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  • Activism and Agency in India

    Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations

    By Supurna Banerjee

    During the period of 2000 to 2010, the tea plantations in India experienced a crisis and were at the threshold of transformation, framed by conflict and turbulence. This book is an interdisciplinary and intersectional work examining the nature of victimhood and agency among women workers on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Asian Financial Integration

    Impacts of the Global Crisis and Options for Regional Policies

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Shiro Armstrong

    In the wake of the global financial crisis, Asia is leading the global recovery with strong economic growth. However, this book argues that, in the coming years, the region will need to play a much more active role in shaping the future global financial system and, in turn, suggests policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Liberalization and Economic Performance of the Informal Sector

    A study of Indian Economy

    By Indrajit Bairagya

    Impact of liberalization on informality has been a subject of intense debate for many years and the major issue that has come up is whether liberalization helps to grow informal sector and informality in the economy or it is an obstruction for informal sector’s growth. Thus, in the light…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Demonetisation Decoded

    A Critique of India's Currency Experiment

    By Jayati Ghosh, C. P. Chandrasekhar, Prabhat Patnaik

    On the night of 8 November 2016, at 8:15 pm, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced in a televised broadcast to the nation that with effect from midnight, currency notes of denominations INR 500 and INR 1000 would no longer be legal tender. In one stroke this involved the de-recognition…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Library Editions: British in India

    By Various

    This set of previously-out-of-print titles reissues a selection of classic works on India. These range from works on the Indian princes, the palaces of the Raj, the plight of the untouchables, Congress, and British attitudes and politics. Taken together, these books form an essential reference…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Congress in Tamilnad

    Nationalist Politics in South India, 1919-1937

    By David Arnold

    Although primarily defined in cultural terms, as the land of the Tamil-speaking people, Tamilnad’s geographical location in the south-eastern corner of the Indian sub-continent has enabled it to develop and maintain a distinctive character. The story of the Congress in Tamilnad has two essential…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives

    By Emmanuel S. Nelson

    The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Early Child Care in India

    By Margaret Khalakdina

    In India, in the second half of the twentieth century, there was a vastly increased concern for the welfare of children. Various developmental programs were undertaken for the improvement of children’s status, especially in rural families. This book, first published in 1979, examines these programs…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • From Sepoy to Subedar

    Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, Written and Related by Himself

    Edited by James Lunt

    British military history in India has been amply documented, but From Sepoy to Subedar by Sita Ram is the only published account by an Indian soldier of his experiences serving in the East India Company’s Army. These memoirs cover a span of more than forty years of active service, and provide a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Gandhi, Nehru and Modern India

    By Elizabeth Mauchline Roberts

    In tracing the development of India from British colony to self-governing independent republic, this book, first published in 1974, combines examples of what this has meant to individual Indians, whether Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or Christian, with an outline of India’s history from the end of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Social System and Culture of Modern India

    A Research Bibliography

    By Danesh A. Chekki

    According to Arnold J. Toynbee, ‘India is a world in itself; it is a society of the same immensity and importance as is our Western society’. In global perspective, the immensity, diversity, and unique importance of Indian society and culture can hardly be underestimated. This reference volume,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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