South Asian Studies Products

  • Redefining Family Law in India

    Edited by Archana Parashar, Amita Dhanda

    This volume is a collection of articles by scholars across disciplines to create a discourse of family law independent of Religious Personal Law, whilst striving for fairness and justice to all. It demonstrates the artificiality of the public–private divide and seeks the systematic development of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge India

  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to South Asian Politics

    Edited by Neil DeVotta

    This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of the social, political, and economic institutions of six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a broad theoretical framework and evaluates the opportunities and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • State of Subversion

    Radical Politics in Punjab in the 20th Century

    Edited by Virinder S. Kalra, Shalini Sharma

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Gender and Labour in Contemporary India

    Eroding Citizenship

    By Amrita Chhachhi

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of the electronics industry in India, this book highlights the gendered nature of labour regimes and domestic regimes and also the linkages between households, labour markets, factories and the state, to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Yoga in Jainism

    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, "yoga" carries many meanings, and this book explores the definitions, nuances and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early times to the present.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • India's Ocean

    The Story of India's Bid for Regional Leadership

    By David Brewster

    This book assesses India’s role as a major power in the Indian Ocean. Many see the Indian Ocean as naturally falling within India’s sphere of influence but, as this book demonstrates, India has a long way to go before it could achieve regional dominance. The book outlines the development of Indian…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Young Muslim Women in India

    Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture

    By Kabita Chakraborty

    This book, based on extensive, original research, details the changing lives of youth living in slum communities (bustees) in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Using young people’s own photos, art and narratives, the book explores how Muslim girls and young women are contributing to, and impacted by,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Nepali Diaspora in a Globalised Era

    Edited by Tanka B. Subba, A. C. Sinha

    This is one of the first books to explore Nepali diaspora in a global context, across India and other parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, and Australia. It discusses the social, political and economic status and aspirations of the Nepali community worldwide. The essays in the volume cover…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India

    By K. S. Subramanian

    This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from 1947 to the present day. A perceptive study on public policy and its delivery in the region, the volume highlights that a crisis of governance, security and development has emerged in the Northeast because of the way…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge India

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