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  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Look East to Act East Policy

    Implications for India's Northeast

    Edited by Gurudas Das, C. Joshua Thomas

    This volume captures the success of India’s Look East Policy (LEP) in promoting economic engagement with neighbouring countries in Asia and simultaneously its limitations in propelling growth in the bordering North Eastern Region — India’s bridge head to South East Asia. It analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge India

  • MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India

    By Parmod Kumar, Dipanwita Chakraborty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15–20 per cent of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11 
    Routledge India

  • Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation

    By Biswarup Sen

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • India-China Relations

    Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order

    By Jagannath Panda

    The rise of India and China as two major economic and political actors in regional as well as global politics necessitates an analysis of not only their bilateral ties but also the significance of their regional and global pursuits. This book looks at the nuances and politics that the two countries…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Industrialising Rural India

    Land, policy and resistance

    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Patrik Oskarsson

    Industrialising Rural India sheds light on the current dynamics and contestations at work as India seeks to accelerate industrial growth and development. Rapid industrialisation is promoted by many as the quickest and most feasible way of rejuvenating an Indian economy that has produced sluggish…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India

    By Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, Rakesh Sharma

    Agrarian distress in the era of globalization has manifested in the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. This book, using empirical research and field data from north India, especially Punjab, examines the different facets of this tragic phenomenon in rural India. Situating Indian…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge India

  • Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian Constitution

    By Narendra Chapalgaonker

    Why did the Constituent Assembly of India discard Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of constitutional structure that gave prominence to villages, and prefer parliamentary democracy instead? Why did the self-sufficient and self-governing village of his dream not find a place in India’s political edifice?…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge India

  • India’s Family Planning Programme

    Policies, practices and challenges

    By Leela Visaria, Rajani R. Ved

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge India

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