South Asian Studies Products

  • Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya

    Edited by Megan Adamson Sijapati, Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

    Religion has long been a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalaya. Increased economic and cultural flows, growth in tourism, and new forms of governance and media, however, have brought significant changes to the religious traditions of the region in the twentieth and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • China–India Relations

    Cooperation and Conflict

    Edited by Kanti Bajpai, Jing HUANG, Kishore Mahbubani

    The question of whether China and India can cooperate is at the core of global geopolitics. As the two countries grow their economies, the potential for conflict is no longer simply a geopolitical one based on relative power, influence and traditional quarrels over land boundaries. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires....

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    This book is concerned with Sri Lanka’s global factory workers based in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ). These FTZs employ thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. The book analyses social class and intersections of gender…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Early Nineteenth-Century Panjab

    Edited by J. S. Grewal, Indu Banga

    The Cha¯r Ba¯gh-i-Panja¯b, written by Ganesh Das Wadera immediately after the annexation of the Lahore kingdom by the British in 1849, is a classic Persian text. Its long descriptive part is the only surviving account of the social, religious, and cultural life of the peoples of the Punjab,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge India

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism

    Edited by Jun Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Social Movements and the Indian Diaspora

    By Movindri Reddy

    With the elevation of Islam and Muslim transnational networks in international affairs, from the rise of Al Qaeda to the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East, the study of Diasporas and transnational identities has become more relevant. Using case studies from Fiji, Mauritius, Trinidad…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Contemporary India: The Basics

    By Rekha Datta

    Contemporary India: The Basics provides readers with a clear and accessible guide through the richness, diversity and complexity of 21st Century India. The book explores the political, social, cultural and economic landscape of India and addresses key questions such as: How has India risen to be…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation

    Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship

    By Anthony P. D'Costa

    International mobility is not a new concept as people have moved throughout history, voluntarily and forcibly, for personal, familial, economic, political, and professional reasons. Yet, the mobility of technical talent in the global economy is relatively new, largely voluntary, structurally…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • The Bengal Diaspora

    Rethinking Muslim migration

    By Claire Alexander, Joya Chatterji, Annu Jalais

    India’s partition in 1947 and the creation of Bangladesh in 1971 saw the displacement and resettling of millions of Muslims and Hindus, resulting in profound transformations across the region. A third of the region’s population sought shelter across new borders, almost all of them resettling in the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • India's Naval Strategy and Asian Security

    Edited by Anit Mukherjee, C. Raja Mohan

    This book examines India’s naval strategy within the context of Asian regional security. Amidst the intensifying geopolitical contestation in the waters of Asia, this book investigates the growing strategic salience of the Indian Navy. Delhi’s expanding economic and military strength has generated…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

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