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  • Environment and Pollution in Colonial India

    Sewerage Technologies along the Sacred Ganges

    By Janine Wilhelm

    India is facing a river pollution crisis today. The origins of this crisis are commonly traced back to post-Independence economic development and urbanisation. This book, in contrast, shows that some important early roots of India’s river pollution problem, and in particular the pollution of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Subcontinent from c. 7000 BCE to CE 1200, 2nd Edition

    By Burjor Avari

    India: The Ancient Past provides a clear and systematic introduction to the cultural, political, economic, social and geographical history of ancient India from the time of the pre-Harappan culture nine thousand years ago up until the beginning of the second millennium of the Common Era. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • India’s Approach to Development Cooperation

    Edited by Sachin Chaturvedi, Anthea Mulakala

    India is emerging as a key player in the development cooperation arena, not only because of the increasing volume and reach of its south-south cooperation but more so because of its leadership and advocacy for the development of a distinctly southern development discourse and knowledge generation.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, the presence of women in governance has become a major marker of successful democracy in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated gender quotas to ensure the presence of elected women…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Politics

    Edited by Atul Kohli, Prerna Singh

    India’s growing economic and socio-political importance on the global stage has triggered an increased interest in the country. Now available in paperback, this Handbook is a reference guide, which surveys the current state of Indian politics and provides a basic understanding of the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge

  • India and South Africa

    Edited by Javed Majeed, Isabel Hofmeyr

    South Africa and India constitute two key nodes in the global south and have inspired new modes of non-Western transnational history. Themes include anti-imperial movements; Gandhian ideas; comparisons of race and caste; Afro-Asian ideals; Indian Ocean public spheres. This volume extends these…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Governance in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women and Conflict in India

    By Sanghamitra Choudhury

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Human Rights in Postcolonial India

    Edited by Om Prakash Dwivedi, V. G. Julie Rajan

    This volume looks at human rights in independent India through frameworks comparable to those in other postcolonial nations in the Global South. It examines wide-ranging issues that require immediate attention such as those related to disability, violence, torture, education, LGBT, neoliberalism,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Migrations in Medieval and Early Colonial India

    Edited by Vijaya Ramaswamy

    This book looks at movements of communities which formed the lower and middle rungs of society in medieval and early colonial India. It presents migration, mobility and memories from a specifically Indian perspective, breaking away from previous Eurocentric studies. The essays in the volume focus…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge India

  • Enhancing Capabilities through Labour Law

    Informal Workers in India

    By Supriya Routh

    In 2002 the International Labour Organization issued a report titled ‘Decent work and the informal economy’ in which it stressed the need to ensure appropriate employment and income, rights at work, and effective social protection in informal economic activities. Such a call by the ILO is urgent in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge

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