South Asian Studies Products

  • Rethinking Social Exclusion in India

    Castes, Communities and the State

    Edited by Minoru Mio, Abhijit Dasgupta

    In recent years exclusionary policies of the Indian state have raised questions concerning social harmony and economic progress. During the last few decades the emergence of identity politics has given new lease of life to exclusionary practices in the country. Castes, communities and ethnic groups…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in 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 – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia

    Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism

    By Uther Charlton-Stevens

    Anglo-Indians are a mixed-race, Christian and Anglophone minority community which arose in India during the long period of European colonialism. An often neglected part of the British ‘Raj’, their presence complicates the traditional binary through which British imperialism in South Asia is viewed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan

    Edited by Aparna Pande

    With a population of 190 million, Pakistan is strategically located at the crossroads of the Middle East, Central and South Asia and has the second largest Muslim population in the world. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan provides an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of issues from…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The essays in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates might…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

  • Memory, Identity and the Colonial Encounter in India

    Essays in Honour of Peter Robb

    Edited by Ezra Rashkow, Sanjukta Ghosh, Upal Chakrabarti

    This book sheds new light on the dynamics of the colonial encounter between Britain and India. It highlights how various analytical approaches to this encounter can be creatively mobilised to re-think entanglements of memory and identity emerging from British rule in the subcontinent. The volume…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

  • Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds

    Edited by Amita Singh

    This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume: analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground; brings together case studies from some of the most vulnerable regions; and proposes solutions to avert existing and possible…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge India

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