South Asian Studies Products

  • The Socio-political Ideas of BR Ambedkar

    Liberal constitutionalism in a creative mould

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956), popularly known as Babasaheb stands out for his relentless battle against caste discrimination. A child of his time, Babasaheb however transcended by going beyond the historically-given circumstances. Despite being a Mahar by birth who was a victim of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 

  • The Raj and the Rajas

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 

  • The Security State in Pakistan

    Legal Foundations

    By Syed Sami Raza

    The War on Terror has been going on for over a decade and it shows no signs of winding down in near future, a war which has directly contributed to growing security regimes in frontline states. This book focuses on the legal dimensions of the War on Terror and security in Pakistan. It highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Contemporary Literature from Northeast India

    Deathworlds, Terror and Survival

    By Amit R. Baishya

    The Northeast Indian borderlands, a cultural crossroads between South, Southeast and East Asia, constitute an important post-colonial exception to the narratives of nation, troubling the common perception of India as an ostensibly liberal regime. This book is the first to consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • India and the Anglosphere

    Race, Identity and Hierarchy in International Relations

    By Alexander E. Davis

    In recent years, the English-speaking world has become wildly enthusiastic about India. It has come to know India as ‘the world’s largest democracy’, a ‘natural ally’, the ‘democratic counterweight’ to China, a trading partner of ‘massive economic potential’, and sometimes as part of the ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-09-16 
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Hinduism in Colonial Bengal

    Beyond the Renaissance

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    Vaishnavism, is one of the major traditions within Hinduism and inspired by the Bengali Krishna devotee Chaitanya (1486-1533), has been a central feature of the religious and cultural landscape of Bengal since the sixteenth century. It has also had significant impact on other regions of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Women, Mobility and Incarceration

    Love and Recasting of Self across the Bangladesh-India Border

    By Rimple Mehta

    This book explores how Bangladeshi women from poor and undereducated/semi-educated backgrounds who have crossed the Indo-Bangladesh border find themselves in prisons serving sentences under the Foreigners Act, 1946. Drawing on original fieldwork, this book explores these women’s understanding of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Health Communication and Sexual Health in India

    Interpreting HIV and AIDS messages

    By Ravindra Kumar Vemula

    The past few years ever since the advent of HIV and AIDS, has shown an increasing use of the concept of sexual health around the world. This upsurge is especially noticeable not only in the field of health education and promotion but also in academic sources. The recent discourse on sexual health…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Hindu-Muslim Relations

    What Europe Might Learn from India

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    This book reconstructs Hindu–Muslim relations from a European standpoint. Drawing from the Indian context, the author explores options for Western Europe - a region grappling with the refugee crisis and populist reactions to the growth of Muslim minorities. The author shows how India can serve…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India

    Actors, Institutions and the Dialectics of Global and Local

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V Baru

    Global health governance has been the subject of wide scholarship, more recently brought to the fore by priorities for global health defined by the Sustainable Development Agenda. The health landscape itself has changed dramatically in the last two decades, shaped by cross-border flows of capital,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Revolutionary Desires

    Women, communism, and feminism in India

    By Ania Loomba

    Revolutionary Desires examines the lives and subjectivities of militant-nationalist and communist women in India, from the late 1920s, shortly after the communist movement took root, to the 1960s, when it fractured. This book traces the experiences of these women, showing how they were constrained…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02 

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