national level. Shanghai is China’s most globalized city and has…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

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